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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018
Legislative Digest
On the Floor Today: 1 Rule Bill and 1 Postponed Suspension Vote

The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

1 Rule Bill

1) S. 140 - To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund, Rules Committee Print (PDF)

Sponsor: by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) | Natural Resources Committee | Education and the Workforce Committee

Topline Summary: This bill includes the text of S. 140, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund, S. 249, a bill to provide that the pueblo of Santa Clara may lease for 99 years certain restricted land, and H.R. 986, the Tribal Sovereignty Act of 2017.

1 Postponed Suspension Vote

1) H.R. 4567 - DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. John Katko (R-NY) | Homeland Security Committee

Topline Summary: This bill seeks to build on existing requirements for an updated strategy for Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) overseas footprint, while identifying barriers to information sharing and collaboration among DHS components and other partner entities.

115th Congress