Today’s Daily Update

The House will meeting in a Pro Forma session. The Senate will resume consideration of S.47, Natural Resources Management Act.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

  • SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS
    • H.R. 1063 – Presidential Library Donation Reform Act of 2019
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • H.R. 1065 – Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2019 
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED 377 – 3, ROLL CALL 76
    • H.R. 1064 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow whistleblowers to disclose information to certain recipients
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • H.R. 995 – Settlement Agreement Information Database Act of 2019
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – VOTE REQUESTED
    • H.R. 1079 – CASES Act
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED 379 – 0, ROLL CALL 77

 

Today

  • The House is meeting at 9:00am for a Pro Forma session.

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

  • Roll Call Votes
    1. On the motion to table Lee amendment #187 (antiquities): tabled 60-23.
    2. On the motion to invoke cloture on S.47: invoked 87-7.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
  • The Senate will resume consideration of S.47, Natural Resources Management Act.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate HELP
Managing Pain During the Opioid Crisis

House Natural Resources
Climate Change

House Ways and Means
Rising Prescription Drug Prices

House Natural Resources
Climate Change

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.1149 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prohibit the Department of the Interior from issuing certain geological and geophysical exploration permits under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [D-NJ-2] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 02/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.1146 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend Public Law 115-97 (commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) to repeal the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil and gas program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (101)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 02/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

 

Health

H.R.1143 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to require a health insurance issuer offering short-term limited duration insurance to include a standardized disclosure and certain information with respect to coverage exclusions and premium variations in marketing, application, and enrollment materials distributed in connection with such insurance and prohibiting the sale of such insurance during certain periods.
Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.433 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve home health payment reforms under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 02/11/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.1148 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide for disaster tax relief.
Sponsor: Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1142 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the dollar limitation on the deduction for State and local taxes and restore the 39.6 percent individual income tax rate bracket.
Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (33)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.437 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the dollar limitation on the deduction for State and local taxes and restore the 39.6 percent individual income tax rate bracket.
Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 02/11/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Transportation/Infrastructure

H.R.1140 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To enhance the security operations of the Transportation Security Administration and stability of the transportation security workforce by applying the personnel system under title 5, United States Code, to employees of the Transportation Security Administration who provide screening of all passengers and property, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security, Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 02/11/2019 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, 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.

H.R.1139 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the development of public transportation operations safety risk reduction programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (55)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 02/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1137 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to repeal the authority relating to reprogramming during national emergencies.
Sponsor: Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 02/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.436 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to require the development of public transportation operations safety risk reduction programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] (Introduced 02/11/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 02/11/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

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