Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The Senate will resume consideration of the Badalamenti nomination (FL District Judge) and vote on confirmation of the nomination.

THE HOUSE

Friday

The House was not in session.

Today

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE

Friday
The Senate was not in session.

 
Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #644, Drew B. Tipton, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas.

At 5:30pm, the Senate will resume consideration of the Badalamenti nomination (FL District Judge) and vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

1.      Executive Calendar #655, Victor G. Mercado, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.

2.      Executive Calendar #652, Brian D. Miller, of Virginia, to be Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery.

3.      Executive Calendar #656, James H. Anderson, of Virginia, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

4.      Executive Calendar #644, Drew B. Tipton, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas.

Monday, June 1st at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #602, John Leonard Badalamenti, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida.

 
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cyber

H.R.6969 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require that any person that maintains an Internet website or that sells or distributes a mobile application that maintains and stores information collected from such website or application in China to disclose that such information is stored and maintained in China and whether the Chinese Communist Party or a Chinese state-owned entity has access to such information.

Sponsor: Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

H.R.7000 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to require certain issuers to disclose to the Securities and Exchange Commission information regarding foreign jurisdictions that prevent the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board from performing inspections under that Act, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6994 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise any rules necessary to enable issuers of index-linked annuities to use the securities offering forms that are available to other issuers of securities.

Sponsor: Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6983 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a Pandemic Risk Reinsurance Program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (20)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6974 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to pursue more equitable treatment of Taiwan at the international financial institutions, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez, Anthony [R-OH-16] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.


Health

H.R.7004 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To ensure that a portion of funds appropriated to the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund for payments to eligible health care providers is reserved for such providers located in rural areas, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Torres Small, Xochitl [D-NM-2] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6971 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the availability of medical nutrition therapy services under the Medicare program.

Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 committee…

Tax

H.R.7008 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide flexibility for families with health flexible spending arrangements and dependent care flexible spending arrangements, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6958 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To provide that the unused balance of a dependent care flexible spending arrangement at the end of plan year 2020 may be rolled over to the following plan year.

Sponsor: Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.6965 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To provide for cash refunds for canceled airline flights and tickets during the COVID-19 emergency.

Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 05/22/2020) Cosponsors: (21)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/22/2020 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of…

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