Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will continue consideration of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The House will take up a series of bill on human trafficking.

House

 

Friday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.
  • Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    • 1) H.R. 514 – Human Trafficking Prioritization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 515 – International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 357 – Human Trafficking Prevention Act (Sponsored by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 468 – Enhancing Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims for Youth Trafficking Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Heck / Education and Workforce Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 469 – Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Karen Bass / Education and Workforce Committee)
    • 6) H.R. 246 – To improve the response to victims of child sex trafficking (Sponsored by Rep. Joyce Beatty / Education and Workforce Committee)

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of S.Res.38 until 4:30pm on Monday, January 26, 2015.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the bill is 3:00pm on Monday, with the second degree amendment deadline set for 5:00pm.
  • During Thursday’s session of the Senate, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the Murkowski amendment #2 (substitute) and on the underlying bill, S.1, to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. The next roll call vote will occur at 5:30pm on the motion to invoke cloture on the Murkowski amendment #2 (substitute).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Rules
H.R. 399 – DHS Border Bill
H.R. 351 – Expedited LNG Exports
H-313 Capitol

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