POPVOX / Federal

September 12, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 Am for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes at 1 - 2 PM, last voes at 4 - 5 PM.

  • H.R. 1911: Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act
  • House Amendment to S. 3021: America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018
  • H.R. 6227: National Quantum Initiative Act
  • Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 589: Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act
  • S. 97: Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act

Senate is in pro forma session.

September 12, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes at 6:30 PM.

  • H.R. 6198: Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act
  • H.R. 6720: Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act
  • H.R. 6690: Fighting Fraud to Protect Care for Seniors Act
  • H.R. 6662: Empowering Seniors’ Enrollment Decision Act
  • H.R. 6561: Comprehensive Care for Seniors Act
  • H.R. 3635: Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act
  • H.R. 5059: State Insurance Regulation Preservation Act
  • H.R. 6411: FinCEN Improvement Act
  • H.R. 3764: Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act
  • H.R. 5923: Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act
  • H.R. 4824: Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act
  • H.R. 2591: To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to modernize the funding of wildlife conservation, and for other purposes
  • H.R. 2606: Stigler Act Amendments of 2018
  • H.R. 6287: 9/11 Memorial Act
  • H.R. 3186: Every Kid Outdoors Act
  • H.R. 5532: Reconstruction Era National Historical Park Act
  • H.R. 660: Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act
  • H.R. 4689: To authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska
  • House Amendment to S. 2497: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act
  • H.R. 1911: Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act
  • H.Res. 401: Urging China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, India, and all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against the trade
  • H.R. 6197: RAWR Act
  • H.R. 5317: To repeal section 2141 of the Revised Statutes to remove the prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands
  • H.R. 6040: Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act

Senate is in at 3 PM with a 5:30 PM cloture vote on the nomination of Charles P. Rettig to be Commissioner of the IRS.

September 7, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for legislative business with first and last vote at 10 - 11 AM on: H.R. 6691Community Safety and Security Act of 2018


Senate is out.

September 5, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House meets at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First votes at 1:15 - 2:15 PM and last votes expected between 5 - 6 PM. Votes on:

  • H.R. 4969 Embassy Security Authorization Act
  • H.R. 5576 Cyber Deterrence and Response Act
  • H.R. 5274 Global Electoral Exchange Act
  • H.R. 1635 Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act

Senate is in at noon with continued consideration of the nomination of Elad L. Roisman to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Senate will also swear in John Kyl as Senator from the State of Arizona.

September 4, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House returns from recess at 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM. Votes on:

  • H.R. 6439: Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018
  • H.R. 6459: TSA OPEN for Business Act
  • H.R. 6430: Securing the Homeland Security Supply Chain Act
  • H.R. 6443: Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act
  • H.R. 5869: Maritime Border Security Review Act
  • H.R. 6374: FIT Act
  • H.R. 6438: DHS Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Coordinator Act
  • H.R. 6447: Department of Homeland Security Chief Data Officer Authorization Act
  • H.R. 6265: PreCheck is PreCheck Act
  • H.R. 6461: TSA National Deployment Force Act
  • H.R. 6400: United States Ports of Entry Threat and Operational Review Act
  • Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4318: Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act, as amended

Senate is in at 3 PM with continued consideration of the nomination of Elad L. Roisman to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission and a cloture vote at 5:30 PM.

August 28, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at 10 AM with continued consideration of the nomination Lynn A. Johnson to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of HHS. At 10:40 AM, the Senate will vote on the Johnson nomination and a motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Richard Clarida to be Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

August 27, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at 4 with continued consideration of the nomination Lynn A. Johnson to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of HHS and a cloture vote on the nomination at 5:30 PM.

August 23, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at 9:30 AM with a cloture vote on the nomination of Lynn A. Johnson to consideration of H.R. 6157, DOD-Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act of 2019

August 22, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at 10 with continued consideration of H.R. 6157, DOD-Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act of 2019. Senators will recess from 3:30 - 4:30 PM for a members-only briefing by DHS Sec Nielsen and FBI Director Wray on election security.

August 21, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at 3 PM with consideration of H.R. 6157, DOD-Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act of 2019

August 20, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at 3 PM with consideration of H.R. 6157, DOD-Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act of 2019

August 16, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at 9:30 AM with two votes of noon:

  • Confirmation of A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
  • Cloture on the nomination of Julius Ness Richardson to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit

August 15, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at noon with continued consideration of A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, with a cloture vote at 5:30 PM

August 1, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at 10 AM with continued consideration of H.R.6147, Minibus II (FSGG/Interior/THUD/Ag) and a cloture vote on the conference report to accompany H.R.5515, National Defense Authorization Act.

July 30, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is on recess.


Senate is in at 3 PM with a cloture vote on the nomination of Britt Grant to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

July 26, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for legislative business with first votes expected at 9:45 - 10:45 AM and last votes expected 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM.

Votes on:

  • Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5515 John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Senate is in at 9:30 AM with continued consideraion of H.R. 6147, Appropriations Minibus II (Interior/FSGG/THUD/Ag).

July 25, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected at 1:30 - 2:30 PM and last votes expected 5:30 - 6:30 PM.

Votes on:


Senate is in at 10 AM with continued consideraion of H.R. 6147, Appropriations Minibus II (Interior/FSGG/THUD/Ag).

July 24, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected at 2:14 - 3:15 PM and last votes expected 5:30 - 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 1201: EACH Act
  • H.R. 1476 - Native American Health Savings Improvement Act
  • H.R. 519: Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act
  • H.R. 3500: Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act
  • H.R. 6084: Improving Social Security’s Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act
  • H.R. 4952: Improving Seniors Access to Quality Benefits Act
  • H.R. 6138: ASC Payment Transparency Act of 2018
  • H.R. 6124: Tribal Social Security Fairness Act
  • House Amendment to S. 1182: National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act
  • H.R. 2409: To allow servicemembers to terminate their cable, satellite television, and Internet access service contracts while deployed
  • H.R. 2787: VET MD Act
  • H.R. 5538: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the inclusion of certain additional periods of active duty service for purposes of suspending charges to veterans’ entitlement to educational assistance under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs during periods of suspended participation in vocational rehabilitation programs
  • H.R. 5649: Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William ‘Bill’ Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvements Act
  • H.R. 5882: Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act
  • H.R. 5864: VA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act
  • H.R. 5938: Veterans Serving Veterans Act
  • H.R. 5974: VA COST SAVINGS Enhancements Act
  • H.R. 184: Protect Medical Innovation Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with a vote on H.R. 6147, Appropriations Minibus II (Interior/FSGG/THUD/Ag). The Senate will recess from 12:30 - 2:15 PM for weekly caucus meetings.

July 23, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 2345: National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act
  • H.R. 4881: Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act
  • H.R. 5709: PIRATE Act
  • H.R. 3994: ACCESS BROADBAND Act
  • H.R. 959: Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act
  • H.R. 1676: Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
  • H.R. 3728: EMPOWER Act
  • H.R. 5385: Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act
  • H.R. 5954: Anti-terrorism Clarification Act
  • H.R. 1689: Private Property Rights Protection Act
  • H.R. 4100: Foundation of the Federal Bar Association Charter Amendments Act
  • S. 2245: KIWI Act
  • H.R. 2630: La Paz County Land Conveyance Act
  • H.R. 1220: To establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107–62
  • H.R. 3045: Eastern Legacy Extension Act
  • H.R. 5875: To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act and the Dingell-Johnson Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act, to provide parity for United States territories and the District of Columbia, to make technical corrections to such Acts and related laws, and for other purposes
  • H.R. 5979: Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument Act
  • H.R. 6077: National Comedy Center Recognition Act
  • S. 2850: To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund
  • H.R. 5613: Quindaro Townsite National Historic Landmark Act, as amended

Senate is in at 3 PM with a vote of Robert L. Wilkie to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs and consideration of H.R.6147, Appropriations Minibus II (Interior/FSGG/THUD/Ag).

July 19, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for legislative business with first and last votes expected 10:30 - 11:30 AM.

Votes on:

  • H.Con.Res. 119 Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy
  • Complete Consideration of H.R. 6147: Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with a vote on Ryan Wesley Bounds to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

July 18, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:


Senate is in at 10 AM with a vote on Andrew S. Oldham to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit and a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Ryan Wesley Bounds to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

July 17, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • House Amendment to S. 717: POWER Act
  • H.Res. 995 :Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Nation now faces a more complex and grave set of threats than at any time since the end of World War II, and that the lack of full, on-time funding related to defense activities puts servicemen and servicewomen at risk, harms national security, and aids the adversaries of the United States
  • H.Res. ___ - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Marine Corps faces significant readiness challenges and that budgetary uncertainty impedes the Corps’ ability to meet ongoing and unexpected national security threats, putting United States national security at risk
  • H.Res. ___ - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Navy’s total readiness remains in a perilous state due to high operational demands, increased deployment lengths, shortened training periods, and deferred maintenance all while the Navy is asked to “do more with less” as financial support for critical areas waned in the era of sequestration and without consistent Congressional funding
  • House Amendment to S. 488: JOBS and Investor Confidence Act
  • H.R. 4819 - DELTA Act
  • H.R. 3030: Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018
  • H.R. 4989: Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act
  • H.R. 5105: BUILD Act
  • H.R. 5480: Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act
  • H.R. 1037: To authorize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes
  • H.R. 3777: Juab County Conveyance Act
  • H.R. 4032: Gila River Indian Community Federal Rights-of-Way, Easements and Boundary Clarification Act
  • H.R. 4645: East Rosebud Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
  • H.R. 6147: Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

Senate is in at 10 AM with a vote on James Blew to be Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, Department of Education.

After the vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15 PM for weekly conference meetings.

July 16, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 1376 Electronic Message Preservation Act
  • H.R. 5415 GAO-IG Act
  • H.R. 4446 To amend the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act to extend the expiration date of the Commission
  • House Amendment to S. 899 Veterans Providing Healthcare Transition Improvement Act
  • H.R. 3076 CASES for Constituents Act
  • H.R. 66 Route 66 Centennial Commission Act
  • H.R. 3906 Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act
  • H.R. 5846 Promoting Flood Risk Mitigation Act
  • S. 490 To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Gibson Dam
  • H.R. 5333 Over-the-Counter Monograph Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act
  • H.R. 5554 Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments

Senate is in at 3 PM with a vote on Scott Stump to be Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Department of Education.

July 12, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected 1:15 - 2:15 PM, last votes expected 5:15 - 6:15 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 6237: Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019
  • H.R. 3281: Reclamation Title Transfer and Non-Federal Infrastructure Incentivization Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with a vote on Paul C. Ney, Jr. to be General Counsel, Department of Defense.

July 11, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with firs votes expected 2 - 3 PM, last votes expected 5:15 - 6:15 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 2075: Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act
  • H.R. 200: Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with post-cloture consideration of Mark Jeremy Bennett to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

The Senate will recess from 12:30 - 2:15 PM for weekly caucus meetings.

At 2:15 PM, the Senate will resume consideration of nomination of assistant attorney general nominee Brian Allen Benczkowski. At noon, the chamber will hold up to three roll call votes on the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.

July 10, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 3 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 5729: Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act
  • H.R. 6139: Improving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act
  • H.R. 1861: The Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act
  • H.R. 4537: International Insurance Standards Act
  • H.R. 5793: Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act
  • H.R. 5749: Options Markets Stability Act
  • H.R. 5877: Main Street Growth Act
  • H.R. 5953: BUILD Act
  • H.R. 5970: Modernizing Disclosures for Investors Act
  • H.R. 5626: Intercountry Adoption Information Act
  • H.R. 2259: Sam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Enhancement Act
  • H.Res. 644: Strongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes
  • H.Res. 983: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Nation now faces a more complex and grave set of threats than at any time since the end of World War II and that the lack of full, on-time funding related to defense activities puts servicemen and servicewomen at risk, harms national security, and aids the adversaries of the United States
  • H.Res. 984: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the lack of full, on-time funding related to defense activities erodes military readiness and poses a risk to the national security of the United States
  • H.R. 1700: SCORE for Small Business Act
  • H.R. 2655: Small Business Innovation Protection Act

Senate is in at 10 AM.

July 9, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




No votes in the House.

Senate convenes at 3 PM and will resume consideration of nomination of Mark Jeremy Bennett to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

June 28, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected 9:45 - 10:45 AM, last votes expected 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 5895: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
  • H.Res. 970: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
  • H.R. 6157: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019
  • Complete Consideration of H.R. 6157: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019

Senate is in at 9:30 AM with votes on H.R.2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

June 27, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected 1:15 - 2:15 PM, last votes expected 9 – 10 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 5345: ALSTAR Act
  • H.R. 5346: Commercial Space Support Vehicle Act
  • H.R. 5905: Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act
  • H.R. 5906: ARPA–E Act
  • H.R. 5907: NIMBLE Act
  • Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 5515 : National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
  • Complete Consideration of H.R. 6136: Border Security and Immigration Reform Act
  • Complete Consideration of H.R. 6157: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019

Senate is in at 10 AM with a vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 with possible roll call votes throughout the day.

June 26, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected 1:30 - 2:30 PM, last votes expected 4 - 5 PM.

Votes on:


Senate is in at 10 AM with a vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018.

The Senate will recess from 12:30 - 2:15 PM for weekly caucus meetings.

June 25, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:


Senate is in at 3 PM with continued consideration of H.R.5895, Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.

Upon disposition of the bill, there will be a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018.

June 22, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:


Senate is in at 3 PM with continued consideration of H.R.5895, Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.

Upon disposition of the bill, there will be a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018.

June 22, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for legislative business with first and last votes expected at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM.

  • H.R. 6: SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act

Senate is out.

June 21, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for morning hour and 10 AM for legislative business with first votes expected at 11:30 - 12:30 PM, last votes expected at 5:15 - 6:15 PM.

  • H.R. 4760: Securing America's Future Act
  • H.R. 6136: Border Security and Immigration Reform Act
  • H.R. 2: Agriculture and Nutrition Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with continued work on H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

June 20, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




  • H.R. 5797: IMD CARE Act
  • H.R. 6082 : Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act
  • H.R. 6: SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with continued work on H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

June 19, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




  • H.R. 3192: CHIP Mental Health Parity Act
  • H.R. 4005: Medicaid Reentry Act
  • H.R. 5590: Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act
  • H.R. 5687: SOUND Disposal and Packaging Act
  • H.R. 5605: Advancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act
  • H.R. 5796: REACH OUT Act of 2018
  • H.R. 5801: Medicaid PARTNERSHIP Act
  • H.R. 5811: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to post approval study requirements for certain controlled substances, and for other purposes
  • H.R. 6042: To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to delay the reduction in Federal medical assistance percentage for Medicaid personal care services furnished without an electronic visit verification system, and for other purposes
  • H.R. 5773: PASS Act
  • H.R. 5676: SENIOR Communities Protection Act
  • H.R. 5723 - Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act
  • H.R. 5774: COACH Act of 2018
  • H.R. 5775: PROPER Act
  • H.R. 6110: Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management, Treatment, and Recovery Act
  • H.R. 4991: Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act
  • H.R. 5762: Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act
  • H.R. 4627: Shielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with continued work on H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

June 18, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




No votes in the House.


Senate is in at 10 AM with continued work on H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

June 15, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for legislative business with first and last votes expected at 11 AM - 12 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 2851: Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act

Senate is out.

June 14, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and 12 PM for legislative business with first and last votes expected at 3:30 - 4:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 5788: Securing the International Mail Against Opioids Act
  • H.R. 5735: Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Andy Barr / Financial Services Committee)

Senate is in at 9:30 AM with continued work on H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

June 13, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and 12 PM for legislative business with first votes expected at 1:30 - 2:30 PM, last votes expected at 4:45 - 5:45 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 5752: Stop Illicit Drug Importation Act
  • H.R. 4655: CREEPER Act
  • H.R. 6029: REGROUP Act
  • H.R. 5889: Recognizing Early Childhood Trauma Related to Substance Abuse Act
  • H.R. 5890: Assisting States’ Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act
  • H.R. 5891: Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act
  • H.R. 5892: To establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Secretary of Labor on actions the Department of Labor can take to address the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace
  • House Amendment to S. 1091: Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act
  • H.R. 2147: Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act
  • H.R. 4635: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of peer-to-peer counselors providing counseling for women veterans, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Coffman / Veterans Affairs Committee)

Senate is in at 9:30 AM with continued work on H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

June 12, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 449: Synthetic Drug Awareness Act
  • H.R. 3331: To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology
  • H.R. 4284: INFO Act,
  • H.R. 4684: Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act
  • H.R. 5002: ACE Research Act
  • H.R. 5009: Jessie's Law
  • H.R. 5041: Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act
  • H.R. 5102: Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Act
  • H.R. 5176: Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act
  • H.R. 5228: SCREEN Act
  • H.R. 5261: TEACH to Combat Addiction Act
  • H.R. 5272: To ensure that programs and activities that are funded by a grant, cooperative agreement, loan, or loan guarantee from the Department of Health and Human Services, and whose purpose is to prevent or treat a mental health or substance use disorder, are evidence-based
  • H.R. 5327: Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act
  • H.R. 5329: Poison Center Network Enhancement Act
  • H.R. 5353: Eliminating Opioid Related Infectious Diseases Act
  • H.R. 5473: Better Pain Management Through Better Data Act
  • H.R. 5483: Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act
  • H.R. 5582: Abuse Deterrent Access Act
  • H.R. 5583: To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require States to annually report on certain adult health quality measures
  • H.R. 5587: Peer Support Communities of Recovery Act
  • H.R. 5685: Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act
  • H.R. 5800: Medicaid IMD ADDITIONAL INFO Act
  • H.R. 5812: CONNECTIONS Act
  • S. 916: Ensuring Patient Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatments Act
  • H.R. 4275: Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act
  • H.R. 5197 :ALTO Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Pascrell / Energy and Commerce Committee)

Senate is in at 10 AM with continued work on H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

June 11, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is out.


Senate is in at 3 PM with consideration of motion to proceed to H.R.5515, National Defense Authorization Act, post-cloture.

June 8, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for morning hour with first and last votes expected 11 AM - 12 PM.

Continued consideration of H.R. 5895: Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act. (amendments)


Senate is out.

June 7, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected 1:30 - 2:30 PM and last votes 9 - 10 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 3 : Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act
  • Begin consideration of H.R. 5895: Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with a vote on the confirmation of Kenneth L. Marcus to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education

June 6, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 3249: Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act
  • H.R. 8 : Water Resources Development Act of 2018, Rules Committee Print (see amendments)

Senate is in at 10 AM with two votes:

  • Post-cloture vote on the nomination of Annemarie Carney Axon to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama
  • Motion to proceed to the consideration of H.R. 5515, National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

June 5, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 5956: Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018
  • H.R. 1026: North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act
  • H.R. 2991: Susquehanna National Heritage Area Act
  • H.R. 5005: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System
  • H.R. 5655: Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act
  • H.R. 801: Route 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act
  • H.R. 3997: Free Veterans from Fees Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with two votes:

  • Post-cloture vote on the nomination of Robert Earl Wier to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Motion to invoke cloture on nomination of Fernando Rodriguez, Jr.. to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas

June 4, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




No votes in the House.


Senate is in at 3 PM with consideration of Robert Earl Wier to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky and a 5:30 PM cloture vote.

May 24, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for legislative business, with first votes expected 10:15 - 10:45 and last votes expected at 10:45 - 11:15 AM. .

Continued consideration of H.R. 5515 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.


Senate is in at 9:30 AM with four roll call votes:

  • Vote on nomination of Jelena McWilliams to be Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Corporation
  • Vote on nomination of Jelena McWilliams to be Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Corporation
  • Vote on nomination of James Rudolph Evans to be Ambassador to Luxembourg

May 23, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected 1:30 - 2:30 PM and last votes expected at 4:30 - 5:30 PM. .

Continued consideration of H.R. 5515/a>: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (see 168 amendments).


Senate is in at 11 AM with four roll call votes at 3:15 PM:

  • Vote on the nomination of Brian D. Montgomery to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Motion to waive budget points of order with respect to S.2372
  • Motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2372, VA MISSION Act of 2018
  • Cloture on nomination of Jelena McWilliams to be Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Corporation

May 21, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 1972: VA Billing Accountability Act
  • H.R. 3642: Military SAVE Act
  • H.R. 3832: Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act
  • H.R. 3946: To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the "Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic"
  • H.R. 4245: Veterans’ Electronic Health Record Modernization Oversight Act
  • H.R. 4451: Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act
  • H.R. 4830: SIT-REP Act
  • H.R. 4958: Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act
  • H.R. 5044: Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act
  • H.R. 5215: Veterans Affairs Purchase Card Misuse Mitigation Act
  • H.R. 5418: Veterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act
  • S. 1282: To redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana
  • H.R. 4334: Improving Oversight of Women Veterans’ Care Act
  • H.R. 3663: To designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center

Senate is in at 10 AM with consideration of the nomination of Dana Baiocco to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, with a 5:30 PM cloture vote.

May 18, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First and last votes expected at 10:30 - 11:30 AM.

Continued consideration of H.R. 2: Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, including 42 amendments


Senate is out.

May 17, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First votes expected at 1:30 - 2:30 PM, last votes expected 5:45 - 6:45 PM.

Continued consideration of H.R. 2: Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, including 42 amendments


Senate is in at 9:30 AM

Sen. Paul [R, KY] will make a motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.36 (5-year balanced budget), with up to 90 minutes of debate before a vote on the resolution.

Senate will then proceed to consideration of the nomination of Gina Haspell to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, with votes on cloture and confirmation vote expected as early as 2:15 PM.

May 16, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First votes expected at 1:15 - 2:15 PM, last votes expected 4:45 - 5:45 PM.

Votes on:

  • S. 35: Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act
  • H.R. 5698: Protect and Serve Act of 2018
  • S. 2372: VA MISSION Act of 2018
  • Begin Consideration of H.R. 2: Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

Senate is in at 9:30 AM with continued consideration of the nomination of Mitchell Zais to be Deputy Secretary of Education.

At noon, Senator Schumer, or his designee, will be recognized to offer a motion to proceed to S.J.Res.52 a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom" (Net Neutrality).

Around 3 PM, the Senate will hold two votes:

  • Passage of S.J.Res.52, Net Neutrality
  • Confirmation of Mitchell Zais, of South Carolina, to be Deputy Secretary of Education

May 15, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 613: Lieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act
  • H.R. 4854: Justice Served Act
  • H.Res. 285 : Expressing the sense of the United States House of Representatives that Congress and the President should empower the creation of police and community alliances designed to enhance and improve communication and collaboration between members of the law enforcement community and the public they serve
  • H.R. 5242: School Resource Officer Assessment Act
  • H.R. 4895: Medgar Evers National Monument Act
  • S. 35: Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act
  • S. 1285: Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act
  • H.R. 1417: National Law Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with continued consideration of the nomination of Joel Carson III to be Judge for the 10th Circuit.

Senate votes at noon on:

  • Confirmation of Joel Carson III to be Judge for the 10th Circuit
  • Confirmation of John Nalbandian to be Judge for the 6th Circuit

Senate will recess at 2:15 PM for weekly conference meetings.

May 14, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is out.


Senate is in at 3 PM with continued consideration of the nomination of Michael Scudder to be Judge for the 7th Circuit.

Senate votes at 5:30 PM on:

  • Confirmation of Michael Scudder to be Judge for the 7th Circuit
  • Confirmation of Amy St. Eve to be Judge for the 7th Circuit

May 10, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for legislative business with first and last votes expected at 10:45 - 11:45 AM.

The House will debate and vote on tH.R. 3053: Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act


Senate is in at 10 AM with continued consideration of the nomination of Michael Brennan to be Judge for the 7th Circuit.

Senate votes at noon on:

  • Confirmation of Brennan nomination
  • Cloture on confirmation of Joel Carson III to be Judge for the 10th Circuit

May 9, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected at 1:15 - 2:15 PM and last votes at 4:30 - 5:30 PM.

The House will vote on the rule for H.R. 5645: Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2018.

The rule allows for one hour of debate on the Goodlatte Amendment, H.R. 2152: Citizens' Right to Know Act of 2017


Senate is in at 10 AM with continued consideration of the nomination of Kurt Engelhardt to be Judge for the 5th Circuit.

Senate votes at noon on:

  • Confirmation of Engelhardt nomination
  • Cloture on confirmation Michael Brennan to be Judge for the 7th Circuit

May 8, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes expected at 1:15 - 2:15 PM and last votes at 4:15 - 5:15 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 3170: Small Business Development Center Cyber Training Act
  • H.R. 4754: Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act
  • H.R. 1680: Women’s Business Centers Improvements Act
  • H.R. 1702: Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act
  • H.R. 4111: Spurring Business in Communities Act
  • H.R. 5236: Main Street Employee Ownership Act
  • H.R. 4743: Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act
  • S.J.Res. 57: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act"

Senate is in at 2:30 PM with continued consideration of the nomination of Kurt Engelhardt to be Judge for the 5th Circuit.

May 7, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




Congress returns from break.

House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

Votes on:

  • H.R. 4910: Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act
  • H.R. 4335: Servicemember Family Burial Act
  • H.R. 1496: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4040 West Washington Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, as the "Marvin Gaye Post Office"
  • H.R. 4301: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 Tom Hall Street in Fort Mill, South Carolina, as the "J. Elliott Williams Post Office Building"
  • H.R. 4574: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 West Schick Road in Bloomingdale, Illinois, as the "Bloomingdale Veterans Memorial Post Office Building"
  • H.R. 4722: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 Market Street in Saugerties, New York, as the "Maurice D. Hinchey Post Office Building"
  • H.R. 4840: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 567 East Franklin Street in Oviedo, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class Alwyn Crendall Cashe Post Office Building"

Senate is in at 3 PM with a 5:30 PM cloture vote on the nomination of Kurt Engelhardt to be Judge for the 5th Circuit.

April 27, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for legislative business with first and last votes between 10:45 - 11:45 on H.R. 4: FAA Reauthorization Act (see amendments).


Senate is out.

April 26, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for legislative business and noon for legislative business with first and last votes between 4 - 5 PM.

  • S. 4744: Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
  • H.R. 4: FAA Reauthorization Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with continued consideration of Mike Pompeo to be Secretary of State, with a cloture vote at noon.

The Senate will then consider the nomination of Richard Grenell to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federal Republic of Germany, with a cloture vote at 1:45 PM.

April 25, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for legislative business and will convene at 10:30 AM for a joint meeting of Congress to receive His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic.

First votes expected st 1:15 - 2:15 PM and last votes at 3:45 - 4:45 PM.

  • S. 4744: Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
  • H.R. 5447: Music Modernization Act
  • H.R. 3114: To provide for operations of the Federal Columbia River Power System pursuant to a certain operation plan for a specified period of time

Senate is in at 10 AM with continued consideration of Mike Pompeo to be Secretary of State

April 24, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes at 6:30 PM.

  • S. 447: Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act
  • H.R. 4744: Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
  • H.R. 4681: No Assistance for Assad Act
  • H.Con.Res. 111: Recognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States
  • H.R. 5086 : Innovators to Entrepreneurs Act
  • H.R. 2809 : American Space Commerce Free Enterprise Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with continued consideration of Stuart Kyle Duncan to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit

The Senate will recess from 12:30 - 2:15 PM for the weekly caucus meetings.

April 23, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




No votes in the House.


Senate is in at 3 PM with a 5:30 PM cloture vote on the nomination of Stuart Kyle Duncan to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit

April 19, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is out.


Senate is in at 10 AM, under the provisions of S.Res.474, as a further mark of respect for the late John Melcher, former Senator from Montana.

At 1:45 PM the Senate will hold a post-cloture vote on the nomination of Jim Birdenstine to be the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

April 18, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes at 1:15 - 2:15 PM and last votes at 5:15 - 6:15 PM.


Senate is in at 9:30 AM, with continued consideration of S.J.Res.57, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act", with a roll call vote at noon.

The Senate will then proceed to consideration of House amendment to S.140, WMAT Settlement Fund.

April 17, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first and last votes at 5 - 6 PM.

  • H.R. 2905: Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act
  • H.R. 4403 – Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act
  • H.R. 5440: To require notice from the Secretary of the Treasury in the case of any closure of a
  • Taxpayer Assistance Center
  • H.R. 5446: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restrict the immediate sale of seized property by the Secretary of the Treasury to perishable goods
  • H.R. 5438: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow officers and employees of the Department of the Treasury to provide to taxpayers information regarding low-income taxpayer clinics
  • H.R. 5437: To require the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a program for the issuance of identity protection personal identification numbers
  • H.R. 5439: To provide for a single point of contact at the Internal Revenue Service for the taxpayers who are victims of tax-related identity theft
  • H.R. 5443: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require electronic filing of the annual returns of exempt organizations and provide for making such returns available for public inspection
  • H.R. 2901: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent Volunteer Income Tax Assistance matching grant program
  • H.R. 1512: Social Security Child Protection Act
  • H.R. 5192: Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act, Rules Committee Print

Senate is in at 10 AM, with continued consideration of the nomination of Carlos Muniz to be General Counsel, Department of Education.

The Senate will recess from 12:30 - 2:15 PM for weekly caucus meetings.

The Senate may begin consideration of S.J.Res.57, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act".

April 16, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes at 6:30 PM.

  • H.R. 3607: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System
  • H.R. 4609: West Fork Fire Station Act
  • H.R. 3961: Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Study Act
  • H.R. 146: Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act
  • H.R. 443: James K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act
  • S. 167: National Memorial to Fallen Educators Act

Senate is in at 3:00 PM, with continued consideration of the House Message on S.140, the Tribal labor bill and a cloture vote at 5:30 PM.

April 13, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 9 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first and last votes at 10:15 - 11:15 AM.

  • H.R. 4790:Volcker Rule Regulatory Harmonization Act

Senate is out.

April 12, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first and last votes at 5:00 - 6:00 PM.

  • H.J. Res. 2: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States

Senate in at 9:15 AM with two roll call votes t 9:30 AM:

  • Confirmation of Patrick Pizzella to be Deputy Secretary of Labor
  • Cloture on nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be Deputy Administrator of the EPA

April 11, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes at 1:30 - 2:30 PM, last votes at 4:30 - 5:30 PM.

  • H.R. 4293: Stress Test Improvement Act of 2017
  • H.R. 4061: Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30 AM on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 under the provisions of S.Res. 455 S.Res.454, as a mark of respect to the late Senators Daniel Akaka of Hawaii and Zell Miller of Georgia.

At 12:20 PM, the Senate will hold two roll call votes:

  • Confirmation of John F. Ring to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board
  • Cloture on nomination of Patrick Pizzella to be Deputy Secretary of Labor

April 10, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is in at noon for morning hour and 2 PM for legislative business with votes at 6:30 PM on:

  • H.R. 4921: STB Information Security Improvement Act
  • H.R. 4925: FRA Safety Data Improvement Act
  • H.R. 4203: Combat Online Predators Act
  • H.Res. 128: Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia
  • H.R. 2219: End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2018

Senate is in at 10 AM with a 12:10 PM roll call vote on the confirmation of Claria Horn Boom to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.

The Senate will recess until 2:15 PM for weekly caucus meetings.

At 2:15 PM, the Senate will hold a cloture vote on the nomination of John F. Ring to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board.

April 9, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House and Senate return from Easter recess.

House is not in session.


Senate convenes at 3 PM with a 5:30 PM cloture vote on nomination Claria Horn Boom to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. 

March 23, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House and Senate are out for Easter recess.

House in pro forma session.


Senate convenes in pro forma on Monday, March 26.

March 22, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House in at 10 AM for morning hour, 11 AM for legislative business with first and last votes TBD. Suspension votes on:

  • H.R. 4227: Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018
  • H.R. 5131: Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018
  • H.R. 4467: Strengthening Aviation Security Act
  • H.R. 5089: Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act

Votes under a rule for:

  • House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018
  • House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 4061: Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017

Senate is waiting to receive the consolidated appropriations bill (Omnibus) from the House and will reconvene at that time.

March 21, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House in at 10 AM for morning hour, 11 AM for legislative business with first and last votes TBD. Suspension votes on:

  • H.R. 4227: Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018
  • H.R. 5131: Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018
  • H.R. 4467: Strengthening Aviation Security Act
  • H.R. 5089: Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act

Votes under a rule for:

  • H.R. 5247: Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018
  • H.R. 4061: Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act

  • Senate in at 12 AM, with contiued consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 1865 SESTA/FOSTA (Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act), with votes possible at 4:30 PM.

    At 1:00 PM, Sen Jones [D, AL] will deliver his maiden speech

March 20, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House in at 10 AM for morning hour, noon for legislative business with first votes expected at 1:30 – 2:30 PM, last votes at 3:30 – 4:30 PM. Votes on:

  • H.R. 4566: Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act
  • H.R. 4227: Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018
  • H.R. 5131: Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018
  • H.R. 4467: Strengthening Aviation Security Act
  • H.R. 5089: Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act

Senate in at 10 AM, with contiued consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 1865 SESTA/FOSTA (Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act).

The Senate will debate and vote at 4 PM on a motion to discharge S.J.Res. 54: A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.

The Senate will recess from noon-2:15 PM for weekly caucus meetings.

March 19, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House in at noon for morning hour, 2 PM for legislative business with votes at 6:30 PM on:

  • S. 2030 Ceiling Fan Energy Conservation Harmonization Act
  • H.R. 5074 DHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2018
  • H.R. 4176 Air Cargo Security Improvement Act of 2018
  • H.R. 5099 Enhancing DHS’ Fusion Center Technical Assistance Program Act
  • H.R. 4227 Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act
  • H.R. 5079 DHS Field Engagement Accountability Act
  • H.R. 5131 Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018, as amended
  • H.R. 4467 Strengthening Aviation Security Act
  • H.R. 5089 Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act
  • H.R. 4851 Kennedy-King National Commemorative Site Act
  • H.R. 835 To update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Senate in at 3 PM, with contiued consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 1865 SESTA/FOSTA (Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act)

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will hold two votes:

  • Confirmation of Kevin K. McAleenan to be Commissioner of U.S. Protection, Department of Homeland Security
  • Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.1865: SESTA/FOSTA

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