Senate Legislative Activity

At 3:00pm on Monday, February 1, following any leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #218, S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act. No roll call votes are expect until Tuesday, February 2 at 2:30pm. Note that there are still several amendments pending to S. 2012, including:

  1. Murkowski amendment #2953 (substitute);
  2. Cassidy amendment #2954 (Strategic Petroleum Reserve); and
  3. Murkowski amendment #2963 (bulk power system reliability)

House Legislative Activity

After a week away due to winter weather, the House returns to Washington this week. On Monday, February 1, the House will meet at 12:00pm for morning hour and at 2:00pm, with votes postponed until 6:30pm. The following legislation will be considered under suspension of the rules:

  1. H.R. 2187 – Fair Investment Opportunities for Professional Experts Act;
  2. H.R. 2209 – To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to treat certain municipal obligations as level 2A liquid assets, and for other purposes;
  3. H.R. 3784 – SEC Small Business Advocate Act of 2016, as amended;
  4. H.R. 4168 – Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act;
  5. Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 515 – International Megan’s Law to Prevent Child Exploitation and Other Sexual Crimes Through Advanced Notification of Traveling Sex Offenders;
  6. H.R. 400 – Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act, as amended;
  7. S. 152 – Electrify Africa Act of 2015; and
  8. Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4188 – Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015

On Tuesday, February 2, the House will meet at 10:00am for morning hour and at 12:00pm for legislative business. The House will consider:

  1. H.R. 3700 – Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule);
  2. Complete Consideration of H.R. 3662 – Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act; and
  3. Consideration of the Veto Message on H.R. 3762 – Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015

On Wednesday, February 3, the House will meet at 10:00am for morning hour and at 12:00pm for legislative business. The House will consider H.R. 1675 – Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule).

On Thursday, February 4, the House will meet at 9:00am for legislative business, with last votes expected by 3:00pm. The House will consider H.R. 766 – Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule)

No votes are expected in the House on Friday, February 5.