This Week’s Update

This week The House passed the “Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018” (H.R. 3219), which includes the “Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018,” the “Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018,” the “Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2018,” and the “Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018.”.

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018” (H.R. 3219), which includes the “Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018,” the “Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018,” the “Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2018,” and the “Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018.”.

 

  • Senate –The Senate voted to proceed to the “American Health Care Act” (H.R. 1628) but rejected the following bills offered as amendments under the reconciliation process: the “Better Care Reconciliation Act,” the “Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act,” and the “Health Care Freedom Act.” The Senate passed the “Wounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017” (H.R. 3298) and confirmed David Bernhardt to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House is scheduled to recess until September 5.

 

  • Senate –The Senate will vote on cloture for the confirmation of Kevin Christopher Newsom, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

 

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