Senate Legislative Activity
On Monday, July 20, the Senate is not in session. The Senate will meet on Tuesday, July 21, at 10:o0am. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business, with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each until 12:30pm. The Senate will be in recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm, during which time Senators will participate in their weekly caucus meetings. At 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 22, the legislative vehicle for the highway funding bill.
House Legislative Activity
On Monday, July 20, the House will meet at 2:00pm in pro forma session, with no votes expected. On Tuesday, July 21, 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:
- H.R. 2256 – Veterans Information Modernization Act, as amended;
- H.R. 237 – FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2015, as amended;
- H.R. 1557 – Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2015; and
- H.R. 1473 – John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Wednesday, July 22, the House will meet at 10:00am for morning hour and at 12:00pm for legislative business. The House will consider H.R. 1734 – Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 (Subject to a Rule).
On Thursday, July 23, the House will meet at 10:00am for morning hour and at 12:00 pm for legislative business. On Friday, July 24, the House will meet at 9:00am for legislative business, with last votes expected by 3:00pm. The House will consider H.R. 1599 – Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule). It is possible that additional legislative items will be added to the schedule.