Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider 14 bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Sigal Mandelker to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes and at 11:00 am vote on confirmation of Brock Long to be Administrator of FEMA.

House

 

Yesterday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • On Tuesday, 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. 2847 – Improving Services for Older Youth in Foster Care Act (Sponsored by Rep. John Faso / Ways and Means Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 2866 – Reducing Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lloyd Smucker / Ways and Means Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 1551 – To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Rice / Ways and Means Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 2742 – Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act (Sponsored by Rep. Jackie Walorski / Ways and Means Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 2834 – Partnership Grants to Strengthen Families Affected by Parental Substance Abuse Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Danny Davis / Ways and Means Committee)
    • 6) H.R. 2857 – Supporting Families in Substance Abuse Treatment Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kristi Noem / Ways and Means Committee)
    • 7) H.R. 2484 – Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Kristi Noem / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 8) H.R. 2132 – Traveler Redress Improvement Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Katko / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 9) H.R. 625 – REPORT Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Pete Aguilar / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 10) H.R. 2131 – DHS FIRM Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Clay Higgins / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 11) H.R. 2283 – DHS MORALE Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bennie Thompson / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 12) H.R. 1282 – DHS Acquisition Review Board Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Garrett / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 13) H.R. 2190 – Streamlining DHS Overhead Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Rutherford / Homeland Security Committee)
    • 14) H.R. 1393 – Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Bishop / Judiciary Committee)

 

Senate

 

Yesterday

  • Long, Mandelker, and Billingslea Nominations–Agreement:
    • Senate began consideration of the nomination of Brock Long, of North Carolina, to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
  • A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Senate vote on confirmation of the nomination of Brock Long, of North Carolina, to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security; and that the cloture motions on the nominations of Sigal Mandelker, of New York, to be Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, and Marshall Billingslea, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorist Financing, ripen upon disposition of the nomination of Brock Long.
  • A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Senate resume consideration of the nomination of Sigal Mandelker, of New York, to be Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes; and that the time until the vote on confirmation of the nomination of Brock Long, of North Carolina, to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security be equally divided between the two Leaders, or their designees.
  • Svinicki Nomination–Cloture:
    • Senate began consideration of the nomination of Kristine L. Svinicki, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
  • A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the nomination of Marshall Billingslea, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorist Financing.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of the nomination of Sigal Mandelker to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, with the time until 11:00am equally divided.
  • At 11:00am, there will be a roll call vote on confirmation of Brock Long to be Administrator of FEMA. Upon disposition of the Long nomination, the cloture motion will ripen with respect to the Mandelker nomination and the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture. If cloture in invoked, there will then be up to 30 hours of debate followed by a vote on confirmation.
  • As a reminder, cloture has been filed on the following nominations:
    • Executive Calendar #94, Sigal Mandelker, of New York, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes.
    • Executive Calendar #97, Marshall Billingslea, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, Department of the Treasury.
    • Executive Calendar #115, Kristine Svinicki, of Virginia, to be Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Tuesday at 11:00am – 2 roll call votes expected
    • Confirmation of Brock Long to be Administrator, FEMA
    • Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #94, Sigal Mandelker, of New York, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

CFTC
Market Risk Advisory Committee

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Interior Budget

Senate Appropriations
FY2018 Food & Drug Administration Budget Request

Speaker Ryan
Speech on Tax Reform

Carnegie Library
Fighting an Unseen Enemy – Global Pandemic Threat

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Health

S.1377 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to remove the limitation on certain amounts for which large non-rural hospitals may be reimbursed under the Healthcare Connect Fund of the Federal Communications Commission, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 06/19/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: 06/19/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

 

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