Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are not in session.  


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 #865, James Ray Knepp II, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio; confirmed: 64-24. 

Legislative Business 

Passed H.R.8247: Veterans COMPACT Act of 2020. 

Passed H.R.8276: To authorize the President to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to Alwyn C. Cashe for acts of valor during Operation Iraqi Freedom. 


Today   
The Senate is not in session.
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment 

S.4890 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to provide for consultation with State, Tribal, and local governments, the consideration of State, Tribal, and local concerns, and the approval of post-shutdown decommissioning activities reports by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. 

Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 11/10/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works 

Latest Action: Senate – 11/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. 

S.4889 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to increase the dividend exclusion, to exclude certain payments to Alaska Native elders for determining eligibility for certain programs, to provide that Village Corporations shall not be required to convey land in trust to the State of Alaska for the establishment of Municipal Corporations, and to provide for the recognition of certain Alaska Native communities and the settlement of certain claims under that Act, to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain interests in land in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Introduced 11/10/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources 

Latest Action: Senate – 11/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 

S.4887 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to eliminate certain subsidies for fossil-fuel production. 

Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 11/10/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 11/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

S.4882 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to limit the authority to reserve water rights in designating a national monument. 

Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 11/10/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources 

Latest Action: Senate – 11/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 

Financial Services 

S.4885 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend the CARES Act to provide that EIDL emergency grant advance payments shall not be subject to certain reductions. 

Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN] (Introduced 11/10/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship 

Latest Action: Senate – 11/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. 

Transportation 

S.4892 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to provide that State law shall apply to the use of motor vehicles on roads within a System unit. 

Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 11/10/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources 

Latest Action: Senate – 11/10/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 

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