Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are in pro forma sessions.             

The HOUSE

Friday

The House was in a pro forma session. 

Today

The House is in a pro forma session. The House stands adjourned to meet for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

Tuesday, September 6 at 9:00 am
Friday, September 9 at 9:00 am

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate is in a pro forma session. 

Today

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #985 John Z. Lee, of Illinois, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit. 

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Lee nomination. 

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #985 John Z. Lee, of Illinois, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit,
  2. Executive Calendar #736 Andre B. Mathis, of Tennessee, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit

Tuesday, September 6th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #985 John Z. Lee, of Illinois, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/ Environment
H.R.8766 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
REFINE Act
Sponsor: Chabot, Steve [Rep.-R-OH-1] (Introduced 09/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Natural Resources; Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 09/02/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
H.R.8768 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Fighting Cancer in Children Act
Sponsor: Norman, Ralph [Rep.-R-SC-5] (Introduced 09/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Appropriations
Latest Action: House – 09/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.

Tax
H.R.8769 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
IRS Reduction Act
Sponsor: Van Drew, Jefferson [Rep.-R-NJ-2] (Introduced 09/02/2022) Cosponsors: (22)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.