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May 23, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

May 18, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committee)

Suspensions: H.R. 91, H.R. 1313, H.R. 1382

May 19, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 271: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1806, H.R. 2250, H.R. 2353
Suspension: S. 178: Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015
H.R. 2250: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2016
H.R. 2353: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015

May 20, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 273: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2262, H.R. 880
H.R. 1806: America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015
H.R. 880: American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015

May 21, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.R. 2262: SPACE Act of 2015
H.Res. 274: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1335

May 22, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2015 



Senate

May 18, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

H.R. 1314: Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act

May 19, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

May 20, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

May 21, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr., of Texas, confirmed to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas, vice Hilda G. Tagle, retired.

Jill N. Parrish, of Utah, confirmed to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah, vice Dee V. Benson, retired.

H.R. 1314: Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act

May 22, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate passed H.R. 1314, Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act, as amended.

May 23, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

H.R. 2048: USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
S. 1357: A bill to extend authority relating to roving surveillance, access to business records, and individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 until July 31, 2015, and for other purposes.

Next Meeting: 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2015

May 16, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

May 12, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committee)

Suspension: H.R. 606
H.R. 1732: Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015
Suspension: H.R. 2146

May 13, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 255: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1735, H.R. 36, H.R. 2048
H.R. 36: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
H.R. 2048: USA FREEDOM Act of 2015

May 14, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 260: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1735
Suspensions: H.R. 1191, H.R. 2297
H.R. 1735: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

May 15, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.R. 1735: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016


Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, May 18, 2015

Rules Committee meeting Monday on H.R. 1806, H.R. 2250, H.R. 2353



Senate

May 11, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S.Con.Res. 16: Stating the Policy of the United States Regarding the Release of United States Citizens in Iran

May 12, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 1314: Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act

May 13, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Sally Quillian Yates, of Georgia, confirmed to be Deputy Attorney General

May 14, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate passed H.R. 1295, Trade Preferences Extension Act, as amended.

Senate passed H.R. 644, Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, as amended.

H.R. 1314: Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act


Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, May 18, 2015

Monday: After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 3 p.m.), Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 1314, Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act. At 5:30 p.m., Senate will vote on or in relation to Brown Amendment No. 1242 (to Amendment No. 1221) to the bill and Hatch (for Lankford) Amendment No. 1237 (to Amendment No. 1221) to the bill.

May 9, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

May 5, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

May 8, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Next Meeting: 12 p.m., Tuesday, May 12, 2015



Senate

May 4, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

Willie E. May, of Maryland, confirmed to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology

May 5, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to the Conference Report to accompany S. Con. Res. 11, Budget Resolution.

S.J.Res.8: Providing for Congressional Disapproval of a Rule Submitted by the National Labor Relations Board--Veto

May 6, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)


May 7, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 1191: Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, May 11, 2015

May 2, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

April 27, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

House and Senate met in a Joint Meeting to receive His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan.

H.Res. 223: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2028, H.R. 2029
Suspension: H.R. 651
H.R. 2029: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
S.Con.Res. 11: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016
H.R. 2029: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
H.J.Res. 43: Disapproval of District of Columbia Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014 
H.R. 2028: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

May 1, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 2028: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

Next Meeting: Pro forma session at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 5, 2015



Senate

April 27, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

Dava J. Newman, of Massachusetts, confirmed to be Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

H.R. 1191: S.Amdt. 1150: To declare that any agreement reached by the President relating to the nuclear program of Iran is deemed a treaty that is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.

April 29, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

House and Senate met in a Joint Meeting to receive His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan.

H.R. 1191: S.Amdt. 1147: To require a certification that Iran has not directly supported or carried out an act of terrorism against the United States or a United States person anywhere in the world.

April 30, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, May 4, 2015

April 24, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

April 20, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Joint Committee Meeting)

April 21, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspension: H.Con.Res. 25

April 22, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 212: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1560, H.R. 1731
H.R. 1195: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Boards Act
H.R. 1560: Protecting Cyber Networks Act

April 23, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 1731: Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015

Legislative Program for next week

Next Meeting: 8 p.m., Monday, April 27, 2015



Senate

April 20, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

George C. Hanks, Jr., of Texas, confirmed to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas.

April 21, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

April 22, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate passed S. 178, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, as amended.

April 23, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General. 

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, April 27, 2015

April 18, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

April 13, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 1259, H.R. 1265, H.R. 1480

April 14, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 189: Providing for consideration of H.R. 650, H.R. 685
H.R. 650: Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2015
H.R. 685: Mortgage Choice Act of 2015
S.Con.Res. 11: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016

April 15, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 200: Providing for consideration of H.R. 622, H.R. 1105, H.R. 1195
Suspensions: H.R. 1562, H.R. 1563

April 16, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
H.R. 1105: Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015

Legislative Program for next week

April 17, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, April 20, 2015



Senate

April 13, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

Alfred H. Bennett, of Texas, confirmed to be U.S.  District Judge for the Southern District of Texas

April 14, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate passed H.R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.

April 15, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S.Con.Res. 11: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016

April 16, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Russell C. Deyo, of New Jersey, confirmed to be Under Secretary for Management, Department of Homeland Security

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, April 20, 2015

March 27, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

March 23, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 360, H.Res. 162

March 24, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 163: Providing for consideration of H.Con.Res. 27
Suspension: H.R. 216: Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Planning Reform Act of 2015

March 25, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

House and Senate met in a Joint Meeting to receive His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

H.Con.Res. 27: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016

March 26, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

Next Meeting: 1 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2015



Senate

March 23, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

William P. Doyle, of Pennsylvania, confirmed to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner

March 24, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S.Con.Res. 11: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016

March 25, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

House and Senate met in a Joint Meeting to receive His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

S.Con.Res. 11: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016

March 26, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S.Con.Res. 11: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, April 13, 2015

March 20, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

March 16, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 647, H.R. 648, H.R. 876

March 17, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 138: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1029, H.R. 1030
Suspension: H.R. 1191
H.R. 1029: EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015

March 18, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 1030: Secret Science Reform Act of 2015

March 19, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 152: Providing for consideration of H.Res. 132, S.J.Res. 8
S.J.Res. 8: Providing for Congressional disapproval of a rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, March 23, 2015



Senate

March 16, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

Carlos A. Monje, Jr., of Louisiana, confirmed to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation

March 17, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 178: Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015

March 18, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 178: Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015

March 19, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 178: Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, March 23, 2015

March 7, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

March 2, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspension: H.R. 294

March 3, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

House and Senate met in a Joint Meeting to receive His Excellency Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel.

H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

March 4, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 749: Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015

March 6, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committee)

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Tuesday, March 10, 2015



Senate

March 2, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

March 3, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

House and Senate met in a Joint Meeting to receive His Excellency Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel.

S.J.Res. 8: Providing for the designation of certain minority employees.

March 4, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate passed S.J.Res. 8, National Labor Relations Board.

Senate upon reconsideration rejected S. 1, Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act, the veto of the President was sustained.

March 6, 2015 (Digest)

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, March 9, 2015