Capital Hill Review

 115th Congress - 1st Session (2017) 

 

Senate

Thursday, February 16, 2017

 

Mick Mulvaney Executive Office of the President (PN54)

 

To serve as Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Senate on Thursday, February 16,2017, confirmed the nomination of Mick Mulvaney (PN 54; Text of Legislation), formerly a Republican House member from South Carolina on a 51-49 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 68  ).

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

 

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (H.J.Res.40 )

 

On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, a resolution Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (H.J.Res.40; Text of Legislation ) was passed by the Senate on a 57-43 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 66  ).  The resolution would place individuals who receive disability insurance or supplemental security income benefits related to having a mental disorder in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System for would-be firearms purchasers.  

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

 

Linda E. McMahon — Small Business Administration (PN48)

 

The nomination of Linda E. McMahon (PN48; Text of Legislation) to serve as administrator of the Small Business Administration was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, on an 81-19 vote (To view how your senators voted visit:  65  ).

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Monday, February 13, 2017

 

David J. Shulkin — Department of Veterans Affairs (PN39)

 

The nomination of David J. Shulkin (PN39; Text of Legislation) to serve as Secretary of Veterans Affairs was confirmed by the Senate on Monday, February 13, 2017, on a 100-0 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 64 ).

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Steven T. Mnuchin — Department of the Treasury (PN26)

 

On Monday, February 13, 2017, the nomination of Steven T. Mnuchin (PN26; Text of Legislation)  to serve as Treasury Secretary was confirmed by the Senate on a 53-47 vote (To view how your senators voted visit:  63  ).

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House of Representatives

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

 

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients (H.J.Res.43)

 

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, a resolution Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients (H.J.Res.43; Text of Legislation) was passed, by a 230-188 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 99 ).  The resolution disapproved of a Health and Human Services Department rule for issuing family planning grants that limit the scope of eligibility reviews to an applicant’s ability to provide family planning services. Black said the rule was an Obama administration bid to funnel federal funds to Planned Parenthood and others in the abortion industry, and voiding it would restore to states the freedom to manage their own family planning programs.

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Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska" (H.J.Res.69)

 

A resolution Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska" (H.J.Res.69; Text of Legislation) was passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, February 15, 2017, on a 225-193 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 98).   The resolution disapproved of an Interior Department rule regulating hunting and fishing activities on national wildlife refuges in Alaska.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

 

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants (H.J.Res.42)

 

A resolution Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants (H.J.Res.42; Text of Legislation) was passed on a 236-189 vote  (To view how your representative voted visit: 97).  The resolution expresses disapproval of a Labor Department rule restricting state government, from requiring drug testing for those applying for unemployment compensation.    

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Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees. (H.J.Res.66)

 

On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, a resolution Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees. (H.J.Res.66; Text of Legislation) was approved on a 231-193 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 96) by the House of Representatives.   The resolution disapproved of a Labor Department rule authorizing state governments to enroll non-government employees in payroll deduction retirement savings plans.

 

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

 

Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act (H.R.428)

 

The House of Representatives approved the Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act (H.R.428; Text of Legislation) on a 250-171 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 92 ).   The measure directs the Bureau of Land Management to make a gradient boundary survey of some lands along the south bank of the Red River on the border between Texas and Oklahoma. And to settle private and public claims to land bordering the river, the survey would be used.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

 

Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act [BRAVE] (H.R. 974)

 

On a 407-0 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 87)  the House of Representatives approved the Boosting Rates of American Veteran Employment Act [BRAVE] (H.R. 974; Text of Legislation) on Monday, February 13, 2017.  The Department of Veterans Affairs would be authorized by the measure to give preference, when awarding contracts, to firms that employ a large percentage of veterans.  

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