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June 26, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

June 23, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.R. 1190: Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act of 2015
Suspensions: H.R. 805, H.R. 2576

June 24, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 333: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2822, H.R. 2042
H.R. 2042: Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015

June 25, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 341: Raising a question of the privileges of the House.
H.Res. 338: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1295
Suspension: H.R. 1615
H.R. 1295: Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015
Suspension: H.R. 2200

Next Meeting2 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2015 



Senate

June 22, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

Peter V. Neffenger, of Ohio, confirmed to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security

June 23, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 2146: Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015

June 24, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to the motion to concur in the amendment of the House to the amendment of the Senate to H.R. 2146, Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act House Message.       

Senate agreed to the motion to concur in the amendment of the House to the amendment of the Senate to the H.R. 1295, Trade Preferences Extension Act, with an amendment.

Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 19, Adjournment Resolution.

June 25, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Next Meeting: 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2015

June 20, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

June 15, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.Res. 233, H.R. 2559

June 16, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 315: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2596
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

June 17, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Con.Res. 55: Removal of United States Armed Forces from Iraq and Syria
H.Res. 319: Providing for consideration of H.R. 160, H.R. 1190

June 18, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 321: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2146
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act
H.R. 160: Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015

Legislative Program for next week

June 19, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Tuesday, June 23, 2015



Senate

June 15, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Matthew T. McGuire, of the District of Columbia, confirmed to be U.S. Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

June 16, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

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

June 17, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

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

June 18, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate passed H.R. 1735, National Defense Authorization Act, as amended.

H.R. 2685: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, June 22, 2015

June 13, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

June 8, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

June 9, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committee)

H.R. 2289: Commodity End-User Relief Act
H.R. 2577: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

June 10, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 303: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2685, H.R. 2393
Suspension: H.Res. 295
H.R. 2393: Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015
H.R. 2685: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016

June 11, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.R. 1295: Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015
H.R. 2685: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016
H.Res. 305: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 1314, H.R. 644

June 12, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.R. 1314: Trade Act of 2015
H.R. 644: Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

Next Meeting: 12 p.m., Monday, June 15, 2015



Senate

June 8, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

June 9, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 1735: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
S.Amdt. 1521: To limit the availability of amounts authorized to be appropriated for overseas contingency operations pending relief from the spending limits under the Budget Control Act of 2011.

June 10, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 1735: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
S.Amdt. 1986: To reauthorize and reform the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

June 11, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 1735: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
S.Amdt. 1569: To improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats.

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, June 15, 2015

June 5, 2015

Weekly Digest

House

June 1, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.R. 1335: Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act

June 2, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 287: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2577, H.R. 2578
H.R. 2578: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

June 3, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 288: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2289
H.R. 2578: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

June 4, 2015 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.R. 2577: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

Next Meeting: Pro Forma session at 2 p.m., Monday, June 8, 2015



Senate

May 31, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

H.R. 2048: USA FREEDOM Act of 2015

June 1, 2015 (Prayer, Digest)

June 2, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate passed H.R. 2048, USA FREEDOM Act.

June 3, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

June 4, 2015 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

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

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, June 8
Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 1735, National Defense Authorization Act.

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