Senate Legislative Activity

The Senate stands adjourned until today, Monday, April 3 at 3:00 pm. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #18, S.89, Delta Queen, with the time until 5:30 pm equally divided in the usual form. At 5:30 pm, the Senate will vote on passage of the bill.

Upon disposition of S.89, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session for consideration of Calendar #24 the nomination of Elaine Duke, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader with the concurrence of the Democratic Leader on Tuesday, April 4, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Monday, April 3 at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote

1. Passage of S.89, Delta Queen

Tuesday, April 4 at a time TBD

1. Confirmation of Elaine Duke, Deputy Secretary of DHS

House Legislative Activity

The House will meet at 12:00 pm today 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 suspension of the rules:

  • H.R. 479 – North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Poe / Foreign Affairs Committee)
  • H.Res. 92 – Condemning North Korea’s development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Wilson / Foreign Affairs Committee)
  • H.Res. 54 – Reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina’s economic reforms, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Albio Sires / Foreign Affairs Committee)

On Tuesday, April 4, the House will meet at 10:00 am for morning hour and 12:00 pm for legislative business.

The following legislation will be considered under suspension of the rules:

  • Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 353 – Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Lucas / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

H.R. 1343 – Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Randy Hultgren / Financial Services Committee)

On Wednesday, April 5, the House will meet at 10:00 am for morning hour and 12:00 pm for legislative business.

The following legislation will be considered under suspension of the rules:

  • H.R. 369 – To eliminate the sunset of the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Veterans Affairs Committee)

H.R. 1304 – Self-Insurance Protection Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Energy and Commerce Committee)

On Thursday, April 6, the House will meet at 9:00 am for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 pm.

H.R. 1219 – Supporting America’s Innovators Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Patrick McHenry / Financial Services Committee)

On Friday, no votes are expected in the House.