Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will resume consideration of H.R. 6270 – Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020. The Senate will resume consideration of H.R.8337, Continuing Resolution, post-cloture. 


THE HOUSE       

Yesterday   

SUMMARY OF LEGISATIVE BUSINESS 

Motion to Table H. Res. 1148 – PASSED 223 – 176 

Suspension of the Rules: 

1) H.R. 362 – Energy Emergency Leadership Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE 

2) H.R. 360 – Cyber Sense Act of 2020, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE 

3) H.R. 359 – Enhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE 

4) H.R. 1289 – PHONE Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE 

5) H.R. 1754 – Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE 

6) H.R. 8134 – Consumer Product Safety Inspection Enhancement Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE 

7) H.R. 8128 – Consumer Safety Technology Act – PASSED BY VOICE 

8) H.R. 8132 – American COMPETE Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE 

9) H.R. 4764 – TRANSPLANT Act of 2020, as amended – VOTE ORDERED 

10) H.R. 5373 – United States Anti-Doping Agency Reauthorization Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE 

11) H.R. 4439 – Creating Hope Reauthorization Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE 

12) H.R. 4078 – EARLY Act Reauthorization of 2019 – PASSED BY VOICE 

13) H.R. 4996 – Helping MOMS Act of 2020, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE 

14) H.R. 2468 – School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act – PASSED BY VOICE 

15) H.R. 3131 – South Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE 

16) H.R. 5572 – Family Support Services for Addiction Act of 2020 – VOTE ORDERED 

17) H.R. 2075 – School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2019 – PASSED BY VOICE 

18) H.R. 7948 – Tribal Health Data Improvement Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE 

19) H.R. 5469 – Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act – PASSED BY VOICE 

20) H.R. 1109 – Mental Health Services for Students Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE 

21) H.R. 2519 – Improving Mental Health Access from the Emergency Department Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE 

22) H.R. 4861 – Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act of 2020, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE 

23) H.R. 7293 – STANDUP Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE 

24) H.R. 3539 – Behavioral Intervention Guidelines Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE 

25) H.R. 5760 – Grid Security Research and Development Act – PASSED BY VOICE 

26) H.Res. 1155 – Reaffirming the House of Representative’s commitment to the orderly and peaceful transfer of power called for in the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes – PASSED 397 – 5   

Today    

On Wednesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour and 11:00 a.m. for legislative business.  

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

Complete Consideration of H.R. 6270 – Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020 (Rep. Wexton – Financial Services)

The Rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services.

House Amendment to the Senate Amendments to H.R. 925 – Updated Heroes Act (Rep. Lowey – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

Suspensions (9 bills) 

  1. H.R. 5901 – Technology Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act, as amended (Rep. Khanna – Oversight and Reform) 
  2. H.R. 7340 – Chai Suthammanont Remembrance Act of 2020, as amended (Rep. Connolly – Oversight and Reform) 
  3. H.R. 7496 – COVID PREPARE Act of 2020, as amended (Rep. Schneider – Oversight and Reform) 
  4. H.R. 5736 – Transnational White Supremacist Extremism Review Act, as amended (Rep. Rose (NY) – Homeland Security) 
  5. H.R. 5780 – Safe Communities Act of 2020, as amended (Rep. Underwood – Homeland Security) 
  6. H.R. 5823 – State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act, as amended (Rep. Richmond – Homeland Security) 
  7. H.R. 5822 – Homeland Security Acquisition Professional Career Program Act, as amended (Rep. Titus – Homeland Security) 
  8. H.R. 5811 – TSA Personnel Workplace Improvement Act of 2020, as amended (Rep. Katko – Homeland Security) 
  9. H.R. 5804 – DHS Blue Campaign Enhancement Act, as amended (Rep. Crenshaw – Homeland Security) 

Postponed Suspensions (2 votes) 

  1. H.R. 4764 – TRANSPLANT Act of 2020, as amended (Rep. Matsui – Energy and Commerce) 
  2. H.R. 5572 – Family Support Services for Addiction Act of 2020 (Rep. Trone – Energy and Commerce) 

THE SENATE       

Yesterday  

Roll Call Votes 

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.8337, Continuing Resolution; invoked: 82-6. 


Today   
The Senate stands in recess until 12:00pm on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.8337, Continuing Resolution, post-cloture. 

The passage vote on the CR is expected mid-late afternoon on Wednesday. Another message will be sent when timing is known. 

Wednesday, September 30th at time TBD – 1 roll call vote: 

1.      Passage of H.R.8337, Continuing Resolution. 

HEARINGS COVERED

House Oversight and Reform  

Drug Pricing 

House Energy and Commerce  

Pathway to a Vaccine: Ensuring a Safe and Effective Vaccine People Will Trust 


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment 

H.R.8432 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the establishment of an advanced energy technology research initiative and an advanced energy technology and modeling grant program, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology; Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, 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. 

H.R.8429 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend chapter 3 of title 5, United States Code, to require Federal agencies to submit plans for responding to, mitigating, and adapting to climate change, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Oversight and Reform 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. 

H.R.8427 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To provide for certain reports on enrollment in the Lifeline program, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

Financial Services 

H.R.8434 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a Restaurant Reimbursement Program, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

H.R.8416 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to revise the formula for allocation of community development block grant funds, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

H.R.8410 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to establish a 3-year phase-in period for de novo financial institutions to comply with Federal capital standards, to provide relief for de novo rural community banks, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

H.R.8407 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to assess whether the disclosure of information related to investments in certain entities is necessary or appropriate for the purposes of certain reports under the securities laws, to establish the Entities of the People’s Republic of China that Threaten United States National Security List, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Reschenthaler, Guy [R-PA-14] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. 

S.4755 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to prohibit private passenger automobile insurers from using certain income proxies to determine insurance rates and eligibility. 

Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs 

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. 

S.4747 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to provide information about available benefits and services to kinship caregivers. 

Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

Health 

H.R.8442 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for activities to increase the awareness and knowledge of health care providers and women with respect to ovarian and cervical cancer, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

H.R.8436 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To prohibit discrimination in health care and require the provision of equitable health care, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (8) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 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.8433 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To address the public health risks posed by wildlife markets, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Judiciary; Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs; Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker. 

H.R.8419 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To prevent surprise medical bills with respect to COVID-19 testing. 

Sponsor: Rep. Fletcher, Lizzie [D-TX-7] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor 

Latest Action: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and Labor, 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. 

H.R.8417 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To facilitate direct primary care arrangements. 

Sponsor: Rep. Crenshaw, Dan [R-TX-2] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor 

Latest Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Education and Labor, 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. 

H.R.8412 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish goals for the timely delivery of medical and appointments, to make publicly available certain information regarding wait times under the community care program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. 

S.4749 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to address the public health risks posed by wildlife markets, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations 

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. 

S.4745 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to prevent surprise medical bills with respect to COVID-19 testing. 

Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (5) 

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

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 

S.4742 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to promote access to life-saving therapies for Medicaid enrollees by ensuring coverage of routine patient costs for items and services furnished in connection with participation in qualifying clinical trials, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

S.4740 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to support public health infrastructure. 

Sponsor: Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (18) 

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

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 

Tax 

H.R.8441 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To establish certain protections and benefits for front line workers, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (15) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Judiciary; Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and 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. 

H.R.8440 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To provide disaster tax relief. 

Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Small Business 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Small Business, 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. 

H.R.8439 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any interest paid on an overpayment of tax. 

Sponsor: Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 

H.R.8418 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily increase the educator expense deduction to facilitate the purchase of personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 

H.R.8411 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal fossil fuel subsidies for oil companies, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 

H.R.8406 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (10) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Budget; Appropriations 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker. 

S.4754 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish COVID Recovery Bonds, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Perdue, David [R-GA] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

S.4751 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to limit the charitable deduction for certain qualified conservation contributions. 

Sponsor: Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

Transportation 

H.R.8435 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To allow certain veterans to use high occupancy vehicle lanes, including toll lanes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 

H.R.8421 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To authorize transitional sheltering assistance for individuals who live in areas with unhealthy air quality caused by wildfires, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 

H.R.8408 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to require certain safety standards relating to aircraft, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (3) 

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure 

Latest Action: House – 09/29/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 

S.4756 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to narrow the scope of the limitation on liability provided under section 230 of that Act, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation 

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 

S.4750 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to assist Tribal entities in deploying broadband using the 2.5 GHz spectrum band. 

Sponsor: Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] (Introduced 09/29/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation 

Latest Action: Senate – 09/29/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 

CAMPAIGN EVENTS 

President Donald Trump 

Make America Great Again event with Donald Trump Jr. in Tipp City, OH at 2:00 p.m. 

Make America Great Again event with Donald Trump Jr. in Sparks, NV at 5:00 p.m. 

Make America Great Again event with President Donald Trump in Duluth, MN at 8:00 p.m. 

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