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December 22, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

December 18, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 4375, H.R. 3979

December 19, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 667: Providing for consideration of the H.R. 1 conference report, H.R. 3312
Suspension: H.R. 4254
H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Suspension: H.R. 4323
H.R. 3312: Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017
Suspension: S. 1536

December 20, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 668: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1
H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Suspension: H.R. 1159
H.R. 4015: Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act

December 21, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 670: Providing for consideration of the H.R. 1370 Senate Amendment, H.R. 4667
Suspension: S. 1393
H.R. 1370Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act
H.R. 4667: Further Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017
Suspension: S. 1532



Senate

December 18, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate confirmed the nomination of J. Paul Compton, Jr., of Alabama, to be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Senate confirmed the nomination of Owen West, of Connecticut, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, and votes on confirmation of the nominations in the order listed at approximately 5:30 p.m.

December 19, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Jennifer Gillian Newstead, of New York, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State.

Senate agreed to the motion to recede from the Senate amendment to H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and concur with a further amendment.

December 20, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

December 21, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate agreed to the motion to concur in the amendment of the House to the amendment of the Senate to H.R. 1370, Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act (the legislative vehicle for the “Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act”).

December 16, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

December 11, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 2706, H.R. 1730

December 12, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.R. 3971: Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act of 2017

December 13, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 658: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1638, H.R. 4324
H.Res. 657: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2396, H.R. 4015
H.R. 1638: Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act

December 14, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.R. 2396: Privacy Notification Technical Clarification Act
H.R. 4324: Strengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act

Legislative Program for next week

December 15, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Next Meeting: 12 p.m., Monday, December 18, 2017



Senate

December 11, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Leonard Steven Grasz, of Nebraska, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit.

December 12, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Leonard Steven Grasz, of Nebraska, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit.

December 13, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Don R. Willett to be a Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

December 14, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of James C. Ho to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, December 18, 2017

December 8, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

December 4, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

December 5, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 3731, H.R. 3317

December 6, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 646
H.Res. 645: Providing for consideration of H.R. 38
Suspension: S. 1266
H.R. 38: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017
Suspension: H.Con.Res. 90

December 7, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 647: Providing for consideration of H.R. 477, H.R. 3971, H.J. Res. 123
Suspension: H.Res. 259
H.R. 477: Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act of 2017
H.J.Res. 123: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018
Suspension: H.R. 2658

Legislative Program for next week
Legislative Program for next week continued

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, December 11, 2017



Senate

December 4, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security.

December 5, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security.

December 6, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

December 7, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Joseph Balash, of Alaska, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior.

Senate passed H.J. Res. 123, Further Continuing Appropriations Act.

Next Meeting: 4 p.m., Monday, December 11, 2017

December 2, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

November 28, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 2768, H.R. 3115

November 29, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 631: Providing for the consideration of H.R. 3017, H.R. 3905

November 30, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.R. 3905: Minnesotas Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act
H.Res. 635: Providing for consideration of H.R. 4182, H.R. 1699
H.R. 4182: Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act
H.R. 3017: Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act

December 1, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.R. 1699: Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act

Next Meeting: 6 p.m., Monday, December 4, 2017



Senate

November 27, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Dabney Langhorne Friedrich, of California, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia.

November 28, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Gregory G. Katsas, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.

November 29, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

November 30, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

December 1, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate passed H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, as amended.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, December 4, 2017

November 18, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

November 13, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 599: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen
Suspension: H.R. 3071

November 14, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 616: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2874; and the conference report to accompany H.R. 2810
H.R. 2874: 21st Century Flood Reform Act
H.R. 2810: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

November 15, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 619: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1, and for proceedings during the period from November 17, 2017, through November 27, 2017
Suspensions: H.R. 2331, H.R. 3821, H.R. 2672

November 16, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

November 17, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Next Meeting: 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 21, 2017



Senate

November 13, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Derek Kan, of California, to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy.

November 14, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Steven Gill Bradbury, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation.

November 15, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Mark T. Esper, of Virginia, to be Secretary of the Army.

Senate confirmed the nomination of David G. Zatezalo, of West Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.

November 16, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Joseph Otting to be Comptroller of the Currency.

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Dabney Langhorne Friedrich, of California, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia.

Senate agreed to the conference report to accompany H.R. 2810, National Defense Authorization Act.

Senate confirmed the nomination of Donald C. Coggins, Jr., of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina.

November 17, 2017 (Digest, Committee)

Next Meeting: 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 21, 2017

November 11, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

November 6, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs], Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 3562, H.R. 1066

November 7, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs], Extensions)

H.Res. 607: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3043, H.R. 3441
H.R. 3441: Save Local Business Act
Suspension: H.R. 3911

November 8, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs], Extensions)

H.Res. 609: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2201
Suspension: H.R. 4173
H.R. 3043: Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017
Suspension: H.R. 3705

November 9, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs], Extensions)

H.R. 2201: Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act

Legislative Program for next week

November 10, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, November 13, 2017



Senate

November 6, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

November 7, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of John H. Gibson II, of Texas, to be Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense.

Senate confirmed the nomination of Steven Andrew Engel, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice.

November 8, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Peter B. Robb, of Vermont, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.

November 9, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of William L. Wehrum to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Derek Kan, of California, to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy.

Next Meeting: 4 p.m., Monday, November 13, 2017

November 4, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

October 31, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspension: H.R. 2521

November 1, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 595: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2936
H.R. 2936: Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017
Suspension: H.R. 3903

November 2, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 600: Providing for consideration of H.R. 849
H.Res. 601: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3922
H.R. 849: Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act

November 3, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

H.R. 3922: Community Health and Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation Act of 2017

Legislative Program for next week

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, November 6, 2017



Senate

October 30, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Trevor N. McFadden, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia.

October 31, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, of Indiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.

November 1, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Joan Louise Larsen to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

November 2, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Allison H. Eid, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.

Senate confirmed the nomination of Stephanos Bibas, of Pennsylvania, to be U. S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, November 6, 2017

October 28, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

October 23, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspension: H.R. 3551, S. 504

October 24, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 577: Providing for consideration of H.R. 469, H.R. 732
Suspension: H.R. 2142
H.R. 732: Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act
Suspension: H.R. 3898

October 25, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 580: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to H.Con.Res. 71
H.R. 469: Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act

October 26, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Con.Res. 71: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2018
Suspension: H.R. 1698

Legislative Program for next week

October 27, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Tuesday, October 31, 2017



Senate

October 23, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

H.R. 2266: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017

October 24, 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. 2266, Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act.

H. J. Res. 111: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration Agreements”.

October 25, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma.

October 26, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma.

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Trevor N. McFadden, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, October 30, 2017

October 20, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

October 16, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

October 19, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, October 23, 2017



Senate

October 16, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Callista L. Gingrich, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Holy SeeDepartment of State.

October 17, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of David Joel Trachtenberg, of Virginia, to be a Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

H.Con.Res. 71: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2018

October 18, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

H.Con.Res. 71: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2018

October 19, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 71, Budget Resolution, as amended.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, October 23, 2017

October 14, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

October 10, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 1858, H.R. 2464

October 11, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 562: Providing for consideration of S. 585
Suspensions: H.R. 452, H.R. 3243

October 12, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.R. 2810: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
Suspension: H.Res. 569
S. 585: Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017

October 13, 2017 (Committee [Docs])

Next Meeting: 10 a.m., Monday, October 16, 2017



Senate

October 10, 2017 (Digest)

October 13, 2017 (Digest)

Next Meeting: 4 p.m., Monday, October 16, 2017

October 7, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

October 2, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 1547, H.R. 965

October 3, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 548: Providing for consideration of H.R. 36
H.R. 36: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
Suspension: S. 782

October 4, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 553: Providing for consideration of H.Con.Res. 71
H.Con.Res. 71: The Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

October 5, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Con.Res. 71: The Budget for Fiscal Year 2018
Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027

Legislative Program for next week

October 6, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

Next Meeting: 12:00 p.m. on October 10, 2017



Senate

October 2, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Ajit Varadaraj Pai, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission.

October 3, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

October 4, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Eric D. Hargan, of Illinois, to be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services.

October 5, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Randal Quarles to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Senate confirmed the nomination of Lee Francis Cissna, of Maryland, to be Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS.

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Callista L. Gingrich to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Holy See.

October 6, 2017 (Digest)

Next Meeting: 9:15 a.m. on October 10, 2017

September 29, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

September 25, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 3823, H.R. 2061

September 26, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 533: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2824, H.R. 2792
H.R. 2824: Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through 
Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act

September 27, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 538: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3823
Suspension: H.Res. 311

September 28, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.R. 3823: Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017
H.R. 2792: Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act of 2017

Legislative Program for next week
“Mr. Speaker, before I yield, however, to the majority leader, I want to join all of our colleagues in saying how very grateful we are and pleased we are with the return of the majority whip, Steve Scalise.”

Next Meeting: 12 p.m., Monday, October 2, 2017



Senate

September 25, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of William J. Emanuel, of California, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board.

September 26, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

September 27, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Heath P. Tarbert, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.

Senate confirmed the nomination of Makan Delrahim, of California, to be an Assistant Attorney General.

September 28, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Ralph R. Erickson, of North Dakota, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit.

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Ajit Varadaraj Pai to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, October 2, 2017

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