Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider one bill under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #16, Eric D. Miller, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the 9th Circuit, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

  • SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS
    • H.R. 583 – PIRATE Act
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • H.R. 501 – Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2019
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • H.R. 525 – Strengthening the Health Care Fraud Prevention Task Force Act of 2019
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • H.R. 539 – Innovators to Entrepreneurs Act of 2019
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED 385 – 18, ROLL CALL 88
          • Republican YEA – 171; NAY – 18
          • Democrat YEA – 214; NAY – 0
    • H.R. 425 – Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE
    • H.R. 276 – Recognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED 387 – 19, ROLL CALL 89
          • Republican YEA – 170; NAY – 19
          • Democrat YEA – 217; NAY – 0
    • H.R. 1235 – MSPB Temporary Term Extension Act
      • – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • – PASSED BY VOICE

 

Today

  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour
  • Legislative Business will begin at 12:00 p.m.
  • H. Res. 144– The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.J.Res. 46 – Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019
  • Suspension of the Rules (1 bills):
    • S. 47 – Natural Resources Management Act (Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski / Natural Resources Committee)
  • H.J.Res. 46 – Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Julian Castro / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

  • Invoked, 51-46; cloture on Executive Calendar #16, Eric D. Miller, of Washington, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.
  • Not invoked, 53-44; cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 311, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #16, Eric D. Miller, of Washington, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the 9th Circuit, post-cloture.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Banking
Nomination Vote/Monetary Policy Report

House Financial Services
Holding Credit Bureaus Accountable

House Homeland Security
Surface Transportation Cyber Security

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Federal Infrastructure Policy/Climate Change

House Energy and Commerce
Consumer Data Privacy and Security

Senate Finance
Drug Pricing, Part 2

House Administration
Markup of HR 1 — For the People Act

House Natural Resources
How Industries Manipulate Science/Policy

House Armed Services
Defense Department IT/Cybersecurity

Senate Commerce
Intermodal Surface Transportation

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.1333 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to create a buffer in between oil and gas drilling operations and homes, businesses, schools, and other buildings that require special protection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] (Introduced 02/25/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 02/25/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

 

Health

H.R.1354 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to make improvements to the treatment of the United States territories under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/25/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/25/2019 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…

H.R.1346 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for individuals who are ages 50 to 64 to buy into Medicare, to provide for health insurance market stabilization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] (Introduced 02/25/2019) Cosponsors: (26)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/25/2019 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..

H.R.1345 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend titles XVI, XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act to remove limitations on Medicaid, Medicare, SSI, and CHIP benefits for persons in custody pending disposition of charges.
Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] (Introduced 02/25/2019) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/25/2019 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…

H.R.1344 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 02/25/2019) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House – Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 02/25/2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of..

H.R.1332 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To address the high costs of health care services, prescription drugs, and health insurance coverage in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] (Introduced 02/25/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Education and Labor, Rules, Budget, Armed Services, House Administration
Latest Action: House – 02/25/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Education and Labor, Rules, the Budget, Armed Services, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined..

H.R.1329 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during the 30-day period preceding release from a public institution.
Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] (Introduced 02/25/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/25/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

 

Tax

H.R.1349 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify reporting requirements, promote tax compliance, and reduce tip reporting compliance burdens in the beauty service industry.
Sponsor: Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] (Introduced 02/25/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/25/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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