The Ethics Committee is also scheduled to rule before Saturday on whether it will pursue a recommendation from the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate whether fundraisers held by Reps. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.), Tom Price (R-Ga.) and John Campbell (R-Calif.) in advance of the 2009 financial reform vote violated House rules.
In addition, Sánchez and Bonner, both first elected to the House in 2002, must agree to hire a new staff director for the committee. Ex-Staff Director Blake Chisam resigned from the post in December.
Sánchez, who also serves on the Judiciary Committee, has not previously served on the Ethics Committee.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.