Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will complete consideration of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, Agriculture, Rural Development, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2023. The Senate will consider nominations for circuit court judges and continue consideration of the CHIPS Act.   

The House

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JULY 19, 2022

H R 7693 – National Park Foundation Reauthorization Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 – 22 (Roll no. 378).

H R 7025 – Advancing Human Rights-Centered International Conservation Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 379 – 43 (Roll no. 377).

H R 4404 – Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 377 – 45 (Roll no. 376).

S 144 – Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center Access Improvement Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 379 – 41 (Roll no. 375).

MOTION
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Certain Bills Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 365 – 57 (Roll no. 374).

H R 8404 – Respect for Marriage Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 267 – 157 (Roll no. 373).

H R 8294
On agreeing to the DeLauro amendments; Agreed to by recorded vote: 224 – 204 (Roll no. 372).

H R 8294
On agreeing to the DeLauro amendments; Failed by recorded vote: 197 – 230 (Roll no. 371).

H R 8294
On agreeing to the DeLauro amendments; Failed by recorded vote: 165 – 264 (Roll no. 370).

H R 8294
On agreeing to the DeLauro amendments; Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 – 201 (Roll no. 369).

H R 8294
On agreeing to the DeLauro amendments; Agreed to by recorded vote: 336 – 90 (Roll no. 368).

H R 8294
On agreeing to the DeLauro amendments; Failed by recorded vote: 199 – 229 (Roll no. 367).

H RES 1232 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8294), Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8373), Right to Contraception Act; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8404), Respect for Marriage Act
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 219 – 200 (Roll no. 366).

H RES 1232 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8294), Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8373), Right to Contraception Act; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8404), Respect for Marriage Act
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 219 – 199 (Roll no. 365).

Today

On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Complete Consideration of H.R. 8294 – Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, Agriculture, Rural Development, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Rosa DeLauro / Appropriations Committee)

The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the remaining amendments:
En Bloc #7
En Bloc #8
Rep. Rashida Tlaib Amendment

Special Order Speeches

The Senate

Yesterday

Confirmed, 58-36: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1035 Nina Nin-Yuen Wang to be United States District Judge for the District of Colorado. 

Invoked, 53-41: Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #988 Nancy L. Maldonado to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. 

Confirmed, 53-45: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #988 Nancy L. Maldonado to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. 

Confirmed, 64-34: Executive Calendar #968 Julianna Michelle Childs to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit. 

Agreed to, 64-34: Motion to proceed to the House message to accompany H.R.4346, the legislative vehicle for the CHIPS Act. 

Agreed to by division vote: Treaty Calendar #115-3, Amendments to the Treaty on Fisheries between the Governments of Certain Pacific Island States and the Government of the United States of America. 

Today

10:00 a.m.
The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #989, Gregory Brian Williams, of Delaware, to be United States District Judge for the District of Delaware.

11:30 a.m.
The Senate will conduct a cloture VOTE on the Williams nomination.

2:30 p.m.
The Senate will conduct up to two VOTES on the following:

  1. If cloture has been invoked, confirmation of the Williams nomination; and
  2. Cloture on Executive Calendar #971, Natasha C. Merle, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Pending is the House message to accompany H.R. 4346, the vehicle for the CHIPS Act, and the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4346 with Schumer amendment #5135 (CHIPS/USICA). The amendment tree is filled.
Further VOTES are expected on Wednesday

HEARINGS COVERED

 House Agriculture
A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Stakeholder Perspectives on Title XI Crop Insurance

House Financial Services
Housing in America: Oversight of the Federal Housing Finance Agency

House Foreign Affairs
Russia in the Western Hemisphere: Assessing Putin’s Malign Influence in Latin America and the Caribbean

Senate Veterans’ Affairs
Examining the Status of the VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization Program

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity
S.4552 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to extend the program for authority to acquire innovative commercial items using general solicitation procedures.
Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.4553 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to extend other transaction authority for the Department of Homeland Security.
Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.8431 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prevent Federal agencies and contractors from using LOGINK, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Steel, Michelle [R-CA-48] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 07/19/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

Energy/ Environment
S.4559 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to strengthen and enhance the competitiveness of American manufacturing through the research and development of advanced technologies to reduce steelmaking emissions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P. [D-PA] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 07/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.8418 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend titles 46 and 49, United States Code, to streamline the environmental review process for major projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/19/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Financial Services
S.4551 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide a consumer protection framework necessary to support the growth of accessible, affordable, and accountable financing options for postsecondary education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Young, Todd [R-IN] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.8416 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To improve individual assistance provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services; Small Business
Latest Action: House – 07/19/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Small Business, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
S.4550 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide enhanced funding for family planning services.
Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (36)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4557 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to protect a person’s ability to access contraceptives and to engage in contraception, and to protect a health care provider’s ability to provide contraceptives, contraception, and information related to contraception.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (29)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.8421 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To preempt States from establishing, implementing, or enforcing any ban on the prescription, provision, or use of a drug, biological product, or device for contraception if such drug, biological product, or device is approved, licensed, cleared, or otherwise authorized for human use by the Food and Drug Administration for contraception, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bice, Stephanie I. [R-OK-5] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/19/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8424 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide enhanced funding for family planning services.
Sponsor: Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/19/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8428 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To allow women greater access to safe and effective oral contraceptive drugs intended for routine use.
Sponsor: Rep. Hinson, Ashley [R-IA-1] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/19/2022 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

Transportation
S.4558 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend title 51, United States Code, to direct the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to establish an initiative to conduct research, development, and demonstration on technologies capable of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and noise emissions from aircraft, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.8417 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Transportation from issuing regulations relating to maximum hours of service for drivers of certain commercial motor vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18] (Introduced 07/19/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/19/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.