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Congressional Schedule:

Congress is in recess until September 5.

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Weekly Highlights: July 31-August 4, 2017

Floor Action: Health- On August 3, the Senate approved, 94-1, H.R. 2430, the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act. International- On August 1, the Senate passed, by voice vote, H.R. 601, the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Act. On August 3, the Senate approved, by voice vote, S. 1141, the Women, Peace, and Security…

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Congressional Schedule: July 31-August 4, 2017

The House is in recess until September 5. Mark-Ups: Human Trafficking– On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee will consider several bills, including S. 1532, the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act, and S. 1536, the Combatting Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act.

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Weekly Highlights: July 24-28, 2017

Floor Action: Appropriations- On July 27, the House passed, 235-192, H.R. 3219, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act. The bill consolidates the FY2018 Defense; Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies; Legislative Branch; and Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs, and Related Agencies spending bills. Veterans- On July 28, the House passed, by voice vote, H.R. 95,…

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Congressional Schedule: July 24-28 2017

Floor Action: Appropriations– On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 3219, the Department of Defense, Energy and Water Development, Military Construction-VA, and Legislative Branch omnibus spending bill. Veterans– On Monday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 95, the Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act. Health–The Senate also may consider H.R. 1628, the…

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Weekly Highlights: July 17-21, 2017

Mark-Ups: Appropriations- On July 20, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved, 31-0, S. 1603, the FY2018 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Related Agencies spending bill. The Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies approved the legislation on July 18. On July 19, the House Appropriations Committee passed, 28-22, the FY2018…

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Congressional Schedule: July 17-21 2017

Mark-Ups: Appropriations– On Monday, the House Appropriations Committee will mark up the FY2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies spending bill (as-yet-unnumbered). On Tuesday, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Related Agencies will mark up the FY2018 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies spending…

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Weekly Highlights: July 10-14, 2014

Floor Action: Military- On July 14, the House, approved, 344-81, H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2018, as amended. Human Trafficking- On July 12, the House passed several human trafficking bills by voice vote: H.R. 2200, the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017; H.R. 2480, the Empowering Law…

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Congressional Schedule: July 10-14, 2017

Floor Action: Human Trafficking- On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 2664, the Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act, H.R. 2480, the Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act, and H.R. 2200, the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017. Military- On Wednesday, the House is scheduled…

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Weekly Highlights: June 26-30, 2017

Mark-Ups: Military- On June 28, the Senate Armed Services Committee approved, 27-0, the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (as-yet-unnumbered). Also on June 28, the House Committee on Armed Services approved, 60-1, H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2018. Human Trafficking- On June 29, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved, as amended, S. 1312, the…

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