This Week’s Update

This week the House completed consideration of the “Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act’’ (DRIVE Act) (H.R. 22), a six-year highway reauthorization bill and voted to go to conference with the Senate. The House also passed the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016” (S. 1356).

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House completed consideration of the “Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act’’ (DRIVE Act) (H.R. 22), a six-year highway reauthorization bill and voted to go to conference with the Senate. The House also passed the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016” (S. 1356).

 

  • Senate – The Senate did not agree to the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the “Federal Water Quality Protection Act” (S. 1140) by a 57-41 vote. The Senate failed to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the “Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016” (H.R. 2685) by a 51-44. However, the Senate did agree to the motion to proceed to the “Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016” (H.R. 2029) by a 93-0 vote. 

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House will be in recess.

 

  • Senate – On November 10, the Senate will likely vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016” (S. 1356).

 

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