Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will vote on a circuit court judge nomination. 

The House

Friday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JULY 29, 2022

H RES 1302 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1808) to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 217 – 211 (Roll no. 408).

H RES 1302 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1808) to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 215 – 205 (Roll no. 407).

H RES 1300 – Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and for other purposes
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 218 – 206 (Roll no. 406).

H RES 1300 – Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and for other purposes
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 216 – 205 (Roll no. 405).

Today

The House is not in session. The House stands adjourned to meet for pro forma sessions only with not business conducted on the following dates and times:

Tuesday, August 2nd at 3:00pm
Friday, August 5th at 3:00pm

The Senate

Friday

The Senate was not in session. 

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #1068, Elizabeth Wilson Hanes, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on cloture on the Hanes nomination.

Monday, August 1st at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1068, Elizabeth Wilson Hanes, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.8627 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Defense to include a module on digital literacy in the annual cyber awareness training provided to certain members of the Armed Forces.
Sponsor: Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Energy/ Environment
H.R.8595 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the disclosure of a relationship with a foreign principal by any person who is required to submit an application for an energy project to the Secretary of Transportation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cloud, Michael [R-TX-27] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.8614 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to prohibit the export or sale of petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to certain entities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services
H.R.8589 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from finalizing the proposed rule titled “The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors”, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

H.R.8599 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992 to adjust the affordable housing allocations.
Sponsor: Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8616 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the National Housing Act to include information regarding VA home loans in the Informed Consumer Choice Disclosure required to be provided to a prospective FHA borrower who is a veteran.
Sponsor: Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8617 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to revise the definition of a facility.
Sponsor: Rep. Loudermilk, Barry [R-GA-11] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
H.R.8591 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health shall conduct research on programs to educate workplace professionals on the prevention of impairment from the use of cannabis, opioids, and other drugs, and the risks resulting from individuals working while impaired, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Owens, Burgess [R-UT-4] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8594 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify and preserve the breadth of the protections under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.
Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 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.8597 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of services furnished by freestanding emergency centers; and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 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.8600 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to criminalize abuse with respect to assisted reproductive technology, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bice, Stephanie I. [R-OK-5] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8602 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish fair and consistent eligibility requirements for graduate medical schools operating outside the United States and Canada.
Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

H.R.8613 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for the establishment of a pilot program to provide grants to community mental health centers for the placement of social workers with law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8624 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for additional requirements for disclosing entities relating to the quality of care furnished at skilled nursing facilties and nursing facilites, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 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.8619 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny a deduction for severance payments made in connection with workplace harassment.
Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8625 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify rules relating to beneficiaries of charitable remainder trusts.
Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.8605 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for cash refunds for canceled airline flights and tickets.
Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (18)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.8606 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit the extension of certain contracts to procure rail rolling stock, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Crawford, Eric A. “Rick” [R-AR-1] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8607 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to give priority consideration for certain Department of Transportation grant programs to eligible projects that improve or build resiliency in the supply chain, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Crawford, Eric A. “Rick” [R-AR-1] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.8608 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To temporarily suspend non-payment provisions and deduction provisions for certain former railroad employees, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Crawford, Eric A. “Rick” [R-AR-1] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8615 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to limit the preference for Amtrak using rail lines, junctions, and crossings near ports and rail yards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Dusty [R-SD-At Large] (Introduced 07/29/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/29/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation.