Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider seven bills under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #343, Daniel Aaron Bress, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

  • The House was not in Session.

 

Today

  • One Minutes (Unlimited)
  • **Following one-minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 4:30 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 (7 bills)
    • H.R. 1988 – Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act, as amended (Rep. Scott (GA) – Financial Services)
    • H.R. 2515 – Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Green (TX) – Financial Services)
    • H.R. 2162 – Housing Financial Literacy Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Beatty – Financial Services)
    • H.Res. 456 – Emphasizing the importance of grassroots investor protection and the investor education missions of State and Federal securities regulators, calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to collaborate with State securities regulators in the protection of investors, and for other purposes (Rep. Pressley – Financial Services)
    • H.R. 2919 – Improving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act (Rep. Huizenga – Financial Services)
    • H.R. 3050 – Expanding Investment in Small Business Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Steil – Financial Services)
    • H.R. 2409 – Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators (Rep. Axne – Financial Services)

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

  • Roll Call Votes
    1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #343, Daniel Aaron Bress, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; invoked: 50-42.
  • Legislative Business
    • Adopted S.Res.208: expressing support for the designation of July as “American Grown Flower Month”.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #343, Daniel Aaron Bress, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
  • At 4:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Bress nomination.
  • Following its disposition, the Senate will immediately vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #47, T. Kent Wetherell II, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Florida; Executive Calendar #51, Damon Ray Leichty, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana; and Executive Calendar #52, J. Nicholas Ranjan, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
  • Therefore, senators should expect 4 roll call votes at 4:30pm.
  • Tuesday, July 9th at 4:30pm – 4 roll call votes
    1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #343, Daniel Aaron Bress, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.
    2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #47, T. Kent Wetherell II, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Florida
    3. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #51, Damon Ray Leichty, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana
    4. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #52, J. Nicholas Ranjan, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • On Thursday June 27th, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:
    1. Executive Calendar #343, Daniel Aaron Bress, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.
    2. Executive Calendar #47, T. Kent Wetherell II, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Florida
    3. Executive Calendar #51, Damon Ray Leichty, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana
    4. Executive Calendar #52, J. Nicholas Ranjan, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    5. Executive Calendar #101, Robert L. King, of Kentucky, to be Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
    6. Executive Calendar #103, John P. Pallasch, of Kentucky, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor.
    7. Executive Calendar #13, Peter C. Wright, of Michigan, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, Environmental Protection Agency

 

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