Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider eleven bills, listed below that concern: healthcare, cybersecurity, opioids, and pandemic preparedness. The Senate will resume consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) under the Reed-Inhofe Amendment, which amends the original Reed Substitute Amendment #3867. No new legislation was introduced today.  

THE HOUSE      

Yesterday

The House was not in session.  

Today

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

**Following one-minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 3:30 p.m. At that time, the House will reconvene to consider the eleven bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules. Any recorded votes requested will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (11 bills)

  1. H.R. 2685 – Understanding Cybersecurity of Mobile Networks Act, as amended (Rep. Eshoo – Energy and Commerce) 
  2. H.R. 4045 – FUTURE Networks Act, as amended (Rep. Doyle – Energy and Commerce) 
  3. H.R. 4055 – American Cybersecurity Literacy Act, as amended (Rep. Kinzinger – Energy and Commerce) 
  4. H.R. 2355 – Opioid Prescription Verification Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Rodney Davis – Energy and Commerce) 
  5. H.R. 2364 – Synthetic Opioid Danger Awareness Act, as amended (Rep. Kim (NJ) – Energy and Commerce) 
  6. H.R. 3743 – Supporting the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration Act (Rep. Hudson – Energy and Commerce) 
  7. H.R. 3894 – CARING for Social Determinants Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Blunt Rochester – Energy and Commerce) 
  8. H.R. 4026 – Social Determinants of Health Data Analysis Act of 2021 (Rep. Burgess – Energy and Commerce) 
  9. H.R. 550 – Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Kuster – Energy and Commerce) 
  10. H.R. 951 – Maternal Vaccination Act, as amended (Rep. Sewell – Energy and Commerce) 
  11. H.R. 1550 – PREVENT HPV Cancers Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Castor – Energy and Commerce) 

The Senate

Yesterday

The Senate failed to pass the National Defense Authorization Act by a vote of 45-51 

Today

10:00 a.m. 

Following the Leaders’ remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R. 4350, the National Defense Authorization bill.

Pending to H.R. 4350 is Reed-Inhofe substitute amendment #3867, as modified.  Pending to the substitute amendment is Reed amendment #4775 (effective dates re: Air Force Space Programs). 

On Monday, a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote on Reed-Inhofe substitute amendment #3867, as modified, was entered.

On Friday, November 19, cloture was filed on H.R. 4350.  The cloture VOTE will occur following disposition of the substitute amendment. 

12:30 p.m. 

The Senate will recess until 2:15 p.m. 

VOTES are possible on Tuesday; Senators will be notified if and when they are scheduled. 

The confirmation VOTE on Executive Calendar #463, Brian Eddie Nelson, of California, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, will occur at a time to be determined. 

HEARINGS COVERED 

Senate Banking
CARES Act Oversight of Treasury and the Federal Reserve: Building a Resilient Economy

Senate Foreign Relations
U.S. Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Senate HELP
Nominations Votes

Senate Commerce
Hidden Holiday Hazards: Product Safety During the Holiday Season

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
FedRAMP Reform: Recommendations to Reduce Burden, Enhance Security, and Address Inefficiencies in the Government Cloud Authorization Process