The measure to streamline jobs programs passed the House 415-6 and the Senate 95-3.
The House on Wednesday rejected 110-310 a proposal to eliminate all funding for Department of Energy programs to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy.
The Georgia Republican will replace incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) on Tuesday argued that illegal immigrants are causing income inequality in the U.S.
The Speaker said a "really solid bill" would help pay for the shortfall through early 2015.
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"I disagree," Boehner says in response to talk of impeaching Obama.
The House will vote on the Workforce Investment Act, which authorizes federal job training programs, and clear the measure for the president's signature.
Legislation to establish Department of Homeland Security standards for emergency responses on social media during terrorist attacks passed in the House on Tuesday.
The House on Tuesday passed a bill by voice vote that would authorize the Department of Homeland Security to establish standards protecting chemical facilities from terrorism.
Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) warned that the unaccompanied children illegally crossing the border into the U.S. carrying infectious diseases could pose a threat to public health.