This Week’s Update

The Senate passed the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (H.R. 8454), the Federal charter to the National American Indian Veterans, Inc (S. 1725), the VAWA fix (S. 7), the PRECIP Act (H.R. 1437), the Safe Connections Act (H.R. 7132), and the First Responder Fair RETIRE Act (H.R. 521) and confirmed nominations.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate passed the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (H.R. 8454), the Federal charter to the National American Indian Veterans, Inc (S. 1725), the VAWA fix (S. 7), the PRECIP Act (H.R. 1437), the Safe Connections Act (H.R. 7132), and the First Responder Fair RETIRE Act (H.R. 521) and confirmed nominations.
  • House – The House passed the PAST Act (H.R. 5441), the Speak Out Act (S. 4524), the Senator Johnny Isakson VA Regional Office Act (S. 4359), the Department of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Reform Act (H.R. 2250), the Lymphedema Treatment Act (H.R. 3630), and To designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, as the “Joseph Maxwell Cleland Atlanta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center” (S. 3369).

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate is in recess and will meet in pro forma sessions on November 22 and November 25. The chamber will reconvene on Monday, November 28 at 3:00 pm and will resume consideration of the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 8404).
  • House – The House is in recess and will reconvene on Tuesday, November 29.

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