Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider 8 bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #892, Kristi Haskins Johnson, of Mississippi, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.


THE HOUSE      

Friday  

The House was not in session.

Today   

On Monday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

**Following one-minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 4:00 p.m.  At that time the House, will reconvene to consider the eight bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules.  Any recorded votes requested will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (8 bills)

  1. H.R. 1964 – Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Recognition Act (Rep. Butterfield – Natural Resources)
  2. H.R. 6237 – Proper and Reimbursed Care for Native Veterans Act, as amended (Rep. Gallego – Natural Resources)
  3. S. 327 – Wounded Veterans Recreation Act (Sen. Shaheen – Natural Resources)
  4. S. 1069 – Digital Coast Act, as amended (Sen. Baldwin – Natural Resources)
  5. S. 910 – National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2020, as amended (Sen. Wicker – Natural Resources)
  6. S. 3587 – Department of Veterans Affairs Website Accessibility Act of 2019 (Sen. Casey – Veterans’ Affairs)
  7. S. 900 – To designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bozeman, Montana, as the “Travis W. Atkins Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic,” as amended (Sen. Daines – Veterans’ Affairs)
  8. S. 3147 – Improving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019 (Sen. Manchin – Veterans’ Affairs)

THE SENATE      

Friday 

The Senate was not in session.


Today   
The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of S.Res.770 until 3:00pm on Monday, November 16, 2020, and does so as a further mark of respect for the late former Senator Mark Andrews of North Dakota.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #892, Kristi Haskins Johnson, of Mississippi, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Johnson nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

1. Executive Calendar #892, Kristi Haskins Johnson, of Mississippi, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi

2. Executive Calendar #891, Benjamin Joel Beaton, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky

3. Executive Calendar #760, Judy Shelton, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

4. Executive Calendar #862, Toby Crouse, of Kansas, to be United States District Judge for the District of Kansas

5. Executive Calendar #566, Stephen A. Vaden, of Tennessee, to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade

6. Executive Calendar #894, Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida

7. Executive Calendar #893, Taylor B. McNeel, of Mississippi, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi

Monday, November 16th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #892, Kristi Haskins Johnson, of Mississippi, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi

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