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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

July 19, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

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

Suspensions: H.R. 4195, H.R. 5029

July 15, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

H.Res. 669: Providing for consideration of H.R. 5021
H.R. 5016: Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
H.R. 5021: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014

July 16, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions, Committees)

The House passed H.R. 5016, Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015.

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

H.Res. 670: Providing for consideration of H.R. 4719
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
H.R. 4719: Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014

Legislative Program for next week

July 18, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)



Senate

July 14, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

July 15, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

July 16, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Ronnie White nomination
S. 2578: Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014

July 17, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate passed S. 2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act, as amended.
Julie Carnes nomination

July 12, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

July 7, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

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

Suspensions: H.R. 4263, H.R. 4289

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

H.R. 4923: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
Suspension: H.R. 803

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

H.Res. 661: Providing for consideration of H.R. 5016, H.R. 4718
H.R. 4923: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

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

H.R. 4718: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation.

Legislative Program for next week



Senate

July 7, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Senate agreed to S. Res. 496, relative to the death of former Senator Alan John Dixon.
Cheryl Krause nomination
S. 2363: Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014

July 8, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

July 9, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Julian Castro, of Texas, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 71-26.

July 10, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 2363: Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014
Shaun Donovan OMB nomination

June 27, 2014

Weekly Digest

House

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

Suspensions: S. 1044, H.R. 316

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

H.Res. 636: Providing for consideration of H.R. 6, H.R. 3301
H.R. 4413: Customer Protection and End User Relief Act
H.R. 3301: North American Energy Infrastructure Act

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

H.Res. 641: Providing for consideration of H.R. 4899, H.R. 4923
H.R. 6: Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act

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

H.R. 4899: Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014



Senate

June 23, 2014 (Prayer, Digest)

Nominations

June 24, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations

June 25, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate passed H.R. 803, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, as amended.

June 26, 2014 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Nominations
Senate agreed to S. Res. 494, relative to the death of former Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr.