Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and the Senate are in recess.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Passage of H.J.Res. 79 – Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment – PASSED 232 – 183, ROLL CALL 70

Today

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE 

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

1.      Cruz amendment #1301; agreed to: 64-34.

2.      Reed amendment #1322; agreed to: 99-0.

3.      Motion to table Cotton amendment #1305; tabled: 54-46.

4.      Risch amendment #1314; agreed to: 93-7.

5.      Motion to table Rubio amendment #1320; tabled: 54-46.

6.      Motion to table Sullivan amendment #1319; tabled: 51-49.

7.      Passage of S.J.Res.68, Iran war powers, as amended: 55-45.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #419, S.3229, William T. Coleman, Jr., Department of Transportation Headquarters Act

Passed Calendar #369, H.R.2744, USAID Branding Modernization Act

Adopted S.Res.475, recognizing the leading role of Utahans in the fight for women’s suffrage and celebrating the sesquicentennial of the first votes by women under the equal suffrage law of Utah on February 14, 1870.

Adopted S.Res.490 w/ Blunt amdts, congratulating the Kansas City Chiefs on their victory in Super Bowl LIV.

Adopted S.Res.503, commending the University of West Florida Argonauts football team for its NCAA Division II national championship victory.

Adopted S.Res.504, honoring the memories of the victims of the senseless attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018.

No Executive Business

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Financial Services

H.R.5888 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To increase effectiveness in the pursuit of United States interests and multilateral cooperation at the international financial institutions, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5884 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a grant program to provide legal assistance to eligible tenants at risk of or subject to eviction, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.3316 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to require a license for the reexport to an entity on the entity list of certain foreign-made items incorporating more than 10 percent of controlled United States-origin content.

Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R-FL] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 02/13/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.3298 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to permit the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to terminate the insured status of a depository institution that refuses to provide services to certain Federal contractors, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 02/13/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health

H.R.5900 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to streamline enrollment under the Medicaid program of certain providers across State lines, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5897 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make certain information available on a public website relating to intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities certified for participation under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5894 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance requiring the list prices of drugs to be included in advertisements for such drugs.

Sponsor: Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5889 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to set forth a method of determining maximum out-of-pocket limits and annual updates to premium tax credit eligibility.

Sponsor: Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.3318 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to promote transparency in health care pricing.

Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Latest Action: Senate – 02/13/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3297 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make certain information available on a public website relating to intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities certified for participation under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. McSally, Martha [R-AZ] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/13/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3290 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to verify whether a health care provider is licensed in good standing before issuing the provider a unique health identifier, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R-FL] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/13/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Tax

H.R.5911 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

FAIR TARIFF Act of 2019

Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 02/13/2020) (Private Legislation) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5904 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To allow a period in which members of the clergy may revoke their exemption from Social Security coverage, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. McCarthy, Kevin [R-CA-23] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.5908 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish the National Freight Mobility Infrastructure Fund, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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…

H.R.5891 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect funding for certain safety projects, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] (Introduced 02/13/2020) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Transportation

Latest Action: House – 02/13/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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