June 25, 2014 12:19 PM

H.R.803, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is pending

The Senate has begun consideration of H.R.803, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Under the previous order, the time until 2:30pm will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The substitute amendment #3378 is pending. The Flake and Lee amendments now have amendment numbers and those numbers are listed below.

Up to 7 votes at 2:30pm (only 3 roll calls expected):

1)      Flake amendment #3379 to H.R.803 (making the appointment and certification of a new local board permissible instead of required);

2)      Lee amendment #3380 to H.R.803 (evaluation report requirement);

3)      Managers' technical amendment #3381 to H.R.803 (expected voice vote);

the substitute amendment, as amended, if amended, will be agreed to following disposition of the technical amendment

4)      Passage of H.R.803, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), as amended.

5)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #499, Jessica Garfola Wright, of Pennsylvania, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (expected voice vote);

6)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #501, Jamie Michael Morin, of Michigan, to be Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (expected voice vote); and

7)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #787, Thomas P. Kelly III, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the republic of Djibouti (expected voice vote).

If the bill is passed, the Murray-Isakson-Harkin-Alexander amendment #3382 to the title will be agreed to by unanimous consent.

Following the votes, the time until 4:30pm will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.