Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #116, Joseph F. Bianco, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  • The House was not in Session.

 

Today

  • The House is not in session.

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in Session.

 

Today

  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #116, Joseph F. Bianco, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.
  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on cloture on the Bianco nomination.
  • 5:30pm Monday, May 6th – 1 roll call vote:
    • 1) Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #116, Joseph F. Bianco, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.
  • During today’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:
    • 1) Executive Calendar #116, Joseph F. Bianco, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.
    • 2) Executive Calendar #95, Kimberly A. Reed, of West Virginia, to be President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term expiring January 20, 2021.
    • 3) Executive Calendar #89, Spencer Bachus III, of Alabama, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term expiring January 20, 2023.
    • 4) Executive Calendar #94, Judith DelZoppo Pryor, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term expiring January 20, 2021.
    • 5) Executive Calendar #100, Janet Dhillon, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2022.
    • 6) Executive Calendar #117, Michael H. Park, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.
    • If cloture is invoked on the Bianco or Park nominations, there would be up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation. If cloture is invoked on the Reed, Bachus, Pryor, or Dhillon nominations, there would be up to 2 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation. Following a vote on confirmation of a nomination, there would be a cloture vote on the next nomination.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.2515 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 to amend the definition of whistleblower.
Sponsor: Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] (Introduced 05/03/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/03/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2514 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To make reforms to the Federal Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering laws, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] (Introduced 05/03/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/03/2019 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, 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.2513 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To ensure that persons who form corporations or limited liability companies in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations or limited liability companies, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations and limited liability companies for criminal gain, to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, and other misconduct involving United States corporations and limited liability companies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 05/03/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/03/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.2527 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to condition receipt by States (and political subdivisions and public entities of States) of preventive health services grants on the establishment of a State requirement for students in public elementary and secondary schools to be vaccinated in accordance with the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] (Introduced 05/03/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/03/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2519 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to award grants to implement innovative approaches to securing prompt access to appropriate follow-on care for individuals who experience an acute mental health episode and present for care in an emergency department, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 05/03/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/03/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Transportation

H.R.2523 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To condition the receipt of certain grants by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on exempting certain drivers from congestion fees, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] (Introduced 05/03/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means, Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/03/2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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…

H.R.2520 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To authorize additional funding for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] (Introduced 05/03/2019) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/03/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

 

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