Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider five bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #20, Bridget S. Bade, of Arizona, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

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 (5 bills)
    • H.R. 920 – Venezuela Arms Restriction Act, as amended (Rep. Shalala – Foreign Affairs)
    • H.R. 854 – Humanitarian Assistance to the Venezuelan People Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Mucarsel-Powell – Foreign Affairs)
    • H.R. 1616 – European Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Kinzinger – Foreign Affairs)
    • H.R. 1839 – Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019 (Rep. Ruiz – Energy and Commerce)
    • H.R. 1477 – Russia-Venezuelan Threat Mitigation Act, as amended (Rep. Wasserman Schultz – Foreign Affairs)

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  •  The Senate was not in Session.

 

Today

  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #20, Bridget S. Bade, of Arizona, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Bade nomination.
  • As a reminder, in addition to the Bade nomination, Senator McConnell has filed cloture on the following:
    • Motion to proceed to Calendar #27, S.J.Res.8: recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal (McConnell)
    • Motion to proceed to Calendar #15, H.R.268: making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

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