Today’s Daily Update

The House will continue consideration of H.R. 5293 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2017. The Senate will vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2578, Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations.

House

 

Yesterday:

  • Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 781 — “Electing a Member to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.” On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
  • Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 778 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5053) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from requiring that the identity of contributors to 501(c) organizations be included in annual returns; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5293) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes.” On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 – 179
  • Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5049 — “To provide for improved management and oversight of major multi-user research facilities funded by the National Science Foundation, to ensure transparency and accountability of construction and management costs, and for other purposes.” On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 412 – 9
  • Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 778. H.R. 5053 — “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from requiring that the identity of contributors to 501(c) organizations be included in annual returns.” On passage Passed by recorded vote: 240 – 182
  • Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 778. H.R. 5293 — “Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes.” Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5293 as unfinished business.

Today:

  • On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Continue Consideration of H.R. 5293 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen / Appropriations Committee)
  • The Rule provides for no further general debate, makes in order the following amendments, and allows for the Chairmen to offer amendments en bloc:
  • A full list of the 75 amendments made in order can be found at rules.house.gov.

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • Roll Call Votes
    • Passage of S.2943 as amended, NDAA; passed: 85-13.
    • Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2578, Commerce, Justice, Science appropriations; invoked: 94-3.
  • Legislative Business
    • Agreed to the following amendments by voice vote
    • McCain amendment #4607 (IT)
    • Nelson amendment #4670 (rocket engines)
  • Adopted S.Res.493, relative to the death of George V. Voinovich, former United States Senator for the State of Ohio.
  • Adopted S.Res.494, designating the month of September 2016 as “National Child Awareness Month”.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of S.Res.493 until 9:30am on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 10:30am with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • Following morning business the Senate will vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2578, Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations (expected voice vote).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee Markup of FY 2017 FSGG Appropriations Act

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
“America’s Insatiable Demand for Drugs: Examining Potential Approaches”

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Markup of H.R. 2646, Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016”

House Homeland Security Committee
“The Cybersecurity Act of 2015: Industry Perspectives”

House Financial Services Committee
Full Committee Markup

Senate Finance Committee
“Counterfeit Goods & Opportunities for Small Business Exporters in the Digital Age”

House Natural Resources Committee
“Perspectives on BLM’s Draft Planning 2 Rule”

Senate Special Committee on Aging
“Closing the Gap: Innovations to Promote Americans’ Financial Security”

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.5465: To repeal section 1075 of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 relating to rules for payment card transactions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Neugebauer, Randy [TX-19] (introduced 6/14/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/14/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

HEALTH

S.3056: A bill to provide for certain causes of action relating to delays of generic drugs and biosimilar biological products.
Sponsor: Sen Leahy, Patrick J. [VT] (introduced 6/14/2016) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 6/14/2016 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

TAX

H.R.5480: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for early payment of principal on certain home mortgages and to reduce the amount which may be treated as acquisition indebtedness for purposes of determining the home mortgage interest deduction.
Sponsor: Rep Ryan, Tim [OH-13] (introduced 6/14/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/14/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.3057: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from requiring that the identity of contributors to 501(c) organizations be included in annual returns.
Sponsor: Sen Scott, Tim [SC] (introduced 6/14/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/14/2016 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

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