Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider H.R. 2339 – Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Ordering the Previous Question on H.Res. 866 – Rule providing for consideration of H.R. 2339 – Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019 – PASSED 224 – 189, ROLL CALL 74

Adoption of H.Res. 866 – Rule providing for consideration of H.R. 2339 – Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019 – ADOPTED 210 – 200, ROLL CALL 75

Today

“One Minutes” (5 per side)

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

The Rule, which was adopted today, provides for 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Committees on Energy and Commerce and 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

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #416, Travis Greaves, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court; confirmed: 85-3.

Legislative Business

Passed by voice vote H.R.4998: Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act [5G].

Adopted S.Res.315: Memorializing the discovery of the Clotilda.

Adopted S.Res.480: raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by designating January 2020 as “National Stalking Awareness Month”.

Adopted S.Res.508: commemorating the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels as the first African American United States Senator.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.512: designating March 2, 2020, as “Read Across America Day”.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.513: designating February 2020 as “American Heart Month” and February 7, 2020, as “National Wear Red Day”.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.514: expressing the sense of the Senate that Donald Stratton be remembered for a lifetime of heroism and service to the United States.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.515: designates February 2020 as “Career and Technical Education Month” to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.516: celebrating Black History Month.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.517: honoring the life and legacy of Judge Nathaniel R. Jones.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.518: honoring the 100th anniversary of Disabled American Veterans.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.519: honoring the life and achievements of Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.520: designating March 6, 2020, as “National Speech and Debate Education Day”.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.521: designating the week of February 24 through February 28, 2020, as “Public Schools Week”.

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.522: electing Robert M. Duncan, of the District of Columbia, as Secretary for the Majority of the Senate.

Completed the Rule 14 proceed to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business: S.3339, to restore military priorities, and for other purposes. (Durbin)

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Financial Services

H.R.6012 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to establish a grant program to facilitate financial literacy programs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/27/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.3361 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to disclose to the Securities and Exchange Commission information regarding human capital management policies, practices, and performance, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 02/27/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health

H.R.6005 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to increase transparency of group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage by removing gag clauses on price and quality information, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/27/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6004 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for purposes of facilitating State efforts to establish or maintain all-payer claims databases, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 02/27/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on 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 jurisdiction of the committee…

H.R.5997 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to designate an official within the Department of Health and Human Services to coordinate the efforts of Federal departments and agencies with respect to COVID-19.

Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/27/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5991 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To extend protections to part-time workers in the areas of family and medical leave and pension plans, and to ensure equitable treatment in the workplace.

Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Education and Labor; House Administration; Oversight and Reform; Ways and Means; Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 02/27/2020 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, Oversight and Reform, Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such…

S.3358 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to extend protections to part-time workers in the areas of family and medical leave and pension plans, and to ensure equitable treatment in the workplace.

Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/27/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3353 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for extended months of Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant patients, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/27/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3343 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide enhanced security for the medical supply chain.

Sponsor: Sen. Hawley, Josh [R-MO] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/27/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3342 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to prohibit the deceptive sale of fentanyl, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Judiciary

Latest Action: Senate – 02/27/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Tax

H.R.6011 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for nonrecognition of gain on real property sold for use as affordable housing.

Sponsor: Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/27/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5996 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that return information from tax-exempt organizations be made available in a searchable format and to provide the disclosure of the identity of contributors to certain tax-exempt organizations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/27/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.6001 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To reauthorize a pilot program to evaluate the effectiveness of the implementation of certain water-related projects carried out by non-Federal interests.

Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Mike [R-LA-4] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/27/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6000 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To reauthorize a pilot program to evaluate the effectiveness of certain water-related feasibility studies carried out by non-Federal interests.

Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Mike [R-LA-4] (Introduced 02/27/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/27/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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