Today’s Daily Update

The House will continue consideration of H.R. 2822 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016. Senate will proceed to the consideration of S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015.

House

 

Yesterday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • On Tuesday, 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. 907 – United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 2) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 91 – Veteran’s I.D. Card Act (Sponsored by Rep. Vern Buchanan / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 1531 – Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (Sponsored by Rep. Gerry Connolly / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
  • Continue Consideration of H.R. 2822 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 (Modified Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Ken Calvert / Appropriations Committee)
    • The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order any amendment offered that complies with the House rules. Additionally, the Rule provides for 10 minutes of debate per amendment equally divided between the proponent and an opponent and up to 10 pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate offered by the Chair and Ranking Member or their designee.
    • Members with amendments should be prepared to offer them on Tuesday.

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • When the Senate adjourns on Friday, July 3, it will stand adjourned until 2:30pm on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.
  • Following any Leader remarks on Tuesday, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #63, S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #81, the nomination of Kara Farnandez Stoll, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee
“Technologies Transforming Transportation: Is the Government Keeping Up?” 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

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