Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will continue consideration of the America COMPETES Act

The House

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

Today

The House is in a pro forma session.

The Senate

Yesterday

Confirmed, 51-46: Executive Calendar #683 Julie Rebecca Rubin to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland.

Confirmed, 52-45: Executive Calendar #737 Hector Gonzalez to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Confirmed, 49-47: Executive Calendar #679 John H. Chun to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington.

Confirmed, 50-46: Executive Calendar #684 Cristina D. Silva to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada.

Confirmed, 49-47: Executive Calendar #685 Anne Rachel Traum to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada.

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #686 Alvin Harlyn Warren to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2023.

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #691 Beverly Gage to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2024.

Today

Vote Scheduled: At 11:30am, on Thursday, March 24th, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #662 Andrew M. Luger to be United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota for the term of four years.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
S.3904 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to enhance the cybersecurity of the Healthcare and Public Health Sector.
Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV] (Introduced 03/23/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 03/23/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Energy/ Environment
S.3908 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide that certain policy statements of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission shall have no force or effect unless certain conditions are met, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] (Introduced 03/23/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 03/23/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Financial Services
S.3906 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to improve certain programs of the Small Business Administration to better assist small business customers in accessing broadband technology, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 03/23/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Latest Action: Senate – 03/23/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Health Care
S.3910 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a funding program for supporting EMS organizations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 03/23/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 03/23/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.