Senate Legislative Activity

The Senate will convene on Monday, February 29, at 3:00pm. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm, with Senators permitted to speak up to 10 minutes each.

At 5:00pm, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.524, Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015, with the time equally divided between the two managers or their designees until 5:30pm. At 5:30pm, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.524.

House Legislative Activity

On Monday, February 29, the House will meet at 12:00pm for morning hour and at 2:00pm for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30pm. The following legislation will be considered under suspension of the rules:

  1. H.R. 4238 – To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 to modernize terms relating to minorities;
  2. H.R. 4444 – EPS Improvement Act of 2016;
  3. H.R. 4583 – To promote a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce, as amended;
  4. H.R. 4401 – Amplifying Local Efforts to Root out Terror Act of 2016, as amended;
  5. H. Res. 148 – Calling on the government of Iran to fulfill their promises of assistance in this case of Robert Levinson, the longest held United States civilian in our Nation’s history, as amended;
  6. H.R. 1471 – FEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015, as amended;
  7. H.R. 4084 – Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act, as amended;
  8. S. 1172 – Edward “Ted” Kaufman and Michael Leavitt Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015, as amended; and
  9. S. 1580 – Competitive Service Act of 2015, as amended

On Tuesday, March 1, the House will meet at 10:00am for morning hour and at 12:00 pm for legislative business. The following legislation will be considered under suspension of the rules:

  1. H.R. 2814 – To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Sevierville, Tennessee, the Dannie A. Carr Veterans Outpatient Clinic;
  2. H.R. 2347 – Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2016, as amended;
  3. H.R. 3735 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 Town Run Lane in Winston Salem, North Carolina, as the “Maya Angelou Memorial Post Office”;
  4. H.R. 136 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1103 USPS Building 1103 in Camp Pendleton, California, as the “Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office”;
  5. H.R. 1132 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1048 West Robinhood Drive in Stockton, California, as the “W. Ronald Coale Memorial Post Office Building”;
  6. H.R. 2458 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5351 Lapalco Boulevard in Marrero, Louisiana, as the “Lionel R. Collins, Sr. Post Office Building”;
  7. H.R. 3082 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5919 Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, Louisiana, as the “Daryle Holloway Post Office Building”;
  8. H.R. 3274 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4567 Rockbridge Road in Pine Lake, Georgia, as the “Francis Manuel Ortega Post Office”;
  9. H.R. 3601 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7715 Post Road, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, as the “Melvoid J. Benson Post Office Building”;
  10. H.R. 4046 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 East Oak Street, Glenwood City, Wisconsin, as the Second Lt. Ellen Ainsworth Memorial Post Office;
  11. S. 1596 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2082 Stringtown Road in Grove City, Ohio, as the “Specialist Joseph W. Riley Post Office Building”;
  12. S. 1826 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 West 2nd Street in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, as the Lieutenant Colonel James “Maggie” Megellas Post Office

On Wednesday, March 2, the House will meet at 10:00am for morning hour and at 12:00 pm for legislative business. The House will consider H.R. 3716 – Ensuring Access to Quality Medicaid Providers Act (Subject to a Rule).

On Thursday, March 3, the House will meet at 9:00am for legislative business, with last votes expected by 3:00 pm. The House will consider H.R. 4557 – Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2016 (Subject to a Rule).

On Friday, March 4, no votes are expected in the House.