This Week’s Update

The Senate began consideration of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, a package of bills focused on China, including the Endless Frontier Act (S. 1260) and the Strategic Competition Act (S. 1169). The Senate also passed a Congressional Review Act resolution (S.J. Res. 13) to disapprove an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rule regarding the settlement process.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate began consideration of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, a package of bills focused on China, including the Endless Frontier Act (S. 1260) and the Strategic Competition Act (S. 1169). The Senate also passed a Congressional Review Act resolution (S.J. Res. 13) to disapprove an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rule regarding the settlement process.
  • House – The House passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act (S. 937), the Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act (H.R. 1629), a supplemental appropriations bill to enhance U.S. Capitol security (H.R. 3237), and the National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act (H.R. 3233).

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate is expected continue its consideration of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act. The Senate will also continue its consideration of pending nominations, including Kristen Clarke to be Assistant Attorney General and Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The Senate may also vote on the National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act.
  • House – The House will hold a committee work week and meet in pro forma session. The House is scheduled to reconvene on June 14.

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