Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider seventeen bills under suspension of the Rules.  The Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3055, appropriations minibus II.



The House was not in session.


One Minutes (Unlimited)

**Following one-minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 2:30 p.m.  At that time the House will reconvene to consider the seventeen bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules.  Any recorded votes requested will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (17 bills)

H.R. 4334 – Dignity in Aging Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Bonamici – Education and Labor)

H.R. 2440 – Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, as amended (Rep. DeFazio – Transportation and Instructure)

H.R. 1306 – Federal Disaster Assistance Coordination Act, as amended (Rep. Meadows – Transportation and Infrastructure)

H.R. 1775 – Notice to Airmen Improvement Act of 2019 (Rep. Stauber – Transportation and Infrastructure)

H.R. 2502 – Transparency in Federal Buildings Projects Act of 2019 (Rep. Palmer – Transportation and Infrastructure)

H.R. 3942 – Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act (Rep. DeLauro – Judiciary)

H.R. 886 – Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Crist – Judiciary)

H.R. 2514 – COUNTER Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Cleaver – Financial Services)

H.R. __ – Equity Crowdfunding Act (Rep. McHenry – Financial Services)

H.R. 4067 – Financial Inclusion in Banking Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. David Scott – Financial Services)

H.R. 1865 – National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Rep. Pascrell – Financial Services)

H.R. 2423 – Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Stefanik – Financial Services)

H.R. 2781 – EMPOWER for Health Act of 2019 (Rep. Schakowsky – Energy and Commerce)

H.R. 728 – Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Rep. Joyce (OH) – Energy and Commerce)

H.R. 647 – Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (Rep. Engel – Energy and Commerce)

H.R. 2115 – Public Disclosure of Drug Discounts Act, as amended (Rep. Spanberger – Energy and Commerce)

H.R. 1781 – Payment Commission Data Act of 2019 (Rep. Carter (GA) – Energy and Commerce)



The Senate was not in session.


The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, October 28, 2019.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3055, appropriations minibus II.

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote in relation to the Cortez Masto Amendment #961, Paul Amendment #1019, and the Jones Amendment #1067.

Amendments Pending to H.R.3055

Shelby substitute amendment #948 (Senate texts of THUD, Ag, Interior, and CJS appropriations)

McConnell amendment #950 (date change)

Monday, October 28th at 5:30pm – up to 3 roll call votes:

1.       Cortez Masto Amendment #961 (food distribution programs)

2.       Paul Amendment #1019 (2 percent cut)

3.       Jones Amendment #1067 (loan relending program of titles for heirs’ property owners)

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