Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider the lying in state of the 41st President George H. W. Bush. The Senate is expected to resume consideration of Bernard L. McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

 

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  •  Suspension–Proceedings Resumed:
    • The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measure. Consideration began Thursday, November 29th.
  • Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018:
    • H.R. 6901, amended, to amend chapter 36 of title 44, United States Code, to make certain changes relating to electronic Government services, by a \2/3\ recorded vote of 391 ayes with none voting “no”, Roll No. 425.
  • Providing for the printing of a revised edition of the Rules and Manual of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress:
    • The House agreed to H. Res. 1164, providing for the printing of a revised edition of the Rules and Manual of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress.
  • Designating the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 200 West 2nd Street in Dayton, Ohio, as the “Walter H. Rice Federal Building and United States Courthouse”:
    • The House agreed to discharge from committee and pass S. 2377, to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 200 West 2nd Street in Dayton, Ohio, as the “Walter H. Rice Federal Building and United States Courthouse”.

 

Today

  • The House will meet to consider resolutions pertaining to the lying in state of the 41st president of the United States, George H. W. Bush. No votes are expected.

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1153, Bernard L. McNamee, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the McNamee nomination.
  • Monday at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote
    • 1.  Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1153, Bernard L. McNamee, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.7211 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to regulate hydraulic fracturing operations on Federal lands, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 11/30/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 11/30/2018 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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…

 

Tax

H.R.7203 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create long-term care accounts funded by the proceeds of the sale or assignment of life insurance contracts.
Sponsor: Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] (Introduced 11/30/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/30/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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