However, Sen. Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseOvernight Regulation: Net neutrality supporters predict tough court battle | Watchdog to investigate EPA chief's meeting with industry group | Ex-Volkswagen exec gets 7 years for emissions cheating Overnight Energy: Watchdog probes Pruitt speech to mining group | EPA chief promises to let climate scientists present their work | Volkswagen manager gets 7 years for emissions cheating EPA head pledges to protect climate scientists MORE (D-R.I.) said Monday that the Senate hopes to complete work on that bill Tuesday.

The Senate will consider a substitute amendment to the bill from Sens. Tim JohnsonTim JohnsonCourt ruling could be game changer for Dems in Nevada Bank lobbyists counting down to Shelby’s exit Former GOP senator endorses Clinton after Orlando shooting MORE (D-S.D.) and Richard Shelby (R-Ala.).

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On Monday, the Senate also agreed to advance a bill reforming the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), S. 1940. But Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidBill O'Reilly: Politics helped kill Kate Steinle, Zarate just pulled the trigger Tax reform is nightmare Déjà vu for Puerto Rico Ex-Obama and Reid staffers: McConnell would pretend to be busy to avoid meeting with Obama MORE (D-Nev.) indicated that more work needs to be done on the bill before the Senate can pass it.

At noon, the Senate will vote on the nomination of Robin Rosenbaum to be U.S. district judge for the Southern District of Florida.

The House meets at noon for speeches, then 2 p.m. for legislative work on 15 suspension bills, including several relating to maritime security. Members are also expected to start work on H.R. 5972, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for 2013.

After 6:30 p.m. votes on the suspension bills, members are expected to start work on amendments to the Transportation spending bill, and hold another series of votes on those amendments late Tuesday night.

The House should also vote on two more highway bill "tribbles," or motions to instruct conferees. One, from House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), would instruct the House to accept the Senate highway bill, and the other, from Rep. Diane BlackDiane Lynn BlackRyan picks his negotiating team for tax cut bill Overnight Finance: House approves motion to go to tax conference — with drama | GOP leaders to consider Dec. 30 spending bill | Justices skeptical of ban on sports betting | Mulvaney won't fire official who sued him Lawmakers take to Twitter to spread the Thanksgiving cheer MORE (R-Tenn.), would call on the House to oppose Senate language that provides grant funding for states' anti-distracted-driver programs.

Regardless of the outcomes, the motions appear unlikely to affect ongoing negotiations to finalize a highway bill this week, or extend the deadline if no broader agreement is in reach.

The suspension bills up in the House are:

• H.R. 4850, the Enabling Energy Saving Innovations Act.

• H.R. 5625, the Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act.

• H.R. 5889, the Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2012.

• H.R. 4223, the Safe Doses Act.

• H.R. 4018, the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvements Act of 2012.

• H.R. 3501, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 125 Kerr Ave. in Rome City, Indiana, the "SPC Nicholas Scott Hartge Post Office."

• H.R. 3412, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1421 Veterans Memorial Drive in Abbeville, La., the "Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office Building."

• H.R. 3772, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 150 South Union St. in Canton, Miss., the "First Sergeant Landres Cheeks Post Office Building."

• H.R. 3276, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2810 East Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa, Fla., the "Reverend Abe Brown Post Office Building."

• Senate Amendment to H.R. 2297, to promote the development of the Southwest waterfront in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

• H.R. 4251, the Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting for Port Security Act.

• H.R. 4005, the Gauging American Port Security Act.

• H.R. 1447, the Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2011.

• H.R. 5843, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to permit use of certain grant funds for training conducted in conjunction with a national laboratory or research facility.

• H.R. 3173, to direct the secretary of Homeland Security to reform the process for the enrollment, activation, issuance and renewal of a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to require, in total, not more than one in-person visit to a designated enrollment center.