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                                        Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S189-S232
Measures Introduced: Sixty-one bills and seven resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 64-124, S.J. Res. 2-4, and S. Res. 8-11. 
                                                          Pages S212-14
Signing Authority--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing that from Wednesday, January 23, 2013, through Monday, 
January 28, 2013, the Majority Leader be authorized to sign duly 
enrolled bills or joint resolutions.
  Page S226
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  2 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy. 
                                                          Pages S227-32
Messages from the House:
  Page S210
Measures Referred:
  Page S210
Measures Read the First Time:
  Pages S210, S226
Executive Communications:
  Pages S210-12
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S214-15
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S215-26
Additional Statements:
  Pages S208-09
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S226
Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S226
Recess: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and recessed at 6:39 p.m., until 
9:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on pages S226-27.)



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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings



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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
BENGHAZI
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a hearing to 
examine Benghazi, focusing on the attacks and lessons learned, after 
receiving testimony from Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State.
 NOMINATIONS
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
the nominations of Nelson Stephen Roman, and Analisa Torresto, both to 
be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New 
York, and Claire R. Kelly, of New York, to be a Judge of the United 
States Court of International Trade, who were introduced by Senator 
Gillibrand, Raymond P. Moore, to be United States District Judge for 
the District of Colorado, who was introduced by Senators Udall (CO) and 
Bennet, and Derrick Kahala Watson, to be United States District Judge 
for the District of Hawaii, who was introduced by Senator Schatz, after 
the nominees testified and answered questions in their own behalf.



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Daily Digest/House of Representatives



[Daily Digest]
[Pages D39-D40]
                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 65 public bills, H.R. 12, 351-
414; 1 private bill, H.R. 415; and 5 resolutions, H. Res. 42-46 were 
introduced.
  Pages H277-81
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H283-84
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 291 yeas to 129 nays with 2 answering ``present'', 
Roll No. 28.
  Pages H236-37

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Whole Number of the House: The Speaker announced to the House that, in 
light of the resignation of the gentlewoman from Missouri, Mrs. 
Emerson, the whole number of the House is 432.
  Page H225
No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013: The House passed H.R. 325, to ensure the 
complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States 
Government until May 19, 2013, by a recorded vote of 285 ayes to 144 
noes, Roll No. 30.
  Pages H237-50
  Rejected the Murphy (FL) motion to recommit the bill to the Committee 
on Ways and Means with instructions to report the same back to the 
House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 151 yeas to 
277 nays, Roll No. 29.
Pages H248-50
  Pursuant to the rule, the amendment printed in H. Rept. 113-2 shall 
be considered as adopted.
Page H237
  H. Res. 39, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was 
agreed to by a recorded vote of 234 ayes to 190 noes, Roll No. 27, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 232 
yeas to 193 nays, Roll No. 26.
Pages H227-36
Committee Elections: The House agreed to H. Res. 42, electing Members 
to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. 
                                                          Pages H250-51
Meeting Hour: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to 
meet at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 25th; and when the House adjourns on 
that day, it adjourn to meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29th. 
                                                              Page H251
Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution--Appointment: The Chair 
announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the 
part of the House to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian 
Institution: Representatives Sam Johnson (TX) and Cole.
  Page H251
Governing Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics--Appointments: 
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following 
individuals to serve as the Governing Board of the Office of 
Congressional Ethics, pursuant to section 4(d) of H. Res. 5, 113th 
Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2013: Nominated by 
the Speaker with the concurrence of the Minority Leader: Mr. Porter J. 
Goss of Florida, Chairman; Mr. James M. Eagen III of Colorado; Ms. 
Allison R. Hayward of Virginia; and Mr. Bill Frenzel of Virginia, 
Alternate. Nominated by the Minority Leader with the concurrence of the 
Speaker: Mr. David Skaggs of Colorado, Co-Chairman; Mrs. Yvonne 
Brathwaite Burke of California; Ms. Karan English of Arizona; and Mr. 
Mike Barnes of Maryland, Alternate.
  Page H251
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H235, 
H235-36, H236-37, H249-50, H250. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:45 p.m.



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[Daily Digest]
[Pages D39-D40]
                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 65 public bills, H.R. 12, 351-
414; 1 private bill, H.R. 415; and 5 resolutions, H. Res. 42-46 were 
introduced.
  Pages H277-81
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H283-84
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 291 yeas to 129 nays with 2 answering ``present'', 
Roll No. 28.
  Pages H236-37

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Whole Number of the House: The Speaker announced to the House that, in 
light of the resignation of the gentlewoman from Missouri, Mrs. 
Emerson, the whole number of the House is 432.
  Page H225
No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013: The House passed H.R. 325, to ensure the 
complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States 
Government until May 19, 2013, by a recorded vote of 285 ayes to 144 
noes, Roll No. 30.
  Pages H237-50
  Rejected the Murphy (FL) motion to recommit the bill to the Committee 
on Ways and Means with instructions to report the same back to the 
House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 151 yeas to 
277 nays, Roll No. 29.
Pages H248-50
  Pursuant to the rule, the amendment printed in H. Rept. 113-2 shall 
be considered as adopted.
Page H237
  H. Res. 39, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was 
agreed to by a recorded vote of 234 ayes to 190 noes, Roll No. 27, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 232 
yeas to 193 nays, Roll No. 26.
Pages H227-36
Committee Elections: The House agreed to H. Res. 42, electing Members 
to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. 
                                                          Pages H250-51
Meeting Hour: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to 
meet at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 25th; and when the House adjourns on 
that day, it adjourn to meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29th. 
                                                              Page H251
Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution--Appointment: The Chair 
announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the 
part of the House to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian 
Institution: Representatives Sam Johnson (TX) and Cole.
  Page H251
Governing Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics--Appointments: 
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following 
individuals to serve as the Governing Board of the Office of 
Congressional Ethics, pursuant to section 4(d) of H. Res. 5, 113th 
Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2013: Nominated by 
the Speaker with the concurrence of the Minority Leader: Mr. Porter J. 
Goss of Florida, Chairman; Mr. James M. Eagen III of Colorado; Ms. 
Allison R. Hayward of Virginia; and Mr. Bill Frenzel of Virginia, 
Alternate. Nominated by the Minority Leader with the concurrence of the 
Speaker: Mr. David Skaggs of Colorado, Co-Chairman; Mrs. Yvonne 
Brathwaite Burke of California; Ms. Karan English of Arizona; and Mr. 
Mike Barnes of Maryland, Alternate.
  Page H251
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H235, 
H235-36, H236-37, H249-50, H250. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:45 p.m.



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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 65 public bills, H.R. 12, 351-
414; 1 private bill, H.R. 415; and 5 resolutions, H. Res. 42-46 were 
introduced.
  Pages H277-81
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H283-84
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 291 yeas to 129 nays with 2 answering ``present'', 
Roll No. 28.
  Pages H236-37

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Whole Number of the House: The Speaker announced to the House that, in 
light of the resignation of the gentlewoman from Missouri, Mrs. 
Emerson, the whole number of the House is 432.
  Page H225
No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013: The House passed H.R. 325, to ensure the 
complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States 
Government until May 19, 2013, by a recorded vote of 285 ayes to 144 
noes, Roll No. 30.
  Pages H237-50
  Rejected the Murphy (FL) motion to recommit the bill to the Committee 
on Ways and Means with instructions to report the same back to the 
House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 151 yeas to 
277 nays, Roll No. 29.
Pages H248-50
  Pursuant to the rule, the amendment printed in H. Rept. 113-2 shall 
be considered as adopted.
Page H237
  H. Res. 39, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was 
agreed to by a recorded vote of 234 ayes to 190 noes, Roll No. 27, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 232 
yeas to 193 nays, Roll No. 26.
Pages H227-36
Committee Elections: The House agreed to H. Res. 42, electing Members 
to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. 
                                                          Pages H250-51
Meeting Hour: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to 
meet at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 25th; and when the House adjourns on 
that day, it adjourn to meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29th. 
                                                              Page H251
Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution--Appointment: The Chair 
announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the 
part of the House to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian 
Institution: Representatives Sam Johnson (TX) and Cole.
  Page H251
Governing Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics--Appointments: 
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following 
individuals to serve as the Governing Board of the Office of 
Congressional Ethics, pursuant to section 4(d) of H. Res. 5, 113th 
Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2013: Nominated by 
the Speaker with the concurrence of the Minority Leader: Mr. Porter J. 
Goss of Florida, Chairman; Mr. James M. Eagen III of Colorado; Ms. 
Allison R. Hayward of Virginia; and Mr. Bill Frenzel of Virginia, 
Alternate. Nominated by the Minority Leader with the concurrence of the 
Speaker: Mr. David Skaggs of Colorado, Co-Chairman; Mrs. Yvonne 
Brathwaite Burke of California; Ms. Karan English of Arizona; and Mr. 
Mike Barnes of Maryland, Alternate.
  Page H251
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H235, 
H235-36, H236-37, H249-50, H250. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:45 p.m.



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[Daily Digest]
[Page D40]
                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 65 public bills, H.R. 12, 351-
414; 1 private bill, H.R. 415; and 5 resolutions, H. Res. 42-46 were 
introduced.
  Pages H277-81
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H283-84
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 291 yeas to 129 nays with 2 answering ``present'', 
Roll No. 28.
  Pages H236-37

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Whole Number of the House: The Speaker announced to the House that, in 
light of the resignation of the gentlewoman from Missouri, Mrs. 
Emerson, the whole number of the House is 432.
  Page H225
No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013: The House passed H.R. 325, to ensure the 
complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States 
Government until May 19, 2013, by a recorded vote of 285 ayes to 144 
noes, Roll No. 30.
  Pages H237-50
  Rejected the Murphy (FL) motion to recommit the bill to the Committee 
on Ways and Means with instructions to report the same back to the 
House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 151 yeas to 
277 nays, Roll No. 29.
Pages H248-50
  Pursuant to the rule, the amendment printed in H. Rept. 113-2 shall 
be considered as adopted.
Page H237
  H. Res. 39, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was 
agreed to by a recorded vote of 234 ayes to 190 noes, Roll No. 27, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 232 
yeas to 193 nays, Roll No. 26.
Pages H227-36
Committee Elections: The House agreed to H. Res. 42, electing Members 
to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. 
                                                          Pages H250-51
Meeting Hour: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to 
meet at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 25th; and when the House adjourns on 
that day, it adjourn to meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29th. 
                                                              Page H251
Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution--Appointment: The Chair 
announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the 
part of the House to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian 
Institution: Representatives Sam Johnson (TX) and Cole.
  Page H251
Governing Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics--Appointments: 
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following 
individuals to serve as the Governing Board of the Office of 
Congressional Ethics, pursuant to section 4(d) of H. Res. 5, 113th 
Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2013: Nominated by 
the Speaker with the concurrence of the Minority Leader: Mr. Porter J. 
Goss of Florida, Chairman; Mr. James M. Eagen III of Colorado; Ms. 
Allison R. Hayward of Virginia; and Mr. Bill Frenzel of Virginia, 
Alternate. Nominated by the Minority Leader with the concurrence of the 
Speaker: Mr. David Skaggs of Colorado, Co-Chairman; Mrs. Yvonne 
Brathwaite Burke of California; Ms. Karan English of Arizona; and Mr. 
Mike Barnes of Maryland, Alternate.
  Page H251
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H235, 
H235-36, H236-37, H249-50, H250. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:45 p.m.



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Committee Meetings
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Committee on Agriculture: Full Committee met for organizational 
purposes. The Committee adopted its rules for the 113th Congress.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Committee on Appropriations: Full Committee met for organizational 
purposes. The Committee adopted its rules for the 113th Congress.
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT BY BASIC TRAINING INSTRUCTORS AT LACKLAND AIR FORCE 
BASE
Committee on Armed Services: Full Committee met to receive testimony on 
a review of sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland 
Air Force Base. Testimony was heard from General Mark A. Welsh III, 
USAF, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force; General Edward A. Rice, Jr., 
USAF, Commander, Air Education and Training Command, U.S. Air Force; 
and public witnesses.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee held a markup to adopt 
the rules of the Committee on Financial Services pursuant to clause 2 
of Rule XI of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes. The 
Committee adopted its rules for the 113th Congress.

TERRORIST ATTACK IN BENGHAZI: THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S VIEW
Committee on Foreign Affairs: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
``Terrorist Attack in Benghazi: The Secretary of State's View''. 
Testimony was heard from Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary, Department 
of State.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Committee on Homeland Security: Full Committee met for organizational 
purposes. The Committee adopted its rules for the 113th Congress.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Committee on the Judiciary: Full Committee met for organizational 
purposes. The Committee approved its rules for the 113th Congress.

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ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Committee on Natural Resources: Full Committee met for organizational 
purposes. The Committee adopted its rules for the 113th Congress.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Full Committee met for 
organizational purposes. The Committee adopted its rules for the 113th 
Congress.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Committee on Small Business: Full Committee met for organizational 
purposes. The Committee adopted its rules for the 113th Congress.
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Full Committee met for 
organizational purposes. The Committee adopted its rules for the 113th 
Congress.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2013-01-24



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                    COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THURSDAY,

                            JANUARY 24, 2013

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to examine the 
nomination of John Forbes Kerry, of Massachusetts, to be Secretary 
of State, 10 a.m., SH-216.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: to hold 
hearings to examine the state of America's mental health system, 10 
a.m., SD-430.
  Select Committee on Intelligence: to hold closed hearings to 
examine certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.


                                 House

  No hearings are scheduled.



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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
                    9:30 a.m., Thursday, January 24 

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Thursday: Senate will be in a period of morning business 
until 12 p.m.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                       2 p.m., Friday, January 25

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Friday: The House will meet in pro forma session at 2 p.m.
_______________________________________________________________________


            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Barr, Garland ``Andy'', Ky., E53
Bilirakis, Gus M., Fla., E55
Bonner, Jo, Ala., E52
Bustos, Cheri, Ill., E53
Cartwright, Matt, Pa., E55
Castor, Kathy, Fla., E50
Coffman, Mike, Colo., E57
Courtney, Joe, Conn., E52
Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E57
Frankel, Lois, Fla., E54
Gabbard, Tulsi, Hawaii, E56, E59
Goodlatte, Bob, Va., E50
Grayson, Alan, Fla., E53
Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E57
Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E49, E50
Honda, Michael M., Calif., E51
Latham, Tom, Iowa, E53
Lewis, John, Ga., E54
McNerney, Jerry, Calif., E51, E59
Maffei, Daniel B., N.Y., E50, E52
Michaud, Michael H., Me., E49
Miller, George, Calif., E58
Murphy, Patrick, Fla., E54
Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E56
Poe, Ted, Tex., E49
Quigley, Mike, Ill., E50, E59
Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho, Northern Mariana Islands, E58
Scott, Robert C. ``Bobby'', Va., E54
Sewell, Terri A., Ala., E53
Slaughter, Louise McIntosh, N.Y., E51
Van Hollen, Chris, Md., E56
Wagner, Ann, Mo., E58
Yarmuth, John A., Ky., E56
Young, Don, Alaska, E55 



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