Today’s Daily Update

The House is expected to consider HR 5325 — Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations and HR 5278 — Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA). The Senate will resume consideration ofS.2943, the National Defense Authorization Act.

House

 

Yesterday:

  • Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 767 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4775) to facilitate efficient State implementation of ground-level ozone standards, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 89) expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy; and providing for the consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 112) expressing the sense of Congress opposing the President’s proposed $10 tax on every barrel of oil.” On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 – 163 (Roll no. 274).
  • Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3826 — “To amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to modify provisions relating to certain land exchanges in the Mt. Hood Wilderness in the State of Oregon.” On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 401 – 2 (Roll no. 275).
  • Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 767. H.R. 4775 — “To facilitate efficient State implementation of ground-level ozone standards, and for other purposes.”
  • Amendments Considered
    • An amendment, offered by Mr. Whitfield, numbered 1 – Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 – 170(Roll no. 276).
    • An amendment, offered by Mr. Rush, numbered 2- On agreeing to the Rush amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 171 – 235 (Roll no. 277).
    • An amendment, offered by Mr. Pallone, numbered 3- On agreeing to the Pallone amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 169 – 242 (Roll no. 278).
    • An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, numbered 4 – Agreed to by voice vote.
    • An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, numbered 5- On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 160 – 251 (Roll no. 279).
    • An amendment, offered by Ms. Norton, numbered 6 – On agreeing to the Norton amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 171 – 239 (Roll no. 280).
  • Mr. Denham moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 2276 — “To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide enhanced safety in pipeline transportation, and for other purposes.” On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

Today:

  • The House reconvenes at noon for legislative business. The chamber is expected to consider a bill (HR 5278) that would establish entities and procedures for Puerto Rico to address its current fiscal crisis and begin consideration of a bill (HR 5325) that would appropriate funds for the Legislative Branch for FY 2017.
  • Time TBA
  • Bills:
    • HR 5325 — Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations
  • Time TBA
  • Bills:
    • HR 5278 — Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA)

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • Roll Call Votes
    • Motion to invoke cloture on the compound motion to go to conference re: H.R.2577, THUD,MilCon, VA, Zika; Invoked: 93-2.
    • Nelson motion to instruct re: Zika/Ebola; Not agreed to: 46-49.
    • Sullivan motion to instruct re: Bridges; Not agreed to: 56-38.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, June 9, 2016.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration ofS.2943, the National Defense Authorization Act.
  • At 11:15am, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Reed amendment (non-defense increase) to McCain amendment #4229(OCO increase) to S.2943, NDAA. If cloture is not invoked, the Senate will immediately vote on McCain amendment #4229.
  • The filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments to McCain amendment #4229is one hour prior to the cloture vote.
  • As a reminder, this evening Senator McConnell filed cloture on the underlying bill, S.2943, the National Defense Authorization Act.
  • Unless an agreement is reached, that cloture vote will be one hour after the Senate convenes on Friday, June 10.
  • The filing deadline for first degree amendments to S.2943 is 1:00pm Thursday, June 9.
  • Amendments Pending to S.2943, NDAA
    • McCain SA #4229 (OCO increase)
    • Reed-Mikulski SA #4549 (non-defense increase) to McCain amendment #4229

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Appropriations
Financial Services Appropriations Markup

DHS Public Workshop
Cybersecurity Information Sharing Program

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
“Implications of the Supreme Court Stay of the Clean Power Plan”

House Foreign Affairs Committee
“The Impact of Low Oil Prices on Energy Security in the Americas”

Senate Judiciary Committee
“Markup of S.247, the ‘Expatriate Terrorist Act’; S.356, the ‘Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2015’; and S.2944, ‘The Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2016’”

House Education and the Workforce Committee
“The Administration’s Overtime Rule and Its Consequences for Workers, Students, Nonprofits, and Small Businesses”

Senate Appropriations Committee
“Full Committee Markup – Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for FY2017”

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
“Revisiting the Appropriate Use of Agency Regulatory Guidance”

DC Bar
Conversation with CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo

House Foreign Affairs Committee
“Stopping the Money Flow: The War on Terror Finance”

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
“SNAP: Examining Efforts to Combat Fraud and Improve Program Integrity”

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.5413: To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to provide additional requirements for the consumer complaint website of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Salmon, Matt [AZ-5] (introduced 6/8/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

HEALTH

H.R.5404: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require physicians and physician’s offices to be treated as covered device users required to report on certain adverse events involving medical devices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [PA-8] (introduced 6/8/2016) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5410: To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to better align the grace period required for non-payment of premiums before discontinuing coverage under qualified health plans with such grace periods provided for under State law.
Sponsor: Rep Flores, Bill [TX-17] (introduced 6/8/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5414: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for establishment of one or more Intercenter Institutes within the Food and Drug Administration for a major disease area or areas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Upton, Fred [MI-6] (introduced 6/8/2016) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.3030: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count resident time spent in a critical access hospital as resident time spent in a non-provider setting for purposes of making Medicare direct and indirect graduate medical education payments.
Sponsor: Sen Tester, Jon [MT] (introduced 6/8/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2016 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.