Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and the Senate are in recess.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

H.R. 6168 – Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020 – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

S. 3414 – Major Medical Facility Authorization Act of 2020 – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

S. 3084 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to modify the limitation on pay for certain high-level employees and officers of the Department of Veterans Affairs – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE

H.R. 6782 – TRUTH Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – FAILED 269 – 147, ROLL CALL 113

H.R. 7010 – Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 417 – 1, ROLL CALL 114

Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 6172 – USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020 – ADOPTED 284 – 122, ROLL CALL 115

Today

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE

Yesterday
The Senate was not in session.

 
Today

The Senate is not in session.

 
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Financial Services

H.R.7046 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to place certain limitations on commodity ownership and to repeal the merchant banking authority, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6] (Introduced 05/28/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/28/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.7062 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate cost-sharing with respect to coverage of insulin as a covered part D drug and associated medical supplies and to provide mail order access to insulin and such supplies under the Medicare program during the COVID-19 emergency period.

Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 05/28/2020) Cosponsors: (25)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/28/2020 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…

H.R.7048 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish requirements for skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities to manage the outbreak of COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] (Introduced 05/28/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/28/2020 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.7058 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To provide a payroll tax credit for certain bonuses paid to employees who worked continuously during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sponsor: Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] (Introduced 05/28/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/28/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.7050 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a program to provide grants to retrain certain transportation workers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] (Introduced 05/28/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 05/28/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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