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December 31, 2020

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December 26, 2020

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

House

December 20, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Activity, Cal., On the Floor, Passed: 1), Extensions

Suspension: H.J.Res. 110

December 21, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Activity, Cal., On the Floor, Passed: 4), Extensions

H.Res. 1271: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 133 and H.R. 1520
H.R. 133: United States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act

Committee Meeting (Related Documents, Congress.gov, Reported: 6)

December 24, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Activity, Cal., On the Floor), Extensions

Committee Meetings (Related Documents, Congress.gov, Reported: 13)

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, December 28, 2020

Text of Bills for the Week of December 28, 2020



Senate

December 20, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Summary, Cal./Exec., On the Floor, Passed: 16)

84-5, Senate confirmed the nomination of Brian Noland, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

80-8, Senate confirmed the nomination of Fernando L. Aenlle-Rocha, of California, to be U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California.

December 21, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Summary, Cal./Exec., On the Floor, Passed: 77)

48-47, Senate confirmed the nomination of Eric J. Soskin, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Department of Transportation.

92-6, Senate agreed to the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 133; A bill to promote economic partnership and cooperation between the United States and Mexico.

December 24, 2020 — Record, Digest (SummaryCalendar/Executive)

Next Meeting: 10 a.m., Monday, December 28, 2020

December 19, 2020

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

House

December 14, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.)Extensions


December 15, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.)Extensions

December 16, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.On the Floor)Extensions

Suspension: S. 2216

December 17, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.On the FloorPassed: 6)Extensions

December 18, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.On the FloorPassed: 5)Extensions

Suspension: S. 979, H.J.Res. 107

Legislative Program, Schedule Update

Reported: 14

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Sunday, December 20, 2020

51-42, Senate agreed to bring debate to a close on the nomination of Thomas L. Kirsch II to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.

Reported: 13

December 15, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 8)

51-44, Senate confirmed the nomination of Thomas L. Kirsch II, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.

December 16, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the Floor)

48-47, Senate confirmed the nomination of Katherine A. Crytzer, of Tennessee, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

56-39, Senate confirmed the nomination of Joseph Dawson III, of South Carolina, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina.


December 17, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 27)

54-41, Senate confirmed the nomination of Charles Edward Atchley, Jr., of Tennessee, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

52-43, Senate confirmed the nomination of Zachary N. Somers, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

December 18, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 11)

Senate passed H.J. Res. 107, Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act.

December 19, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 4)

51-36, Senate confirmed the nomination of Thompson Michael Dietz, of New Jersey, to be a Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

39-48, Senate did not bring debate to a close on the nomination of John Chase Johnson to be Inspector General, Federal Communications Commission.

39-48, Senate did not bring debate to a close on the nomination of Eric J. Soskin to be Inspector General, Department of Transportation.

59-25, Senate confirmed the nomination of Beth Harwell, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Next Meeting: 1 p.m., Sunday, December 20, 2020

December 12, 2020

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

House

December 7, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Activity, Cal., On the Floor, Passed: 7), Extensions
H.R. 6395: William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act
H.R. 8354: Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative Act

Next Meeting: 1:30 p.m., Monday, December 14, 2020

Text of Bills for the Week of December 14, 2020



Senate

December 7, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Summary, Cal./Exec., On the Floor, Passed: 4)

48-46, Senate agreed to bring debate to a close on the nomination of Stephen Sidney Schwartz to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.


49-47, Senate confirmed the nomination of Stephen Sidney Schwartz, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

49-46, Senate confirmed the nomination of Nathan A. Simington, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission.

Committee Meetings (Congress.gov, Reported: 3)

49-47, Senate confirmed the nomination of Allen Dickerson, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission.

92-4, Senate confirmed the nomination of Shana M. Broussard, of Louisiana, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission.

50-46, Senate confirmed the nomination of Sean J. Cooksey, of Missouri, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission.


46-50, Senate rejected the Motion to Discharge S.J.Res. 77; A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates of certain defense articles and services.

47-49, Senate rejected the Motion to Discharge S.J.Res. 78; A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates of certain defense articles and services.

Committee Meetings (Congress.gov, Reported: 5)

December 10, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Summary, Cal./Exec., On the Floor, Passed: 9)

December 11, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the Floor)

84-13, Senate agreed to the conference report to accompany H.R. 6395, National Defense Authorization Act.
To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

Senate passed H.R. 8900, Further Continuing Appropriations Act.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, December 14, 2020

December 5, 2020

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

House

November 30, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.)Extensions

December 2, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.On the FloorPassed: 4)Extensions

December 3, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.On the FloorPassed: 22)Extensions

H.Res. 1244: Providing for consideration of H.R. 3884
Suspension: H.R. 1380

Committee Meetings (Related DocumentsCongress.gov)

December 4, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.On the Floor)Extensions

Suspension: S. 2981
H.R. 3884: Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act

Legislative Program for next week

Next Meeting: 12 noon, Monday, December 7, 2020

Text of Bills for the Week of December 7, 2020



Senate

November 30, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 1)

52-36, Senate agreed to bring debate to a close on the nomination of Taylor B. McNeel to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.

December 1, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 2)

53-39, Senate confirmed the nomination of Taylor B. McNeel, of Mississippi, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.

58-35, Senate confirmed the nomination of J. Philip Calabrese, of Ohio, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio.


December 2, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 11)

Senate began consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 6395, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.

56-39, Senate confirmed the nomination of Kyle Hauptman, of Maine, to be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration Board.

Senator-elect Mark Kelly of the State of Arizona was administered the oath of office.

51-45, Senate confirmed the nomination of Kathryn C. Davis, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

48-49, Senate rejected Grassley Amdt. No. 2689; To increase the overpayment collection threshold for old-age, survivors, and disability insurance benefits. (S. 578)

96-1, Senate passed S. 578ALS Disability Insurance Access Act.


December 3, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 28)

48-47, Senate confirmed the nomination of Christopher Waller, of Minnesota, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

59-34, Senate confirmed the nomination of Liam P. Hardy, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

Next Meeting3 p.m., Monday, December 7, 2020

November 21, 2020

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

House

November 16, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Activity, Cal., On the Floor, Passed: 8), Extensions

H.R. 6395: William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act

H.R. 8294: National Apprenticeship Act

Next Meeting: 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020



Senate

November 16, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Summary, Cal./Exec., On the Floor, Passed: 13)

51-38, Senate agreed to bring debate to a close on the nomination of Kristi Haskins Johnson to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.

Reported: 6

November 17, 2020Record (Prayer), Digest (Summary, Cal./Exec., On the Floor, Passed: 6)

53-43, Senate confirmed the nomination of Kristi Haskins Johnson, of Mississippi, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.

52-44, Senate confirmed the nomination of Benjamin Joel Beaton, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky.

47-50, Senate did not bring debate to a close on the nomination of Judy Shelton to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

50-43, Senate confirmed the nomination of Toby Crouse, of Kansas, to be United States District Judge for the District of Kansas.

Committee Meetings (Congress.gov, Reported: 5)

49-43, Senate confirmed the nomination of Stephen A. Vaden, of Tennessee, to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade.

49-41, Senate confirmed the nomination of Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida.

November 20, 2020Record, Digest (Summary, Calendar/Executive)

Next Meeting: 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020

November 13, 2020

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

House

November 9, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.)Extensions


November 12, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityCal.)Extensions


Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, November 16, 2020

Text of Bills for the Week of November 16, 2020



Senate

November 9, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the Floor)

62-23, Senate agreed to bring debate to a close on the nomination of James Ray Knepp II, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio.

Reported: 4

November 10, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 2)

64-24, Senate confirmed the nomination of James Ray Knepp II, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio.

Committee Meetings (Congress.gov)

November 12, 2020 — Record (Prayer), Digest (SummaryCal./Exec.On the FloorPassed: 15)

56-21, Senate confirmed the nomination of Aileen Mercedes Cannon, of Florida, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida.

Next Meeting: 3 p.m., Monday, November 16, 2020

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