Days later, House Majority Leader Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorEmbattled Juul seeks allies in Washington GOP faces tough battle to become 'party of health care' 737 crisis tests Boeing's clout in Washington MORE (R-Va.) said Republicans are still considering how to approach the issue, and want to be sure all relevant committees have a say in how the House proceeds with a bill.

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Democrats countered that Cantor purposefully delayed the House version of the STOCK Act, even though it has more than 200 co-sponsors. The bill quickly gained sponsors after a mid-November report on "60 Minutes" alleging that several members — including Bachus — have profited from non-public information.

The Senate will vote at 5:30 p.m. on a motion to involve cloture on the Senate version of the bill, which was introduced last week by Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.).

The House is out today, and returns Tuesday at noon.