This Week’s Update

The Senate on Thursday passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund government agencies through December 16th (H.R. 6833) by a vote of 72-25. This week the Senate also passed the Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act (H.R. 468), the Technological Hazards Preparedness and Training Act (S. 4166), the National Computer Forensics Institute Reauthorization (S. 4673), the Community Disaster Resilience Zones Act (S. 3875), Disaster Assistance for Rural Communities (S. 1617), the Small Business Cyber Training Act (S. 1687), the Small Business Broadband and Emerging Technology Enhancement Act (S. 3906), the One Stop Shop for Small Business Compliance Act (H.R. 4877), the SBA Cyber Awareness Act (H.R. 3462), and the SBIC Advisory Committee Act (S. 2521).

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate on Thursday passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund government agencies through December 16th (H.R. 6833) by a vote of 72-25. This week the Senate also passed the Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act (H.R. 468), the Technological Hazards Preparedness and Training Act (S. 4166), the National Computer Forensics Institute Reauthorization (S. 4673), the Community Disaster Resilience Zones Act (S. 3875), Disaster Assistance for Rural Communities (S. 1617), the Small Business Cyber Training Act (S. 1687), the Small Business Broadband and Emerging Technology Enhancement Act (S. 3906), the One Stop Shop for Small Business Compliance Act (H.R. 4877), the SBA Cyber Awareness Act (H.R. 3462), and the SBIC Advisory Committee Act (S. 2521).
  • House – The House passed the Senate amendment to H.R. 6833, the CR, by a vote of 230-201. This week the House also passed the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act (H.R. 3843), the Mental Health Matters Act (H.R. 7780), the Millennium Challenge Corporation Eligibility Expansion Act (H.R. 8463), the Food Security for All Veterans Act (H.R. 8888), the Preventing PFAS Runoff at Airports Act (S. 3662), the Global Aircraft Maintenance Safety Improvement Act (H.R. 7321), the Visit America Act (H.R. 6965), the MOBILE Health Care Act (S. 958), the AI Training Act (S. 2551), the SBIR and STTR Extension Act (S. 4900), and the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation Act (H.R. 3482).

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate is in recess and will meet in pro forma sessions. It is scheduled to reconvene at 11:00 AM on October 11 to consider the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R.7900). The Senate is then scheduled to adjourn and meet for pro forma sessions. Senate Majority Leader Schumer announced that the next roll call vote will occur on Monday, November 14, when the Senate will resume consideration of judicial nominations.
  • House – The House is in recess and will reconvene on November 14.

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