Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will begin consideration of H.R. 7617 – Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021. The Senate will resume consideration Executive Calendar #770, Derek Kan, of California, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, post-cloture. 


THE HOUSE   

Yesterday   

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS 

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 1067 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 7617 – Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021 – PASSED 230 – 181, ROLL CALL 168  

Adoption of H. Res. 1067 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 7617 – Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021 – ADOPTED 229 – 182, ROLL CALL 169 

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 7027 – REJECTED 195 – 212, ROLL CALL 170 

Passage of H.R. 7027 – Child Care Is Essential Act – PASSED 249 – 163, ROLL CALL 171 

Passage of H.R. 7327 – Child Care for Economic Recovery Act – PASSED 250 – 161, ROLL CALL 172 

H.R. 7575 – Water Resources Development Act of 2020, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED BY VOICE   

Today   

“One Minutes” (15 per side) 

Begin Consideration of H.R. 7617 – Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021 (Rep. Lowey – Appropriations) 

The Rule provides for 90 minutes of general debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations.  The Rule makes in order 340 amendments and allows for amendments to be offered en bloc.  A full list of amendments can be found here. 

THE SENATE   

Yesterday   

Roll Call Votes 

1.     Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #770, Derek Kan, of California, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget; invoked: 76-22. 

2.     Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #705 – Marvin Kaplan, of Kansas, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; invoked: 52-46. 

3.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #705 – Marvin Kaplan, of Kansas, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; confirmed: 52-46. 

4.     Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #707, Lauren McGarity McFerran, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; invoked: 56-41. 

5.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #707, Lauren McGarity McFerran, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; confirmed: 53-42. 

Legislative Business 

Passed Calendar #479, S.2638: Friendly Airports for Mothers Improvement Act. 

Passed Calendar #489, S.2381: to require review by the Government Accountability Office of screening protocols of the Transportation Security Administration relating to breast milk and formula, and for other purposes. 

No Executive Business 

Today   

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, July 30, 2020. 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration Executive Calendar #770, Derek Kan, of California, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, post-cloture. 

At 1:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Kan nomination. 

HEARINGS COVERED   

Senate Foreign Relations  

Executive Session/State Department Budget Request 

Senate Finance  

Part 2: Protecting the Reliability of the U.S. Medical Supply Chain During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

House Oversight and Reform  

FITARA 10.0

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED
   

Financial Services 

H.R.7847 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To create a database of eviction information, establish grant programs for eviction prevention and legal aid, and limit use of housing court-related records in consumer reports, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 07/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

H.R.7834 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to small company capital formation, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Hollingsworth, Trey [R-IN-9] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 07/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

H.R.7809 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a HOPE Preferred Equity Facility to guarantee certain financial investments of commercial borrowers affected by COVID-19, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Taylor, Van [R-TX-3] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 07/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

Health 

H.R.7839 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Medicare IVIG Access and Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2012 to extend the Medicare Patient IVIG Access Demonstration Project. 

Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 07/29/2020 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.7838 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To provide for certain temporary waivers with respect to the 340B drug discount program due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 07/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

H.R.7825 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create increased opportunities for savings to HSA, MSA and FSA plans, to mitigate the financial strain on families caused by COVID-19, to provide for child nutrition, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means 

Latest Action: House – 07/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 

S.4368 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to prepare the Strategic National Stockpile for a public health emergency and require the maintenance of a domestic supply chain for countermeasures in the stockpile, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions 

Latest Action: Senate – 07/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 

S.4367 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate limitations on contributions to health savings accounts. 

Sponsor: Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 07/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

S.4358 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide coverage under the Medicaid program for vaccines and treatment for COVID-19 for uninsured individuals without the imposition of cost sharing requirements, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (4) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 07/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

S.4351 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to require States and hospitals to report COVID-19 health data directly to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Sponsor: Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] (Introduced 07/29/2020) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions 

Latest Action: Senate – 07/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 

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