This Week’s Update

The House passed the “Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act” (H.R. 19) and recessed for the week.

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act” (H.R. 19) and recessed for the week.

 

  • Senate –The Senate passed the “Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act” (H.R. 19); the “Veteran PEER Act” (S.1793); confirmed Jerome H. Powell to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Alex Michael Azar II to be Secretary of Health and Human Services; Samuel Dale Brownback to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom; and R. D. James to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army. 

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House is expected to consider “ Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017” [Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018]; the “Housing for Survivors of Sex Trafficking Act” (H.R. 3942); the “Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017” (S.543); and a bill “To establish requirements for use of a driver’s license or personal identification card by certain financial institutions for opening an account or obtaining a financial product or service (H.R. 1457). 

 

  • Senate –The Senate is expected to consider the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” (S. 2311).

 

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