Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider six bills under suspension of the rules, including H.R. 299, H.R. 1259, H.R. 1265, H.R. 601, and H.R. 1480.




  • The House was in a two week recess.


  • On Monday, the House will meet at 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. 299 – Capital Access for Small Community Financial Institutions Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Stivers / Financial Services Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 1259 – Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act (Sponsored by Rep. Andy Barr / Financial Services Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 1265 – Bureau Advisory Commission Transparency Act (Sponsored by Rep. Sean Duffy / Financial Services Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 601 – Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act (Sponsored by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer / Financial Services Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 1367 – To amend the Expedited Funds Availability Act to clarify the application of that Act to American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands (Sponsored by Del. Amata Radewagen / Financial Services Committee)
    • 6) H.R. 1480 – SAFE Act Confidentiality and Privilege Enhancement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Dold / Financial Services Committee)





  • The Senate was in a two week recess.


  • The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of H.Con.Res.32 until 2:00pm on Monday, April 13, 2015.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:00pm, the Senate will enter Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #23. There will be 30 minutes of debate equally divided prior to a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination.
  • Monday, April 13, 2015 at 5:30pm—1 roll call vote
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #23, Alfred H. Bennett, of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of Texas


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