The sportsmen's measure is a collection of bills on issues ranging from hunting and fishing to migratory bird conservation. The scheduling maneuver could be a political win for Sen. Jon Tester, a vulnerable Democratic incumbent facing off against Rep. Denny Rehberg (R) in Montana.
"I'm gratified that we're on track to attempt to move this measure when we get back," Reid said, in reference to the sportsmen's measure.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.