Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. The Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

Today

“One Minutes” (Unlimited)

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business.  Following one-minute speeches, the House will recess to allow for a security sweep of the House Chamber prior to the President’s State of the Union address.  The House will meet again at approximately 8:35 p.m. in a joint session with the Senate for the purposes of receiving an address from the President of the United States.

Members are requested to be on the Floor and seated no later than 8:25 p.m.

**Members are advised that no votes are expected in the House on Tuesday.  First votes of the week are expected on Wednesday, February 5th at approximately 4:45 p.m.

THE SENATE

Yesterday

No Roll Call Votes

No Legislative Business

No Executive Business

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

At 9:00 p.m., President Donald Trump will deliver the State of the Union address from the Hall of the House of Representatives in the U.S. Capitol. The Senate will begin gathering in the Senate Chamber at 8:20 p.m. and depart from the Senate Chamber at 8:25 p.m. to proceed as a body to the Hall of the House.

The Senate will next convene as a Court of Impeachment on Wednesday, February 5th at 4:00 p.m., and vote on the Articles of Impeachment. Senators have until Wednesday, February 26th to have printed statements and opinions in the Congressional Record, explaining their votes and include those in the documentation of the Impeachment Proceedings; the two-page rule has been waived.

HEARINGS COVERED

SEC

Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Health

H.R.5741 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to clarify parameters for model testing and add accountability to model expansion under the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] (Introduced 02/03/2020) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Rules

Latest Action: House – 02/03/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Rules, 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…

Tax

H.R.5746 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide special rules for purposes of determining if financial guaranty insurance companies are qualifying insurance corporations under the passive foreign investment company rules.

Sponsor: Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] (Introduced 02/03/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.5745 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

Bridge Investment Act of 2020

Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] (Introduced 02/03/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.