Today’s Daily Update



  • The House was not in session.



  • The House is expected to complete consideration of the following legislation under suspension of the rules:
    • 1) H.R. 1410 – Keep the Promise Act of 2013 (Sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 2449 – To authorize the President to extend the term of the Agreement of Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy for a period not to exceed March 19, 2016 (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 301 – To provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Wolf / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 4) S.793 – Organization of American States Revitalization and Reform Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Robert Menendez / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 3092 – Missing Children’s Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Brett Guthrie / Education and the Workforce Committee)




  • Due to the Navy Yard shootings, the Senate postponed legislative activity until today.


  • The Senate is expected to resume consideration of S.1392, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act.



Hearings Covered by W&J Today


Senate Energy and Natural Resources
“Hearing to consider pending nominations”
9:30am, 366 Dirksen

SEC – Small and Emerging Companies Advisory Committee
“Open Meeting”
9:30am, 100 F Street, NE



Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday



H.R.3102 : To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008; and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lucas, Frank D. [OK-3] (introduced 9/16/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Agriculture; House Education and the Workforce; House Foreign Affairs
Latest Major Action: 9/16/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

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