Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet in a Pro Forma session. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #931, Thomas L. Kirsch II, of Indiana, to be US Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.   


THE HOUSE      

Friday  

The House was not in session.

Today   

The House will meet in a Pro Forma session at 1:30 p.m.

THE SENATE      

Friday

No Roll Call Votes

1.     Motion to invoke cloture on conference report to accompany H.R.6395, National Defense Authorization Act; invoked: 84-13.

2.     Adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.6395, National Defense Authorization Act; adopted: 84-13.

Legislative Business

Passed by voice vote H.R.8900: Continuing Resolution.

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.5014, Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2020 (Paul).

Concurred in the House amendment to S.461: to strengthen the capacity and competitiveness of historically Black colleges and universities through robust public-sector, private-sector, and community partnerships and engagement, and for other purposes.

Passed H.R.4764 with Alexander substitute amendment: Timely ReAuthorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies Act of 2020.


Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, December 14, 2020.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #931, Thomas L. Kirsch II, of Indiana, to be US Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.

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

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

1.     Executive Calendar #931, Thomas L. Kirsch II, of Indiana, to be US Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit

2.     Executive Calendar #932, Katherine A. Crytzer, of Tennessee, to be US District Judge for the District of South Carolina

Monday, December 14th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #931, Thomas L. Kirsch II, of Indiana, to be US Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit

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