Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will vote on cloture for Maritime Administration and Department of Energy nominations.

The House

Friday

The House was in a pro forma session.

Today

The House is not in session.

The Senate

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #708 Ann Claire Phillips, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Maritime Administration.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Phillips nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #708 Ann Claire Phillips, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Maritime Administration.
  2. Executive Calendar #773 Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, of California, to be Director of the Office of Science, Department of Energy.

Monday, May 9th at approx. 5:30pm– roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #708 Ann Claire Phillips, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Maritime Administration.

HEARINGS COVERED

Advancing Mental Health Policy
BetterTogether Forum

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.7683 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to establish or otherwise provide an artificial intelligence training program for the acquisition workforce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

Energy/ Environment
H.R.7682 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the United States Postal Service to conduct a new environmental impact statement with respect to procuring next generation delivery vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

H.R.7688 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To protect consumers from price-gouging of consumer fuels, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services
H.R.7668 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To ensure greater equity in Federal disaster assistance policies and programs by authorizing an equity steering group and equity advisor within the Federal Emergency Management Agency, improving data collection to measure disparate outcomes and participation barriers, requiring equity criteria to be applied to policies and programs, and permitting counties to seek emergency and major disaster declarations in certain circumstances, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7678 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To increase the loan limits under the business loan program and the 504 loan program of the Small Business Administration for businesses principally engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, or production of critical and emerging technologies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Fitzgerald, Scott [R-WI-5] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.7685 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Small Business Act to limit the ability of a Federal agency to claim credit for meeting goals for contracting with small business concerns, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meuser, Daniel [R-PA-9] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Health Care
H.R.7666 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act of 2022
Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7667 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Food and Drug Amendments of 2022
Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7669 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require guidance on extending expiration dates for certain drugs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7670 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Small Business Act to require a report on small business concerns owned and controlled by women, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.7684 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny the trade or business expense deduction for the reimbursement of employee costs of child gender transition procedure or travel to obtain an abortion.
Sponsor: Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Tax
H.R.7671 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for certain indoor air quality assessments and improvements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7672 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements to schools and school-based health centers to increase the number of mental health and substance use disorder care providers in such schools and health centers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7676 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to assist homeowners in making safety, security, and accessibility improvements to their homes.
Sponsor: Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7677 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide incentives for the domestic production of printed circuit boards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7679 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reauthorize the authority to grant certain exemptions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Fletcher, Lizzie [D-TX-7] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7681 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs to reduce opioid overdose deaths, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 05/06/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/06/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.