This Week’s Update

This week The House passed the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017” (H.R. 7); the “Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act” (H.R. 511); the “Fair RATES Act” (H.R. 587); the “Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Act of 2017” (H.R. 590); the “Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2017” (H.R. 290); the “Securing Access to Networks in Disaster Act” (H.R. 588); and the “Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2017” (H.R. 599).

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017” (H.R. 7); the “Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act” (H.R. 511); the “Fair RATES Act” (H.R. 587); the “Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Act of 2017” (H.R. 590); the “Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2017” (H.R. 290); the “Securing Access to Networks in Disaster Act” (H.R. 588); and the “Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2017” (H.R. 599).

 

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed the nomination of Nikki Haley to be United Nations Ambassador and Mike Pompeo to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House will vote on resolutions to disapprove of: the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule; the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007; the final rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration titled “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”; the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation”; and a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers.”

 

  • Senate –The Senate will consider the nominations of Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State and Elaine Chao to be Secretary of Transportation.

 

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