Senate Legislative Activity

The Senate will convene on Monday, April 18, at 3:00pm. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #55, H.R.636, the legislative vehicle for FAA reauthorization. At 5:30pm, the Thune amendment #3680 will be agreed to; the substitute amendment #3679, as amended, will be agreed to; and the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.R.636. There will then be up to 30 hours of debate prior to a roll call vote on passage of the bill, as amended.

Upon disposition of H.R. 636, the Senate will immediately hold a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #96, H.R.2028, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016.

House Legislative Activity

On Monday, April 18, 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. S. 1638 – Department of Homeland Security Headquarters Consolidation Accountability Act of 2015;
  2. H.R. 4618 – To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 121 Spring Street SE in Gainesville, Georgia, as the “Sidney Oslin Smith, Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse”;
  3. H. Con. Res. 119 – Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby;
  4. H.R. 4570 – 100 Years of Women in Congress Act;
  5. S. 719 – To rename the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Great Falls, Montana, the Captain John E. Moran and Captain William Wylie Galt Armed Forces Reserve Center;
  6. H.R. 2928 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 B Street in Perryville, Arkansas, as the “Harold George Bennett Post Office”;
  7. H.R. 4605 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 615 6th Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as the “Sgt. 1st Class Terryl L. Pasker Post Office Building”; and
  8. H.R. 3866 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1265 Hurffville Road in Deptford Township, New Jersey, as the “First Lieutenant Salvatore S. Corma II Post Office Building”

On Tuesday, April 19, 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. Res. 673 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Internal Revenue Service should provide printed copies of Internal Revenue Service Publication 17 to taxpayers in the United States free of charge;
  2. H.R. 4903 – To prohibit the use of funds by Internal Revenue Service to target citizens of the United States for exercising any right guaranteed under the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States;
  3. H.R. 4284 – Service Provider Opportunity Clarification Act of 2015;
  4. H.R. 3714 – Small Agriculture Producer Size Standards Improvements Act of 2015;
  5. H.R. 4332 – Maximizing Small Business Competition Act of 2016;
  6. H.R. 4325 – Unifying Small Business Terminology Act of 2016; and
  7. H.R. 4326 – Small and Disadvantaged Business Enhancement Act of 2016

On Wednesday, April 20, the House will meet at 10:00am for morning hour and at 12:00 pm for legislative business. On Thursday, April 21, the House will meet at 9:00am for legislative business, with last votes expected by 3:30pm. The House will consider:

  1. H.R. 4885 – IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule);
  2. H.R. 1206 – No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule);
  3. H.R. 3724 – Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2015, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule); and
  4. H.R. 4890 – To impose a ban on the payment of bonuses to employees of the Internal Revenue Service until the Secretary of the Treasury develops and implements a comprehensive customer service strategy, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule)

On Friday, April 22, no votes are expected in the House.