Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #865, James Ray Knepp II, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, post-cloture 


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

The House met in a Pro Forma session.

Today   

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

Roll Call Votes

1.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #865, James Ray Knepp II, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio; invoked: 62-23.

Legislative Business

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business the following bills:

·       S.4800: To provide Coronavirus relief [Heroes 2] (Schumer)

·       S.4805: To create a point of order against legislation modifying the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States (Cruz)

·       S.J.Res.76: proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices (Cruz)


Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #865, James Ray Knepp II, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, post-cloture, and recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

At 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Knepp nomination.

Tuesday, November 10th at 2:15pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #865, James Ray Knepp II, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio


HEARINGS COVERED


Senate Banking

Oversight of Financial Regulators

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

S.4881 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to extend the authorization for the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission.

Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 11/09/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources

Latest Action: Senate – 11/09/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Health

H.R.8732 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To modify reporting requirements under the Controlled Substances Act.

Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 11/09/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 11/09/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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