This Week’s Update

The Senate passed H.R. 1957, which is the legislative vehicle for the Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422), which funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund to address maintenance and capital backlogs at parks and other public lands. The Senate confirmed Justin Reed Walker to be a U.S. Circuit Court Judge for the District of Columbia.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate passed H.R. 1957, which is the legislative vehicle for the Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422), which funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund to address maintenance and capital backlogs at parks and other public lands. The Senate confirmed Justin Reed Walker to be a U.S. Circuit Court Judge for the District of Columbia.
  • House – The House met in pro forma session, with committees holding hearings and markups. The House Judiciary Committee favorably reported the Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120), which deals with policing reform. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee favorably reported the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 2), a $494 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill.

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate is expected to consider the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act (S. 3985), which is a policing reform bill. The Senate may continue its consideration of pending nominations.
  • House – The House is expected to consider the Justice in Policing Act, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act (H.R. 51), and a resolution to disapprove the Department of Education’s 2019 student loan forgiveness rule (H.J. Res. 76).

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