Today’s Daily Update

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 #811, Hala Y. Jarbou, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan; confirmed: 83-15.

2.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #646, Thomas T. Cullen, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia; confirmed: 79-19.

3.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #358, Diane Gujarati, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York; confirmed: 99-0.

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); not invoked: 52-47.

Legislative Business:

Agreed to H.J.Res.87: providing for the reappointment of Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

Agreed to H.J.Res.88: providing for the reappointment of Franklin D. Raines as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

Adopted S.Res.688: designating September 25, 2020, as ‘‘National Lobster Day’’.


Today   
The Senate is not in session. 

HEARINGS COVERED


House Ways and Means

Consequences of Inaction on COVID Tax Legislation. 

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Financial Services

S.4563 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to give States the flexibility to have Federal education funds follow the child.

Sponsor: Sen. Loeffler, Kelly [R-GA] (Introduced 09/10/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 09/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Health

S.4562 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the collection and availability of health data with respect to Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 09/10/2020) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: Senate – Indian Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 09/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

S.4557 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to support efforts to provide intensive, individualized assistance for enrolling in health care coverage.

Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] (Introduced 09/10/2020) Cosponsors: (7)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 09/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Tax

S.4560 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a forgivable loan program for remote recreational businesses, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 09/10/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Latest Action: Senate – 09/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.4558 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a temporary refundable tax credit for law enforcement officers and an above-the-line deduction for first responders.

Sponsor: Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] (Introduced 09/10/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 09/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.