Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

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, September 16, 2019.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #399, John Rakolta, Jr., of Michigan, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates.

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Rakolta nomination.

During Thursday’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:

1. Executive Calendar #399, John Rakolta, Jr., of Michigan, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates.

2. Executive Calendar #288, Kenneth Howery, of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Sweden.

3. Executive Calendar #223, Robert Destro, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.

4. Executive Calendar #419, Brent McIntosh, of Michigan, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury.

5. Executive Calendar #418, Brian Callanan, of New Jersey, to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury.

Monday, September 16 at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #399, John Rakolta, Jr., of Michigan, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Financial Services

H.R.4329 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) To provide for disclosure of additional material information about public companies and establish a Sustainable Finance Advisory Committee, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] (Introduced 09/13/2019) Cosponsors: (1) Committees: House – Financial Services Latest Action: House- 09/13/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4328 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to protect certain consumers affected by a shutdown, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 09/13/2019) Cosponsors: (4) Committees: House – Financial Services Latest Action: House – 09/13/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

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