Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House is not in session this week.

Today:

  • The House is not in session this week.

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate continued consideration of the Farm Bill (S. 3240).


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the Farm Bill (S. 3240). Votes on amendments are expected.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Banking Committee
“A Breakdown in Risk Management: What Went Wrong at JP Morgan Chase?”
10:00 a.m.
G-50 Dirksen

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee
“Veterans Economic Opportunity”
10:00 a.m.
418 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Defense

S.3286 : A bill to enhance security, increase accountability, and improve the contracting of the Federal Government for overseas contingency operations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen McCaskill, Claire [MO] (introduced 6/12/2012) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Major Action: 6/12/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.3287 : A bill to protect individual privacy against unwarranted governmental intrusion through the use of the unmanned aerial vehicles commonly called drones, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Paul, Rand [KY] (introduced 6/12/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 6/12/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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