This Week’s Update

The House passed the “Lieutenant Oscvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act” (H.R. 613); a bill “To amend the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to provide additional resources to the State and local prosecutors, and for other purposed” (H.R. 4854); the “Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act” (S.35); the “Protect and Serve Act of 2018” (H.R. 5698); and the “Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act” (S. 2373).

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Lieutenant Oscvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act” (H.R. 613); a bill “To amend the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to provide additional resources to the State and local prosecutors, and for other purposed” (H.R. 4854); the “Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act” (S.35); the “Protect and Serve Act of 2018” (H.R. 5698); and the “Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act” (S. 2373).

 

  • Senate –The Senate passed the “Congressional Review Act disapproval of the rule on Net Neutrality” (S.J.Res. 52); the “Improve Data on Sexual Violence Act” (S. 2349); the “Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017” (H.R. 3249); “SEA Act” (H.R. 2772); a bill “To amend title 38, United States Code to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish assistance for adaptations of residences of veterans in rehabilitation programs” (H.R. 3562); the “Smithsonian National Zoological Park Central Parking Facility Authorization Act” (H.R. 4009); and confirmed Michael Scudder to be Judge for the 7th Circuit; Amy St. Eve to be Judge for the 7th Circuit; Joel Carson III  to be Judge for the 10th Circuit;  John Nalbandian to be Judge for the 6th Circuit; and Gina Haspell  to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House may consider the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019” (H.R. 5515); the “Trinkett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jorgan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017” (S. 204); the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act” (S. 2155).

 

  • Senate –The Senate may consider an “Act to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide outer burial receptacles for remains buried in National Parks” (S. 2372); and an “Act to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010” (S. 140).  

 

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