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House Returns from Recess; Senate to Continue Nomination Votes

Senate Legislative Activity

The Senate will convene today, May 15, at 3:00 pm. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Jeffrey Rosen, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation, with the time until 5:30 pm equally divided. At 5:30 pm, the pending cloture motions will ripen and the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Rosen nomination.

As a reminder, cloture has been filed on the nominations of Jeffrey Rosen and Rachel Brand, of Iowa, to be Associate Attorney General. Upon disposition of the Rosen nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Brand nomination.

Monday at 5:30 pm – 1 roll call vote

  • Motion to invoke cloture on Jeffrey Rosen to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation

House Legislative Activity

The House will meet at 10:00 am today in pro forma session. No votes are expected.

On Tuesday, May 16, the House will meet at 12:00 pm for morning hour and 2:00 pm for legislative business.  Votes will be postponed until 6:30 pm.

The following legislation will be considered under suspension of the rules:

  1. H.R. 510 – Rapid DNA Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner / Judiciary Committee)

  2. H.R. 1892 – Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sponsored by Rep. John Larson / Judiciary Committee)

  3. H.R. 1428 – American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Will Hurd / Judiciary Committee)

  4. H.R. 1616 – Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Ratcliffe / Judiciary Committee)

On Wednesday, May 17, the House will meet at 10:00 am for morning hour and 12:00 pm for legislative business.

The following legislation will be considered under suspension of the rules:

  1. H.R. 2266 – Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. John Conyers / Judiciary Committee)

  2. H.R. 984 – Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Rob Wittman / Natural Resources Committee)

  3. H.R. 194 – Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Russell / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

  4. H.R. 195 – Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Russell / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

  5. H.R. 653 – Federal Intern Protection Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

  6. H.R. 2227 – MGT Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Will Hurd / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

  7. H.R. 2169 – Improving Fusion Centers’ Access to Information Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Katko / Homeland Security Committee)

  8. H.R. 2213 – Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Martha McSally / Homeland Security Committee)

  9. H.R. 2281 – Border Enforcement Security Task Force Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Filemon Vela / Homeland Security Committee)

  10. H.R. 1177 – Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Poliquin / Agriculture Committee)

  11. H.R. 2154 – To rename the Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center in Fargo, North Dakota, as the Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Cramer / Agriculture Committee)

  12. H.R. 672 – Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Foreign Affairs Committee)

  13. H.Res. 145 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the fight against corruption in Central America, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Norma Torres / Foreign Affairs Committee)

  14. H.R. 1677 – Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)

On Thursday, May 18, the House will meet at 10:00 am for morning hour and 12:00 pm for legislative business.

  1. H.R. 115 – Thin Blue Line Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Vern Buchanan / Judiciary Committee)

On Friday, May 19, the House will meet at 9:00 am for legislative business.

  1. H.R. 1039 – Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Dave Reichert / Judiciary Committee)

Sources:  www.democrats.senate.govhttp://www.majorityleader.gov/

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