Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider 9 bills under suspension of the Rules.The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Charles Edward Atchley, Jr., of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee. 


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

1) S. 906 – Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act – PASSED 283 – 105

2) H.R. 970 – Robert E. Lee Statue Removal Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

3) H.R. 1240 – Young Fishermen’s Development Act, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

4) H.R. 5040 – AIR Safety Act of 2020, as amended – PASSED 382 – 6

5) H.R. 5458 – Rocky Mountain National Park Boundary Modification Act – PASSED BY VOICE

6) H.R. 5459 – Rocky Mountain National Park Ownership Correction Act – PASSED BY VOICE

7) H.R. 7098 – Saguaro National Park Boundary Expansion and Study Act of 2020, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

8) H.R. 7489 – Long Bridge Act of 2020, as amended – PASSED BY VOICE

Today   

On Thursday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

  1. S. 3989 – United States Semiquincentennial Commission Amendments Act of 2020, as amended (Sen. Toomey – Oversight and Reform)
  2. S. 3418 – STORM Act (Sen. Peters – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  3. S. 979 – Federal Advance Contracts Enhancement Act (Sen. Rubio – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  4. S. 2730 – Drone Advisory Committee for the 21st Century Act (Sen. Peters – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  5. H.R. 6535 – A bill to deem an urban Indian organization and employees thereof to be a part of the Public Health Service for the purposes of certain claims for personal injury (Rep. Gallego – Natural Resources)
  6. H.R. 3250 – Julius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools Act of 2020, as amended (Rep. Davis (IL) – Natural Resources)
  7. H.R. 7460 – Peace Corps Commemorative Work Extension Act (Rep. Kennedy – Natural Resources)
  8. H.R. 5472 – Jimmy Carter National Historical Park Redesignation Act (Rep. Bishop (GA) – Natural Resources)
  9. H.R. 5852 – Weir Farm National Historical Park Redesignation Act (Rep. Himes – Natural Resources)

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

On the Nomination: Confirmation: Katherine A. Crytzer, of Tennessee, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee – CONFIRMED 48-47

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture: Joseph Dawson III to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina – AGREED TO 56-39

On the Nomination: Confirmation: Joseph Dawson III, of South Carolina, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina – CONFIRMED 56-39

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture: Charles Edward Atchley, Jr. to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee – AGREED TO 54-41


Today   
10:00 a.m.: Convene and proceed to executive session to resume consideration of the nomination of Charles Edward Atchley, Jr., of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee.


HEARINGS COVERED

FERC

Open Meeting

House Oversight and Reform

The Role of Purdue Pharma and the Sackler Family in the Opioid Epidemic

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