The Senate will convene today, Monday, June 3, at 2:00 pm and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate will resume consideration of S. 954, the Farm Bill, provided that alfalfa amendment S.A. 987, offered by Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) and food aid amendment S.A. 1079, offered by Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) will be in order, and that the Senate will proceed to votes on those amendments at 5:30 pm.
Today, Monday, June 3, the House will meet at 2:00 pm for legislative business, and votes will be postponed until 6:30 pm. Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules will include: (1) H.R. 1919 – Safeguarding America’s Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013, as amended; (2) S. 622 – Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013; (3) H.R. 126 – Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act; (4) H.R. 1206 – Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2013; and (5) H.R. 885 – San Antonio Missions National Historic Park Boundary Expansion Act of 2013.
On Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5, the House will meet at 10:00 am for morning hour and 12:00 pm for legislative business. On Thursday, June 6, the House will meet at 9:00 am for legislative business, and last votes are expected no later than 3:00 pm. On Friday, June 7, no votes are expected. Also on the House calendar for the week are (1) H.R. 671 – Ruth Moore Act of 2013 (Suspension, 40 minutes of debate); (2) H.R. 2216 – Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 (Subject to a Rule); and (3) H.R. 2217 – Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014 (Subject to a Rule).