This Week’s Update

The Senate was in recess.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate was in recess.
  • House – The House passed the Halt All Lethal Trafficking of (HALT) Fentanyl Act (H.R. 467).

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate is scheduled to reconvene on Tuesday, May 30, and will resume considering nominations.
  • House – The House is scheduled to be in recess. The House Republican Leadership has indicated Members may go home for Memorial Day weekend but are expected to return next week on the assumption that a debt limit deal will be reached sometime in the coming days. Under current House standing rules, a bill must be public for 72 hours before it is voted on, suggesting that unless the rule is waived, a vote in the House could occur as late as Tuesday or Wednesday if a deal is reached over the weekend.

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