Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider four bills under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #15, H.R.268, making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  • The House was not in Session.

 

Today

  • “One Minutes” (Unlimited)
  • **Following one-minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 4:00 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 (4 bills)
    • H.R. 1433 – DHS MORALE Act, as amended (Rep. Thompson (MS) – Homeland Security)
    • H.R. 1593 – CLASS Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Payne – Homeland Security)
    • H.R. 1590 – Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Guest – Homeland Security)
    • H.R. 1589 – CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Walker – Homeland Security)

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  •  The Senate was not in Session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, April 1, 2019.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #15, H.R.268, making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
  • During today’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on Shelby amendment #201 (substitute) and on the underlying bill H.R.268, Supplemental Appropriations.
  • The first degree amendment filing deadline with respect to these cloture motions is 4:00pm on Monday. The filing deadline for second degree amendments is one hour prior to the cloture vote. If cloture is invoked, amendments must be germane and timely filed.
  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Shelby substitute amendment #201. If cloture is not invoked, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.R.268.
  • During today’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.Res.50, related to procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate (Lankford). If cloture is not invoked on the substitute amendment #201 or H.R.268, the cloture motion on the motion to proceed to S.Res.50 will ripen at 2:15pm Tuesday, April 2nd.
  • At 5:30pm, Monday April 1st – up to 2 roll call votes:
    • 1) Motion to invoke cloture on Shelby substitute amendment #201; if cloture is not invoked, then
    • 2) Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.268, Supplemental Appropriations

 

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Tax

H.R.1993 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to modify the rules relating to multiple employer plans and pooled employer plans and to modify PBGC premiums for CSEC plans.
Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] (Introduced 03/29/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and Labor, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2019 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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.1992 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to limit the amount of certain qualified conservation contributions.
Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 03/29/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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