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April 12, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

April 7, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 1872: Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2014
Debate; Passed 230-165

April 8, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 1871: Baseline Reform Act
Debate; Passed 230-185
H.Res. 544: Providing for consideration of H.Con.Res. 96
Passed 222-194
H.Con.Res. 96: Budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015
Debate

April 9, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Con.Res. 96: Budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015
Debate; Amendment Votes
H.R. 4414: Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014
Bill Text; Debate; Failed 257-159 (2/3 required when rules suspended)

April 10, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Con.Res. 96: Budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015
Bill Text; Debate; Debate; Amendment Votes; Passed 219-205



Senate

April 7, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

H.R. 3979: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
Debate; Passed 59-38

April 8, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Neil Gregory Kornze confirmed director of the Bureau of Land Management 71-28

April 9, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 2199: Paycheck Fairness Act
Debate; Cloture on Motion to Proceed rejected 53-44; Debate

April 10, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

April 11, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

April 7, 2014

Congress Last Week

House

April 1, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 4152: Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014
Debate; Passed 378-34

S. 2183: United States International Programming to Ukraine and Neighboring Regions
Debate; Passed 399-12

April 2, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 530: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2575
Debate; Passed 236-186
H.R. 2575: Save American Workers Act of 2014
Debate

April 3, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 2575: Save American Workers Act of 2014
Debate; Passed 248-179

April 4, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 539: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1874, H.R. 1871, H.R. 1872
Debate; Agreed to 220-194
H.R. 1874: Pro-Growth Budgeting Act
Debate; Passed 224-182

Legislative Program for the week to come



Senate

March 31, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

John Owens confirmed 56-43

H.R. 4302: Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
SGR patch, ICD-10 delay
Debate; Passed 64-35

April 1, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations confirmed

April 2, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 3979: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
Debate; Votes

April 3, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 3979: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
Debate; Votes; Debate

March 31, 2014

Congress Last Week

House

March 24, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 3060, H.R. 1813

March 25, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 2824: Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America
Debate; Amendment Votes; Passed 229-192

March 26, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 524: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1459
Debate; Passed 227-190

Suspension: H.R. 1228; Passed 418-0

H.R. 1459: Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
Debate; Passed 222-201

March 27, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions:
H.R. 4302: Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (SGR patch extension)
Bill Text, Debate; Passed by voice vote
H.R. 4278: Ukraine Support Act
Bill Text; Debate; Passed 399-19

Legislative Program for next week

March 28, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)



Senate

March 24, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

S. 2124: Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014
Cloture invoked on Motion to Proceed 78-17

March 25, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

March 26, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nomination votes

March 27, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 4152: Ukraine Loan Guarantees
Debate; Passed 98-2

John Owens nomination agreed to 54-44

H.R. 3979: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
Cloture invoked on the Motion to Proceed 65-34

March 15, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

March 10, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

March 11, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 3474: Hire More Heroes Act of 2013
Debate; Passed 406-1
H.R. 3979: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
Debate; Passed 410-0
H.Res. 499: Condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian Federation.
Debate; Passed 402-7

March 12, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 511: Providing for consideration of H.R. 4138, H.R. 3973
Debate; Passed 229-192
H.R. 4138: Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014
Debate; Debate; Passed 233-181
H.R. 3973: Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014
Debate

March 13, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Swearing in of David Jolly of FloridaWelcomeGratitude

H.Res. 515: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3189, H.R. 4015
Debate; Passed 228-184
H.R. 3973: Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014
Passed 244-171
H.R. 3189: Water Rights Protection Act
Debate; Passed 238-174
H.Res. 517: Raising a question of the privileges of the House.
Tabled 217-173

March 14, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 4015: SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
Text; Debate; Passed 238-181



Senate

March 10, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Cloture on Carolyn McHugh nomination invoked 62-34

S. 1917: Victims Protection Act of 2014
Passed 97-0

March 11, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Cloture invoked on nominations:
Matthew Leitman, 55-43
Judith Levy, 56-42
Laurie Michelson, 56-43
Linda Parker, 56-42

March 12, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations confirmed:
Carolyn McHugh, 98-0
Matthew Leitman, 98-0
Judith Levy, 97-0
Laurie Michelson, 98-0
Linda Parker, 60-37

S. 1086: Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014
Debate; Amended

March 13, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nomination of Caroline Krass confirmed 95-4

S. 1086: Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014
Amended 100-0; Debate; Passed 96-2
H.R. 3370: Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
UC agreement; Passed 72-22

March 14, 2014 (Digest)

March 8, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

March 4, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions:
H.R. 3370: Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
Bill; Debate; Passed 306-91
H.Res. 488: Supporting the people of Venezuela as they protest peacefully for democracy, a reduction in violent crime and calling for an end to recent violence.
Debate; Passed 393-1

March 5, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 497: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3826, H.R. 4118
Debate; Passed 228-182
H.R. 938: United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014
Passed 410-1
H.R. 4118: Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act
Debate; Passed 250-160
H.R. 2126: Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014
Passed 375-36

March 6, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 501: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2824, H.R. 2641
Debate; Passed 225-190
H.R. 3826: Electricity Security and Affordability Act
Amendment votes; Passed 229-183
H.Res. 504: Raising a question of the privileges of the House.
Text; Tabled 211-186
H.R. 2641: Responsibly And Professionally Invigorating Development Act
Debate; Amended; Passed 229-179
H.R. 4152: To provide for the costs of loan guarantees for Ukraine.
Debate; Passed 385-23

Legislative Program for next week



Senate

March 3, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

March 4, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

March 5, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations of Debo Adegbile, Pedro Delgado Hernandez, Pamela Reeves, Timothy Brooks, Vince Girdhari Chhabria, Rose Gottemoeller

March 6, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nomination of Rose Gottemoeller

S. 1752: Military Justice Improvement Act
Debate; Cloture rejected 55-45
S. 1917: Victims Protection Act of 2014
Cloture Agreed to 100-0

March 1, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

February 25, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspension Votes:

H.R. 1211: FOIA Oversight and Implementation Act
Debate; Passed 410-0

H.R. 1123: Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act
Debate; Passed 295-114

H.R. 1944: Private Property Rights Protection Act
Debate

February 26, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 1944: Private Property Rights Protection Act
Rules Suspended, Passed 353-65

H.Res. 487: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3865, H.R. 2804
Debate; Passed 231-185

H.R. 3865: Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act
Debate; Passed 243-176

February 27, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 2804: All Economic Regulations are Transparent (ALERT) Act of 2014
Debate; Amended; Passed 236-179

H.Res. 492: Providing for consideration of H.R. 899
Debate; Ordered; Passed 227-190

H.R. 3193: Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act
Debate; Amended; Passed 232-182

February 28, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 899: Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act
Debate; Amendment Votes; Passed 234-176

Legislative Program for next week



Senate

February 24, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

Washington's Farewell Address (History)

Nominations: Jeffrey Meyer, James Moody

February 25, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations: James Moody, James Donato, Beth Freeman

S. 1982: Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Debate; Cloture invoked on Motion to Proceed 99-0

February 26, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

February 27, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 1982: Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Debate; Motion Votes

Michael Connor nomination confirmed 97-0

February 20, 2014

Congress Last Week

House

February 10, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 2431 (Drought), H.Res. 447 (Ukraine)

February 11, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 475: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3193
Debate; Passed 223-193
S. 25: Extension of Direct Spending Reduction for Fiscal Year 2024
Passed on Suspension 326-90
S. 540: Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act
Debate; Passed 221-201
H.R. 3448: Small Cap Liquidity Reform Act
Debate; Passed 412-4

February 14, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)



Senate

February 10, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

S. 1963: Bipartisan Budget Act
Cloture invoked on the motion to proceed 94-0

February 11, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Three nomination confirmation votes.
Senator-Designate John E. Walsh administered oath of office.

February 12, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Three nomination confirmation votes.

S. 540Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act
House Amendment Agreed to 55-43
S. 25South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act
House Amendment Agreed to 95-3

February 14, 2014 (Digest)

February 8, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

February 3, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 1791, H.R. 357

February 4, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 470: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3590
Debate; Passed 234-185

February 5, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 472: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2954 and H.R. 3964
Debate; Passed 229-190
H.R. 3590: Sportsmen's Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act
Passed 268-154
H.R. 3964: Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act
Debate; Passed 229-191

February 6, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 2954: Public Access and Lands Improvement Act
Debate; Amended; Passed 220-194

LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM




Senate

February 3, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 2642: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
Debate; Cloture invoked 72-22

February 4, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 2642: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
Debate; Conference Report Agreed to 68-32
S. 1845: Unemployment Benefits Extension
Amendment 2631 tabled 98-0

February 6, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 1845: Unemployment Benefits Extension
Debate; Cloture rejected 55-43

Nomination of Max Sieben Baucus as Ambassador to China
Confirmed 96-0