Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #374, Mark T. Esper, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Defense.

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

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, July 22, 2019.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #374, Mark T. Esper, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Defense. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Esper nomination.
  • During Thursday’s session of the Senate, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:
    1. Executive Calendar #374, Mark T. Esper, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Defense
    2. Executive Calendar #371, Stephen M. Dickson, of Georgia, to be Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration
    3. Executive Calendar #45, Wendy Williams Berger, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida
    4. Executive Calendar #53, Brian C. Buescher, of Nebraska, to be United States District Judge of Nebraska.
  • Monday, July 22nd at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:
    1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #374, Mark T. Esper, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Defense
  • Tuesday, July 23rd at 12:00 Noon – 2 roll call votes:
    1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #374, Mark T. Esper, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Defense
    2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #371, Stephen M. Dickson, of Georgia, to be Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration
  • Tuesday, July 23rd at 2:30pm – 3 roll call votes:
    1. Lee Amendment #928 (limit amount available) [60 vote threshold]
    2. Paul Amendment #929   (pay-for 10years projected costs) [60 vote threshold]3.      
    3. Passage of Cal. #153, H.R. 1327, Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, as amended, if amended

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.3862 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.
Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 07/19/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/19/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

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