Today’s Daily Update

The House will meet at 3:00pm in pro forma session.  The Senate convene in pro forma session at 8:30am.

 

House

 Friday

  • The House was not in session.

Today

  • The House will meet in pro forma session at 3:00pm. Votes are not expected.

 

Senate

 Friday

  • Roll Call Votes:
    • Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2028, CR; agreed to: 61-38
    • Motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2028, CR; agreed to: 63-36
    • Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.612, WRDA; agreed to: 69-30
    • Motion to concur in the House amendment to S.612, WRDA; agreed to: 78 -21
  • Legislative Business:
    • Agreed to H.Con.Res.179 – Enrollment Correction to S.2943
    • Passed S.3336 – Arsenal Installation with an Ernst amendment and a title amendment
    • Passed by voice vote H.R.5602 – A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for other purposes, with Shelby-Brown substitute amendment
    • Passed nine Postal Naming Bills en bloc.
    • Passed Calendar #704, S.8 – Kingdom of Norway / Peaceful Uses of Energy
    • Concurred in the House amendment to S.546, RESPONSE Act of 2016
    • Passed S.1831 – Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act with Toomey substitute amendment
    • Passed by voice vote H.R.3842 & S.2781 – Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers and Improvement Act with Perdue amendments
    • Passed Calendar #639, H.R.5687 – GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2016
    • Passed Calendar #691, S.3086 – Marine Debris Act with a Sullivan amendment and a committee reported substitute amendment
    • Passed S.3112 – Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act of 2016
    • Passed H.R.960 – To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Newark, Ohio, as the Daniel L. Kinnard VA Clinic
    • Passed by voice vote H.R.2726 – Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
    • Passed H.R.3784 – SEC Small Business Advocate Act of 2016
    • Passed H.R.4618 – To designate the Federal building and U.S. courthouse located at 121 Spring Street SE in Gainesville, Georgia, as the “Sidney Oslin Smith, Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse”
    • Passed H.R.5065 – Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act
    • Passed H.R.5877 – United States-Israel Advanced Research Partnership Act of 2016
    • Adopted S.Res.335 – National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day
    • Passed S.290 – Increasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act with a Moran substitute amendment
    • Passed by voice vote H.R.6416 – Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016
    • Passed H.R.5015 – Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act
    • Agreed to Calendar #710, S.Con.Res.57 – King Adulyadej of Thailand, with Hatch amendment.
    • Passed Calendar #705, H.R.1150 – International Religious Freedom Act with Corker substitute amendment.
    • Agreed to Calendar #711, H.Con.Res.40 – encouraging reunions of divided Korean American families.
    • Passed Calendar #713, H.R.4939 – United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act of 2016, with Corker amendment and committee-reported amendment.

 Today

  • The Senate will convene in pro forma session at 8:30am.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Health

S.3548 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
A bill to continue the Medicaid emergency psychiatric demonstration project.
Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 12/10/2016) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: 12/10/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)