Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider seven bills under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  • SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS
    • Approval of the Journal
      • – APPROVED 215 – 191 – 1, ROLL CALL 215
    • Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 5
      • – REJECTED 181 – 228, ROLL CALL 216
    • Passage of H.R. 5 – Equality Act
      • – PASSED 236 – 173, ROLL CALL 217

 

Today

  • The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour
  • Legislative Business will begin at 2:00 p.m.
  • Suspension of the Rules:
    • 1) H.R. 2116 – Global Fragility Act (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 615 – The Refugee Sanitation Facility Safety Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Grace Meng / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 1359 – Digital Global Access Policy Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Ron Wright / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 1952 – Intercountry Adoption Information At of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Doug Collins / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 753 – Global Electoral Exchange Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Joaquin Castro / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 6) H.Res. 106 – Denouncing female genital mutilation/cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice (Sponsored by Rep. Lois Frankel / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 7) H.R. 2480 – Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kim Schrier / Education and Labor Committee)

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in Session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, May 20, 2019.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #201, Daniel P. Collins, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.2835 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to reform certain forfeiture procedures, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Introduced 05/17/2019) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Judiciary, Financial Services, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the…

H.R.2833 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require the student loan ombudsman of the Department of Education to provide student loan data to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] (Introduced 05/17/2019) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Education and Labor, Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2019 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, 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.2824 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require the inclusion of credit scores with free annual credit reports provided to consumers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 05/17/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Tax

H.R.2832 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a business credit for gain from the sale of real property for use as a manufactured home community, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5] (Introduced 05/17/2019) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2825 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rehabilitation credit for certain small projects, to eliminate the requirement that the taxpayer’s basis in a building be reduced by the amount of the rehabilitation credit determined with respect to such building, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 05/17/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.