Federal Overview

October 16, 2019

House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business with first votes at 2–2:30 PM and last votes 2:30-3 PM on:

  • H.Res. 629: Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1815 – SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act (Rep. Casten – Financial Services) and H.R. 3624: Outsourcing Accountability Act
  • H.J.Res. 77: Opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria
  • H.R. 3889: ONDCP Technical Corrections Act of 2019
  • H.R. 1496: Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2019
  • + post office namings


Senate is in at 9:30 AM with the following votes:

11:00 AM:4 roll call votes

  • Motion to invoke cloture on Frank Volk, to be District Judge Southern District of West Virginia
  • Motion to invoke cloture on Charles Eskridge, to be District Judge of Southern District of Texas
  • Motion to invoke cloture on David Novak, to be District Judge of Eastern District of Virginia
  • Motion to invoke cloture on Rachel Kovner, to be District Judge of Eastern District of New York
  • 4:15 PM: 5 roll call votes

    • Confirmation of Barbara Barrett, to be Secretary of the Air Force
    • Confirmation of Frank Volk, to be District Judge Southern District of West Virginia
    • Confirmation of Charles Eskridge, to be District Judge of Southern District of Texas
    • Confirmation of David Novak, to be District Judge of Eastern District of Virginia
    • Confirmation of Rachel Kovner, to be District Judge of Eastern District of New York