Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3055 — Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

1) H.R. 3702 – Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 290 – 118, Roll Call Vote 625

2) H.R. 4029 – Tribal Access to Homeless Assistance Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED VOICE

3) H.R. 5084 – Improving Corporate Governance through Diversity Act of 2019 – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – VOTE REQUESTED

4) H.R. 4344 – Investor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 314 – 95, Roll Call Vote 627

5) H.R. 4634 – Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS –  PASSED 385 – 22, Roll Call Vote 626

6) H.R. 4300 – Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act of 2019, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED VOICE

Today

One Minutes (15 per side)

House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3055 — Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019 (Rep. Lowey – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

The Rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations.

Postponed Suspension (1 Vote)

H.R. 5084 – Improving Corporate Governance through Diversity Act of 2019 (Rep. Meeks – Financial Services)

THE SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; invoked: 60-31.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #252, S.2071, a bill to repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Indians.

Adopted S.Res.428, authorizing the taking of pictures and filming in the Chamber of the Senate for use by the Capitol Visitor Center.

No additional Executive Business

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture.

The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

At 2:15pm, all post-cloture time will be considered expired, and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Luck nomination. Upon disposition of the Luck nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

As a reminder, cloture has also been filed on Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.2889 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to safeguard data of Americans from foreign governments that pose risks to national security by imposing data security requirements and strengthening review of foreign investments, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Hawley, Josh [R-MO] (Introduced 11/18/2019) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Latest Action: Senate – 11/18/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Financial Services

H.R.5135 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To give priority in allocation of rental assistance vouchers under the Veterans Affairs Supported Housing program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development to areas having the largest populations of homeless veterans, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] (Introduced 11/18/2019) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 11/18/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.2884 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to apply the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to small business debt to the same extent as such Act applies to consumers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 11/18/2019) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 11/18/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2883 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to apply the provisions relating to consumer liability for unauthorized transfers to small business concerns, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 11/18/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 11/18/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health

H.R.5144 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require group health plans and health insurance coverage to have in place a process to self-audit information listed in publicly accessible provider directories of such plans and coverage.

Sponsor: Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3] (Introduced 11/18/2019) Cosponsors: (0)

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

Latest Action: House – 11/18/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and 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…

Transportation

H.R.5152 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a grant program under which the Secretary of Transportation will reimburse public transportation agencies that offer free unlimited transportation passes to eligible individuals.

Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 11/18/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 11/18/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.5137 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title 40, United States Code, to modify the treatment of certain bargain-price options to purchase at less than fair market value, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pence, Greg [R-IN-6] (Introduced 11/18/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 11/18/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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