Today’s Daily Update

The House and the Senate are not in Session.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

  • SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS
    • Approval of the Journal
      • – APPROVED 223-194-2, ROLL CALL 229
    • Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1994
      • – REJECTED 200-222, ROLL CALL 230
    • Passage of H.R. 1994 – Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019
      • – PASSED 417-3, ROLL CALL 231

 

Today

  • The House is not in Session.

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

  • Roll Call Votes
    1. Passage of Calendar #94, S.151: Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, as amended; passed: 97-1.
    2. Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to H.R.2157; waived: 84-9.
    3. Passage of H.R. 2157, as amended, Disaster Supplemental Appropriations; passed: 85-8.
  • Legislative Business
    • Agreed to S.Con.Res.3: Marshall Islands.
    • Adopted S.Res.213: National Public Works Week.
    • Adopted S.Res.222: Vision to Learn.
    • Adopted S.Res.223: DIPG Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness Day.
    • Adopted S.Res.224: National Nurses Week.
    • Adopted S.Res.225: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis /Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day.
    • Adopted S.Res.226: National Foster Care Month.
    • Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of S.886, and the bill be referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
    • Passed S.1693: to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program for 2 weeks (June 14, 2019). If the House passes the disaster supplemental appropriations bill as passed by the Senate, the National Flood Insurance Program will be reauthorized to September 30, 2019.

 

Today

  • The Senate is not in Session.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

S.1692 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide grants to support continuing education in election administration or cybersecurity for election officials and employees.
Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Rules and Administration
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

 

Energy

H.R.2995 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to prioritize the acceptance of high-level radioactive waste or spent nuclear fuel from certain civilian nuclear power reactors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2993 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the section 45 credit for refined coal from steel industry fuel, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-16] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2986 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the United States Energy Storage Competitiveness Act of 2007 to establish a research, development, and demonstration program for grid-scale energy storage systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.2984 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide whistleblower protections to certain workers in the offshore oil and gas industry.
Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

S.1691 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide mandatory funding to the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out hazardous fuels reduction projects on National Forest System land, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.1685 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a program for the research, development, and demonstration of commercially viable technologies for the capture of carbon dioxide produced during the generation of natural gas-generated power.
Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.1627 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the section 45 credit for refined coal from steel industry fuel, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Financial Services

H.R.3018 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prohibit the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from implementing a proposed rule regarding requirements under Community Planning and Development housing programs.
Sponsor: Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2983 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide for the establishment of the United States Employee Ownership Bank, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services, Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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…

 

Health

H.R.3016 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for and support liver illness visibility, education, and research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2975 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To protect a woman’s ability to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider’s ability to provide reproductive health care services, including abortion services.
Sponsor: Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (173)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.2951 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of dental services under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 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…

S.1688 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the full disclosure of billing and service information to patients.
Sponsor: Sen. Enzi, Michael B. [R-WY] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1681 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to educate health care providers and the public on biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Enzi, Michael B. [R-WY] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1664 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to require reporting on prescription drug expenditures under group health plans and on prescription drug price changes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R-FL] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1662 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to establish an annual fee applicable to opioid manufacturers.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1645 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to protect a woman’s ability to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider’s ability to provide reproductive health care services, including abortion services.
Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (42)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

 

Tax

H.R.2985 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that payment of taxes on deferred foreign income in installments shall not prevent credit or refund of overpayments or increase estimated taxes.
Sponsor: Rep. Estes, Ron [R-KS-4] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2971 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and expand the deduction for qualified business income.
Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.1677 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide authority to postpone certain deadlines by reason of State declared disasters or emergencies.
Sponsor: Sen. Perdue, David [R-GA] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1654 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide authority to add additional vaccines to the list of taxable vaccines.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1628 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the employer credit for paid family and medical leave, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Trade

H.R.2996 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 with respect to the protection of human rights and labor standards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] (Introduced 05/23/2019) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Ways and Means, Rules
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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 concerned.