Wednesday: Gun amendments in the Senate, cybersecurity in the House

Other amendments up for a vote would reinstate the assault weapons ban, and ban high-capacity ammunition clips. Each amendment will get two minutes of debate before a vote, and each needs 60 votes to pass, a threshold that will likely end up defeating most of them.

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The House starts legislative work at noon on H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The bill is aimed at removing barriers to the sharing of information about cyberattacks between the government and companies.

On Tuesday, the House Rules Committee approved a rule for the bill that makes 12 amendments in order. The House is expected to approve the rule for the bill in the early afternoon, and then vote on some of the amendments before returning Thursday to finish the bill.