Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider H.R. 2824 – Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act. The Senate will resume consideration of S.1519, the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act.

House

 

Yesterday

  • SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS
    • H.R. 2061 – North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED 415 – 0, ROLL CALL 531
          • Republican YEA – 227; NAY – 0
          • Democrat YEA – 188; NAY – 0
    • H.Res. 311 – Recognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, as amended
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – VOTE ORDERED
    • S. 1141 – Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • H.R. 2519 – The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, as amended
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • H.R. 1235 – Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act, as amended
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • S. 810 – To facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • H.R. 3823 – Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – FAILED 245 – 171, ROLL CALL 530
          • Republican YEA – 219; NAY – 8
          • Democrat YEA – 26; NAY – 163
    • H.R. 3219 – Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2017
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE

 

Today

  • The House is not in session.
  • On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • H.R. 2824 – Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Adrian Smith / Ways and Means Committee)
  • The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
    • Rep. Smith (NE) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
    • Rep. Pascrell Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
    • Reps. DelBene / O’Halleran Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
    • Reps. Murphy (FL) / Gonzalez-Colon Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

 

Senate

 

Yesterday

  • Roll Call Votes
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #176, William Emanuel to be a Member, NLRB; confirmed: 49-47.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.
  • Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #165, S.1519, the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act. We expect that will be the pending business on the floor until further notice while Republicans figure out their next steps. No amendments or votes in relation to the bill are expected at this time.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Banking
SEC Oversight

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Pending Nominations

Women’s Congressional Policy Institute
Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome

House Foreign Affairs
The Department of State Redesign

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

S.1851 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish an energy storage research program, demonstration and deployment program, and technical assistance and grant program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Franken, Al [D-MN] (Introduced 09/25/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 09/25/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

 

Health

H.R.3826 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XXVIII of the Public Health Service Act to establish a National Advisory Committee on Seniors and Disasters.
Sponsor: Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21] (Introduced 09/25/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/25/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3820 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To permit occupational therapists to conduct the initial assessment visit and complete the comprehensive assessment under a Medicare home health plan of care for certain rehabilitation cases.
Sponsor: Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] (Introduced 09/25/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/25/2017 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee…

S.1850 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.
Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 09/25/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/25/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.