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December 12, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




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

votes on:

  • H.Res. 1091: Calling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma’s military and security forces
  • Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2454: Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act
  • House Amendment to S. 2736: Asia Reassurance Initiative Act
  • Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

Senate is in at 9:30 AM with a vote on S.J.Res.64, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to "Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations" (Dark Money)

December 11, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House in at 10 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business, with first and last votes expected at 3:45 - 4:45 PM.

votes on:

  • S. 825 Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act
  • S. 943 Johnson-O'Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act
  • H.R. 6140 Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act
  • H.R. 7217 IMPROVE Act
  • S. 2465 Sickle Cell Disease and Other Heritable Blood Disorders Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act
  • S. 3029 PREEMIE Reauthorization Act of
  • H.R. 6615 Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act
  • H.R. 1318 Preventing Maternal Deaths Act
  • H.Res. 1091 Calling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma’s military and security forces
  • H.Res. 1149 Recognizing that the United States-Republic of Korea alliance serves as a linchpin of regional stability and bilateral security, and exemplifies the broad and deep military, diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties shared between the United States and the Republic of Korea
  • H.Res. 1157 Reaffirming the strong commitment of the United States to the countries and territories of the Pacific Islands region
  • H.Res. 1165 Condemning the Assad regime and its backers for their continued support of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria
  • H.Res. 1035 Expressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, and for other purposes
  • H.Res. 1162 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to Ukraine

Senate is in at 10 AM with resumed consideration the nomination of Justin Muzinich, to be Deputy Secretary of Treasury

December 10, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




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

votes on:

  • H.R. 5513: Big Bear Land Exchange Act
  • H.R. 6108: Preserving America’s Battlefields Act
  • H.R. 3008: George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act
  • H.R. 6118: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an American World War II Heritage City
  • H.R. 6665: Offshore Wind for Territories Act
  • H.Res. 792: Urging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the historical significance of Roberto Clemente’s place of death near Piñones in Loíza, Puerto Rico, by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places
  • S. 245: Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017
  • S. 825: Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act
  • S. 2511: CENOTE Act of 2018
  • H.R. 6893: Secret Service Overtime Pay Extension Act
  • House Amendment to S. 2248: Veterans Benefit and Transition Act

  • Senate is in at 4 PM with resumed consideration of the nomination of Justin Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of Treasury, cloture vote at 5:30 PM.

December 4, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House is out today.


Senate is in at 3 PM with a vote on the confirmation of .

December 4, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




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

votes on:

  • H.R. 5513: Big Bear Land Exchange Act
  • H.R. 3008 : George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act
  • H.R. 6118 : To direct the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an American World War II Heritage City, and for other purposes
  • H.R. 6665 : Offshore Wind for Territories Act
  • H.Res. 792 : Urging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the historical significance of Roberto Clemente’s place of death near Piñones in Loíza, Puerto Rico, by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places
  • S. 245 : Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act
  • S. 825 : Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act
  • S. 2511 : CENOTE Act of 2018
  • H.R. 6893 : Secret Service Overtime Pay Extension Act
  • House Amendment to S. 2248 : Veterans Benefit and Transition Act of 2018

  • Senate is in at 2:30 PM with no roll call votes.

December 3, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




No votes in House or Senate.

November 29, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




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

votes on:

  • H.R. ____: National Flood Insurance Program Further Extension Act
  • H.R. 2846: Federal Agency Customer Experience Act
  • H.R. 3121: All-American Flag Act
  • H.R. 3154: Inspector General Access Act
  • H.R. 5759: 21st Century IDEA
  • H.R. 6777: Settlement Agreement Information Database Act
  • H.R. 6901: Federal CIO Authorization Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with resumed consideration of nomination of Thomas Alvin Farr to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

The Senate will also hold cloture votes on the nominations of Jonathan A Kobes to be US Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit and Kathleen Laura Kraninger to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

November 30, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




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

vote on:

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  • H.R. 6901: Federal CIO Authorization Act

Senate is out.

November 29, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




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

votes on:

  • H.R. ____: National Flood Insurance Program Further Extension Act
  • H.R. 2846: Federal Agency Customer Experience Act
  • H.R. 3121: All-American Flag Act
  • H.R. 3154: Inspector General Access Act
  • H.R. 5759: 21st Century IDEA
  • H.R. 6777: Settlement Agreement Information Database Act
  • H.R. 6901: Federal CIO Authorization Act

Senate is in at 10 AM with resumed consideration of nomination of Thomas Alvin Farr to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

The Senate will also hold cloture votes on the nominations of Jonathan A Kobes to be US Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit and Kathleen Laura Kraninger to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

November 28, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House in at noon for legislative business with no votes expected.


Senate is in at 9:30 AM with resumed consideration of nomination of Karen Dunn Kelley to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce.

The Senate could also consider 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.

November 27, 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:

November 26, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




No votes in the House.


Senate is in at 3 PM, with consideration of the nomination of Stephen Alexander Vaden to be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture.

November 16, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




In the House:

House in at 9 AM with first and last votes at 10:30 - 11:30 AM on:

  • H.R. 6784: Manage our Wolves Act
  • H.R. 5787 Strengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2018

Senate is out for Thanksgiving recess.

November 15, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




In the House:

House in at 10 AM with no votes expected.


In the Senate:

Senate in at 10 AM with votes on:

  • Paul motion to discharge Senate Joint Resolution 65, relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain of certain defense articles and services
  • Confirmation of Michelle Bowman to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

November 14, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




In the House:

House in at noon for legislative business with first and last votes expected at 5 - 6 PM.

  • H.Res. 1142 Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6784) to provide for removal of the gray wolf in the contiguous 48 States from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife published under the Endangered Species Act
  • H.R. 6666 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant to States and local governments easements and rights-of-way over Federal land within Gateway National Recreation Area for construction, operation, and maintenance of projects for control and prevention of flooding and shoreline erosion

In the Senate:

Senate in at 2 PM with continued consideration of Motion to concur in the House amendment to S.140, with amendment #4054, as modified (Coast Guard reauthorization)

November 13, 2018

TODAY IN CONGRESS




House returns for the lame duck session.


In the House:

  • H.R. 2740 Rabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2017
  • H.R. 4033 National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act
  • H.R. 5787 Strengthening Coastal Communities Act
  • H.R. 6064 To rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge
  • H.R. 5636 Flatside Wilderness Enhancement Act
  • S. 440 To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain federal property around the Dickinson Reservoir in the State of North Dakota
  • S. 2074 To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Jamestown Reservoir in the State of North Dakota
  • H.R. 6146 Cottonwood Land Exchange Act of 2018
  • Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2615 Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act
  • H.R. 5706 World War II Pacific Sites Establishment Act
  • H.R. 6666 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant to States and local governments easements and rights-of-way over Federal land within Gateway National Recreation Area for construction, operation, and maintenance of projects for control and prevention of flooding and shoreline erosion
  • H.R. 6651 PEPFAR Extension Act
  • H.Res. 1055 To affirm strong United States-Liberia ties and support for democratic principles, and call for full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations, including the establishment of an Extraordinary Criminal Tribunal for Liberia
  • H.Res. 1052 Affirming United States-Australia cooperation on space research, exploration, and utilization
  • H.R. 6018 Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Act of 2018

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