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Daily Digest/Highlights + Senate



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[Pages D939-D940]
                                         Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      See Resume of Congressional Activity.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S6715-S6764
Measures Introduced: One bill and two resolutions were introduced, as 
follows: S. 3626, and S. Res. 590-591.
  Page S6744
Measures Reported:
  Reported on Friday, November 2, 2012:
  S. 1998, to obtain an unqualified audit opinion, and improve 
financial accountability and management at the Department of Homeland 
Security, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. 
No. 112-230)
  Reported on Tuesday, November 13, 2012:
  S. 2215, to create jobs in the United States by increasing United 
States exports to Africa by at least 200 percent in real dollar value 
within 10 years, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. 
Rept. No. 112-231)
  S. 2318, to authorize the Secretary of State to pay a reward to 
combat transnational organized crime and for information concerning 
foreign nationals wanted by international criminal tribunals, with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 112-232)
  S. 3310, to direct the President, in consultation with the Department 
of State, United States Agency for International Development, 
Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the Department of Defense, to 
establish guidelines for United States foreign assistance programs, 
with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 112-233)
  S. 3331, to provide for universal intercountry adoption accreditation 
standards. (S. Rept. No. 112-234)
  S. 1268, to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the 
Government by providing for greater interagency experience among 
national security and homeland security personnel through the 
development of a national security and homeland security human capital 
strategy and interagency rotational service by employees, with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 112-235)
  S. 1953, to reauthorize the Research and Innovative Technology 
Administration, to improve transportation research and development. (S. 
Rept. No. 112-236)
  S. 1701, to amend the Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and 
Control Act of 1998, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. 
(S. Rept. No. 112-237)
  S. 1950, to amend title 49, United States Code, to improve commercial 
motor vehicle safety and reduce commercial motor vehicle-related 
accidents and fatalities, to authorize the Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. 
Rept. No. 112-238)
Page S6744
Measures Passed:
  Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act: Committee on 
Veterans' Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 
4114, to increase, effective as of December 1, 2012, the rates of 
compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the 
rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of 
certain disabled veterans, and the bill was then passed.
  Page S6721
   Recognizing Raymond Weeks: Senate agreed to S. Res. 591, expressing 
the sense of the Senate regarding Raymond Weeks and his efforts in the 
establishment of Veterans Day.
  Page S6761
Measures Considered:
  Sportsmen's Act--Agreement: Senate began consideration of S. 3525, to 
protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, 
and shooting, after agreeing to the motion to proceed, and taking 
action on the following motions and amendments proposed thereto: 
                                                             Page S6721

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Pending:
  Reid (for Tester) Amendment No. 2875, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                             Page S6727
  Reid Amendment No. 2876 (to Amendment No. 2875), to change the 
enactment date.
Page S6727
  Reid Amendment No. 2877 (to Amendment No. 2876), of a perfecting 
nature.
Page S6727
  Reid Amendment No. 2878 (to the language proposed to be stricken by 
Amendment No. 2875), to change the enactment date.
Page S6727
  Reid Amendment No. 2879 (to Amendment No. 2878), of a perfecting 
nature.
Page S6727
  Reid Motion to commit the bill to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
Resources, with instructions, Reid Amendment No. 2880, to change the 
enactment date.
Page S6727
  Reid Amendment No. 2881 (to (the instructions) Amendment No. 2880), 
of a perfecting nature.
Page S6727
  Reid Amendment No. 2882 (to Amendment No. 2881), of a perfecting 
nature.
Pages S6727-28
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the bill, and, in 
accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Thursday, November 15, 
2012.
Pages S6728, S6761
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 92 yeas to 5 nays (Vote No. 201), Senate agreed to the motion to 
proceed to consideration of the bill.
Pages S6721-27
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the filing 
deadline for first-degree amendments to the bill be at 4:00 p.m., on 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012.
Page S6761
National Defense Authorization Act: Senate began consideration of the 
motion to proceed to consideration of S. 3254, to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the 
Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense 
activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel 
strengths for such fiscal year.
  Pages S6728-29
House Messages:
  Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act: Senate concurred in the 
amendment of the House of Representatives to S. 743, to amend chapter 
23 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the disclosures of 
information protected from prohibited personnel practices, require a 
statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements that such 
policies, forms, and agreements conform with certain disclosure 
protections, provide certain authority for the Special Counsel. 
                                                             Page S6761
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  7 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  2 Marine Corps nominations in the rank of general.
  1 Navy nomination in the rank of admiral.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Foreign Service, 
and Navy.
Pages S6761-64
Messages from the House:
  Pages S6736, S6737
Measures Referred:
  Page S6737
Enrolled Bills Presented:
  Page S6737
Executive Communications:
  Pages S6737-44
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S6744-47
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Page S6747
Additional Statements:
  Pages S6734-36
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S6747-60
Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
  Page S6760
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Pages S6760-61
Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S6761
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--201) 
                                                             Page S6727
Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 6:55 p.m., 
until 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2012. (For Senate's program, 
see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page 
S6761.)



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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings



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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
ATTACKS IN BENGHAZI
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee received a closed briefing on 
attacks in Benghazi from national security briefers.

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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 2 public bills, H.R. 6587-
6588; were introduced.
  Page H6343
Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H6344
Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
  H. Res. 808, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6156) to 
authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade 
relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova 
and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with 
its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and for 
other purposes (H. Rept. 112-693).
Page H6343
United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission--
Reappointment: Read a letter from Representative Pelosi, Minority 
Leader, in which she reappointed Mr. Michael Wessel of Falls Church, 
Virginia to the United States-China Economic and Security Review 
Commission.
  Page H6330
Recess: The House recessed at 2:12 p.m. and reconvened at 5:02 p.m. 
                                                             Page H6330
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act: S. 1956, to 
prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the United States from 
participating in the European Union's emissions trading scheme; 
                                                         Pages H6330-34
  Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act: 
H.R. 6371, to amend title 40, United States Code, to transfer certain 
functions from the General Accountability Office to the Department of 
Labor relating to the processing of claims for the payment of workers 
who were not paid appropriate wages under certain provisions of such 
title, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 361 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 604; 
and
  Pages H6334-35, H6338
  Extending the application of certain space launch liability 
provisions through 2014: H.R. 6586, to extend the application of 
certain space launch liability provisions through 2014. 
                                                         Pages H6335-37
Recess: The House recessed at 6:07 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m. 
                                                             Page H6337
Oath of Office--Eleventh Congressional District of Michigan: 
Representative-elect David Alan Curson presented himself in the well of 
the House and was administered the Oath of Office by the Speaker. 
Earlier, the Clerk of the House transmitted a scanned copy of a letter 
from Mr. Christopher M. Thomas, Director of Elections, Department of 
State, State of Michigan, indicating that, according to the unofficial 
returns of the Special Election held November 6, 2012, the Honorable 
David Alan Curson was elected Representative to Congress for the 
Eleventh Congressional District, State of Michigan. 
                                                  Pages H6338-39, H6342
Oath of Office--First Congressional District of Washington: 
Representative-elect Suzan K. DelBene presented herself in the well of 
the House and was administered the Oath of Office by the Speaker. 
Earlier, the Clerk of the House transmitted a facsimile copy of a 
letter from the Honorable Sam Reed, Washington Secretary of State, 
indicating that, according to the unofficial returns of the Special 
Election held November 6, 2012, the Honorable Suzan K. DelBene was 
elected Representative to Congress for the First Congressional 
District, State of Washington.
  Pages H6339, H6342
Oath of Office--Fourth Congressional District of Kentucky: 
Representative-elect Thomas Massie presented himself in the well of the 
House and was administered the Oath of Office by the Speaker. Earlier, 
the Clerk of the House transmitted a facsimile copy of a letter from 
Ms. Mary Sue Helm, Director of Elections and Administration, Office of 
the Secretary of State, State of Kentucky, indicating that, according 
to the unofficial returns of the Special Election held November 6, 
2012, the Honorable Thomas Massie was elected Representative to 
Congress for the Fourth Congressional District, State of Kentucky. 
                                                     PageS H6339, H6342
Whole Number of the House: The Speaker announced to the House that, in 
light of the administration of the oath to the gentlewoman from 
Washington and the gentlemen from Kentucky and Michigan, the whole 
number of the House is 433.
  Page H6341
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H6337.
Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote developed during the 
proceedings of today and appears on page H6338. There were no quorum 
calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 7:34 p.m.
Committee Meeting
Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 6156, the 
``Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik

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Repeal Act of 2012''. The Committee granted a closed rule for H.R. 
6156. The rule provides 90 minutes of debate, with 60 minutes equally 
divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Ways and Means and 30 minutes equally divided and 
controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on 
Foreign Affairs. The rule waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill. The rule provides that an amendment in the 
nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 
112-33 shall be considered as adopted, and the bill, as amended, shall 
be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against 
provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule provides one motion to 
recommit with or without instructions. Section 2 provides that on any 
legislative day during the period from November 19, 2012, through 
November 23, 2012, the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day 
shall be considered as approved, the Chair may adjourn the House to 
meet at a date and time within the limits of clause 4, section 5, 
article I of the Constitution, and bills and resolutions introduced 
shall be numbered, listed in the Congressional Record, and when printed 
shall bear the date of introduction, but may be referred at a later 
time. Section 3 authorizes the Speaker to appoint Members to perform 
the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by 
section 2. Testimony was heard from Representatives Brady (TX) and 
Levin.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



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Daily Digest/NEW PUBLIC LAWS



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                            NEW PUBLIC LAWS

      (For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D909)
  H.J. Res. 117, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2013. 
Signed on September 28, 2012. (Public Law 112-175)
  S. 3245, to extend by 3 years the authorization of the EB-5 Regional 
Center Program, the E-Verify Program, the Special Immigrant Nonminister 
Religious Worker Program, and the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver 
Program. Signed on September 28, 2012. (Public Law 112-176)
  S. 3552, to reauthorize the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and 
Rodenticide Act. Signed on September 28, 2012. (Public Law 112-177)
  S. 3625, to change the effective date for the internet publication of 
certain information to prevent harm to the national security or 
endangering the military officers and civilian employees to whom the 
publication requirement applies. Signed on September 28, 2012. (Public 
Law 112-178)
  H.R. 1272, to provide for the use and distribution of the funds 
awarded to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, et al, by the United States 
Court of Federal Claims in Docket Numbers 19 and 188. Signed on October 
5, 2012. (Public Law 112-179)
  H.R. 1791, to designate the United States courthouse under 
construction at 101 South United States Route 1 in Fort Pierce, 
Florida, as the ``Alto Lee Adams, Sr., United States Courthouse''. 
Signed on October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-180)
  H.R. 2139, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in 
commemoration of the centennial of the establishment of Lions Clubs 
International. Signed on October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-181)
  H.R. 2240, to authorize the exchange of land or interest in land 
between Lowell National Historical Park and the city of Lowell in the 
Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Signed on October 5, 2012. (Public Law 
112-182)
  H.R. 2706, to prohibit the sale of billfish. Signed on October 5, 
2012. (Public Law 112-183)
  H.R. 3556, to designate the new United States courthouse in Buffalo, 
New York, as the ``Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse''. Signed 
on October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-184)
  H.R. 4158, to confirm full ownership rights for certain United States 
astronauts to artifacts from the astronauts' space missions. Signed on 
October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-185)
  H.R. 4223, to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit theft 
of medical products. Signed on October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-186)
  H.R. 4347, to designate the United States courthouse located at 709 
West 9th Street in Juneau, Alaska, as the ``Robert Boochever United 
States Courthouse''. Signed on October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-187)
  H.R. 5512, to amend title 28, United States Code, to realign 
divisions within two judicial districts. Signed on October 5, 2012. 
(Public Law 112-188)
  H.R. 6189, to eliminate unnecessary reporting requirements for 
unfunded programs under the Office of Justice Programs. Signed on 
October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-189)
  H.R. 6215, to amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to correct an error in 
the provisions relating to remedies for dilution. Signed on October 5, 
2012. (Public Law 112-190)
  H.R. 6375, to authorize certain Department of Veterans Affairs major 
medical facility projects, to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
extend certain authorities of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Signed 
on October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-191)

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  H.R. 6431, to provide flexibility with respect to United States 
support for assistance provided by international financial institutions 
for Burma. Signed on October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-192)
  H.R. 6433, to make corrections with respect to Food and Drug 
Administration user fees. Signed on October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-
193)
  S. 300, to prevent abuse of Government charge cards. Signed on 
October 5, 2012. (Public Law 112-194)
  S. 710, to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to direct the 
Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a 
hazardous waste electronic manifest system. Signed on October 5, 2012. 
(Public Law 112-195)
  S. 3624, to amend section 31311 of title 49, United States Code, to 
permit States to issue commercial driver's licenses to members of the 
Armed Forces whose duty station is located in the State. Signed on 
October 19, 2012. (Public Law 112-196)



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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2012-11-14



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          COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: to hold an 
oversight hearing to examine Basel III, focusing on the impact of 
proposed capital rules, 2:30 p.m., SD-538.
  Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: to 
receive a closed briefing on the attack on the United States mission 
in Benghazi, 11 a.m., SVC-217.


                            House Committees

  Committee on Energy and Commerce, November 14, Subcommittee on 
Oversight and Investigation, hearing entitled ``The Fungal 
Meningitis Outbreak: Could It Have Been Prevented?'', 10 a.m., 2123 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Foreign Affairs, November 15, Full Committee, hearing 
entitled ``Benghazi and Beyond: What Went Wrong on September 11, 
2012 and How To Prevent It From Happening at other Frontline 
Posts'', 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Committee on Homeland Security, November 16, Subcommittee on 
Oversight, Investigations, and Management, hearing entitled ``A Line 
in the Sand: Assessing Dangerous Threats to Our Nation's Borders'', 
9 a.m., 311 Cannon.
  November 15, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, 
hearing entitled ``WMD Terrorism: Assessing the Continued Homeland 
Threat'', 10 a.m., 210 Cannon.
  November 15, Subcommittee on Transportation Security, hearing 
entitled ``TSA's Recent Scanner Shuffle: Real Strategy or Wasteful 
Smokescreen?'', 10 a.m., 311 Cannon.
  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, November 14, 
Subcommittee on Efficiency and Financial Management, hearing 
entitled ``Trade Adjustment Assistance for U.S. Firms: Evaluating 
Program Effectiveness and Recommendations'', 10 a.m., 2247 Rayburn.
  Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, November 14, 
Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, hearing entitled ``Is 
`Meaningful Use' Delivering Meaningful Results?: An Examination of 
Health Information Technology Standards and Interoperability'', 10 
a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  November 15, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``The U.S. Antarctic 
Program: Achieving Fiscal and Logistical Efficiency While Supporting 
Sound Science'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, November 16, Full 
Committee, hearing entitled ``Metropolitan Washington Airports 
Authority (MWAA): A Review of the Department of Transportation 
Inspector General's Findings and Recommendations'', 9 a.m., 2167 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, November 15, Subcommittee on 
Economic Opportunity, hearing entitled ``Review of Veterans 
Employment Challenges and Initiatives of the 112th Congress'', 10 
a.m., 334 Cannon.
  House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, November 15, 
Full Committee, hearing on ongoing intelligence activities, 10 a.m., 
HVC-304. This is a closed hearing.


                             Joint Meetings

  Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: November 16, to 
receive a briefing on assessing Ukraine's parliamentary elections, 
focusing on the lack of a level playing field, 10 a.m., B318, 
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Daily Digest/CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD



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                      CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

             Week of November 14 through November 16, 2012

                             Senate Chamber

  Senate will continue consideration of S. 3525, Sportsmen's Act, and 
vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the bill.
  During the balance of the week, Senate may consider any cleared 
legislative and executive business.


                           Senate Committees

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)
  Committee on Armed Services: November 15, to hold hearings to 
examine the nomination of General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., USMC for 
reappointment to the grade of general and to be Commander, 
International Security Assistance Force, and to be Commander, U.S. 
Forces, Afghanistan, 9:30 a.m., SD-G50.
  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: November 14, to 
hold an oversight hearing to examine Basel III, focusing on the 
impact of proposed capital rules, 2:30 p.m., SD-538.
  Committee on Environment and Public Works: November 15, to hold 
hearings to examine an original bill entitled,

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``Water Resources Development Act of 2012'', 10:30 a.m., SD-406.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: November 15, 
to hold hearings to examine pharmacy compounding, focusing on 
implications of the 2012 meningitis outbreak, 9:45 a.m., SD-106.
  Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: November 
14, to receive a closed briefing on the attack on the United States 
mission in Benghazi, 11 a.m., SVC-217.
  Select Committee on Intelligence: November 15, to hold closed 
hearings to examine certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.
  Special Committee on Aging: November 15, to hold hearings to 
examine preventing elder financial abuse, 2 p.m., SD-562.

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Daily Digest/Resume of Congressional Activity



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                             Resume of Congressional Activity

                    SECOND SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED TWELFTH CONGRESS


    The first table gives a comprehensive resume of all legislative 
business transacted by the Senate and House.
    The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the 
Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.



*These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no 
accompanying report. A total of 127 written reports have been 
filed in the Senate, 331 reports have been filed in the House.l  
**Proceedings on Roll Call No. 327 were vacated by unanimous 
consent.
                               DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY


                           January 3 through September 30, 2012

                                               Senate             House             Total
     Days in session...............               112               114               . .
     Time in session...............      729 hrs., 8     624 hrs., 53               . .
     Congressional Record:
    Pages of proceedings...........             S6689             H6298               . .
    Extensions of Remarks..........               . .             E1672               . .
     Public bills enacted into law.                25                63                88
     Private bills enacted into law               . .               . .               . .
     Bills in conference...........               . .               . .               . .
     Measures passed, total........               337               365               702
    Senate bills...................                46                29               . .
    House bills....................                81               241               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 3               . .               . .
    House joint resolutions........                 1                 3               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                12                 9               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...                12                15               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               182                68               . .
     Measures reported, total......               182               300               482
    Senate bills...................               132                11               . .
    House bills....................                29               242               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 1               . .               . .
    House joint resolutions........               . .                 1               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                 1               . .               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...               . .                 2               . .
    Simple resolutions.............                19                44               . .
     Special reports...............                 5                28               . .
     Conference reports............                 3                 3               . .
     Measures pending on calendar..               377                96               . .
     Measures introduced, total....             1,875             3,165             5,044
    Bills..........................             1,594             2,804               . .
    Joint resolutions..............                17                23               . .
    Concurrent resolutions.........                26                45               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               238               297               . .
     Quorum calls..................               . .                 1               . .
     Yea-and-nay votes.............               200               194               . .
     Recorded votes................               . .             407**               . .
     Bills vetoed..................               . .               . .               . .
     Vetoes overridden.............               . .               . .               . .
                           DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS


                           January 3 through September 30, 2012

     Civilian nominations, totaling 408 (including 188 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:
         Confirmed..........................................225...
         Unconfirmed........................................166...
         Withdrawn...........................................16...
         Returned to White House..............................1...

     Other Civilian nominations, totaling 3,899 (including 167 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:
         Confirmed........................................3,893...
         Unconfirmed..........................................3...
         Withdrawn............................................3...

     Air Force nominations, totaling 5,812 (including 295 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:
         Confirmed........................................5,769...
         Unconfirmed.........................................42...
         Withdrawn............................................1...

     Army nominations, totaling 6,057 (including 16 nominations 
       carried over from the First Session), disposed of as 
       follows:
         Confirmed........................................6,042...
         Unconfirmed.........................................14...
         Withdrawn............................................1...

     Navy nominations, totaling 3,824 (including 1 nominations 
       carried over from the First Session), disposed of as 
       follows:
         Confirmed........................................3,822...
         Unconfirmed..........................................2...

     Marine Corps nominations, totaling 1,310, disposed of as 
       follows:
         Confirmed........................................1,310...

                                Summary
     Total nominations carried over from the First Session..657
     Total Nominations received this Session.............20,643
     Total confirmed.....................................21,061
     Total unconfirmed......................................227
     Total withdrawn.........................................21
     Total Returned to the White House........................1



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Daily Digest/Next Meeting of the SENATE + Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES + Other End Matter



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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                   2:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 14 

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Wednesday: The Majority Leader will be recognized. The 
filing deadline for first-degree amendments to S. 3525, Sportsmen's 
Act, will be at 4 p.m.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                    10 a.m., Wednesday, November 14 

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Wednesday: Consideration of the following measures under 
suspension of the rules: (1) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 
2606--New York City Natural Gas Supply Enhancement Act; (2) H.R. 6570--
To amend the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the 
Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to consolidate certain CBO 
reporting requirements; (3) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 
2453--Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act; (4) H.R. 6116--To amend the 
Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands to provide for direct appeals 
to the United States Supreme Court of decisions of the Virgin Islands 
Supreme Court, as amended; and (5) H.R. 5934--Stop Tobacco Smuggling in 
the Territories Act of 2012.
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            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Andrews, Robert E., N.J., E1745
Bishop, Sanford D., Jr., Ga., E1744
Buchanan, Vern, Fla., E1742
Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E1739, E1743
Calvert, Ken, Calif., E1742, E1747
Chu, Judy, Calif., E1741
Coble, Howard, N.C., E1749
Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1743
Cohen, Steve, Tenn., E1741
Filner, Bob, Calif., E1750
Gallegly, Elton, Calif., E1743, E1748
Granger, Kay, Tex., E1739
Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E1749, E1751
Keating, William R., Mass., E1741
Kucinich, Dennis J., Ohio, E1741, E1742, E1742, E1743, E1743, E1744, 
E1747, E1747, E1748, E1748
Paul, Ron, Tex., E1750
Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E1750
Rogers, Mike, Ala., E1749
Sanchez, Linda T., Calif., E1744
Speier, Jackie, Calif., E1739, E1740, E1740
Stark, Fortney Pete, Calif., E1740
Wilson, Joe, S.C., E1741, E1747 



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