Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of Stuart Kyle Duncan, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.

THE HOUSE

 

Friday 

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • The House is not in session.

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, April 23, 2018.
  • Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #624, Stuart Kyle Duncan, of Louisiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit. At 5:30pm, there will be a cloture vote on the nomination.
  • 5:30pm Monday—1 roll call vote
    • Cloture on Executive Calendar #624, Stuart Kyle Duncan, of Louisiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.

 

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

S.2715 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the President to develop a national strategy to combat the financial networks of transnational organized criminals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] (Introduced 04/19/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

S.2711 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend section 303 of the Controlled Substances Act to facilitate waivers of the separate registration requirement for physicians dispensing narcotic drugs to individuals for maintenance treatment or detoxification treatment.
Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] (Introduced 04/19/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Transportation

H.R.5578 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to require a life-cycle cost analysis for certain projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lewis, Jason [R-MN-2] (Introduced 04/19/2018) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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