The Senate on Dec. 15 approved legislation to fund the government through Dec. 23 to avert a federal shutdown. The House approved this short-term bill Dec. 14, mostly along party lines. Federal funding authority was to have expired Dec. 16.December 15, 2022
Legislation that would keep the government funded beyond an April 28 deadline has yet to be finalized, the Speaker of the House told reporters March 30.March 30, 2017
Not long after the Senate followed the House in passing the omnibus funding bill and the accompanying tax legislation Dec. 18, President Obama signed both into law.
A review of an hours-of-service restart rule will take longer to complete under guidelines Congress approved in an expansive fiscal 2016 funding bill Dec. 18.December 18, 2015
The Senate has passed the $1 trillion federal spending bill that includes the suspension of a key HOS restart provision.December 12, 2014
The U.S. House passed a $1 trillion funding bill late Dec. 11 containing a provision that would suspend federal limits on truckers’ weekly work schedules; Senate to debate on Friday.December 10, 2014
A provision that would suspend parts of an hours of service rule has been included in a $1 trillion bill congressional lawmakers plan to advance to President Obama’s desk this month to keep federal agencies funded through fiscal 2015.December 10, 2014