The Senate was not in session Friday.
The Senate will meet at 2:00 PM today. The Senate is expected to resume post-cloture consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1940, the "Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act". At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reid motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 3187, the "Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act".
The House was not in session Friday.
The House will meet at 2:00 PM today for a pro forma session. The House will return to conduct business on Tuesday, June 26.
Significant Proposed Rules:
- Agriculture Department: adding reporting for pork (fresh, chilled, and frozen box/primal cuts) and distillers dried grain (DDG) to the Export Sales Reporting Requirements. (Comment period ends 8/24/12)
- Health and Human Services Department: revising the current requirement for open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus (OC-SCBA) remaining service-life indicators (indicators). (Comment period ends 8/24/12)
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: announcing a 6-month extension of the deadline for a final determination on a proposed rule that would revise the current critical habitat for the Hawaiian monk seal. (Final rule will be published no later than 12/2/12)
Significant Final Rules:
There were no significant final rules printed today.
- Presidential Notice: continuing for 1 year the national emergency with respect to the Western Balkans established by Executive Order 13219.
The court has concluded scheduled oral arguments for the October 2011 term. However, the court is still meeting to finalize decisions on cases it heard during the preceeding term. The court's next session of oral arguments is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 1, 2012.
The court will meet at 10:00 AM today to issue decisions in pending cases.