September 29, 2016 01:32 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, September 29, 2016

No Roll Call Votes


Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #573, H.R. 3004 - to amend the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act to extend the authorization for the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission.

Passed H.R. 5944 - to amend Title 49, United States Code, with respect to certain grant assurances, and for other purposes.

Passed H.R. 5883 - to amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to clarify the duties relating to services furnished in connection with the buying or selling of livestock in commerce through online, video, or other electronic methods, and for other purposes.

Passed H.R. 5147 - BABIES Act.

Passed H.R.3937 - to designate the building utilized as a United States courthouse located at 150 Reade Circle in Greenville, North Carolina, as the "Randy D. Doub United States Courthouse".

Adopted S. Res.591 - designating the week of October 9 through October 15, 2016, as "National Case Management Week" to recognize the role of case management in improving health care outcomes for patients.

Adopted S.Res.592 - expressing support  for the designation of the month of September 2016 as "Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month" in order to educated communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effective treatments, and preventative care programs with respect to sickle cell disease.

Adopted S. Res.593 - designating September 22,2016, as "National Falls Prevention Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.

Adopted S.Res.594 - expressing support for designation of the third Saturday in October 2016 as "National Animal Rescue Day" to create awareness of and educate individuals on the importance of adoption of animals, to create a humane environment for any pet, and to encourage animal adoptions throughout the United States.

Adopted S.Res.527 - recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the opening of the National Gallery of Art.

Adopted S.Res.578 - supporting Lights On Afterschool, a national celebration of after school programs held on October 20, 2016.

Passed Calendar #583, S. 2360 - Omnibus Territories Act, with committee-reported amendment.

Passed H.R.5946 - to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any prizes or awards won in competition in the Olympic Games or Paralympic Games.

Passed Calendar #651, S.2959 - a bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund, with committee-reported amendments.

Passed H.R.2733 - to require the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for certain Indian tribes, and for other purposes.

Passed S. 246 - Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act.

Adopted S.Res.579 - recognizing the 40th anniversary of the first class of women admitted to the Coast Guard Academy.

Adopted S. Res.600 - designating the week of September 26 through 30, 2016, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week".

Adopted S.Res.601 - designating September 2016 as "National Dystonia Awareness Month" and raising awareness and understating the disorder of dystonia.

Agreed to S.Con.Res.55 - commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1916 opening of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and the 2016 opening on the new Texas A&M Veterinary & Biomedical Education complex in in College Station Texas.

Agreed to H.Con.Res.166 - adjournment resolution.

Agreed to H.Con.Res.122 - Protection of the Right of Tribes to stop the Export of Cultural and Traditional Patrimony Resolution, with Udall amendments.

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.954, CO-OP Consumer Protection Act of 2016 (Rubio).

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.6094, Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act.

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.3464, Overtime Review and Reform Act (Alexander).

No Executive Business