Senate Legislative Activity
After two weeks of recess, the Senate will convene today, Monday, April 28, at 2:00 pm. After any leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:30 pm, with senators allowed to speak for up to 10 minutes each.
At 5:30 pm, there will be up to four roll call votes:
- Confirmation of Executive Calendar #574, Michelle Friedland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit;
- Cloture on Executive Calendar #613, David Weil, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor;
- Confirmation of the Weil nomination; and
- Confirmation of Executive Calendar #648, Katherine O’Regan, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
House Legislative Activity
Today, April 28, the House will meet at 2:00 pm for legislative business, with votes being postponed until 6:30 pm. The following legislation is to be considered under suspension of the rules:
- S. 994 – The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act;
- H.R. 4192 – To amend the Act entitled “An Act to regulate the height of buildings in the District of Columbia” to clarify the rules of the District of Columbia regarding human occupancy of penthouses above the top story of the building upon which the penthouse is placed, as amended;
- H.R. 4194 – The Government Reports Elimination Act, as amended;
- H.R. 298 – To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to evaluate the significance of the Mill Springs Battlefield located in Pulaski and Wayne Counties, Kentucky, and the feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System;
- H.R. 4032 – North Texas Invasive Species Barrier Act of 201, as amended;
- H.R. 3110 – Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act;
- H.R. 930 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site and surrounding land of the New Philadelphia town site in the State of Illinois;
- H.R. 4120 – To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date; and
- H.R. 1501 – Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument Preservation Act.
On Tuesday, April 29, the House will meet at 10:00 am for morning hour and 12:00 pm for legislative business. The following legislation is to be considered under suspension of the rules:
- H.R. 627 – National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, as amended;
- H.R. 4167 – Restoring Proven Financing for American Employers Act, as amended; and
- H.R. ___ – Gold Medal Technical Corrections Act of 2013.
Also on the House calendar for Tuesday is H.R. 4414 – Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 (Subject to a Rule).
On Wednesday, April 30, the House will meet at 10:00 am for morning hour and 12:00 pm for legislative business, and on Thursday, May 1, the House will meet at 9:00 am for legislative business. No votes are expected on Friday, May 2, as the House is not scheduled to be in session that day. The following legislation is on the House calendar for the balance of the week: