This Week’s Update

The House passed a legislative vehicle (H.R. 5746) combining elements of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) and the Freedom to Vote Act (S. 2747). The House also passed the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act (H.R. 1836).

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House passed a legislative vehicle (H.R. 5746) combining elements of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) and the Freedom to Vote Act (S. 2747). The House also passed the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act (H.R. 1836).
  • Senate – The Senate confirmed Amitabha Bose to be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration and Alan Davidson to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information. The Senate failed to advance legislation to impose sanctions related to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline (S. 3436).

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is expected to consider the Ensuring Veterans’ Smooth Transition Act (H.R. 4673), and the Supplemental Impact Aid Flexibility Act (S. 2959).
  • Senate – The Senate will consider the voting rights legislation passed by the House and may consider additional nominations. The Senate had been scheduled to be in recess next week, but the recess was postponed to the week of January 24.

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