Today’s Daily Update

Both chambers back in session after two week recess.

House

 

Friday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • The House will consider the following legislation under suspension of the rules:
    • 1) S. 994 – The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (Sponsored by Sen. Mark Warner / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 4192 – To amend the Act entitled “An Act to regulate the height of buildings in the District of Columbia” to clarify the rules of the District of Columbia regarding human occupancy of penthouses above the top story of the building upon which the penthouse is placed, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Darrell Issa / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 4194 – The Government Reports Elimination Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Darrell Issa / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 298 – To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to evaluate the significance of the Mill Springs Battlefield located in Pulaski and Wayne Counties, Kentucky, and the feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System (Sponsored by Rep. Hal Rogers / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 4032 – North Texas Invasive Species Barrier Act of 201, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ralph Hall / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 6) H.R. 3110 – Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act (Sponsored by Rep. Don Young / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 7) H.R. 930 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site and surrounding land of the New Philadelphia town site in the State of Illinois (Sponsored by Rep. Aaron Schock / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 8) H.R. 4120 – To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date (Sponsored by Rep. Steny Hoyer / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 9) H.R. 1501 – Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument Preservation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries / Natural Resources Committee)

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the following:
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #574, Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit;
    • Cloture on Executive Calendar #613, David Weil, Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor;
    • Confirmation of Weil nomination; and
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #648, Katherine M. O’Regan, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced Since April 11th

 

APPROPRIATIONS

H.R.4486 : Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
Sponsor: Rep Culberson, John Abney [TX-7] (introduced 4/17/2014) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Appropriations
House Reports: 113-416
Latest Major Action: 4/17/2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 306.

H.R.4487 : Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2015
Sponsor: Rep Cole, Tom [OK-4] (introduced 4/17/2014) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Appropriations
House Reports: 113-417
Latest Major Action: 4/17/2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 307.

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