Saturday, September 22, 2018

House Committee Schedule

Tuesday — September 25, 2018

HUD Office of Inspector General Report: HUDs Oversight of the Alexander County (IL) Housing Authority
Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance (Committee on Financial Services)

Conference report to accompany H.R. 6157 — Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 [Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019];
• H. Res. 1071 — Recognizing that allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens.

Committee on Rules

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Wednesday — September 26, 2018

Coast Guard Modernization and Recapitalization: Status and Future
Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)

The Impact of National Defense on the Economy, Diplomacy, and International Order
Committee on Armed Services

Genocide Against the Burmese Rohingya
Committee on Foreign Affairs

Built in America: Jobs and Growth in the Manufacturing Sector
Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Examining First Amendment Rights on Campus
Committee on Education and the Workforce

House Floor Schedule

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH
On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 6735 – Public-Private Cybersecurity Cooperation Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin McCarthy / Homeland Security Committee)

2) H.R. 6740 – Border Tunnel Task Force Act (Sponsored by Rep. Pete Sessions / Homeland Security Committee)

3) H.R. 6620 – Protecting Critical Infrastructure Against Drones and Emerging Threats Act (Sponsored by Rep. Cedric Richmond / Homeland Security Committee)

4) H.R. 6742 – Secure Border Communications Act (Sponsored by Rep. Brian Mast / Homeland Security Committee)

5) S. 3479 – Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Sen. Johnny Isakson / Veterans Affairs Committee)

6) H.R. 6378 – Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Susan Brooks / Energy and Commerce Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Monday, September 24, 2018

Judiciary
Hearings to examine the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh, of Maryland, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.


Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Armed Services
Hearings to examine the nominations of General Robert B. Abrams, USA, to be General, and to be Commander, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea, and Vice Admiral Craig S. Faller, USN, to be Admiral, and to be Commander, United States Southern Command.

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine the Department of Energy's efforts in the field of quantum information science.

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine the Every Student Succeeds Act, focusing on states leading the way.

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
Hearings to examine health care in rural America, focusing on experiences and costs.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate begins consideration of the nomination of Jackie Wolcott, of Virginia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the International Atomic Energy Agency, with the rank of Ambassador, and her nomination to be Representative of the United States of America to the Vienna Office of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, with a vote on confirmation of the nominations at 5:30 p.m.; to be immediately followed by a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on nomination of Peter A. Feldman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the remainder of the term expiring October 26, 2019, and his nomination for a term of seven years from October 27, 2019.

Congressional Outlook

Update on Hurricane Florence Relief: First Action Next Week

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

Speaker Ryan Statement on Opioid Legislation

GOP, Dems Unite Behind Senate Bill Fighting Addictive Drugs

Senate approves $854B spending bill

Senate approves Pentagon funding bill, puts on-time budget within reach

Supreme Court Nominee Update

Kavanaugh Denies Allegations of Sexual Assault

Kavanaugh to Testify Against Sexual Assault Allegation

Kavanaugh ‘Anxious’ to Testify, Trump Says

Susan Collins: Kavanaugh and his accuser 'should both testify'

Senate judiciary chair says he's working to get to bottom of Kavanaugh allegations

Grassley announces Monday hearing to air Kavanaugh accusation

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