Today at a Glance: Feb. 4, 2013
The Senate begins consideration of a bill to reauthorize the
Violence Against Women Act. The measure would renew a 1994 domestic violence law that expired in September 2011.
The House will consider a trio of
health-care-related measures under suspension of the rules. House
Convenes at 2 p.m. for legislative business.
Votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.
Under suspension of the rules
— Support for graduate medical education programs in children’s hospitals HR 297
— Grants for veterans with emergency medical training to become EMTs HR 235
— National Pediatric Research Network HR 225 Senate
Convenes at 2 p.m.
Roll call vote expected
— Violence Against Women Act S 47 Markup
House Rules considers rule for floor debate on a draft bill that would require the president to estimate when the federal budget will be balanced.
Feb. 4, 5 p.m., H-313 Capitol
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