Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will begin consideration of S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015.

House

 

Yesterday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • The House is scheduled to meet in a Pro Forma session at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, 2016.

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • Vazquez Nomination and Energy Policy Modernization Act–Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the order for Tuesday, January 26, 2016, with respect to the consideration of S. 2012, to provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and the nomination of John Michael Vazquez, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, be modified for Wednesday, January 27, 2016, as follows: consideration of S. 2012 be for debate only until 2:15 p.m., and that at 5:15 p.m., Senate begin consideration of the nomination of John Michael Vazquez, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, as under the previous order.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Wednesday, January 27. Following any leader remarks, the Senate will begin consideration of Calendar #218, S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, with debate only until 2:15pm.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
  • At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #306, the nomination of John Michael Vazquez, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey. There will be 15 minutes for debate equally divided prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.
  • Wednesday, January 27—5:30pm
    • Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #306, the nomination of John Michael Vazquez, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey.

 

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

No notable legislation introducted.