Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider three bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1, Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019.

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • Following one minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 4:45 p.m. At that time the House will reconvene to consider the bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules. Any recorded votes requested will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.
  • Suspensions (3 bills)
    • H.R. 624 – Promoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act (Rep. Waters – Financial Services)
    • H.R. 502 – FIND Trafficking Act (Rep. Vargas – Financial Services)
    • H.R. 56 – Financial Technology Protection Act (Rep. Budd – Financial Services)

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • Passed by voice vote H.J.Res.28, as amended (7 bill CR through February 15, 2019).
  • Passed by voice vote H.J.Res.31, as amended (DHS CR through February 15, 2019).
  • The Senate insisted upon the Senate amendment to H.J.Res.31 (DHS CR), requested a conference with the House, and appointed the following conferees: Senators Shelby, Capito, Hoeven, Blunt, Leahy, Durbin, and Tester.
  • Adopted S.Res.31: honoring the life of Harris L. Wofford, Jr.
  • Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
    1. H.J.Res.28: making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2019 (CR to 2/28).
    2. H.J.Res.31: making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019 (DHS CR to 2/28).

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of S. Res. 31 until 3:00pm on Monday, January 28, 2019.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1, Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019.
  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1, upon reconsideration.
  • Monday at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote
    1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1, Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, upon reconsideration.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Health

H.R.803 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit prescription drug plan sponsors and MA-PD organizations under the Medicare program from retroactively reducing payment on clean claims submitted by pharmacies.
Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 01/25/2019) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2019 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…

S.228 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to restructure the payment adjustment for non-emergency ESRD ambulance transports under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA] (Introduced 01/25/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 01/25/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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