Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of Bernard L. McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Upon disposition of the McNamee nomination, the Senate will resume consideration of Kathleen Laura Kraninger (CFPB).

 

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

  •  The House was not in session

 

Today

  • The House is not in session.

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

  • Roll Call Votes
    • 1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1153, Bernard L. McNamee, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; invoked: 50-49.
  • Legislative Business
    • Adopted S.Res.715: honoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of S.Res.715 until 9:30am on Thursday, December 6, 2018.
  • 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, post-cloture.
  • At 12:00 Noon, all post cloture time will expire and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the McNamee nomination. Further, upon disposition, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1064, Kathleen Laura Kraninger (CFPB).
  • At 1:45pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Kraninger nomination.
  • It’s also possible that the Senate considers the nomination of Jonathan A Kobes (SD 8th Circuit Judge) upon disposition of the McNamee nomination.
  • Thursday, December 6th at 12:00 Noon – 1 roll call vote expected
    • 1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1153, Bernard L. McNamee, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
    • (Possible vote on confirmation the Kobes nomination)
  • Thursday, December 6th at 1:45pm – 1 roll call vote
    • 1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1064, Kathleen Laura Kraninger, of Ohio, to be Director, CFPB

 

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Health

S.3711 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to establish an annual fee applicable to opioid manufacturers.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 12/05/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 12/05/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Tax

S.3712 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a refundable tax credit to increase the take-home pay of American workers and enhance their financial stability, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA] (Introduced 12/05/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 12/05/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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