Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider S. 2981 – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments Act of 2020 (Sen. Sullivan – Natural Resources)under suspension of the Rules. The Senate is not in session.


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Motion to Adjourn – REJECTED 5 – 220
Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 1244 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 3884 – MORE Act of 2019 – PASSED 225 – 160


Adoption of H. Res. 1244 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 3884 – MORE Act of 2019 – ADOPTED 225 – 160


Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 7903 – To amend the Small Business Act to establish the Community Advantage Loan Program, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

2) H.R. 8211 – 504 Modernization and Small Manufacturer Enhancement Act of 2020, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

3) H.R. 8199 – 504 Credit Risk Management Improvement Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE

4) H.R. 8229 – Parity for HUBZone Appeals Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE

5) H.R. 5517 – Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

6) H.R. 1819 – War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act – PASSED BY VOICE

7) H.R. 3571 – City and State Diplomacy Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

8) H.Res. 996 – Expressing the sense of Congress that the activities of Russian national Yevgeniy Prigozhin and his affiliated entities pose a threat to the national interests and security of the United States and of its allies and partners, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

9) H.Res. 958 – Condemning the practice of politically motivated imprisonment and calling for the immediate release of political prisoners in the Russian Federation and urging action by the United States Government to impose sanctions with respect to persons responsible for that form of human rights abuse – PASSED BY VOICE

10) H.Res. 17 – Expressing concern over the detention of Austin Tice, and other purposes, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

11) H.Res. 1115 – Calling for the Immediate Release of Trevor Reed, a United States Citizen who was Unjustly Sentenced to 9 Years in a Russian Prison, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

12) H.R. 1049 – National Heritage Area Act of 2020, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

13) S. 199 – Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act – PASSED BY VOICE

14) House Amendment to S. 212 – Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE

15) House Amendment to S. 914 – Coordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE

16) House Amendment to S. 1342 – Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2020 – PASSED BY VOICE

17) H.R. 306 – Kettle Creek Battlefield Survey Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

18) S. 2981 – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments Act of 2020 – VOTE ORDERED

19) H.R. 3682 – Land Grant-Mercedes Traditional Use Recognition and Consultation Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

20) H.R. 4153 – Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act – PASSED BY VOICE

21) H.R. 7045 – To require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study on lands that could be included in a National Forest in Hawai’i, and for other purposes – PASSED BY VOICE

22) H.R. 8810 – National Landslide Preparedness Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

23) H.R. 1380 – Big Cat Public Safety Act, as amended – PASSED 272 – 114

Today   

On Monday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Last votes expected 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

“One Minutes” (5 per side)

Complete Consideration of H.R. 3884 – MORE Act (Rep. Nadler – Judiciary)

The Rules provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Judiciary.

Postponed Suspension (1 Vote)
 

  1. S. 2981 – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments Act of 2020 (Sen. Sullivan – Natural Resources)

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Liam P. Hardy – Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; confirmed 59-34.
  2. Confirmation of Christopher Waller – Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; confirmed 48-47.


Today   
The Senate is not in session. 

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.8863 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To prohibit the further extension or establishment of national monuments in Utah except by express authorization of Congress.

Sponsor: Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8849 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To facilitate land exchanges in California between the California State Lands Commission and the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8848 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To convey certain Federal land in California to Twentynine Palms, California.

Sponsor: Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.8866 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To improve the process for awarding grants under certain programs of the Department of Agriculture to certain counties in which the majority of land is owned or managed by the Federal Government and to other units of local government and Tribal governments in those counties, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Agriculture; Financial Services; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Financial Services.

H.R.8857 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a Consumer Protection Relief Fund to empower lenders to deploy credit to vulnerable borrowers needing access to credit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sponsor: Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.4964 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to establish a Next Generation Entrepreneurship Corps program within the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Latest Action: Senate – 12/03/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.4954 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the CARES Act to simplify the procedure for applying for forgiveness for certain loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Latest Action: Senate – 12/03/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Health

H.R.8868 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title V of the Public Health Service Act to provide for increased oversight of recovery housing, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8861 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To permit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-recognized virtual diabetes prevention program suppliers to be included in the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Expanded Model conducted by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation under section 1115A of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1315a).

Sponsor: Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8845 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of multi-cancer early detection screening tests.

Sponsor: Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

S.4959 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to increase transparency and access to group health plan and health insurance issuer reporting, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 12/03/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4958 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to provide for a vaccine safety public awareness campaign.

Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 12/03/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4957 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to provide for an emergency increase in Federal funding to State Medicaid programs for expenditures on home and community-based services.

Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (18)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 12/03/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Tax

H.R.8858 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and allow an elective payment of the tax credit for carbon oxide sequestration.

Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.4955 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an election to expense certain qualified sound recording costs otherwise chargeable to capital account.

Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 12/03/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation

H.R.8865 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To improve the process for awarding grants under certain programs of the Department of Transportation to certain counties in which the majority of land is owned or managed by the Federal Government and to other units of local government and Tribal governments in those counties, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8864 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into agreements with States to allow continued operation of facilities and programs that have been determined to have a direct economic impact on tourism, mining, timber, or general transportation in the State and which would otherwise cease operating, in whole or in part, during a Federal Government shutdown that is the result of a lapse in appropriations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8859 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish an innovative mobility and technology deployment grants program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Miller, Carol D. [R-WV-3] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8854 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish a program to track potential sources of airborne foreign object debris to prevent the collision of aircraft with such debris, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8853 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Secretary of Transportation and the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to provide to the appropriate committees of Congress advance notice of certain meeting announcements.

Sponsor: Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 12/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.4961 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to improve the efficiency and reliability of rail transportation by reforming the Surface Transportation Board, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] (Introduced 12/03/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Latest Action: Senate – 12/03/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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