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What's Congress Voting On? Week of November 14

by Countable | 11.10.16

Week of November 14, 2016
Congress returns to the Capitol this week to begin their lame duck session. The House is scheduled to be voting Monday through Thursday, while the Senate convenes Tuesday and hasn't announced a schedule. Check here throughout the week to see the vote results and updates to the schedule.

On Monday, the House will be voting on a series of suspension bills, including a bill to prevent telemarketers from faking their identity in text messages and another that would ensure that paramedics are able to administer controlled substances to patients.

Schedule subject to change. All times Eastern.


Monday after 6:30pm (all suspensions)
H.R. 4365: Do Paramedics Need to Legally be Able to Administer Narcotics to Patients?
Passed by voice vote
H.R. 2669: Should Telemarketers be Banned From "Spoofing" Their Identity in Text Messages?
Passed 382-5
H.R. 1192: National Clinical Care Commission Act
Passed by voice vote
H.R. 1209: Improving Access to Maternity Care Act
Passed by voice vote
H.R. 2713: Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2016
Passed by voice vote
H.R. 985: Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015
Passed 355-38
H.R. 4665: Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2016
Passed by voice vote
H.R. 2566: Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016
Passed by voice vote

Tuesday after 12pm
H.R. 5732: Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2016
Passed by voice vote
H.R. 6297: Iran Sanctions Extension Act
Passed 419-1
H.R. 5332: Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2016
Passed by voice vote
H.Res. 780: Urging respect for the constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the democratic transition of power in 2016
Passed 416-3

Wednesday after 12pm
Considered amendments to H.R. 5711.

Thursday between 9am and 3pm
H.R. 5711: Blocking the Sale of Airliners to Iran
Passed 243-174
H.R. 5982: Do Obama's Final Regulations Need to be Blocked?
Passed 240-179


Tuesday at 5:30pm
H.R. 4511: Gold Star Families Voices Act
Passed 98-0

Thursday at 12pm
S. 3100: American Energy and Conservation Act
Cloture vote failed 51-47

— Eric Revell


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