Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will begin consideration of H.R. 6395 – William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. The Senate will enter Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #718, Russell Vought, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

Friday

The House was not in session.

Today

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 6395 – William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (Rep. Smith (WA) – Armed Services) (Subject to a Rule)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Armed Services.  The Rule makes in order 407 amendments and allows for amendments to be offered en bloc.  A full list of amendments can be found here.

THE SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

On Monday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will enter Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #718, Russell Vought, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget, post-cloture.

As a result of cloture having been filed, there is a filing deadline for 1st degree amendments to substitute amendment #2301 and the underlying bill, S.4049: National Defense Authorization Act; the filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments is one hour prior to the cloture votes.

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Vought nomination.

Monday, July 20th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #718, Russell Vought, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget

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