The House will consider another measure to change the healthcare law, while the Senate may take up the terrorism risk insurance program extension.

At noon, the House will convene to begin debate on legislation to establish that a full-time workweek should be defined as 40 hours instead of 30 under the healthcare overhaul. Business groups like the Chamber of Commerce have been pushing for its consideration.


The vote on the rule for the legislation could get interesting if conservatives in an uproar over lawmakers receiving apparent retribution for opposing John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerFeehery: The next Republican wave is coming Rift widens between business groups and House GOP Juan Williams: Pelosi shows her power MORE (R-Ohio) for Speaker this week vote "no" in protest. Rep. Randy WeberRandall (Randy) Keith WeberGOP leader's marathon speech forces House Democrats to push vote McCarthy delays swift passage of spending plan with record-breaking floor speech New group of GOP lawmakers file articles of impeachment against Biden MORE (R-Texas) suggested Wednesday that lawmakers vote against all rules on the floor in a show of solidarity with Florida Republican Reps. Dan Webster and Rich Nugent, who were kicked off the House Rules Committee.

A vote on the rule is expected between 1:15 and 2:15 p.m., while a vote on passage of the bill should be around 3 or 4 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Senate will convene at 11 a.m. Following leadership remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business, with members allowed to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenate nearing deal on defense bill after setback On The Money — Powell pivots as inflation rises Schumer eyeing Build Back Better vote as soon as week of Dec. 13 MORE (R-Ky.) said members may vote on legislation passed by the House on Wednesday to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.