Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider H.R. 350 – Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022. The Senate is not in session.

The House

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF APRIL 28, 2022
S 3522 – Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 417 – 10 (Roll no. 141).
H RES 1065 – Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 3522) Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, and for other purposes
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 220 – 205 (Roll no. 140).
H RES 1065 – Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 3522) Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, and for other purposes
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 218 – 204 (Roll no. 139).

Today

On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.

H.R. 350 – Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Brad Schneider / Judiciary Committee)

The Senate

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on the compound motion to go to conference on H.R.4521, USICA/COMPETES; invoked: 68-29.
  2. Compound motion to go to conference on H.R.4521, USICA/COMPETES; agreed to: 67-27.

Legislative Business
Passed S.4119, Radiation Exposure Compensation Act.

Adopted S.Res.603 – recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

The Senate has reached an agreement with respect to Calendar #282, H.R.4521, America USICA/COMPETES. That if a compound motion to go to conference is agreed to and the Chair is authorized to appoint conferees, the following Senators be permitted to make a motion to instruct, the text of which is at the desk; that these be the only motions to instruct in order; further, that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, following consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate vote in relation to the motions in the order listed, that the only debate with respect to these motions be 2 minutes equally divided prior to each vote, and with 60-affirmative votes required for adoption of the Lankford motion:

  1. Paul
  2. Barrasso
  3. Cruz
  4. Menendez
  5. Risch
  6. Kelly
  7. Lee
  8. Blackburn
  9. Cotton
  10. Murkowski
  11. Sullivan
  12. Rubio
  13. Johnson
  14. Sanders (re: warrants)
  15. Scott (FL)
  16. Hassan
  17. Ernst
  18. Lankford
  19. Sanders (re: NASA)
  20. Cassidy (re: Mexico)
  21. Bennet
  22. Warnock
  23. Daines
  24. Cassidy (re: college transparency)
  25. Capito
  26. Toomey
  27. Scott (SC)
  28. Lujan

Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations:
ARMY
Executive Calendar #242 Col. Steven M. Rowe to be Brigadier General

SPACE FORCE
Executive Calendar #868 – Brig. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess to be Major General
Executive Calendar #869 – Brig. Gen. Douglas A. Schiess to be Brigadier General

AIR FORCE
Executive Calendar #870 to be Brigadier General:
Col. Christopher M. Blomquist
Col. Gary R. Charlton, II
Col. Keith A. Chikasawa
Col. James D. Cleet
Col. Mary S. Decker
Col. Drew E. Dougherty
Col. Jeffrey B. Edwards
Col. Larry E. Gardner
Col. Ian J.M. Gillis
Col. Troy D. Havener
Col. Matthew E. Henry
Col. Richard D. Hunt
Col. Phillip L. Mallory
Col. Berry L. McCormick
Col. Mark R. Morrell
Col. Michael J. Oliver
Col. Kenneth J. Radford, Jr.
Col. Lynn K. Robinson, Jr.
Col. Michael S. Rose
Col. David W. Shevchik
Col. Todd A. Wiles

Executive Calendar #871 – to be Brigadier General
Col. Kirsten G. Aguilar
Col. Jason E. Bartolomei
Col. Paul R. Birch
Col. Heather W. Blackwell
Col. Peter M. Bonetti
Col. Maurizio D. Calabrese
Col. Daniel C. Clayton
Col. Richard R. Dickens
Col. David A. Doss
Col. Jon A. Eberlan
Col. William C. Freeman
Col. Lance R. French
Col. Jesse J. Friedel
Col. Jeffrey T. Geraghty
Col. Richard A. Goodman
Col. Douglas D. Jackson
Col. Jason M. Janaros
Col. Ryan P. Keeney
Col. David R. Lopez
Col. Gavin P. Marks
Col. Roger R. Messer
Col. Patrick G. Miller
Col. Nathan L. Owendoff
Col. William S. Rogers
Col. Jocelyn J. Schermerhorn
Col. Jeffrey T. Schreiner
Col. Travolis A. Simmons
Col. Melissa A. Stone
Col. Geoffrey F. Weiss
Col. Michael J. Zuhlsdorf
Executive Calendar #872 – Brig. Gen. Rebecca R. Vernon to be Major General

ARMY
Executive Calendar #873 – Lt. Gen. Randy A. George to be General
Executive Calendar #874 – Lt. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas to be General
Executive Calendar #875 – Maj. Gen. Sean C. Bernabe to be Lieutenant General

AIR FORCE
Executive Calendar #876 – Lt. Gen. Duke Z. Richardson to be General
Executive Calendar #877 – Lt. Gen. Mary F. O’Brien to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #878 – Lt. Gen. Brian S. Robinson to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #879 – Maj. Gen. Randall Reed to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #880 – Lt. Gen. David S. Nahom to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #881 – Lt. Gen. Tom D. Miller to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #882 – Col. Amy D. Holbeck to be Brigadier General
Executive Calendar #883 – Col. David N. Unruh to be Brigadier General

MARINE CORPS
Executive Calendar #884 – Maj. Gen. Dimitri Henry to be Lieutenant General

And all nominations on the Secretary’s desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Space Force.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Executive Calendar #507 – Brad John Crabtree, of North Dakota, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Fossil Energy and Carbon Management)

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Executive Calendar #778 – Frank Calvelli, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Executive Calendar #803 – Paul Monteiro, of Maryland, to be Director, Community Relations Service, for a term of four years

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Executive Calendar #842 – Kristyn E. Jones, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force

The votes on confirmation of the following nominations will occur at times to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader:

  1. Executive Calendar #718 Susan Tsui Grundmann, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority
  2. Executive Calendar #717 Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board
  3. Executive Calendar #716 Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.7613 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To repeal section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 and ensure reasonable, non-discriminatory access to online communications platforms.
Sponsor: Rep. Greene, Marjorie Taylor [R-GA-14] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7629 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require a report on Federal support to the cybersecurity of commercial satellite systems, establish a commercial satellite system cybersecurity clearinghouse in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2022 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services
S.4102 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to update the resource limit for supplemental security income eligibility.
Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/28/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

S.4110 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to include the State insurance commissioner as a voting member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/28/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.7614 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for orderly and secure digital commodity exchange markets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-15] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture

H.R.7623 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To increase the effectiveness and accountability of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the Department of the Treasury and to protect the freedom and privacy of Americans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Davidson, Warren [R-OH-8] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

Health Care
S.4120 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to maximize discovery, and accelerate development and availability, of promising childhood cancer treatments, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/28/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.7617 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for a national public health education campaign, grant program, and task force for recommended preventive health care services during the COVID-19 pandemic and future pandemics, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7630 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To maximize discovery, and accelerate development and availability, of promising childhood cancer treatments, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7634 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to prohibit the use of quality-adjusted life years and similar measures in coverage and payment determinations under Federal health care programs.
Sponsor: Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2022 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

Tax
S.4103 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat contributions to a qualified tuition program as qualified retirement savings contributions for purposes of the saver’s credit. Sponsor:
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/28/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4105 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to treat certain liquidations of new motor vehicle inventory as qualified liquidations of LIFO inventory for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 04/28/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/28/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance