The House considers legislation intended to improve the response to, and recovery from, Superstorm Sandy and future natural disasters. Separately, the Rules Committee meets regarding floor debate the next day on a second Superstorm Sandy supplemental appropriations bill.
The Senate is in recess until it returns at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 21 for a joint session of Congress for the inauguration. Legislative business resumes at 10 a.m. Jan. 22.
Convenes 2 p.m. for legislative business.
Votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.
Under suspension of the rules:
Draft bill — Storm recovery improvement
Rules considers rules for floor debate on a fiscal 2013 supplemental appropriations bill (HR 152) for Superstorm Sandy response. 5 p.m. H-313 Capitol
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.