Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet for legislative business. The Senate will begin processing appropriations legislation as early as today and vote on confirmation of a USTR role will occur this afternoon.   

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Motion to Adjourn – REJECTED 173 – 255

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 973 – Rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 6968 – Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act, and of the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2471 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, and of the bill H.J.Res. 75 – Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2022 and of the bill H.R. 7007 – COVID Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022 – PASSED 219 – 199

Adoption of H. Res. 973 – Rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 6968 – Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act, and of the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2471 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, and of the bill H.J.Res. 75 – Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2022 and of the bill H.R. 7007 – COVID Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022 – ADOPTED 218 – 204

Passage of Consolidated Appropriations Act –
Security Division 1 (divisions B, C, F, X, Z, and titles 2 and 3 of division N) – PASSED 361 – 69

Passage of Non-Security Division 2
(all remaining divisions) – PASSED 260 – 171 – 1

Motion to Table the Motion to Reconsider on the First Divided Question –
ADOPTED 270 – 157

Motion to Table the Motion to Reconsider on the Second Divided Question – ADOPTED 249 – 180

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 6968 –
REJECTED 208 – 223

Passage of H.R. 6968 –
Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act – PASSED 414 – 17

Today

The House will meet for legislative business at 9 am.  

The Senate

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

As a reminder, the confirmation vote on Executive Calendar #547 Maria L. Pagan, of Puerto Rico, to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Geneva Office), with the rank of Ambassador will be at a time to be determined. Senators will be notified when that vote is expected.

The Senate is expected to begin processing appropriations legislation as early as Thursday. The current CR expires at midnight on Friday, March 11th.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Intelligence Committee
Worldwide Threats

SEC
Investor Advisory Committee Open Meeting

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
The Use of Energy as a Tool and a Weapon

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

H.R.7007 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Making emergency supplemental appropriations for coronavirus response and relief for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Appropriations; Budget
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Rule H. Res. 973 passed House.

Cybersecurity
H.R.7030 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To promote competition and reduce gatekeeper power in the app economy, increase choice, improve quality, and reduce costs for consumers.
Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Henry C. “Hank,” Jr. [D-GA-4] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary

Energy/ Environment
H.Res.975 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Expressing the mental health impacts of recurrent climate-related disasters on youth.
Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7018 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the United States Postal Service from carrying out a contract for the procurement of next generation vehicle fleet unless such fleet is at least 75 percent electric or zero emission vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (68)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

H.R.7021 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide that the Secretary of the Interior may not enter into certain conservation easements with a term of more than 50 years, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Fischbach, Michelle [R-MN-7] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources

H.R.7023 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the importation of petroleum products from Venezuela, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Franklin, C. Scott [R-FL-15] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Financial Services
H.R.7005 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to conduct a study on the effects of inflation on the savings of individuals in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7022 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to modify requirements relating to the regulation and examination of credit union organizations and service providers, to provide the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency with the authority to regulate the provision of services provided to the Government-sponsored enterprises and Federal Home Loan Banks, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7033 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide a taxpayer bill of rights for small businesses.
Sponsor: Rep. Kustoff, David [R-TN-8] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7049 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to require Property Assessed Clean Energy financiers to receive the consent of mortgage holders and other lien holders before providing financing.
Sponsor: Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

Health Care
H.R.7006 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve inspections of foreign drug manufacturing establishments, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7008 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To improve patient access to emerging medication therapies by clarifying the scope of permitted health care economic and scientific information communications between biopharmaceutical manufacturers and population health decision makers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7011 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title V of the Social Security Act to support stillbirth prevention and research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (31)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7032 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend section 505(j) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 355(j)) with respect to a process to inform persons submitting an abbreviated application for a new drug whether the new drug is qualitatively or quantitatively the same as a listed drug, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7035 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require prompt reports of marketing status by holders of approved applications for biological products, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Manning, Kathy E. [D-NC-6] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7036 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the Federal Government from compiling or maintaining any list or other record of Federal employees who have requested or been granted a religious exemption or accommodation to any Federal requirement for any Federal employee to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. McClain, Lisa C. [R-MI-10] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform

H.R.7045 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To eliminate the opt-out for nonfederal governmental health plans.
Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.7051 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of prescription digital therapeutics under such titles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7053 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend acute hospital care at home waiver flexibilities.
Sponsor: Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Tax
H.R.7010 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide a temporary waiver of countervailing and antidumping duties relating to fertilizer or fertilizer ingredients if impacts the domestic production or supply of merchandise subject to those duties, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mann, Tracey [R-KS-1] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R.7020 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to modify the 10-year marriage rule relating to spouse’s and surviving spouse’s insurance benefits in cases of domestic violence, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Ukraine
H.Res.972 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Providing for consideration of Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2471) to measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti; providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 75) making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purpose; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6968) to prohibit the importation of energy products of the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0) Committees: House – Rules
Committee Report: H. Rept. 117-261
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 973, H. Res. 972 is laid on the table

H.R.7009 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the importation of all petroleum products originating from Russia into the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mann, Tracey [R-KS-1] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Transportation and Infrastructure; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7012 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide appropriations for certain activities relating to Ukraine, prohibit the importation of certain petroleum products from Russia, Iran, and Venezuela, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Boebert, Lauren [R-CO-3] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (4) Committees: House – Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture; Armed Services; Foreign Affairs Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Transportation and Infrastructure, Agriculture, Armed Services, and Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7014 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To suspend normal trade relations treatment for the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Rules
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

H.R.7015 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for the conveyance of seized Russian and Belarusian assets to the people of Ukraine.
Sponsor: Rep. Burchett, Tim [R-TN-2] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.7039 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide an exemption from certain criminal provisions for participating as a combatant in the armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine on behalf of Ukraine, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.7043 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit United States recognition of the claims of sovereignty of South Ossetia or Abkhazia within the Republic of Georgia.
Sponsor: Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-10] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.7044 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit importation of nickel and copper from the Russian Federation.
Sponsor: Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-10] (Introduced 03/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means