Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider 16 bills under suspension of the rules and possibly consider a short-term extension to the Highway Trust Fund.




  • The House was not in session.


  • On Monday, 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. 308 – Keep the Promise Act (Sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks / Natural Resources Committee)
  • 2) H.R. 1694 – Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
  • 3) H.R. 3114 – To provide funds to the Army Corps of Engineers to hire veterans and members of the Armed Forces to assist the Corps with curation and historic preservation activities, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Grace Napolitano /Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
  • 4) H.R. 1073 – Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks / Homeland Security Committee)
  • 5) H.R. 3144 – Partners for Aviation Security Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Donald Payne / Homeland Security Committee)
  • 6) H.R. 1338 – Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015(Sponsored by Rep. Bill Shuster / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)
  • 7) H.R. 1384 – Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Retirees Act (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Walz / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)
  • 8) S. 599 – Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Cardin / Energy and Commerce Committee)
  • 9) S. 799 – Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Sen. Mitch McConnell / Energy and Commerce Committee)
  • 10) H.R. 2583 – Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2015, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Greg Walden / Energy and Commerce Committee)
  • 11) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2262 – SPACE Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin McCarthy / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)
  • 12) H.R. 1317 – To amend the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to specify how clearing requirements apply to certain affiliate transactions, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Gwen Moore / Financial Services Committee)
  • 13) H.R. 3032 – Securities and Exchange Commission Reporting Modernization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Kyrsten Sinema / Financial Services Committee)
  • 14) S. 2036 – Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015(Sponsored by Sen. David Vitter / Financial Services Committee)
  • 15) H.R. 1478 – Policyholder Protection Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Posey / Financial Services Committee)
  • 16) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 208 – RISE After Disaster Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Nydia Velázquez / Small Business Committee)
  • Possible Consideration of a Short-Term Extension to the Highway Trust Fund





  • The Senate was not in session.


  • The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of H.Con.Res.92 until 3:00pm on Monday, November 16, 2015.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm.
  • At 5:00pm, the Senate will enter Executive session with 30 minutes of debate equally divided followed by a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #141, LaShann Moutique DeArcy Hall, of New York, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.


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Notable Legislation Introduced


No notable legislation introduced.

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