Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider the Right to Contraception Act. The Senate will continue consideration of the CHIPS/USICA Act.  

The House

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JULY 20, 2022

H R 8294
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 220 – 207 (Roll no. 383).

H R 8294
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 206 – 219 (Roll no. 382).

H R 8294
On agreeing to the DeLauro amendments; Agreed to by recorded vote: 238 – 191 (Roll no. 381).

H R 8294
On agreeing to the Tlaib amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 163 – 260 (Roll no. 380).

H R 8294
On agreeing to the DeLauro amendments; Agreed to by recorded vote: 355 – 56 (Roll no. 379).

Today

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

One Minute Speeches 

H.R. 8373 – Right to Contraception Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Manning / Energy and Commerce Committee) 

Special Order Speeches 

The Senate

Yesterday

Invoked, 52-43: Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #989 Gregory Brian Williams to be United States District Judge for the District of Delaware. 

Cloture has been withdrawn on Executive Calendar #971, Natasha C. Merle, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. 

Confirmed, 52-43: Executive Calendar #989 Gregory Brian Williams to be United States District Judge for the District of Delaware. 

Confirmed, 51-44: Executive Calendar #920 Bernadette M. Meehan to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Chile. 

Not agreed to, 34-63: Motion to proceed to Cal. #448, S.Con.Res.43, Braun Budget Resolution. 

Leader Schumer filed cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment, to the Senate amendment, to H.R.4346, the legislative vehicle for the CHIPS-Plus Act, with further amendment (Senate Amendment 5135). 

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #996 Carmen G. Cantor to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior. 

Today

10:00 a.m.
The Senate will resume consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 4346, the vehicle for the CHIPS Act.

On Wednesday, cloture was filed on 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.

11:30 a.m.
The Senate will conduct a confirmation VOTE on Executive Calendar #1051, Reuben E. Brigety II, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa.

Further VOTES are expected on Thursday.

NOTE: On Wednesday, the cloture petition with respect to Executive Calendar #971, Natasha C. Merle, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, was withdrawn.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Energy and Commerce
Markup

Senate Banking
Priced Out: The State of Housing in America

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment
S.4566 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to establish a regional clean energy innovation program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 07/20/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.4568 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to promote the increased use of renewable natural gas, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful transportation-related emissions that contribute to poor air quality, and to increase job creation and economic opportunity throughout the United States.
Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/20/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4571 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to reaffirm that the President of the United States lacks the authority to stop oil and gas leasing on Federal public land.
Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 07/20/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.8434 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to modify the requirements for an eligible project under the competitive grant program for large-scale water recycling and reuse projects, to provide for an additional authorization of appropriations for that program, to repeal the termination of authority for that program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8435 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for near-term actions to preserve the Colorado River system and to amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to expedite measures for drought response.
Sponsor: Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8437 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To distribute revenues from oil, gas, and wind leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources; Budget
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.8449 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish and maintain a coordinated program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that improves wildfire, fire weather, fire risk, and smoke related forecasting, detection, modeling, observations, and service delivery, and to address growing needs in the wildland-urban interface, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology; Natural Resources; Agriculture; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services
S.4563 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to take certain actions regarding the housing shortage for members of the Armed Forces.
Sponsor: Sen. Warnock, Raphael G. [D-GA] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 07/20/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.8436 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study on the need to revise the current tick size regime, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
S.4575 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to clarify that the Federal Right to Try law applies to schedule I substances for which a phase I clinical trial has been completed and to provide access for eligible patients to such substances pursuant to the Federal Right to Try law.
Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 07/20/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8440 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To clarify that the Federal Right to Try law applies to schedule I substances for which a phase I clinical trial has been completed and to provide access for eligible patients to such substances pursuant to the Federal Right to Try law.
Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 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.8441 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure that taxpayer funds for health insurance coverage are available only to authorized individuals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 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.8452 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to eligible entities to pay for travel-related expenses and logistical support for individuals with respect to accessing abortion services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Strickland, Marilyn [D-WA-10] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax
H.R.8447 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an excise tax on certain investments of private colleges and universities.
Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Gregory [R-NC-3] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R. 8448 – 117th Congresss (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to end the tax subsidy for employer efforts to influence their workers’ exercise of their rights around labor organizations and engaging in collective action.
Sponsor: Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (102)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8448 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to end the tax subsidy for employer efforts to influence their workers’ exercise of their rights around labor organizations and engaging in collective action.
Sponsor: Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (102)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
S.4572 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to expand the use of non-intrusive inspection systems at land ports of entry.
Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/20/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Ukraine
S.4569 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to prohibit the provision of Federal funds to certain entities subject to sanctions imposed by the United States.
Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/20/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.8446 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To modify and extend the Global Food Security Act of 2016.
Sponsor: Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.8453 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for the imposition of sanctions with respect to foreign persons undermining the Dayton Peace Agreement or threatening the security of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] (Introduced 07/20/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Financial Services; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/20/2022 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker