The Senate will consider the Paycheck Fairness Act again, while the House will vote on a series of bills under suspension of the rules.
The Senate will convene at 2 p.m. for leadership remarks. At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on a motion to invoke cloture on the Paycheck Fairness Act, which aims to boost pay equity for women by allowing workers to sue for punitive damages of wage discrimination and punishing employers that retaliate against workers sharing wage information. which
Following the cloture vote, the Senate will vote to invoke cloture on the nominations of Jeffery Martin Baran and Stephen G. Burns to be members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Meanwhile, the House will vote at 6:30 p.m. on a series of bills under suspension of the rules, including a bicameral deal, S. 1086, to reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act. The Senate passed a version of the legislation earlier this year.
The House was not originally scheduled to be in session Monday. But House GOP leaders decided to have members come back Monday instead of Tuesday to ensure there is sufficient time to consider a stopgap funding bill and an authorization to arm Syrian rebels to fight Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).