Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will sit as a Court of Impeachment for the trial of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Adoption of the House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 550 – No War Against Iran Act – ADOPTED 228 – 175, ROLL CALL 33

Adoption of the House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 550 – To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 – ADOPTED 236 – 166, ROLL CALL 34

Today

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE

Yesterday

No Roll Call Votes

Legislative Business

Agreed to H.Con.Res.86, providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from the President (State of the Union address).

No Executive Business

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 1:00pm on Friday, January 31, 2020.

Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will sit as a Court of Impeachment for the trial of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States. Pursuant to S.Res.483, there will be 4 hours of argument equally divided between the House managers and President’s counsel.

Additional deliberations are possible prior to a roll call vote on the question “shall it be in order to consider and debate under the impeachment rules any motion to subpoena witnesses or documents?”.

Additional roll call votes are possible during Friday’ session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy

H.R.5718 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a refund effective date for rates and charges under the Natural Gas Act, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] (Introduced 01/30/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/30/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Health Care

H.R.5730 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Homeland Security Council and the National Security Council, in consultation with Federal departments and agencies responsible for biodefense, to update the National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] (Introduced 01/30/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Armed Services; Foreign Affairs; Intelligence (Permanent); Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 01/30/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Foreign Affairs, Intelligence (Permanent Select), and Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of…

H.R.5729 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for increasing seasonal influenza vaccination rates, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] (Introduced 01/30/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/30/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5727 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To provide for a study by the National Academy of Medicine on ambulance diversions, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 01/30/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/30/2020 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.5723 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To make a supplemental appropriation for the Public Health Emergency Fund, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 01/30/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Appropriations; Budget

Latest Action: House – 01/30/2020 Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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 concerned.

H.R.5721 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To apply user fees with respect to tobacco products deemed subject to the requirements of chapter IX of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

Sponsor: Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] (Introduced 01/30/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/30/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Transportation

H.R.5731 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for a program dashboard for the fixed guideway capital investment grants program.

Sponsor: Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] (Introduced 01/30/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Transportation

Latest Action: House – 01/30/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider Rep. Khanna House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 550 – No War Against Iran Act (Foreign Affairs). The Senate will sit as a Court of Impeachment for the trial of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

S. 3201 – Temporary Reauthorization and Study of the Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues Act – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 320 – 88, ROLL CALL 32

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 3621 – REJECTED 201 – 208, ROLL CALL 30

Passage of H.R. 3621 – Comprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020 – PASSED 221 – 189, ROLL CALL 31

Today

One Minutes (5 per side)

Rep. Khanna House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 550 – No War Against Iran Act (Foreign Affairs)

The Rule, which was adopted on Tuesday, provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Rep. Lee (CA) House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 550 – To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 (Foreign Affairs)

The Rule, which was adopted on Tuesday, provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

THE SENATE

Yesterday

No Roll Call Votes

No Legislative Business

No Executive Business

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 1:00pm on Thursday, January 30, 2020.

Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will sit as a Court of Impeachment for the trial of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States. At that time, the question period for senators will resume, with questions alternating between the Majority and Minority sides for up to 8 hours during Thursday’s session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cyber

H.R.5703 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 to update and expand the coverage of such Act, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 01/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy

H.R.5705 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to restrict the Secretary’s ability to alter permits, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cheney, Liz [R-WY-At Large] (Introduced 01/29/2020) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 01/29/2020 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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 concerned.

Transportation

H.R.5709 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the Comptroller General to evaluate and issue a report on the structural and economic impacts of climate resiliency at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including recommendations on how to improve the building codes and standards that the Agency uses to prepare for climate change and address resiliency in housing, public buildings, and infrastructure such as roads and bridges.

Sponsor: Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] (Introduced 01/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation

Latest Action: House – 01/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.