This Week’s Update

The members of 117th Congress were sworn in to the House and Senate. The House and Senate met in a joint session to count the votes of the Electoral College. Congress voted down objections to the certification of Arizona and Pennsylvania’s electoral votes. Following delays to remove protestors who breached the Capitol Building, Congress certified President-Elect Biden’s Elector College victory. 

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The members of 117th Congress were sworn in to the House and Senate. The House and Senate met in a joint session to count the votes of the Electoral College. Congress voted down objections to the certification of Arizona and Pennsylvania’s electoral votes. Following delays to remove protestors who breached the Capitol Building, Congress certified President-Elect Biden’s Elector College victory. 
  • House – The House adopted its rules package for the 117th Congress (H. Res. 8). The House passed the FedRAMP Authorization Act (H.R. 21), Congressional Budget Justification Transparency Act (H.R. 22), the Inspector General Protection Act (H.R. 23), the Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act (H.R. 26), and the Settlement Agreement Information Database Act (H.R. 27). 

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate will be in recess, but will meet in pro forma session. The Senate is scheduled to reconvene on January 19.
  • House – The House will be in recess, but will meet in pro forma session. The House is scheduled to reconvene on January 21.

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