Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is in a pro forma session. The Senate is not in session.  

The House

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JULY 21, 2022

H R 8373 – Right to Contraception Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 228 – 195, 2 Present (Roll no. 385).

H R 8373 – Right to Contraception Act
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 190 – 234 (Roll no. 384).

Today

The House is in a pro forma session. 

The Senate

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1051, Reuben E. Brigety II, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of South Africa; confirmed: 55-40.
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #902, Shereef M. Elnahal, of New Jersey, to be Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs; confirmed: 66-32.

Legislative Business
By voice vote, passed H.R.8351 FORMULA Act

Adopted the following resolutions:
Calendar #411, S. Res. 568, IPCA Month
Calendar #412, S. Res. 589, Women of Ukraine

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.8404, Respect for Marriage Act.

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, following consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #399, H.R. 7776; the Carper-Capito-Cardin-Cramer substitute #5140 be considered and agreed to; that there be up to 1 hour for debate, equally divided in the usual form; that upon the use or yielding back of time, if a Budget point of order is made and a motion to waive made, the Senate vote on the motion to waive; and if the point of order is waived, the bill, as amended, be considered read a third time and the Senate vote on passage of the bill with 60-affirmative votes required for passage.

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
Exec. Cal. #1045 – Leslie N. Bluhm, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2023
Exec. Cal. #1046 – Lisette Nieves, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2022
Exec. Cal. #1047 – Lisette Nieves, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2027

NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES
Exec. Cal. #1049 – Deborah R. Coen, of Connecticut, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2028

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Exec. Cal. #1057 – Enix Smith III, of Louisiana, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Louisiana for the term of four years
Exec. Cal. #1058 – Adair Ford Boroughs, of South Carolina, to be United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina for the term of four years

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Foreign Service.

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 #922, Constance J. Milstein, of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Malta.

Today

The Senate is not in session.  

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
S.4588 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish a public-private partnership technology investment pilot program.
Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 07/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

S.4590 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide requirements relating to data caps on broadband internet access service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.4592 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to encourage the migration of Federal Government information technology systems to quantum-resistant cryptography, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.8469 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Attorney General to modify the uniform crime reporting program to include data on internet platforms used in connection with criminal offenses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8470 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a public-private partnership technology investment pilot program.
Sponsor: Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Energy/ Environment
S.4579 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, to extend certain deadlines applicable to pilot projects to increase Colorado River System water to address effects of historic drought conditions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Hickenlooper, John W. [D-CO] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 07/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.4583 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection.
Sponsor: Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4596 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Energy, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Transportation, the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from considering, in taking any action, the social cost of carbon, the social cost of methane, the social cost of nitrous oxide, or the social cost of any other greenhouse gas, unless compliant with Office of Management and Budget guidance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Lankford, James [R-OK] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.8455 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to require the Secretary of Commerce to establish a coastal climate change adaptation preparedness and response program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8456 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for ocean acidification collaborative research grant opportunities.
Sponsor: Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.8471 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To update oversight and inspection practices of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lesko, Debbie [R-AZ-8] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services
H.R.8462 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Securities and Exchange Commission, when developing rules and regulations about disclosures to retail investors, to conduct investor testing, including a survey and interviews of retail investors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8476 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretaries of Housing and Urban Development and Agriculture to submit annual reports to the Congress regarding dwelling units in assisted housing that fail property inspections, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8478 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require nationwide consumer reporting agencies, upon request, to use a consumer’s current legal name on consumer reports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8482 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To adjust collateral requirements under the Small Business Act for disaster loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.8483 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require studies regarding insurance coverage for damages from wildfires, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8484 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To accord securities issued by the International Development Association the same exemption from the securities laws that applies to the securities of other multilateral development banks in which the United States is a member.
Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
S.4591 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to decriminalize and deschedule cannabis, to provide for reinvestment in certain persons adversely impacted by the War on Drugs, to provide expungement of certain cannabis offenses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4593 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make certain information available on a public website relating to intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities certified for participation under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Kelly, Mark [D-AZ] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.8454 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act
Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 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.8467 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection.
Sponsor: Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.8468 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make certain information available on a public website relating to intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities certified for participation under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8481 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to public health data accessibility, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax
S.4589 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to adjust certain credits and deductions for inflation.
Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Ukraine
H.R.8459 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons that engage in certain transactions with Ukrainian property.
Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.8465 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide for the designation of certain countries, including Ukraine, the Republic of Georgia, and the Republic of Moldova, as major democratic allies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 07/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 07/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.