Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #811, Hala Y. Jarbou, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan, post-cloture. The Senate will also vote on confirmation of the Jarbou (MI district judge), Cullen (VA district judge), and Gujarati (NY district judge) nominations and will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.178 with further McConnell amendment #2652. 


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

The House was not in session.  

Today   

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

Roll Call Votes

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #771, Brett H. Ludwig, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; confirmed: 91-5.

2.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #772, Christy Criswell Wiegand, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; invoked: 80-16.

3.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #811, Hala Y. Jarbou, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan; invoked: 80-15.

4.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #772, Christy Criswell Wiegand, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; confirmed: 82-14.

5.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #646, Thomas T. Cullen, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia; invoked: 77-18.

6.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #358, Diane Gujarati, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York; invoked: 94-2.

Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, September 10, 2020.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #811, Hala Y. Jarbou, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan, post-cloture.

 At 11:30am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Jarbou (MI district judge), Cullen (VA district judge), and Gujarati (NY district judge) nominations. Upon disposition of the judicial nominations, the Senate will resume legislative session and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.178 with further McConnell amendment #2652.

 Thursday at 11:30am – 4 roll call votes:

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #811, Hala Y. Jarbou, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan.

2.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #646, Thomas T. Cullen, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia.

3.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #358, Diane Gujarati, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

4.     Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.178 with further McConnell amendment #2652 (R ‘skinny’ CV)

HEARINGS COVERED

House Financial Services

The Need for Financial Aid to America’s States and Territories During the Pandemic: Supporting First Responders, Assisting Schools in Their Efforts to Safely Educate, and Preventing Mass Layoffs

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Health

S.4542 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to prohibit distribution abroad of COVID-19 vaccines developed with the support of Federal funding until the domestic need for the vaccine has been met.

Sponsor: Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC] (Introduced 09/09/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 09/09/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.4545 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish the Zero Suicide Initiative pilot program of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV] (Introduced 09/09/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 09/09/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Tax

S.4552 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for disaster relief for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 09/09/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Appropriations

Latest Action: Senate – 09/09/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

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