Scheduling

Monday: Nominations, sanctions

With only a week left to pass legislation to fund the Highway Trust Fund and border security before the August recess, lawmakers will spend Monday debating nominations and suspension bills.

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Thursday: Child tax credit, outsourcing jobs

The House will consider a measure to overhaul the child tax credit by requiring applicants to provide their Social Security numbers. Such a change would effectively prevent undocumented immigrants from qualifying for the $1,000 refundable child tax credit. 

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Wednesday: Outsourcing jobs, human trafficking

The Senate starts at 9:30 a.m. and will hold a procedural vote at 11 a.m. on a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas, while the House will consider bills to fight human trafficking.

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