Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #771, Brett H. Ludwig, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.


THE HOUSE       

Friday  

The House was not in session.     

Today    

The House is not in session.      

THE SENATE       

Friday 

The Senate was not in session.

Today   
The Senate will convene at 3:00pm on Tuesday, September 8th.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #771, Brett H. Ludwig, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

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

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #771, Brett H. Ludwig, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
  2. Executive Calendar #772, Christy Criswell Wiegand, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
  3. Executive Calendar #811, Hala Y. Jarbou, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan.
  4. Executive Calendar #646, Thomas T. Cullen, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia.
  5. Executive Calendar #358, Diane Gujarati, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy

H.R.8174 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a cost of greenhouse gases for carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide to be used by Federal agencies, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Judiciary; Oversight and Reform

Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.8165 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to provide assistance for low-income solar projects, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8159 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the Secretary of Energy to review and report periodically on measures and recommendations to improve general management of the Department of Energy, to implement reforms to ensure continuous improvement in such management, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Armed Services

Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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.8160 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to require Federal banking regulators to include a diversity and inclusion component in the Uniform Financial Institutions Rating System, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health 

H.R.8177 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove from the list of drugs excluded from coverage under the Medicare prescription drug program prescription oral vitamins and mineral products indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in individuals with chronic kidney disease.

Sponsor: Rep. O’Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (3)Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and CommerceLatest Action: House – 09/04/2020 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.8168 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the guidance of the Food and Drug Administration on reducing the risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis A, and hepatitis B transmission by blood and blood products (including the donor history questionnaire) to be based on an individual risk assessment of sexual behaviors upon which all donors are evaluated equally, without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8167 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act to expand the appropriations under the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to include the scale up of testing by veterinary and biotechnology company laboratories, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8158 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive budget neutrality for oxygen under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 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…

Tax

H.R.8176 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish qualified down payment savings programs.

Sponsor: Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8175 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on fossil fuels and to use the revenues for economic benefit.

Sponsor: Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Science, Space, and Technology; Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Science, Space, and Technology, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each…

H.R.8171 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To nullify certain executive actions to permit the delayed withholding and deposit of payroll taxes.

Sponsor: Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] (Introduced 09/04/2020) Cosponsors: (21)

Committees: House – Ways and Means Latest Action: House – 09/04/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.