The House meets at 9 a.m. and will pass a bill aimed at limiting unfunded federal mandates — passage will complete a week of work on legislation to moderate federal regulations, provide more transparency into federal rulemaking and limit the powers of the IRS.

The bill up today is H.R. 899, the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act. The House approved a rule for this bill Thursday.

Members will debate the bill, consider three Democratic amendments, and pass it before noon.

The Senate is out, after failing to advance a veterans benefits bill. Senators will return next week to work on a bill increase block grants to states to help provide childcare services