The Senate meets at 2 p.m., and at 5:30 p.m., it will hold an important procedural vote on the farm bill.
Members will vote to end debate on the conference report on the $956 billion farm bill, H.R. 2642. Sixty votes are needed, and if the votes are there, it would set up a final passage vote on the farm bill Tuesday afternoon.
The House will be in at noon for speeches and will consider two suspension bills in the afternoon:
— H.R. 1791, the Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act. This bill authorizes the use of homeland security funding for medical preparedness efforts, including creating a stockpiles of pharmaceuticals and medical kits.
— H.R. 357, the GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act, requiring colleges to give veterans in-state tuition rates.