The Senate will start this week considering various nominations for positions in the executive branch and the judiciary, then may turn to financial services legislation which has yet to be introduced.
Among other things, the House is scheduled to debate H.R. 2194, the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act of 2009. The bill takes various measures to enhance the United States’ diplomatic efforts with respect to Iran by expanding economic sanctions.
Passage of H.R. 2194 would cost the average U.S. family about $0.38.
The House is also scheduled to debate H.R. 157, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act. The bill would add two voting members to the House of Representatives, one of whom would represent the District of Columbia.
Passage of H.R. 157 would cost about $0.25 per U.S. family.
The Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act of 2009
Costs $0.38 per family
The District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009
Costs $0.25 per family