Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2022. The Senate will consider the Honoring our PACT Act and General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services.

The House

Yesterday 

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JUNE 8, 2022

H RES 1153 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2377) Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7910) Protecting Our Kids Act; and for other purposes

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 218 – 205 (Roll no. 236).

H RES 1153 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2377) Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7910) Protecting Our Kids Act; and for other purposes

On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 217 – 205 (Roll no. 235).

Today

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

One Minute Speeches

H.R. 2377 – Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2022 (Closed Rule, One Hour of debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Lucy McBath / Judiciary Committee)

Additional Legislative Items Are Possible

Special Order Speeches

The Senate

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #670 Lisa Gomez, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor; not confirmed: 49-51.
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #801 Nina Morrison, of New York, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York; confirmed: 53-46.
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #675 Todd Harper, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration; confirmed: 59-40.
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #669 Amy Loyd, of New Mexico, to be Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education; confirmed: 57-42.

Legislative Business

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.663, Pulse nightclub shooting anniversary
S.Res.665, Legal Counsel
S.Res.666, Legal Counsel
S.Res.667, Rodeo-Chediski Fire anniversary

Executive Business

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 #716 Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board
  2. Executive Calendar #856 Robert Steven Huie, of California, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of California

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #388, H.R.3967, Honoring our PACT Act.

At approximately 1:45pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #728 Samuel Bagenstos, of Michigan, to be General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Discussions are ongoing with respect to the PACT Act. Additional roll call votes are possible prior to the scheduled 1:45pm vote on Thursday. Another message will be sent if additional votes are scheduled.

Pending amendments to H.R.3967:

Tester substitute amendment #5051

Schumer amendment #5065 (technical)

Thursday, June 9th at approx. 1:45pm – roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #728 Samuel Bagenstos, of Michigan, to be General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Homeland Security
Terrorism and Cryptocurrency: Industry Perspective

SEC
Investor Advisory Committee

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment
S.4363 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require commissary and exchange stores in the United States that offer gasoline for commercial sale to offer the sale of at least one fuel that contains not less than 13 percent ethanol.
Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 06/08/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Financial Services
S.4361 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require reports to Congress on reporting and disclosure requirements related to retirement plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 06/08/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.7977 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation to provide educational resources and host events to promote capital raising options for traditionally underrepresented small businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/08/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7978 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To make reforms to provide support for minority depository institutions, community development financial institutions, and minority lending institutions to promote and advance communities of color through inclusive lending, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/08/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
S.4358 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish an awareness campaign related to the lethality of fentanyl and fentanyl-contaminated drugs, to establish a Federal Interagency Work Group on Fentanyl Contamination of Illegal Drugs, and to provide community-based coalition enhancement grants to mitigate the effects of drug misuse.
Sponsor: Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 06/08/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.7989 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prevent food shortages, including shortages of infant formula and certain medical foods.
Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/08/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7990 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily expand the low-income housing tax credit for healthcare-oriented housing.
Sponsor: Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/08/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Tax
H.R.7985 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a report on the inflationary impact of certain tariffs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/08/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
S.4357 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to reauthorize the Maritime Administration, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/08/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Ukraine
S.4364 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to prohibit contracting with persons that have business operations with the Government of the Russian Federation or the Russian energy sector, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R-FL] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 06/08/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.7991 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit contracting with persons that have business operations with the Government of the Russian Federation or the Russian energy sector, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Waltz, Michael [R-FL-6] (Introduced 06/08/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 06/08/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.