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December 15, 2014

Congress Last Week

House

December 8, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

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

H.R. 5781: California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014

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

H.Res. 775: Providing for consideration of S. 2244
Suspension: S. 1000
S. 2244: Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014
Suspensions: H.R. 4681, H.R. 2719, H.R. 1204

December 11, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.Res. 776: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 83
Suspension: H.R. 5806
House agreed to the Senate amendment with an amendment to H.R. 83, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015.
Suspension: H.R. 5699

December 12, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Next Meeting: The House is scheduled to meet at  12 noon on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, unless it sooner has received a  message from the Senate transmitting its concurrence in H. Con. Res.  125, in which case the House shall stand adjourned pursuant to that  concurrent resolution.



Senate

December 8, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

Nominations

December 9, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

December 10, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

December 11, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 3979: Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

December 12, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate agreed to the motion to concur in the amendment of the House of Representatives to the amendment of the Senate to H.R. 3979, Carl Levin and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act.
Nomination

December 13, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

Nominations
Senate agreed to the motion to concur in the amendment of the House of Representatives to the amendment of the Senate to H.R. 83, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act.

December 5, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

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

Suspensions: H.R. 5629, H.R. 3438

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

Suspensions: S. 2040, H.R. 5050, H.R. 3572, H.R. 5739, H.R. 3240, H.R. 2366

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

H.Res. 766: Providing for consideration of H.R. 5771, H.R. 647
Suspension: H.R. 5769
H.R. 5771: Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
H.R. 647: Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014

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

H.Res. 770: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3979, H.R. 5759, H.R. 5781
H.Res. 758: Condemning the Actions of the Russian Federation
H.R. 5759: Executive Amnesty Prevention Act of 2014
H.R. 3979: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014

Legislative Program

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, December 8



Senate

December 1, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

December 2, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

December 3, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

December 4, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, December 8

November 21, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

November 17, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspension: H.R. 5162

November 18, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 756: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1422, H.R. 4012, H.R. 4795
H.R. 1422: EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2013

November 19, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 4012: Secret Science Reform Act of 2014

November 20, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 4795: Promoting New Manufacturing Act

Next Meeting: 2:00 p.m., Monday, Dec. 1



Senate

November 17, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate agreed to the motion to concur in the amendment of the House to S. 1086, Child Care and Development Block Grant Act.

Nominations

November 18, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 2280: A bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Nomination
S. 2685: USA FREEDOM Act of 2014

November 19, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

November 20, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 119, Adjournment Resolution.

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, December 1

November 15, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

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

Suspension: H.R. 4194: Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014

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

H.Res. 748: Providing for consideration of H.R. 5682

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

H.R. 5682: To approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Legislative Program for next week

Next meeting: 12 p.m., Monday, November 17



Senate

November 12, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

November 13, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations
S. 1086: Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014

Next meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, November 17

October 23, 2014

Congress Last Week

House

Committee Meetings since adjournment.

Next Meeting: 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 pursuant to the provisions of S. Con. Res. 44.



Senate

October 15, 2014 (Digest)

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 12

September 20, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

September 15, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committee)

Suspension: H.R. 5108

September 16, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committee)

H.Res. 722: Providing for consideration of H.J.Res. 124
Suspensions: S. 2154, H.R. 5405, H.R. 5461, S. 1603

September 17, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 24, H.R. 5462, S. 476
House passed H.J. Res. 124, Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015.

September 18, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

House and Senate met in a Joint Meeting to receive His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine.
H.Res. 727: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2, H.R. 4
H.R. 4: Jobs for America Act
H.R. 2: American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act

September 19, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

House agreed to S. Con. Res. 44, Adjournment Resolution.

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 12



Senate

September 15, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

S. 2199: Paycheck Fairness Act
Nominations

September 16, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

September 17, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nomination

September 18, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

House and Senate met in a Joint Meeting to receive His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine.
Senate passed H.J. Res. 124, Continuing Appropriations Resolution.
Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 44, Adjournment Resolution.

Next Meeting: 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 15

September 13, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

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

Suspensions: H.R. 5089, H.R. 5019, H.R. 4283

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

H.Res. 715: Providing for consideration of H.R. 5078, H.Res. 644
H.Res. 644: Disapproval of the Administration's failure to notify Congress before releasing individuals from Guantanamo Bay
H.R. 5078: Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014

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

H.Res. 717: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3522
Suspensions: H.R. 2678, H.R. 4751

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

H.R. 3522: Employee Health Care Protection Act
Suspension: H.R. 5161: E-LABEL Act



Senate

September 8, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

Nominations
S.J.Res. 19: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

September 9, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

September 10, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 2199: Paycheck Fairness Act

September 11, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S.J.Res. 19: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

August 2, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

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

Suspensions: H.R. 935; H.R. 3202; H.R. 3107

July 29, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 693: Providing for consideration of H.R. 4315
H.R. 4315: 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
Suspension: H.R. 4809: Reauthorization of the Defense Production Act

July 30, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 694: Providing for consideration of H.Res. 676, H.R. 935
Suspension: H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
H.Res. 676: Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch officials inconsistent with their duties under the Constitution of the United States.

July 31, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.R. 935: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013
H.Res. 696: Providing for consideration of H.R. 5230, H.R. 5272, H.R. 5021
H.R. 5021: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014

August 1, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committee)


H.Res. 700: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII
H.Res. 710: Providing for consideration of H.R. 5230, H.R. 5272
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014
H.R. 5272: Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens
H.J.Res. 76: …funding to Israel for the Iron Dome defense system to counter short-range rocket threats.



Senate

July 28, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

Pamela Harris nomination

July 29, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Robert Alan McDonald, of Ohio, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Senate passed H.R. 5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act, as amended.

July 30, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 2569: Bring Jobs Home Act
S. 2648: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014

July 31, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 2648: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
H.R. 5021: Motion to Recede in the Senate Amendment
Cloture invoked on Jill Pryor nomination

August 1, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

July 26, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

July 22, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 4450, H.R. 4411, H.R. 1022
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014

July 23, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 677: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3136, H.R. 4984
H.R. 3136: Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act of 2013

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

H.Res. 680: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3393, H.R. 4935
H.R. 4984: Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act
Suspension: H.R. 5111: To improve the response to victims of child sex trafficking.
H.R. 3393: Student and Family Tax Simplification Act
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 (Motion to Instruct Conferees)

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

H.R. 4935: Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014
H.Con.Res. 105: Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without specific, subsequent statutory authorization.
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 (Motion to Instruct Conferees)
Suspension: H.R. 5081: Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014



Senate

July 21, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

Julie Carnes confirmed to 11th Circuit.

July 22, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

July 23, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 2569: Bring Jobs Home Act

July 24, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Pamela Harris nomination