Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #717, Cory T. Wilson, of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

Today

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #717, Cory T. Wilson, of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit; invoked: 51-43.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #342, S.327, Wounded Veterans Recreation Act, w/ committee-reported substitute amendment.

No additional Executive Business


Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #717, Cory T. Wilson, of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, post-cloture.

The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

By unanimous consent, all time during adjournment, recess, morning business, and Leader remarks count post-cloture on the Wilson nomination.

During Monday’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on motion to proceed to Calendar #480, S.3985, JUSTICE Act. Unless an agreement is reached, that cloture vote will occur on Wednesday one hour after the Senate convenes or following disposition of the Wilson nomination, whichever is later.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate HELP

COVID-19: Lessons Learned to Prepare for the Next Pandemic

House Energy and Commerce

Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

House Veterans Affairs

VA Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Expansion and Impact

House Armed Services

NDAA Markup – Personnel Subcommittee

Senate Banking

Oversight of the Export-Import Bank of the United States

Senate Judiciary

The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Coronavirus, and Addressing China’s Culpability

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Financial Services

H.R.7298 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To extend the period for obligations or expenditures for amounts obligated for the National Disaster Resilience competition.

Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Robert C. “Bobby” [D-VA-3] (Introduced 06/22/2020) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Budget; Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 06/22/2020 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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 concerned.

Health

H.R.7296 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require any COVID-19 drug developed in whole or in part with Federal support to be affordable and accessible by prohibiting monopolies and price gouging, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 06/22/2020) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology; Judiciary; Energy and Commerce; Armed Services

Latest Action: House – 06/22/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Science, Space, and Technology, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as…

H.R.7292 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for forgiveness of certain accelerated and advance payments under parts A and B of the Medicare program.

Sponsor: Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] (Introduced 06/22/2020) Cosponsors: (39)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 06/22/2020 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…

H.R.7288 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services and other Federal officials to compile into a searchable database information relating to Federal support for biomedical research and development related to COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 06/22/2020) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Veterans’ Affairs; Science, Space, and Technology; Judiciary; Energy and Commerce; Armed Services

Latest Action: House – 06/22/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs, Science, Space, and Technology, the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for…

Tax

H.R.7294 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To suspend Federal Perkins Loans repayments during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] (Introduced 06/22/2020) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Judiciary; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 06/22/2020 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and 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…