Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider fifteen bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to accompany S.140, the legislative vehicle for Coast Guard Reauthorization.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • On Tuesday, the House will meet at 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. 2740 – Rabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Nydia Velázquez / Financial Services Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 4033 – National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Doug Lamborn / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 5787 – Strengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Neal Dunn / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 6064 – To rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge (Sponsored by Rep. Thomas Suozzi / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 5636 – Flatside Wilderness Enhancement Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. French Hill / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 6) S. 440 – To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain federal property around the Dickinson Reservoir in the State of North Dakota (Sponsored by Sen. John Hoeven / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 7) S. 2074 – To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Jamestown Reservoir in the State of North Dakota, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Sen. John Hoeven / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 8) H.R. 6146 – Cottonwood Land Exchange Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Gosar / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 9) Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2615 – Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act (Sponsored by Rep. Steven Palazzo / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 10) H.R. 5706 – World War II Pacific Sites Establishment Act (Sponsored by Rep. Colleen Hanabusa / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 11) H.R. 6666 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant to States and local governments easements and rights-of-way over Federal land within Gateway National Recreation Area for construction, operation, and maintenance of projects for control and prevention of flooding and shoreline erosion (Sponsored by Rep. Dan Donovan / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 12) H.R. 6651 – PEPFAR Extension Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 13) H.Res. 1055 – To affirm strong United States-Liberia ties and support for democratic principles, and call for full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations, including the establishment of an Extraordinary Criminal Tribunal for Liberia (Sponsored by Rep. Dan Donovan / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 14) H.Res. 1052 – Affirming United States-Australia cooperation on space research, exploration, and utilization (Sponsored by Rep. Joaquin Castro / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 15) H.R. 6018 – Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Michael McCaul / Foreign Affairs Committee)

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • On Tuesday, following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to accompany S.140, the legislative vehicle for Coast Guard Reauthorization.
  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur with further amendment (Coast Guard Reauthorization). If cloture is invoked, all post-cloture time will expire at 2:15pm on Wednesday, November 14th.
  • During today’s session, Senator McConnell also filed cloture on Executive Calendar #909, Michelle Bowman, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The cloture vote on the Bowman nomination will occur upon disposition of the House Message to accompany S.140.
  • Tuesday, November 13 at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:
    • 1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House Message to accompany S.140 with further amendment (Coast Guard Reauthorization)
  • Wednesday, November 14th at 2:15pm – 2 roll call votes
    • 1. Motion to concur in the House Message to accompany S.140 with further amendment (Coast Guard Reauthorization)
    • 2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #909, Michelle Bowman, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

American Psychiatric Association
The Next Steps to Parity Implementation Through the Lens of the Opioid and Suicide Epidemics

Senate Judiciary
Big Bank Bankruptcy

National Institutes of Health
Opioids: Epidemic of Our Time and Impact on Infectious Disease

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.7117 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
Bots Research Act
Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 11/06/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 11/06/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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