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July 21, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

July 17, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs], Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 2210, H.J.Res. 92, H.J.Res. 76

July 18, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs], Extensions)

H.Res. 451: Providing for consideration of H.R. 806
Suspension: H.R. 2786
H.R. 806: Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017

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

H.Res. 454: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2910, H.R. 2883, H.R. 218
H.R. 2883: Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act
H.R. 2910: Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act

July 20, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs], Extensions)

Suspension: H.R. 2825
H.R. 218: King Cove Road Land Exchange Act

Legislative Program for next week

Next Meeting: 12 noon on Monday, July 24, 2017



Senate

July 17, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Patrick M. Shanahan to be Deputy Secretary of Defense.

July 18, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Patrick M. Shanahan to be Deputy Secretary of Defense.

July 19, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of John Kenneth Bush, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

July 20, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of John Kenneth Bush, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of David Bernhardt to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior.

Next Meeting: 4 p.m., Monday, July 24, 2017

July 15, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

July 10, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Extensions)

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

Suspensions: H.R. 1397, H.R. 1719

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

H.Res. 431: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2810, H.R. 23
Suspension: H.R. 1492
H.R. 23: Gaining Responsibility on Water Act

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

H.Res. 440: Providing for further consideration of H.R. 2810
H.R. 2810: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

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

H.R. 2810: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

Legislative Program for next week

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, July 17, 2017



Senate

July 10, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Neomi Rao, of the District of Columbia, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory AffairsOffice of Management and Budget.

July 11, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

July 12, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of David C. Nye, of Idaho, to be United States District Judge for the District of Idaho.

July 13, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of William Francis Hagerty IV, of Tennessee, to be Ambassador to Japan.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, July 17, 2017

June 30, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

June 26, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 2547, H.R. 2258

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

H.Res. 382: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1215
Suspensions: H.Res. 397, H.R. 497, H.R. 220

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

H.Res. 414: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3003
H.R. 1215: Protecting Access to Care Act
Suspension: H.R. 1500

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

H.Res. 415: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3004, and for July 3-10, 2017, proceedings
H.R. 3003: No Sanctuary for Criminals Act
H.R. 3004: Kate's Law

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



Senate

June 26, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Kristine L. Svinicki, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

June 27, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

June 28, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

June 29, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Neomi Rao to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget.

Next Meeting: 11 a.m., Monday, July 3, 2017

June 24, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

June 20, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 2847, H.R. 2866

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

H.Res. 392: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1873, H.R. 1654
H.R. 1873: Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act

June 22, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.Res. 396: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2842
H.R. 1654: Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act

June 23, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees [Docs]Extensions)

H.R. 2842: Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, June 26, 2017



Senate

June 19, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

June 20, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Brock Long, of North Carolina, to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management AgencyDepartment of Homeland Security.

June 21, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of on Sigal Mandelker, of New York, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes.

June 22, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Marshall Billingslea to be Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing.

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kristine L. Svinicki, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Next Meeting: 4 p.m., Monday, June 26, 2017

June 17, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

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

Suspensions: H.R. 2292, H.R. 2457

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

H.Res. 378: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2581, S. 1094
H.R. 2581: Verify First Act
S. 1094: Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection
Act

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

Speaker Ryan Statement: We Are United
Leader Pelosi Statement: We Are United

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

H.Res. 379: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2372, H.R. 2579
H.R. 2579: Broader Options for Americans Act
H.R. 2372: Veterans Equal Treatment Ensures Relief and Access Now Act

Legislative Program for next week

June 16, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

Next Meeting: 12 p.m., Tuesday, June 20, 2017



Senate

June 12, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Kenneth P. Rapuano, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.

June 13, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S.J.Res. 42: A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles.

June 14, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 722: Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
S.Amdt. 232: To impose sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation and to combat terrorism and illicit financing.

June 15, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S. 722: Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
S.Amdt. 250: To provide an exception for activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
S.Amdt. 240: To reaffirm the strategic importance of Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty to the member nations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and its contribution to maintaining stability throughout the world.

Senate passed S. 722, Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act, as amended.

Next Meeting: 4 p.m., Monday, June 19, 2017

June 9, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

June 6, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee [Docs]Extensions)

Suspensions: H.Res. 354, H.Res. 355

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

H.Res. 374: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2213
H.Res. 375: Providing for consideration of H.R. 10
H.R. 2213: Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act

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

H.R. 10: Financial CHOICE Act of 2017
(CHOICE = Create Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs)

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, June 12, 2017



Senate

June 5, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committee)

S.Res. 176: A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.

June 6, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Courtney Elwood, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency.

June 7, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 722, a bill to impose sanctions with respect to Iran in relation to Iran's ballistic missile program, support for acts of international terrorism, and violations of human rights, and for other purposes.

June 8, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Scott P. Brown, of New Hampshire, to be Ambassador to New Zealand and Ambassador to the Independent State of Samoa.

Next Meeting: 4 p.m., Monday, June 12, 2017

May 27, 2017

Weekly Digest

House

May 22, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteeExtensions)

Suspensions: H.R. 1862, H.R. 1842

May 23, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 348: Providing for consideration of H.R. 953

Suspension: H.R. 2288

May 24, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.Res. 352: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1973, H.R. 1761; providing for proceedings during the period from May 26, 2017, through June 5, 2017

Suspensions: H.R. 2052, H.R. 467

H.R. 953: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act

May 25, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, CommitteesExtensions)

H.R. 1761: Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017

H.R. 1973: Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017

May 26, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

Next Meeting: 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 30, 2017



Senate

May 22, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Terry Branstad, of Iowa, to be Ambassador to the People's Republic of China.

May 23, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of John J. Sullivan to be Deputy Secretary of State.

May 24, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of John J. Sullivan to be Deputy Secretary of State.

Senate agreed to invoke cloture on the nomination of Amul R. Thapar to be U.S. Circuit Judge.

May 25, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

Senate confirmed the nomination of Amul R. Thapar, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge.

May 26, 2017 (Digest)

Next Meeting: 7 a.m., Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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

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