Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will enter Executive Session to consider the nomination of Ann Donnelly to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

House

 

Friday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • On Monday, October 19, following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #252, S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act. There will be no roll call votes on Monday.
  • On Tuesday, October 20, following any Leader remarks, the Senate will enter Executive Session to consider the nomination of Ann Donnelly to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, with the time until 11:00am equally divided followed by a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination.
  • As a reminder, during today’s session Senator McConnell moved to proceed to Calendar #252, S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act, and filed cloture on the motion. He then asked consent that the cloture vote occur at 2:15pm on Tuesday, October 20.
  • Tuesday, October 20 at 11:00am– 1 roll call vote:
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #139, Ann Donnelly, of New York, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.
  • Tuesday, October 20 at 2:15pm – 1 roll call vote:
    • Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #252,S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

  

APPROPRIATIONS

H.R.3762: To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 2002 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016.
Sponsor: Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] (introduced 10/16/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Budget
House Reports: 114-293
Latest Major Action: 10/16/2015 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 222.

TAX

H.R.3760 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny certain tax benefits to persons responsible for the discharge of oil or other hazardous substances into navigable waters of the United States.
Sponsor: Rep Engel, Eliot L. [NY-16] (introduced 10/16/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/16/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

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