Daily Digest

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S1879–S1892

Measures Introduced: Three bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3557–3559.
Page S1890

Measures Considered:

Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 748,

to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage.
Pages S1882–89

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill at approximately 2 p.m., on Sunday, March 22, 2020; and that the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, be a 30 minute vote.
Page S1891


Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:

Sarah C. Arbes, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Pages S1890, S1892

4 Coast Guard nominations in the rank of admiral.
Pages S1889–90, S1892


Executive Communications:
Page S1890


Additional Cosponsors:
Page S1890


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Page S


Additional Statements:
Page S


Amendments Submitted:
Pages S1890–91


Adjournment: Senate convened at 12 noon and adjourned at 3:41 p.m., until 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 2020. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S1891.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action



The House was not in session today. The House is scheduled to meet at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Committee Meetings



No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings



No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR SUNDAY,

MARCH 22, 2020

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House

No hearings are scheduled.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

2 p.m., Sunday, March 22

Senate Chamber

Program for Sunday: Senate will continue consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 748, Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (The legislative vehicle for COVID III).

The vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 748 will occur at 3 p.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

11:30 a.m., Monday, March 23

House Chamber

Program for Monday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 11:30 a.m.







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