Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of S. 178, Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking.

House

 

Friday:

  • The House met at 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at 10:32 a.m.

Today:

  • The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. in pro forma session.

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, April 20, 2015.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.178, Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking. At 5:00pm, the Senate will enter Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #24, George C. Hanks, Jr., of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of Texas. There will be 30 minutes for debate equally divided and upon the use or yielding back of time (approximately 5:30pm) the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.
    • As a reminder, during Thursday’s session, the Senate reached an agreement that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, with concurrence of the Democratic Leader, the Senate proceed to vote on the motion to proceed to Calendar #54, S.615, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act.
  • Monday, April 20 at 5:30pm—1 roll call vote
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #24, George C. Hanks Jr., of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of Texas

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings covered today.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

TRADE

H.R.1890: Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep Ryan, Paul [WI-1] (introduced 4/17/2015) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Rules; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 4/17/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.1892: Trade Adjustment Assistance Act (TAA), and for other purposes of 2015
Sponsor: Rep Reichert, David G. [WA-8] (introduced 4/17/2015) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 4/17/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

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