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Record Digest - Friday, March 15, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives


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Senate


Chamber Action


The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2013.

Committee Meetings


(Committees not listed did not meet)

JPMORGAN CHASE


Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations concluded a hearing to examine JPMorgan Chase whale trades, after receiving testimony from Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency, Scott Waterhouse, Examiner-in-Charge, OCC National Bank Examiners--JPMorgan Chase, and Michael Sullivan, Deputy Comptroller for Risk Analysis, Risk Analysis Department, all of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the Treasury; and Ashley Bacon, Michael Cavanagh, and Douglas L. Braunstein, all of JPMorgan Chase and Co., and Ina R. Drew, and Peter Weiland, all of New York, New York.

House of Representatives


Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 24 public bills, H.R. 3, 1208-1231; and 3 resolutions, H. Res. 119-121, were introduced.

Pages H1547-48

Additional Cosponsors:

Pages H1549-50

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
H. Con. Res. 25, establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023 (H. Rept. 113-17).

Page H1547

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by voice vote.

Pages H1433, H1530

Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act: The House passed H.R. 803, to reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive in the 21st century, by a yea-and-nay vote of 215 yeas to 202 nays, Roll No. 75.

Pages H1435-H1530

Rejected the George Miller (CA) motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on Education and the Workforce with instructions to report the same forthwith to the House with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 184 yeas to 233 nays, Roll No. 74.
Pages H1527-29

Pursuant to the rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-4 shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule, in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce now printed in the bill.
Page H1444

Agreed to:
Foxx Manager's amendment (No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 113-16) that provides an application process for local or regional boards to be designated as a local workforce investment area, authorizes GAO to complete two studies related to Workforce Investment Act programs, and makes technical and clarifying amendments;
Pages H1469-72

Gallego amendment (No. 2 printed in H. Rept. 113-16) that adds advanced manufacturing in the state and local plans sections to assist American Veterans obtain better job opportunities in that field;
Page H1472

Young (AK) amendment (No. 3 printed in H. Rept. 113-16) that changes the percentage of authorized State Allotment funding set aside for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian D226employment and training grants. It replaces a provision that limits the set aside to no more than 1 percent of total funding with a fixed 1 percent guarantee; and
Pages H1472-73

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Garrett amendment (No. 5 printed in H. Rept. 113-16) that requires that if reports due to Congress that evaluate the programs that are covered by this legislation are not transmitted on or before the time period specified for that report, amounts authorized to be appropriated under this title shall be reduced by 10 percent for the next fiscal year and reduced by an additional 10 percent for each subsequent fiscal year until such report is transmitted to Congress.

Pages H1474-75

Rejected:
Tierney substitute amendment (No. 6 printed in H. Rept. 113-16) that sought to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act in a responsible way that ensures workers can obtain jobs and build careers through strategic partnerships and enable businesses to identify and hire qualified personnel to grow and continue our economic recovery (by a recorded vote of 192 ayes to 227 noes, Roll No. 73).
Pages H1475-H1527

Withdrawn:
Black amendment (No. 4 printed in H. Rept. 113-16) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have expressed a sense of Congress that any administrative costs to federal, state, or local entities as a result of this act be off-set by funds currently being used for marketing and outreach at the United States Department of Agriculture.
Pages H1473-74

H. Res. 113, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was agreed to yesterday, March 14th.

World War I Centennial Commission--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Member on the part of the House to the World War I Centennial Commission: Representative Poe (TX).

Page H1531

Board of Trustees of the Open World Leadership Center--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Member on the part of the House to the Board of Trustees of the Open World Leadership Center: Representative Fortenberry.

Page H1531

Meeting Hour: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet on Monday, March 18th at 12 noon for morning hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business.

Page H1534

Presidential Message: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted to Congress the Economic Report of the President--referred to the Joint Economic Committee and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-2).

Pages H1530-31

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and one recorded vote developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H1526-27, H1529, and H1529-30. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:51 p.m.

Committee Meetings


APPROPRIATIONS--SANDY DISASTER RELIEF RECOVERY OVERSIGHT


Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies held a hearing on Sandy Disaster Relief Recovery Oversight. Testimony was heard from John Porcari, Deputy Secretary, Department of Transportation; Fred Tombar, Senior Advisor for Disaster Programs, Department of Housing and Urban Development; and Marion McFadden, Chief Operating Officer and Lead Counsel, Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. EUROPEAN COMMAND AND U.S. AFRICA COMMAND


Committee on Armed Services: Full Committee held a hearing on the posture of the U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command. Testimony was heard from General Carter F. Ham, USA; and Admiral James G. Stavridis, USN.

UNAFFORDABLE: IMPACT OF OBAMACARE ON AMERICANS' HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS


Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled ``Unaffordable: Impact of Obamacare on Americans' Health Insurance Premiums''. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION'S ANNUAL REPORT TO CONGRESS


Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled ``Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's Annual March Report to the Congress''. Testimony was heard from Glen M. Hackbarth, Chairman, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

Joint Meetings


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COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,


MARCH 18, 2013


(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate


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Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine how comprehensive immigration reform should address the needs of women and families, 2 p.m., SD-226.

House


Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, hearing on District of Columbia Courts, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Oversight, 3 p.m., 2359 Rayburn.
Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Saving Seniors and Our Most Vulnerable Citizens from an Entitlement Crisis,'' 4 p.m., 2322 Rayburn.
Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on a House Concurrent Resolution, establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023, 5 p.m., H-313 Capitol.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

2 p.m., Monday, March 18

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of H.R. 933, Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, with a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Reid (for Mikulski/Shelby) Modified Amendment No. 26, at approximately 5:30 p.m.
The filing deadline for second-degree amendments to Reid (for Mikulski/Shelby) Modified Amendment No. 26, and to H.R. 933, will be at 4:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 p.m., Monday, March 18

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.








Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue

HOUSE

Becerra, Xavier, Calif., E314, E316

Bilirakis, Gus M., Fla., E315

Brady, Robert A., Pa., E311

Brooks, Susan W., Ind., E308

Cartwright, Matt, Pa., E307, E309, E311

Coble, Howard, N.C., E310

Cohen, Steve, Tenn., E318

Farr, Sam, Calif., E318

Fincher, Stephen Lee, Tenn., E310

Fitzpatrick, Michael G., Pa., E317

Graves, Sam, Mo., E307, E308, E309, E310, E312, E313, E314, E316

Grimm, Michael G., N.Y., E317

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E313

Huffman, Jared, Calif., E308

Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E311

Latham, Tom, Iowa, E307, E308, E309, E310, E312, E313

Levin, Sander M., Mich., E310, E312

Long, Billy, Mo., E312, E314, E315

Miller, Jeff, Fla., E316, E317

Peters, Gary C., Mich., E307

Petri, Thomas E., Wisc., E309

Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E314, E316, E317

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E315

Sanchez, Loretta, Calif., E315

Source: Daily Digest - Friday, March 15, 2013

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