Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to consider legislation from the Veterans Affairs and Small Business Committees. The Senate will convene to consider the nomination of Julie Rikelman to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit.

The HOUSE

Friday

The House was not in session.

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

Today

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

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
S. 30 – Fiscal Year 2023 Veterans Affairs Major Medical Facility Authorization Act (Sponsored by Sen. Tester / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

H.R. 3672  – To designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Indian River, Michigan, as the “Pfc. Justin T. Paton Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic” (Sponsored by Rep. Bergman / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

H.R. 1606 – Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Schneider / Small Business Committee)

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate convened for a pro forma session. 

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

The Senate will convene at 3:00pm on Tuesday, June 20, 2023.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #23 Julie Rikelman, of Massachusetts, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit, post-cloture.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Rikelman nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #30 Natasha C. Merle, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York
  2. Treaty Document 112-8 Tax Convention with Chile

Tuesday, June 20th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #23 Julie Rikelman, of Massachusetts, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit