Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will vote on circuit court judge nominations.    

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was not in session.  

Today

The House is not in session.  

The Senate

Yesterday

No roll call votes were conducted. No legislative or executive business were conducted. The votes scheduled yesterday were moved to Wednesday at 12 noon.   

Today

Following the Leaders’ remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #327, , Anne A. Witkowsky, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Conflict and Stabilization Operations).

Noon

The Senate will conduct a cloture VOTE on the nomination.

Further VOTES are possible on Wednesday.

At a time TBD, the Senate will VOTE on confirmation of Executive Calendar #572, Gabriel P. Sanchez, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

At a time to be determined, the Senate will VOTE on confirmation of Executive Calendar #635, Holly A. Thomas, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

HEARINGS COVERED 

Senate Banking
Exploring How Community Development Financial Institutions Support Underserved Communities

Senate HELP
Nominations

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Health Care
S.3440 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Defense Production Act of 1950 to prohibit the Federal Government from limiting State access to key therapies, such as monoclonal antibodies, and from prioritizing Federal contracts over State contracts relating to purchasing supplies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 01/04/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/04/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.