Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of Britt Grant, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • The House is not in session.

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, July 30, 2018.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1006, Britt Grant, of Georgia, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.
  • As a result of cloture having been filed on H.R.6147, Minibus II, and the Shelby substitute amendment, there is a filing deadline for 1st degree amendments at 4:00pm. The filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments is one hour prior to the cloture vote.
  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Grant nomination.
  • As a reminder, Senator McConnell has filed cloture on the following items:
    • 1. Executive Calendar #1006, Britt Grant, of Georgia, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit;
    • 2. Shelby amendment #3399 (substitute) to H.R.6147;
    • 3. H.R.6147, Minibus II (FSGG/Interior/THUD/Ag);
    • 4. Motion to concur in House amendment to S.1182 (Flood Insurance Program 4-month extension) (amendment/motion tree filled); and
    • 5. Conference Report to accompany H.R.5515 (NDAA).
  • Each cloture motion will ripen upon disposition of the previous one and each is subject to up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate time.
  • Monday at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote
    • 1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1006, Britt Grant, of Georgia, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.6638 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To promote transparency in the oversight of cybersecurity risks at publicly traded companies.
Sponsor: Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] (Introduced 07/27/2018) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.6639 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of digital retinal imaging with remote interpretation.
Sponsor: Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] (Introduced 07/27/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2018 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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…

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