Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider H.R. 1309 – Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #503, Dan R. Brouillette, of Texas, to be Secretary of Energy.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 713 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 1309 – Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act – PASSED 223 – 194, ROLL CALL 632

Adoption of H. Res. 713 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 1309 – Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act – ADOPTED 209 – 205, ROLL CALL 633

1) H.R. 182 – To extend the authorization for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

2) H.R. 255 – Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

3) H.R. 263 – To rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

4) H.R. 737 – Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 310 – 107, ROLL CALL 634

5) H.R. 925 – North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

6) H.R. 1088 – FIRST Act – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

7) H.R. 1446 – Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

8) H.R. 1472 – To rename the Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, as the Homestead National Historical Park – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

9) H.R. 1487 – Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Study Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

10) S. 1838 – Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 417 – 1, ROLL CALL 635

11) S. 2710 – A bill to prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 417 – 0, ROLL CALL 636

Today

One Minutes (5 per side)

H.R. 1309 – Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (Rep. Courtney – Education and Labor)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Hastings Amendment

DeSaulnier Amendment

Byrne Amendment

Harder Amendment

Levin (MI) Amendment

Green (TX) Amendment

Brown Amendment

Garcia (TX) Amendment

Wexton Amendment

Delgado Amendment

Additional Legislative Items Are Possible

THE SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; confirmed: 80-15.

2.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania; invoked: 65-30.

3.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania; confirmed: 65-30.

Legislative Business

Began the Rule 14 process to place S.2920, to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes. (Ernst)

No additional Executive Business

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #503, Dan R. Brouillette, of Texas, to be Secretary of Energy.

At 11:30am, the Chair will lay before the Senate the House message to accompany H.R. 3055, Continuing Appropriations.

Senator Paul, or his designee, will be recognized to offer a motion to concur with further amendment (re: 1 percent cut), the text of which is at the desk, and Senator Shelby, or his designee, will be recognized to make a motion to table the Paul motion.

Following disposition of the Paul motion, the Majority Leader, or his designee, will be recognized to make a motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment. Notwithstanding Rule 22, if cloture is filed on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment, the vote on the cloture motion will occur immediately. If cloture is invoked, the post-cloture time will be yielded back, and the Senate will vote on the motion to concur with no intervening action or debate.

During Wednesday’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on Executive Calendar #503, Dan R. Brouillette, of Texas, to be Secretary of Energy. That cloture vote is expected to occur prior to the Thanksgiving recess.

Thursday, November 21st  at 11:30am – up to 3 roll call votes:

1.       Motion to table Paul motion to concur with further amendment (re: 1 percent cut) to H.R. 3055 Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019

2.       Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3055 Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019

3.       Motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3055 Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019

HEARINGS COVERED

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Lowering Health Care Costs

House Financial Services

Banking on Your Data: the Role of Big Data in Financial Services

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy

S.2917 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 11/20/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Financial Services

H.R.5197 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To add establish the treatment of managed stablecoins under the securities laws, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5194 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, in consultation with the heads of other relevant Federal agencies, to develop financial risk analyses relating to climate change, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Financial Services; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.5188 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To export clean energy technology around the world.

Sponsor: Rep. Curtis, John R. [R-UT-3] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5187 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To facilitate the development of affordable housing, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.2919 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to require the Federal financial regulators to issue guidance encouraging financial institutions to work with consumers and businesses affected by a Federal Government shutdown, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 11/20/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2903 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, in consultation with the heads of other relevant Federal agencies, to develop financial risk analyses relating to climate change, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (9)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 11/20/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health

H.R.5201 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under the Medicare program of certain mental health telehealth services, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 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.5199 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to expand the capacity to improve health outcomes and increase access to specialized care.

Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5198 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act regarding the patient medication information required to be included in the labeling of prescription drugs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Golden, Jared F. [D-ME-2] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5192 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require group health plans and health insurance issuers to include on any insurance card issued by such plan or issuer information on the nearest in-network hospital or urgent care facility.

Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (0)

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

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 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…

H.R.5190 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide assistance for health centers and rural health clinics to implement electronic provider consultation and related telemedicine services.

Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.2911 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide a monthly out-of-pocket cost sharing maximum for enrollees who incur a significant portion of costs for covered part D drugs towards the annual out-of-pocket threshold during a month.

Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 11/20/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2905 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the occurrence of diabetes in Medicare beneficiaries by extending coverage under Medicare for medical nutrition therapy services to such beneficiaries with pre-diabetes or with risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes.

Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 11/20/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation

H.R.5195 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To prohibit air carriers from imposing fees that are not reasonable and proportional to the costs incurred by the air carriers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (11)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 11/20/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.2908 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to prohibit air carriers from imposing fees that are not reasonable and proportional to the costs incurred by the air carriers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 11/20/2019) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Latest Action: Senate – 11/20/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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