This Week’s Update

Last week, the House passed the “Consumer Financial Protection and Soundness Improvement Act of 2013” (H.R. 3193) and the Senate approved the “National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act” (H.R. 2431). 


This Week in Congress

  • House – The House passed the “Consumer Financial Protection and Soundness Improvement Act of 2013” (H.R. 3193); the “All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014” (H.R. 2804); the “Private Property Rights Protection Act” (H.R. 1944); the “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act” (H.R. 1123), and the “Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act” (FITARA) (H.R. 1232).

 

  • Senate – The Senate passed the “National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act” (H.R. 2431). The motion to waive all budgetary points of order for the “Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014” (S.1982) was rejected by a 56-41 vote.

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is expected to consider the “Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act” as amended (H.R. 3370) on the Suspension Calendar, the “Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act” (H.R. 4118), and the “Electricity Security and Affordability Act” (H.R. 3826.) The House will also consider the “Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2013” (H.R. 2641); the “Electricity Security and Affordability Act” (H.R. 3826); and the “Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America” (H.R. 2824) pursuant to a rule.  The “Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation (HHEATT) Act of 2014” (H.R. 4076); the “Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014” (H.R. 2126); and the “North Fork Watershed Protection Act” (H.R. 2259) are expected to be considered under suspension of the rules.

 

  • Senate – The Senate is expected to vote on the motion to proceed to the “Child Care and Development Block Grant Act” (S. 1086).

 

 

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