This Week’s Update

This week The House passed the “Fannie and Freddie Open Records Act of 2017” (H.R. 1694) and the “Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017” (H.R. 1695). The House also passed a FY 2017 continuing resolution to fund the government through May 5.

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Fannie and Freddie Open Records Act of 2017” (H.R. 1694) and the “Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017” (H.R. 1695). The House also passed a FY 2017 continuing resolution to fund the government through May 5.

 

  • Senate –The Senate confirmed the nominations of Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture; Jim Acosta to serve as the Secretary of Labor; and Rod Rosenstein to be Deputy Attorney General. The Senate agreed to a FY 2017 continuing resolution to fund the government through May 5.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House is expected to vote on a FY 2017 omnibus appropriations act before the expiration of a continuing resolution on May 5. The House is also scheduled to vote on the “Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017” (H.R. 1180).

 

  • Senate –The Senate will resume consideration of Jay Clayton to be Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Senate is expected to vote on a FY 2017 omnibus appropriations act before the expiration of a continuing resolution on May 5.

 

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