Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate stands adjourned to convene for a pro forma session with no business conducted at 1:00pm.

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 to convene for a pro forma session with no business conducted at 1:00pm on Monday, November 4, 2019.

When the Senate adjourns on Monday, it will next convene at 10:00am on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #355, David Tapp, of Kentucky, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm for the Republican caucus meeting.

At 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Tapp nomination. If cloture is invoked, there will be 2 hours of post-cloture debate time followed by a vote on confirmation, as well as cloture on Executive Calendar #463, Danielle Hunsaker, of Oregon, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

Tuesday, November 5th at 2:15pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #355, David Tapp, of Kentucky, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims

Tuesday, November 5th at approx. 5:30pm – 2 roll call votes:

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #355, David Tapp, of Kentucky, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims

2.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #463, Danielle Hunsaker, of Oregon, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

Cloture has been filed on the following Judicial nominations:

1.       Executive Calendar #355, David Tapp, of Kentucky, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims

2.       Executive Calendar #463, Danielle Hunsaker, of Oregon, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit

3.       Executive Calendar #464 – William Nardini, of Connecticut, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit

4.       Executive Calendar #458 – Lee Rudofsky, of Arkansas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas

5.       Executive Calendar #365 – Jennifer Wilson, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Health

H.R.4974 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to require physicians and other prescribers of controlled substances to complete training on treating and managing patients with opioid and other substance use disorders (which shall also satisfy certain training required to receive a waiver for dispensing narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatment), and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] (Introduced 11/01/2019) Cosponsors: (9)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 11/01/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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…

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