Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to consider legislation from the Foreign Affairs Committee. The Senate will consider the nomination of Radha Plumb to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

The HOUSE

Friday

The House was not in session.

Today

On Monday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

H.R. 1149 – Countering Untrusted Telecommunications Abroad Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Wild / Foreign Affairs Committee)

H.R. 1151 – Upholding Sovereignty of Airspace Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Meeks / Foreign Affairs Committee) H. Res. 240 – Condemning recent actions taken by the Russian military to down a United States Air Force drone, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Williams (NY) / Foreign Affairs Committee)

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #19 Radha Iyengar Plumb, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

As a result of cloture being filed on Cal.#28 S.870, Fire Grants and Safety Act, the filing deadline for first degree amendments is 3:30pm on Monday, April 17th.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Plumb nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #19 Radha Iyengar Plumb, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense
  2. Executive Calendar #57 Amy Lefkowitz Solomon, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General
  3. Calendar #28, S.870, to amend the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations for the United States Fire Administration and firefighter assistance grant programs.

Monday, April 17th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #19 Radha Iyengar Plumb, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.