This Week’s Update

The House passed the Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act (H.R. 3967), the Emmett Till Antilynching Act (H.R. 55), and a resolution supporting the people of Ukraine (H. Res. 956). 

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act (H.R. 3967), the Emmett Till Antilynching Act (H.R. 55), and a resolution supporting the people of Ukraine (H. Res. 956). 
  • Senate – The Senate passed the Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act (S. 3600), a Congressional Review Act resolution to disapprove the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s rule imposing vaccine mandates for health care workers (S.J. Res. 32), and a resolution to terminate the COVID-19 national emergency (S.J. Res. 38).  The Senate failed to advance the Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755).

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The Senate and House are expected to consider an omnibus appropriations bill for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2022. The omnibus could include supplemental appropriations to support the COVID-19 response and provide aid to Ukraine. Congress may pass a short-term funding extension, if they cannot pass an omnibus by March 11. The House is expected to consider a resolution condemning threats of violence against Historically Black Colleges and Universities (H. Con. Res. 70).
  • Senate – The Senate is expected to take up an omnibus appropriations bill or continuing resolution, once the legislation is passed by the House. The Senate is expected to vote on the Postal Service Reform Act (H.R. 3076) and continue its consideration of pending nominations, including Ed Gonzalez to be Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Maria Pagan to be Deputy U.S. Trade Representative.

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