Today’s Daily Update

On Tuesday the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.61, the legislative vehicle for the Congressional disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement.

House

 

Friday:

  • Suspending until January 21, 2017, the authority of the President to waive, suspend, reduce, provide relief from, or otherwise limit the application of sanctions pursuant to an agreement related to the nuclear program of Iran: The House passed H.R. 3460, to suspend until January 21, 2017, the authority of the President to waive, suspend, reduce, provide relief from, or otherwise limit the application of sanctions pursuant to an agreement related to the nuclear program of Iran, by a recorded vote of 247 ayes to 186 noes, Roll No. 494.
  • H. Res. 412, the rule providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 411) and providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 3461) and (H.R. 3460) was agreed to yesterday, September 10th.
  • Approving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran: The House rejected H.R. 3461, to approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran, by a yea-and-nay vote of 162 yeas to 269 nays with one answering ”present”, Roll No. 493. Consideration began yesterday, September 10th.
  • H. Res. 412, the rule providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 411) and providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 3461) and (H.R. 3460) was agreed to yesterday, September 10th.
  • Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15th and further, when the House adjourns on that day, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 16th for Morning Hour debate.

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate met at 9:30:04 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 9:30:30 a.m., until 1 p.m., on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

Today:

  • The Senate is not in session.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No Hearings Are Scheduled

Notable Legislation Introduced

  

DEFENSE

H.R.3493 : To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Securing the Cities program to enhance the ability of the United States to detect and prevent terrorist attacks and other high consequence events utilizing nuclear or other radiological materials that pose a high risk to homeland security in high-risk urban areas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [NY-11] (introduced 9/11/2015) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Homeland Security
Latest Major Action: 9/11/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

H.R.3496 : To amend the Communications Act of 1934 and title 17, United States Code, to provide greater access to in-State television broadcast programming for cable and satellite subscribers in certain counties.
Sponsor: Rep Duffy, Sean P. [WI-7] (introduced 9/11/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 9/11/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on 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.3501 : To amend chapter 1 of title 23, United States Code, to condition the receipt of certain highway funding by States on the enactment and enforcement by States of certain laws to prevent repeat intoxicated driving.
Sponsor: Rep Lowey, Nita M. [NY-17] (introduced 9/11/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 9/11/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

 

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