Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider 23 bills under suspension of the rules and will consider H.R. 4768 – Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016. The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.5293 – DOD Appropriations.

House

 

Friday:

  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017–Motion to Go to Conference: The House agreed by voice vote to the Thornberry motion to take from the Speaker’s table the bill (S. 2943) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, with the House amendment thereto, insist on the House amendment, and request a conference with the Senate thereon.
  • Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016: The House agreed to the conference report to accompany S. 524, to authorize the Attorney General to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, by a yea-and-nay vote of 407 yeas to 5 nays, Roll No. 399.
    • H. Res. 803, the rule providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (S. 524) was agreed to yesterday, July 7th.
  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017: The House agreed to the Thornberry motion to close portions of the conference on the bill (S. 2943) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, at such times as classified national security information may be broached, by a yea-and-nay vote of 397 yeas to 14 nays, Roll No. 400.
  • Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2016: The House agreed to take from the Speaker’s table and concur in the Senate amendment to H.R 1777, to amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the ”Former Presidents Act of 1958”, with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a former President.

Today:

  • On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 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. 5322 – U.S. Territories Investor Protection Act of 2016(Sponsored by Rep. Nydia Velázquez / Financial Services Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 5469 – To require the Secretary of the Treasury to direct the United States Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund to support the capacity of the International Monetary Fund to prevent money laundering and financing of terrorism (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Pearce / Financial Services Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 5594 – National Strategy for Combating Terrorist, Underground, and Other Illicit Financing Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick / Financial Services Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 5606 – Anti-terrorism Information Sharing Is Strength Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Robert Pittenger / Financial Services Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 5607 – Enhancing Treasury’s Anti-Terror Tools Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Robert Pittenger / Financial Services Committee)
    • 6) H.R. 5602 – To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for other purposes. (Sponsored by Rep. Stephen Lynch / Financial Services Committee)
    • 7) H.R. 4785 – DHS SAVE Act (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Perry / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 8) H.R. 5385 – Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Correction Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 9) H.R. 5056 – Airport Perimeter and Access Control Security Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Keating / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 10) H.R. 4404 – Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2016, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Martha McSally / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 11) H.R. 5252 – To designate the United States Customs and Border Protection Port of Entry located at 1400 Lower Island Road in Tornillo, Texas, as the “Marcelino Serna Port of Entry”(Sponsored by Rep. Will Hurd / Ways and Means Committee)
    • 12) H.R. 5588 – Veterans’ Compensation COLA Act of 2016(Sponsored by Rep. Ralph Abraham / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 13) H.Con.Res. 138 – Designating the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Goodlatte / Education and the Workforce Committee)
    • 14) H.R. 5530 – HBCU Capital Financing Improvement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Alma Adams / Education and the Workforce Committee)
    • 15) H.R. 3178 – Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Virginia Foxx / Education and the Workforce Committee)
    • 16) H.R. 3179 – Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act (Sponsored by Rep. Brett Guthrie / Education and the Workforce Committee)
    • 17) H.R. 5528 – Simplifying the Application for Student Aid Act (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Heck / Education and the Workforce Committee)
    • 18) H.R. 5529 – Accessing Higher Education Opportunities Act (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Heck / Education and the Workforce Committee)
    • 19) H.Res. ___ – Providing for Concurrence in the Senate Amendments to H.R. 636 with House Amendments (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
    • 20) H.R. 5639 – National Institute of Standards and Technology Improvement Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Rep. John Moolenaar / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)
    • 21) H.R. 5636 – National Institute of Standards and Technology Campus Security Act (Sponsored by Rep. Barry Loudermilk / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)
    • 22) H.R. 5640 – Electricity Storage Innovation Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)
    • 23) H.R. 5638 – Solar Fuels Innovation Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Knight / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)
  • H.R. 4768 – Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. John Ratcliffe / Judiciary Committee)
    • The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
      • Rep. John Conyers Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Shiela Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Gregory Meeks Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Hank Johnson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. David Cicilline Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, July 11, 2016.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #524, H.R.5293 – DOD Appropriations.
  • There will be no roll call votes during Monday’s session. The next roll call vote is expected around noon on Tuesday, July 12.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled.

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

HEALTH

H.R.5701 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to permit leave to care for an adult child, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition, and for an adult child, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 07/08/2016)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce, Oversight and Government Reform, House Administration
Latest Action: 07/08/2016 Referred to House Administration

H.R.5688 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a temporary exception to the application of the Medicare long-term care hospital site neutral provisions for certain spinal cord specialty hospitals.
Sponsor: Rep. Price, Tom [R-GA-6] (Introduced 07/08/2016)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 07/08/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.