Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider H.Res. 866 – Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2339 – Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #416, Travis Greaves, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

H.R. 35 – Emmett Till Antilynching Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 410 – 4, ROLL CALL 71

H.R. 560 – Northern Mariana Islands Relief Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 2427 – Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Reauthorization Act of 2019 – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 473 – To authorize the Every Word We Utter Monument to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 2490 – To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other

purposes – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 402 – 10, ROLL CALL 73

H.R. 2819 – Gold Star Mothers Families National Monument Extension Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – VOTE ORDERED

H.R. 3399 – To amend the Nutria Eradication and Control Act of 2003 to include California in the program, and for other purposes – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 1492 – Yucca House National Monument Expansion Act – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

Postponed Suspension Vote (1 bill):

1) H.R. 4852 – GIVE Act – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS –

Independent YEA – 1, NAY – 0

Today

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

H.Res. 866 – Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2339 – Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019 (Rep. Pallone – Energy and Commerce/Ways and Means)

Postponed Suspension (1 Vote)

H.R. 2819 – Gold Star Mothers Families National Monument Extension Act, as amended (Rep. Kim – Natural Resources)

THE SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #416, Travis Greaves, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court, post-cloture.

At 1:45pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Greaves nomination.

Thursday, February 27th at 1:45pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #416, Travis Greaves, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court

HEARINGS COVERED

SEC

Investor Advisory Committee

House Financial Services Committee

Markup

House Ways and Means

Proposed FY 2021 Budget with HHS Secretary Azar

House Energy and Commerce

The Fiscal Year 2021 EPA Budget

House Appropriations

Department of Transportation Budget Request for FY2021

House Appropriations

Oversight of VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization Implementation

House Science, Space, and Technology

An Examination of Federal Flood Maps in a Changing Climate

House Armed Services

Air Force Projection Forces Aviation Programs and Capabilities Related to the 2021 President’s Budget Request

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Financial Services

H.R.5981 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to modify the frequency of board of directors meetings, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] (Introduced 02/26/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.5982 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study American dependence on Chinese pharmaceuticals and to empower the Food and Drug Administration to issue boxed warnings in the case of critical contamination.

Sponsor: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 02/26/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.5979 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require estimated income tax installments to be paid on a quarterly basis.

Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Gregory [R-NC-3] (Introduced 02/26/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.