Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider six bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Gregory Katsas, to be US Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.

House

 

Yesterday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • On Tuesday, 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.
  • Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    • 1) H.R. 2768 – Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 2615 – Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steven Palazzo / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 1491 – Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Doug LaMalfa / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 3115 – Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Rick Nolan / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 995 – 21st Century Respect Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 6) H.R. 2228 – Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Susan Brooks / Judiciary Committee)

 

Senate

 

Yesterday

  • Roll Call Votes
    • 1)  Confirmation Executive Calendar #314, Dabney Langhorne Freidrich, of California, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia; confirmed: 97-3.
    • 2)  Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #481, Gregory Katsas, of Virginia, to be US Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit; invoked: 52-48.
  • Legislative Business
    • The Senate began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.1, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018 (vehicle for Republican tax legislation).

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #481, Gregory Katsas, of Virginia, to be US Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, post-cloture, and immediately recess until 4:00pm.
  • At 4:00pm, there will be 90 minutes of debate remaining on the Katsas nomination followed by a vote on confirmation of the nomination.
  • Tuesday, November 27th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote
    • 1.    Confirmation of Executive Calendar #481, Gregory Katsas, of Virginia, to be US Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
The Evolving Structure of the U.S. Treasury Market

Senate Banking
Powell Nomination Hearing/HUD Nomination Votes

Senate Judiciary
Modernizing Anti-Money Laundering Laws

House Oversight and Government Reform
Opioid Crisis

Kaiser Family Foundation
“The Future of Delivery System Reform in Medicare: Assessing the Evidence and Looking Ahead”

Senate Budget
FY 2018 Reconciliation Legislation

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