Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The Senate will resume consideration Executive Calendar #711, Mark Wesley Menezes, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy. 


THE HOUSE    

Friday 

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS 

Allen (R-GA) – Amendment No. 219 – Reduces funds made available in Division F (LHHS) by 5 percent – REJECTED 123 – 292, ROLL CALL 176 

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 7617 – REJECTED 197 – 219, ROLL CALL 177 

Passage 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 – PASSED 217 – 197, ROLL CALL 178 

Today 

The House is not in session.   

THE SENATE    

Friday 

The Senate was not in session. 

Today 

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, August 3, 2020. 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration Executive Calendar #711, Mark Wesley Menezes, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy. 

 At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Menezes nomination.  

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED
    

Financial Services 

H.R.7914 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To specify that no person shall be required to comply with the CECL Rule under any Federal statute or regulation. 

Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 07/31/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 07/31/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

H.R.7913 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the CARES Act to improve the temporary relief from troubled debt restructurings, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 07/31/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 07/31/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

Health 

H.R.7912 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To provide for a demonstration program and pilot project to expand choice for inpatient psychiatric services under Medicaid and Medicare. 

Sponsor: Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] (Introduced 07/31/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 07/31/2020 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.7898 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend title XXX of the Public Health Services Act to provide for a technical correction to provide the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Service certain authorities with respect to investigations of information blocking, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] (Introduced 07/31/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 07/31/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

Tax 

H.R.7917 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for advance refunds of certain net operating losses and research expenditures relating to covid-19, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3] (Introduced 07/31/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means 

Latest Action: House – 07/31/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 

H.R.7894 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a program to provide certain borrowers with a second loan under the paycheck protection program, to modify the eligibility and forgiveness requirement of the program, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Curtis, John R. [R-UT-3] (Introduced 07/31/2020) Cosponsors: (4) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Small Business 

Latest Action: House – 07/31/2020 Referred to the Committee on Small Business, 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 concerned. 

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