Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will consider a nomination for Assistant Secretary of the Air Force and the Honoring our PACT Act.

The House

Friday

The House was in a pro forma session.

Today

The House is not in session.

The Senate

Friday

The Senate was in a pro forma session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #477, Alex Wagner, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on cloture on the Wagner nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #477 Alex Wagner, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force
  2. Motion to proceed to Calendar #388, H.R.3967, Honoring our PACT Act

Monday, June 6th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #477, Alex Wagner, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force.

HEARINGS COVERED

Department of Energy Hydrogen Program
2022 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment
H.R.7934 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a lending program for Latin America and the Caribbean to reaffirm the United States commitment to growth and energy security in the Western Hemisphere.
Sponsor: Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] (Introduced 06/03/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.7937 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, to establish a program to facilitate coal mine reclamation and award grants to certain States and Indian Tribes to carry out coal mine reclamation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-17] (Introduced 06/03/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 06/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7938 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for the inclusion of uranium on the list of critical minerals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lesko, Debbie [R-AZ-8] (Introduced 06/03/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 06/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7947 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Energy Conservation and Production Act to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a weatherization readiness program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] (Introduced 06/03/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7949 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To improve response to, and preparation for, heat waves and extreme heat, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] (Introduced 06/03/2022) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Science, Space, and Technology; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 06/03/2022 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
H.R.7931 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the President to withdraw the United States from the Constitution of the World Health Organization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5] (Introduced 06/03/2022) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.7945 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 10, United States Code, regarding restrictions on the use of funds and facilities of the Department of Defense for abortion care.
Sponsor: Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] (Introduced 06/03/2022) Cosponsors: (81)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 06/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Tax
H.R.7929 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for additional recovery rebates to taxpayers.
Sponsor: Rep. Cherfilus-McCormick, Sheila [D-FL-20] (Introduced 06/03/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7930 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 37, United States Code, to expand business costs, incurred by the spouse of a member of the uniformed services because of a permanent change of station or assignment for such member, eligible for reimbursement by the Secretary concerned.
Sponsor: Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16] (Introduced 06/03/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 06/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.