Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #458, Lee Rudofsky, of Arkansas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

Today

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

1.       Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #458, Lee Rudofsky, of Arkansas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas; invoked: 51-41.

2.       Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #365, Jennifer Wilson, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; invoked: 89-3.

3.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #463, Danielle Hunsaker, of Oregon, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; confirmed: 73-17.

4.       Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #464, William Nardini, of Connecticut, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit; invoked: 87-3.

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.396: National Health Literacy Month.

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.4842, to authorize the Secretary of State to provide funds for a United States pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #458, Lee Rudofsky, of Arkansas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, post-cloture.

At 11:45am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Rudofsky (AR district judge) and Wilson (PA district judge) nominations.

 Upon disposition of the above nominations, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #464, William Nardini, of Connecticut, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.

At 1:45pm, all post-cloture time on the Nardini nomination will expire and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Thursday November 7th at 11:45am – 2 roll call votes:

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

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

Thursday, November 7th at 1:45pm – 1 roll call vote:

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

HEARINGS COVERED

SEC

Investor Advisory Committee

Senate Banking

Examining Bipartisan Bills to Promote Affordable Housing Access and Safety

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Health

S.2793 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require coverage without a deductible of certain primary care services by high deductible health plans

Sponsor: Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] (Introduced 11/06/2019) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 11/06/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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