Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider four bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R. 4511, Gold Star Families Voices Act with 30 minutes of debate followed by a vote on passage of the bill.

House

 

Yesterday

  • Summary of Legislative Business 
    • H.R. 1192 – “To amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with pre-diabetes, diabetes, and the chronic diseases and conditions that result from diabetes.” 
      • On the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill – passed by voice vote
    • H.R. 1192 – “To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the designation of maternity care health professional shortage areas.”
      • On the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill – passed by voice vote
    • H.R. 2713 – “To amend title VIII of the Public Health Service Act to extend advanced education nursing grants to support clinical nurse specialist programs, and for other purposes.”
      • On the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill – passed by voice vote
    • H.R. 4365 – “To amend the Controlled Substances Act with regard to the provision of emergency medical services.”
      • On the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill – passed by voice vote
    • H.R. 985 – “To enable concrete masonry products manufacturers to establish, finance, and carry out a coordinated program of research, education, and promotion to improve, maintain, and develop markets for concrete masonry products.”
      • On the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill – Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 355-38 (Roll no. 575)
    • H.R. 4665 – “To require the Secretary of Commerce to conduct an assessment and analysis of the outdoor recreation economy of the United States, and for other purposes.” 
      • On the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill – passed by voice vote
    • H.R. 2566 – “To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity of voice communications and to prevent unjust or unreasonable discrimination among areas of the United States in the delivery of such communications.”
      • On the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill – passed by voice vote
    • H.R. 2699 – “To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to expand and clarify the prohibition on provision of inaccurate caller identification information, and for other purposes.” 
      • On the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill – Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 382-5 (Roll no. 576)

 

Today:

  • On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    • H.Res. 780 – Urging respect for the constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the democratic transition of power in 2016, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Christopher Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • H.R. 5332 – Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2016, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kristi Noem / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • H.R. 5732 – Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2016, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • H.R. 6297 – Iran Sanctions Extension Act (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Foreign Affairs Committee)

 

Senate

 

Yesterday

  • The Senate met in pro forma session.

 

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Tuesday, November 15.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each until 5:00pm.
  • At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R.4511, Gold Star Families Voices Act. There will be 30 minutes of debate followed by a vote on passage of the bill.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Financial Services Committee
“Examining the SEC’s Agenda, Operations, and FY2018 Budget Request”

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Disrupter Series: Self-Driving Cars”

Securities and Exchange Commission
Proposed National Market System Rule

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.6298 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Export Administration Act of 1979 to include in the prohibitions on boycotts against allies of the United States boycotts fostered by international governmental organizations against Israel and to direct the Export-Import Bank of the United States to oppose boycotts against Israel, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] (Introduced 11/14/2016) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs, Financial Services
Latest Action: 11/14/2016 Referred to House Financial Services

 

Iran Sanctions

H.R.6297 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To reauthorize the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996.
Sponsor: Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] (Introduced 11/14/2016) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, Judiciary, Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Action: 11/14/2016 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform

 

Tax

H.R.6300 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain individuals from the individual health insurance mandate.
Sponsor: Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] (Introduced 11/14/2016) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 11/14/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

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