Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will consider the nominations of Peter Neffenger to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security and Daniel Elliott to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board.

House

 

Friday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • The House is not in session today.

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, June 22, 2015.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • There is a 4:00pm filing deadline for all germane first-degree amendments to H.R.2146 and H.R.1295.
  • At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #156 and #124, the nominations of Peter Neffenger to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security and Daniel Elliott to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board. There will be 30 minutes of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nominations.
  • Monday at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote, 1 voice vote expected:
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #156, Peter V. Neffenger, of Ohio, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security [roll call vote expected]
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #124, Daniel R. Elliott III, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board [voice vote expected]

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

IOSCO Chairman: Global Regulators Were Wrong, Should Reconsider Systemic Importance of Large Funds, Asset Managers

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

TAX

H.R.2844 : To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify certain provisions relating to multiemployer pensions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Kaptur, Marcy [OH-9] (introduced 6/19/2015) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce; House Ways and Means; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 6/19/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, 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.

TRANSPORTATION

H.R.2843 : To require certain improvements in the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck expedited screening program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Katko, John [NY-24] (introduced 6/19/2015) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Homeland Security
Latest Major Action: 6/19/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

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