Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider H.R. 1423 – the FAIR Act.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 564 – The rule providing for consideration of H.R. 4378 – Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2020, and for other purpose – PASSED 228 – 197, ROLL CALL 536

Adoption of H. Res. 564 – The rule providing for consideration of H.R. 4378 – Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2020, and for other purpose – ADOPTED 227 – 196, ROLL CALL 537

Passage of H.R. 4378 – Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2020, and for other purposes – PASSED 301 – 123, ROLL CALL 538

Approval of the Journal – APPROVED BY VOICE

H.R. 3625 – PCAOB Whistleblower Protection Act of 2019, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 3619 – Appraisal Reform Act of 2019, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 2290 – Shutdown Guidance for Financial Institutions Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 2613 – Advancing Innovation to Assist Law Enforcement Act – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 550 – Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS –

H.R. 1396 – Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 3589 – Greg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 1830 – National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS -PASSED BY VOICE

S. 239 – Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act of 2019 – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

Today

One Minutes (5 per side)

H.R. 1423 – FAIR Act (Rep. Johnson (GA) – Judiciary)

The Rule, which was adopted on Wednesday, provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Jordan Amendment

Fletcher Amendment

THE SENATE

Yesterday

No Roll Call Votes

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.205: expressing gratitude of the Senate for the people who operate or support diaper banks and diaper distribution programs in their local communities.

Passed by voice vote H.R.1058: to reauthorize certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act relating to autism.

Adopted S.Res.319: National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.

Adopted S.Res.320: National Forensic Science Week.

Adopted S.Res.321: National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

–          H.R.2486: Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act

–          H.R.4378: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019

Agreement on S.1790, NDAA: It will be in order for the following motions to instruct, which are at the desk, to be considered at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, but prior to September 26th, in the form of Senate resolutions, taken up and considered on the same day with no amendments in order.

–          Van Hollen (Russia)

–          Cotton (Huawei)

–          Jones (Widows Tax)

–          Schatz (FMLA)

–          Peters (PFAS)

–          McSally (Backfill)

–          McConnell or designee (FMLA)

No additional Executive Business

Today

The Senate is not in session.

HEARINGS COVERED

CMS

Public Meeting: Action Plan to Prevent and Manage Opioid Use Disorder & Substance Use Disorders, and Address Pain Management

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy

H.R.4427 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the Secretary of Energy to identify and convey to the State of Colorado land for use as a storage site for residual radioactive material, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] (Introduced 09/19/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 09/19/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.2527 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to reinstate the ban on the export of crude oil and natural gas produced in the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 09/19/2019) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 09/19/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2526 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to identify and convey to the State of Colorado land for use as a storage site for residual radioactive material, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] (Introduced 09/19/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources

Latest Action: Senate – 09/19/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.4403 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to restrict the debt collection practices of certain debt collectors.

Sponsor: Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] (Introduced 09/19/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 09/19/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.2516 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to restrict the debt collection practices of certain debt collectors.

Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 09/19/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 09/19/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health

H.R.4400 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for an internet website to provide educational materials for health care providers, patients, and caregivers, regarding the meaning of the terms, and the standards for review and licensing of, biological products, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] (Introduced 09/19/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 09/19/2019 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…

H.R.4399 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the approval of new abortion drugs, to prohibit investigational use exemptions for abortion drugs, and to impose additional regulatory requirements with respect to previously approved abortion drugs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 09/19/2019) Cosponsors: (29)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 09/19/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a fair price negotiation program, protect the Medicare program from excessive price increases, and establish out-of-pocket maximum for Medicare part D enrollees, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] (Introduced 09/19/2019) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 09/19/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and 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…

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