This Week’s Update

During the week of April 28th, the House passed: the “Restoring Proven Financing for American Employers Act” (H.R. 4167); the “FY 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act” (H.R. 4486); and the “FY 2015 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act” (H.R. 4487). The Senate rejected the motion to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act” (S. 2223) by a vote of 52-42.



This Week in Congress

  • House – The House passed the “Restoring Proven Financing for American Employers Act” (H.R. 4167) to amend the Volcker Rule to exclude certain debt securities of collateralized loan obligations from the prohibition against acquiring or retaining an ownership interest in a hedge fund or private equity fund; the “FY 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act” (H.R. 4486); and the “FY 2015 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act” (H.R. 4487).

 

  • Senate – The Senate rejected the motion to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act” (S. 2223) by a vote of 52-42; and began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the “Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act” (S. 2262) to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is expected to consider the “Money Remittances Improvement Act of 2014” (H.R. 4386); the “CFPB Rural Designation Petition and Correction Act” (H.R. 2672); the “Credit Union Share Fund Insurance Parity Act” (H.R. 3468); and the “Capital Access for Small Community Financial Institutions Act of 2013” (H.R. 3584) under suspension of the rules. The House may consider the “Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act” (H.R. 10) pursuant to a rule.

 

  • Senate – The Senate will vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to the “Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act” (S. 2262)

 

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