This Week’s Update

The Senate confirmed several nominations and passed the conference report to accompany the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 (H.R. 2670).  

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed several nominations and passed the conference report to accompany the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 (H.R. 2670).  
  • House – The House passed the conference report to accompany the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 (H.R. 2670), the Protect Small Business and Prevent Illicit Financial Activity Act (H.R. 5119), the Foreign Affiliates Sharing Pilot Program Extension Act (H.R. 5524), the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Extension Act (H.R. 3224), the Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2023, Part II (H.R. 6503), the Lower Costs, More Transparency Act (H.R. 5378), the Support for Patients and Communities Reauthorization Act (H.R. 4531), the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act (H.R. 1147), the Ensuring Accountability in Agency Rulemaking Act (H.R. 357). 
  • Biden Administration –  On December 13, the White House announced it is launching the Biden-Harris Administration’s Safer States Initiative, which aims to provide states with additional tools and support to address gun violence.

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate will reconvene on Monday, December 18, to resume negotiations on the national security supplemental funding package and consider several nominations. 
  • House – The House has adjourned until 2024.

     

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