Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will consider S.Con.Res.16, stating the policy of the U.S. regarding the release of U.S. citizens in Iran

House

 

Friday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, May 11, 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, there will be up to 30 minutes of debate prior to a roll call vote on adoption of S.Con.Res.16, stating the policy of the U.S. regarding the release of U.S. citizens in Iran. If all time is used, the vote would occur at approximately 5:30pm.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings are scheduled for today.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

ENERGY

H.R.2245 : To require the Federal Trade Commission to consider including Smart Grid capability on Energy Guide labels for products.
Sponsor: Rep Ellmers, Renee L. [NC-2] (introduced 5/8/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.2243 : To suspend the current compensation packages for the senior executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and establish compensation for such positions in accordance with rates of pay for senior employees in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Royce, Edward R. [CA-39] (introduced 5/8/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services; House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, 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.

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