Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act. The House will consider 6 bills under suspension of the rules.

House

 

Yesterday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 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. 1428 – Judicial Redress Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner / Judiciary Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 3493 – Securing the Cities Act of 2015, as amended(Sponsored by Rep. Dan Donovan / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 3350 – Know the CBRN Terrorism Threats to Transportation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Brian Higgins / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 3572 – DHS Headquarters Reform and Improvement Act of 2015, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Michael McCaul / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 1315 – To amend section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, to require that annual budget submissions of the President to Congress provide an estimate of the cost per taxpayer of the deficit, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Luke Messer / Budget Committee)
    • 6) H. Res. 348 – Supporting the right of the people of Ukraine to freely elect their government and determine their future, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline / Foreign Affairs Committee)

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • Measures Considered:
  • Stop Sanctuary Policies And Protect Americans Act–Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 2146, to hold sanctuary jurisdictions accountable for defying Federal law, to increase penalties for individuals who illegally reenter the United States after being removed, and to provide liability protection for State and local law enforcement who cooperate with Federal law enforcement.
  • A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, following the disposition of the nomination of Ann Donnelly, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.
  • 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.
  • Upon disposition of the Donnelly nomination, the Senate will proceed to Legislative Session and resume consideration of Calendar #252, S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
  • At 2:15pm, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act.
  • 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

 

Senate Foreign Relations Committee
2015 Paris International Climate Change Negotiations

House Energy & Commerce Committee
Legislative Proposals to Combat Drug Abuse

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

  

APPROPRIATIONS

S.2181: A bill to provide guidance and priorities for Federal Government obligations in the event that the debt limit is reached.
Sponsor: Sen Paul, Rand [KY] (introduced 10/19/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 10/19/2015 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

S.2182: A bill to cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget.
Sponsor: Sen Paul, Rand [KY] (introduced 10/19/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 10/19/2015 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

S.2183: A bill to reauthorize and reform the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Kirk, Mark Steven [IL] (introduced 10/19/2015) Cosponsors (7)
Latest Major Action: 10/19/2015 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

 

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