Today at a Glance: Dec. 17, 2012

Posted December 14, 2012 at 7:54pm

The House will consider two measures under suspension of the rules, including one that would authorize issuance of right-of-way permits for natural gas pipelines in Glacier National Park.

The Senate will begin consideration of the legislative vehicle for the emergency supplemental appropriations bill that would help communities hit by Superstorm Sandy.

In executive session, that chamber will also consider two judicial nominations.


Convenes at noon for morning business.

Convenes at 2 p.m. for legislative business.

Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Under suspension of the rules

HR 4606
— Natural gas pipeline permits

S 3193
— Tribal land transfer


Convenes at 2 p.m.

Proceeds to executive session at 5 p.m.; votes expected at 5:30 p.m.

Roll call votes possible

HR 1
— Superstorm Sandy aid


Fernando M. Olguin to be a U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California, and Thomas M. Durkin to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.