Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will begin consideration of H.J.Res.61and a substitute amendment related to Congressional disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement and the Senate will consider S.754, cybersecurity. The House will consider a series of bills related to healthcare.

House

 

Yesterday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • On Tuesday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.
  • Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    • 1) H.R. 1344 – Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Brett Guthrie / Energy and Commerce Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 1462 – Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Katherine Clark / Energy and Commerce Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 1725 – National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Authorization Act of 2015, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Whitfield / Energy and Commerce Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 2820 – Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Authorization Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Energy and Commerce Committee)
    • 5) S. 1359 – E-Warranty Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Sen. Deb Fischer / Energy and Commerce Committee)

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will begin consideration of H.J.Res.61 and, under the previous order, the Majority Leader or his designee will be recognized to offer a substitute amendment related to Congressional disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement.
  • At 5:00pm, the Senate will enter Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #82, Roseann Ketchmark to be US District Judge for the Western District of Missouri, with 30 minutes equally divided prior to a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination.
  • Tuesday, September 8 at 5:30pm—
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #82, Roseann Ketchmark, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri.
  • During Wednesday’s session, the Senate reached agreements with respect to cybersecurity and the Iran joint resolution of disapproval.
  • Iran
    • Following Leader remarks on Tuesday, September 8, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.J.Res.61, and then the Majority Leader or his designee will be recognized to offer a substitute amendment related to Congressional disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement.
  • Cybersecurity
    • The cloture motion on the motion to proceed to S.754, cybersecurity, was withdrawn. At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #28, S.754, cybersecurity.
  • It would then be in order for Senator Burr to offer the Burr/Feinstein substitute amendment and that it be in order for the bill managers, or their designees, to offer up to 10 Republican and 11 Democratic first degree amendments relevant to the subject matter per side. We will consider amendments in an alternating fashion between Democrats and Republicans, not necessarily in the order listed.
  • Cybersecurity amendments
  • The amendments to cybersecurity are as follows:
    • § Paul #2564 (liability immunity);
    • § Carper #2627 (Einstein);
    • § Kirk #2603 (International cyber criminal reports);
    • § Coons #2552 (Personal ID information scrub);
    • § Heller #2548 (“reasonably believe”);
    • § Franken #2612 (cybersecurity and cyber threat indicator definition);
    • § Coats #2604 (threats to mobile devices report);
    • § Tester #2632 (transparency);
    • § Leahy #2587 (Strike FOIA Exemption);
    • § Gardner #2631 (Sec of State International cyberspace policy);
    • § Murphy #2589 (Judicial redress);
    • § Vitter #2578 (security clearances);
    • § Whitehouse #2626 (Cyber crime);
    • § Vitter #2579 (small business);
    • § Wyden #2621 (Remove Personal ID information);
    • § Flake #2582 (6 year sunset);
    • § Wyden #2622 (Government notification of mishandled information);
    • § Cotton #2581(FBI/Secret Service);
    • § Mikulski #2557 (Plus up Cyber funding OPM);
    • § Flake #2580 (private entity); and
    • § Carper #2615 (DHS portal)

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No Hearings Covered Today.

Notable Legislation Introduced

  

No Notable Legislation was Introduced.

 

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