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Senate Continues Work on Iran and Russia Sanctions

Senate Legislative Activity

The Senate will convene on Monday, June 12 at 4:00 pm.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00 pm.

At 5:00 pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Kenneth P. Rapuano, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of Defense. There will be up to 30 minutes for debate prior to a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination. Following disposition of the nomination, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.722, Iran Sanctions, with all post-cloture time considered expired.

There will be at least one roll call vote at 5:30 pm with the potential of a second.

House Legislative Activity

On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. 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 suspense on of the rules:

  1. H.R. 338 – To promote a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce (Sponsored by Rep. Bobby Rush / Energy and Commerce Committee)

  2. H.R. 446 – To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project (Sponsored by Rep. Morgan Griffith / Energy and Commerce Committee)

  3. H.R. 447 – To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project (Sponsored by Rep. Morgan Griffith / Energy and Commerce Committee)

  4. H.R. 627 – Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Matt Cartwright / Energy and Commerce Committee)

  5. H.R. 951 – To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project (Sponsored by Rep. Virginia Foxx / Energy and Commerce Committee)

  6. H.R. 1109 – To amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Walberg / Energy and Commerce Committee)

  7. H.R. 2122 – To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Jennings Randolph Dam (Sponsored by Rep. David McKinley / Energy and Commerce Committee)

  8. H.R. 2274 – HYPE Act (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Peters / Energy and Commerce Committee)

  9. H.R. 2292 – To extend a project of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission involving the Cannonsville Dam (Sponsored by Rep. John Faso / Energy and Commerce Committee)

  10. H.R. 2457 – J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Johnson / Energy and Commerce Committee)

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

H.R. 2581 – Verify First Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Lou Barletta / Ways and Means Committee)

H.R. 1094– Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio / Veterans Affairs Committee)

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

H.R. 2372 – VETERAN Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Sam Johnson / Ways and Means Committee)

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

H.R. 1215 – Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Steve King / Judiciary Committee)

On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 am for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 pm.

H.R. 2579 – Broader Options for Americans Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Pat Tiberi / Ways and Means Committee)

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

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