Saturday, June 20, 2020

House Committee Schedule

House Floor Schedule

Text of Bills for the Week of June 22, 2020

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour and 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected as early as 11:30 a.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 7259 – Patents for Humanity Program Improvement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Lucy McBath / Judiciary Committee)

H.R. 7120George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Karen Bass / Judiciary Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine COVID-19, focusing on lessons learned to prepare for the next pandemic.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
An oversight hearing to examine the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management
Hearings to examine improving public service, focusing on a review of recommendations made by the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service.

Hearings to examine the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, focusing on coronavirus and addressing Chinas culpability.

To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Cory T. Wilson, of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, 6/18, Senate began consideration of the following:

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Cory T. Wilson, of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.

Measures Placed on the Calendar:

S. 3985, the “Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020” or the “JUSTICE Act,” was placed on the calendar.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

Ron Johnson says firm linked to Burisma has turned over 2,600 new pages of documents since subpoena

What's in a name? Congressional commission could dignify the base renaming question

House Democrats subpoena two whistleblowers over allegations of DOJ politicization

Democrats’ Justice in Policing Act Moves to House Floor, With Votes Split Along Party Lines

Trump’s OMB Nominee Approved, Moves to Senate Floor Vote

Floor Outlook

Senate could vote on GOP police reform bill as early as next week

Senate Democrats weigh shutting down GOP police reform plan
The caucus is split on whether to block the bill or try to amend it

Republican rift opens up over qualified immunity for police

House to vote June 26 on DC statehood

House aims to vote on public lands legislation by July 4

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