Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider six bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.34, the 21st Century Cures Act.

House

 

Friday

  • Summary of Legislative Business
    • Conference Report to Accompany S. 2943 — “An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.”
      • – PASSED 375 – 34, Roll Call 600

Today

  • 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.
  • H.R. 2726 – Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Posey / Financial Services Committee)
  • H.R. 6427 – Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Garrett / Financial Services Committee)
  • S. 795 – To enhance whistleblower protection for contractor and grantee employees (Sponsored by Sen. Claire McCaskill / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
  • H.R. 5015 – Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. David Rouzer / Ways and Means Committee)
  • S. 3395 – Prescribed Burn Approval Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Sen. John Thune / Agriculture Committee)
  • House Amendment to S. 1635 – Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Bob Corker / Foreign Affairs Committee)

 

Senate

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R.34 (Cures).
  • The filing deadline for first degree amendments is 4:00pm.
  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.34 (Cures). If cloture is invoked, there will then be up to 30 hours of debate followed by a vote on the motion to concur.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.6427 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To improve the operation of United States capital markets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] (Introduced 12/02/2016) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 12/02/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health Care

H.R.6428 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit Medicare part B premium increases for 2017.
Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] (Introduced 12/02/2016) Cosponsors: (34)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 12/02/2016 Referred to House Ways and Means

 

Transportation

H.R.6429 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 to include certain areas in the Central Texas Corridor.
Sponsor: Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] (Introduced 12/02/2016) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 12/02/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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