This Week’s Update

The House convened the 116th Congress; voted Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as Speaker of the House; approved the Rules of the House for the 116th Congress; and approved two bills to restore funding to the federal government.

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House convened the 116th Congress; voted Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as Speaker of the House; approved the Rules of the House for the 116th Congress; and approved two bills to restore funding to the federal government.

 

  • Senate – The Senate ratified the  Executive Treaty #7: UNConvention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade; approved a series of nominations; approved the nominations of William Charles McIntosh, to be an Assistant Administrator of the EPA; and convened the 116th Congress.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House may consider: S. 1333 – Tribal HUD-VASH Act of 2017S. 2765 – RBIC Advisers Relief Act of 2018; Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6227 – National Quantum Initiative Act; H.R. 7279 – Water Infrastructure Improvement Act; a House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 88 – Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018 and the Taxpayer First Act of 2018; and S. 756, First Step Act.

 

  • Senate – The Senate may consider S.1, to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015.

 

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