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May 20, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

May 15, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

May 16, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

Suspension: H.R. 1616

May 17, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 323: Providing for consideration of H.R. 115
Suspension: H.R. 1177

May 18, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 324: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1039
H.R. 115: Thin Blue Line Act
Suspension: H.R. 1892

May 19, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017

Legislative Program for next week

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, May 22, 2017



Senate

May 15, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Jeffrey A. Rosen to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation.

May 16, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Jeffrey A. Rosen, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation.

May 17, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Rachel L. Brand, of Iowa, to be Associate Attorney General.

May 18, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Rachel L. Brand, of Iowa, to be Associate Attorney General.

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Terry Branstad, of Iowa, to be Ambassador to the People's Republic of China.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2017

May 12, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

May 8, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

May 11, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

Next Meeting: 10 a.m., Monday, May 15, 2017



Senate

May 8, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Heather Wilson, of South Dakota, to be Secretary of the Air Force.

May 9, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Scott Gottlieb, of Connecticut, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human Services.

May 10, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate rejected the motion to proceed H.J.Res. 36: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation”.

May 11, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Robert Lighthizer, of Florida, to be United States Trade Representative.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, May 15, 2017

May 6, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

May 1, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteeExtensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 910, H.R. 1312, H.R. 657

May 2, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 299: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1180
Suspension: H.R. 1679
H.R. 1180: Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017

May 3, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 305: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 244
Suspension: H.R. 1665
H.R. 244: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017
Suspension: H.R. 1678

May 4, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 308: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2192, and further consideration of H.R. 1628
H.R. 2192: To amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff
H.R. 1628: American Health Care Act
Suspension: H.R. 1644

Next Meeting: 9 a.m., Monday, May 8, 2017



Senate

May 1, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Jay Clayton, of New York, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

May 2, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Jay Clayton, of New York, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

May 3, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.J.Res. 66: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees.

May 4, 2017 (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. 244, Consolidated Appropriations Act.

May 5, 2017 (Digest)

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, May 8, 2017

April 29, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

April 24, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

April 25, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteeExtensions)

Suspensions: H.Res. 187, H.R. 876

April 26, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 275: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1695
H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act

April 27, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 280: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1694, suspend rules, waive a requirement
Suspension: S. 496
H.R. 1694: Fannie and Freddie Open Records Act of 2017

April 28, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteeExtensions)

H.Res. 289: Providing for consideration of H.J. Res. 99
H.J. Res. 99: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2017

Legislative Program for next week

Next Meeting: 12 p.m., Monday, May 1, 2017



Senate

April 24, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Sonny Perdue, of Georgia, to be Secretary of Agriculture.

Senate invoked cloture on the nomination of Rod J. Rosenstein, of Maryland, to be Deputy Attorney General.

April 25, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Rod J. Rosenstein, of Maryland, to be Deputy Attorney General.

April 26, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate invoked cloture on the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta, of Florida, to be Secretary of Labor.

April 27, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta, of Florida, to be Secretary of Labor.

April 28, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate passed H.J. Res. 99, Further Continuing Appropriations.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, May 1, 2017

April 8, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

April 3, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteeExtensions)

Suspensions: H.Res. 92, H.R. 479

April 4, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 241: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1304
H.Res. 240: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1343
H.R. 1343: Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017

April 5, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 242: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1219
H.R. 1304: Self-Insurance Protection Act

April 6, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.R. 1219: Supporting Americas Innovators Act of 2017

Next Meeting: 11 a.m., Saturday, April 8, 2017



Senate

April 3, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

S. 89: A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant materials requirement if the owners of such vessels make annual structural alterations to at least 10 percent of the areas of the vessels that are not constructed of fire-retardant materials and for other purposes.

April 4, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed Elaine C. Duke, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.

Senate agreed to Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to Consider the nomination of Neil Gorsuch

Legislative day of April 4 continued into April 5, 2017 (Digest, Committees)

Legislative day of April 4 continued into April 6, 2017 (Digest, Committees)

The nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch of Colorado, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

April 7, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch of Colorado, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Next Meeting: 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 10, 2017

March 31, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

March 27, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committee)

Suspensions: H.R. 1117, H.R. 654

March 28, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 229: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1430
H.Res. 230: Providing for consideration of S.J.Res. 34

S.J.Res. 34: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services

March 29, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 233: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1431
H.R. 1430: Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act

March 30, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.R. 1431: EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017

Legislative Program for next week

Next Meeting: 12 p.m., Monday, April 3



Senate

March 27, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Treaty Document 114-12: Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro

March 28, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to the resolution of Advice and Consent to Ratification to Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro.

March 29, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

March 30, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.J.Res. 67: A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.

H.J.Res. 43: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, April 3

March 25, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

March 20, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 1294, H.R. 1249, H.R. 1252

March 21, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 209: Providing for consideration of H.R. 372
Suspension: H.R. 1353
H.Res. 210: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1101
Suspension: H.R. 1297

March 22, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.R. 372: Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017
H.R. 1101: Small Business Health Fairness Act
Suspension: H.R. 1238

March 23, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 221: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules

March 24, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committee)

H.Res. 228: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017
Suspension: H.R. 1365

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, March 27, 2017



Senate

March 20, 2017 (Digest, Committee)

March 21, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed Charles R. Breyer, of California, and Danny C. Reeves, of Kentucky, to be Members of the United States Sentencing Commission.

H.J.Res. 69: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska”.

March 22, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.J.Res. 83: A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to “Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness”.

March 23, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S.J.Res. 34: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services”.

Senate confirmed David Friedman, of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Israel.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, March 27, 2017

March 18, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

March 13, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

March 14, 2017 (Digest)

March 15, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

Suspensions: H.R. 132, H.R. 648

March 16, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committees)

H.Res. 198: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1259, H.R. 1367, H.R. 1181
H.R. 1259: VA Accountability First Act
H.R. 1181: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

March 17, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

H.R. 1367: To improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes

Legislative Program for next week

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, March 20, 2017



Senate

March 13, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

Senate confirmed Seema Verma, of Indiana, to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

March 14, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.J.Res. 42: A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.

March 15, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed Daniel Coats, of Indiana, to be Director of National Intelligence.

Senate confirmed Lt. Gen. Herbert R. McMaster, Jr. to be Lieutenant General.

March 16, 2017 (Digest)

Next Meeting: 10 a.m., Monday, March 20

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