Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider four bills under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #78, S.1332, to set forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2029.

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 3:00 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)
    • Senate Amendment to H.R. 2157 – Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019 (Rep. Lowey – Appropriations)
    • H.R. 2940 – To extend the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through September 30, 2019 (Rep. Davis (IL) – Ways and Means)
    • H.R. 1261 – National Landslide Preparedness Act (Rep. DelBene – Natural Resources)
    • H.R. 559 – Northern Mariana Islands Long-Term Legal Residents Relief Act, as amended (Rep. Sablan – Natural Resources)

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in Session.

 

Today

  • On Monday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #78, S.1332, to set forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2029 (Paul). At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed.
  • As a reminder, Senator McConnell has filed cloture on the following items:
    • Motion to proceed to S. 1332, to set forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2029. (Paul)
    • Executive Calendar #157, Andrew M. Saul, of New York, to be Commissioner of Social Security for the term expiring January 19, 2025.
    • Executive Calendar #224, David Schenker, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Near Eastern Affairs).
    • Executive Calendar #162, Heath P. Tarbert, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
    • Executive Calendar #163, Heath P. Tarbert, of Maryland, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring April 13, 2024.
    • Executive Calendar #198, Susan Combs, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior.
    • Executive Calendar #39, Ryan T. Holte, of Ohio, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.
    • Executive Calendar #40, Rossie David Alston, Jr., of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia.
    • Executive Calendar #56, Richard A. Hertling, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.
  • Monday, June 3rd at 5:30pm – 2 roll call votes expected
    • 1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1332, to set forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2029 (Paul)
    • If cloture is not invoked, then:
    • 2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #157, Andrew M. Saul, of New York, to be Commissioner of Social Security