Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of S.1, Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to S.1 is 4:00pm, and the filing deadline for second degree amendments to S.1 is one hour prior to the cloture vote on S.1.

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • The House will meet at 11:30 a.m. in a Pro Forma session. No votes are expected in the House.

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, February 4, 2019.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1, Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to S.1 is 4:00pm, and the filing deadline for second degree amendments to S.1 is one hour prior to the cloture vote on S.1.
  • At 5:30pm, all post-cloture time on McConnell amendment #65 will expire, and the Senate will vote on Menendez second degree amendment #96 (rule of construction) and McConnell amendment #65 (sense of Senate re: US forces withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan), as amended, if amended. Following disposition of the McConnell amendment, the Senate will vote on cloture on S.1, Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, as amended, if amended.
  • Monday, February 4th at 5:30pm – up to 3 roll call votes:
    1. Menendez second degree amendment #96 to McConnell amendment #65.
    2. McConnell amendment #65, as amended, if amended.
    3. Motion to invoke cloture on S.1, Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, as amended, if amended.
  • Pending amendments to S.1
    • McConnell amendment #65 (sense of Senate re: US forces withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan)
    • Menendez second degree amendment #96 (rule of construction)

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled.

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