Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will begin consideration of H.R. 2 – Moving Forward Act.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1425 – REJECTED 187 – 223, ROLL CALL 123

Passage of H.R. 1425 – Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act – PASSED 234 – 179, ROLL CALL 124

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 5332 – REJECTED 184 – 228, ROLL CALL 125

Passage of H.R. 5332 – Protecting Your Credit Score Act of 2019 – PASSED 234 – 179, ROLL CALL 126

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 7301 – REJECTED 191 – 219, ROLL CALL 127

Passage of H.R. 7301 – Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020 – PASSED 232 – 180, ROLL CALL 128

Passage of H.J.Res. 90 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to “Community Reinvestment Act Regulations” – PASSED 230 – 179, ROLL CALL 129

Today

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 2 – Moving Forward Act (Rep. DeFazio – Transportation and Infrastructure/Education and Labor/Financial Services/Energy and Commerce/Ways and Means/Oversight and Reform/Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

The Rule provides for two hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Rule also makes in order six en bloc amendments and three standalone amendments.  A full list of amendments can be found here.

THE SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

1.     Adoption of the motion to proceed to Calendar #483, S.4049, National Defense Authorization Act; agreed to: 89-4.

Legislative Business

Passed S.4091: Emergency Aid for Returning Americans Affected by Coronavirus Act.

Began the Rule 14 process to place H.R.7259, Patents for Humanity Program Improvement Act, on the Legislative Calendar of Business.

No Executive Business

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #483, S.4049: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.

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

No roll call votes are currently scheduled but are possible during Tuesday’s session as discussions on amendments to the NDAA bill continue.

Amendments Pending to S.4049, NDAA:

Inhofe substitute amendment #2301

Portman amendment #2080 (cyber annual report)

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate HELP

COVID-19: Update on Progress Toward

Safely Getting Back to Work and Back to School

Senate Banking

The Digitization of Money and Payments

Senate Foreign Relations

COVID-19 and U.S. International Pandemic

Preparedness, Prevention, and Response: Additional Perspectives

Senate Finance

2020 Filing Season and IRS COVID-19 Recovery

House Energy and Commerce

High Anxiety and Stress: Legislation to Improve

Mental Health During Crisis

House Financial Services

Oversight of the Treasury Department’s and

Federal Reserve’s Pandemic Response


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy

H.R.7406 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To streamline nuclear technology regulatory permitting and licensing, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] (Introduced 06/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 06/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7404 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To repeal restrictions on the export and import of natural gas.

Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] (Introduced 06/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 06/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7401 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To provide for Federal and State agency coordination in the approval of certain authorizations under the Natural Gas Act, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] (Introduced 06/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 06/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7400 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To prohibit a moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing.

Sponsor: Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] (Introduced 06/29/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 06/29/2020 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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…


Financial Services

H.R.7412 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a temporary voluntary program for support of insurers providing business interruption insurance coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 06/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 06/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.