Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are not in session.

The House

Yesterday 

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JUNE 9, 2022

H R 2377 – Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 224 – 202 (Roll no. 255).

Today

The House is not in session.

The Senate

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #856 Robert Steven Huie, of California, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of California; confirmed: 51-46.
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #728 Samuel Bagenstos, of Michigan, to be General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services; confirmed: 49-43.

No additional Legislative Business

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD

· Executive Calendar #849 – Dana Katherine Bilyeu, of Nevada, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2023
· Executive Calendar #850 – Leona M. Bridges, of California, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2023
· Executive Calendar #851 – Stacie Olivares, of California, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring September 25, 2024
· Executive Calendar #853 – Michael F. Gerber, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring September 25, 2022
· Executive Calendar #854 – Michael F. Gerber, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring September 25, 2026

The vote on confirmation of the following nomination 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

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment
H.R.7996 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require congressional authorization for the drawdown and sale of petroleum products in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Fallon, Pat [R-TX-4] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8013 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish the Committee on Large-Scale Carbon Management in the Department of Energy and a Federal Carbon Removal Initiative, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services
H.R.8001 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 31, United States Code, to ensure the United States currency market does not support egregious human rights violations.
Sponsor: Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
H.R.7995 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exempt qualifying physicians from prior authorization requirements under Medicare Advantage plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7997 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a floor in Medicare Advantage benchmark rates for regions with low Medicare fee-for-service penetration and to make the Medicare Savings Program available in all jurisdictions.
Sponsor: Resident Commissioner González-Colón, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 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

H.R.8010 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, to act upon pending submissions for new infant formula, to increase regulatory flexibility in the event of an infant formula shortage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8014 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to implement a minimum work requirement for able-bodied adults enrolled in State Medicaid programs.
Sponsor: Rep. LaTurner, Jake [R-KS-2] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8019 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants for career support for skilled internationally educated health professionals.
Sponsor: Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8021 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to reduce barriers to immigrants becoming nurses or allied health professionals in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8022 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To address barriers immigrants and refuges face to entering the health care workforce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 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
H.R.8000 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide incentives for States to recover fraudulently paid Federal and State unemployment compensation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8005 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To enhance Social Security benefits and ensure the long-term solvency of the Social Security program.
Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Education and Labor; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

S.4365 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to enhance Social Security benefits and ensure the long-term solvency of the Social Security program.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/09/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.8020 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986to allow a deduction for investment advisory expenses of certain funeral and cemetery trusts during suspension of miscellaneous itemized deductions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sánchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
S.4372 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to carry out a pilot program on developing and testing dynamic management of special activity airspace, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/09/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.8024 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 40, United States Code, to prohibit the distribution of Federal funds to certain entities related to the People’s Republic of China for certain public works projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Ukraine
H.R.8002 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish the Inter-Agency Task Force on Energy Independence to examine whether the Russian Federation funded activities of nongovernmental organizations in Western countries which limited the ability of those countries to achieve energy independence and made them more reliant on energy exported from Russia, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cawthorn, Madison [R-NC-11] (Introduced 06/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.