Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will consider circuit court judge nominations.               

The HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

Today

The House is not in session. The House stands adjourned to meet for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

Friday, September 9 at 9:00 am

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #985 John Z. Lee, of Illinois, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit; confirmed: 50-44.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #736 Andre B. Mathis, of Tennessee, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; invoked: 48-45.

Legislative Business
Adopted S.Res.737, Toxic Exposure Awareness Day

Executive Business
The vote on confirmation of the following nomination will occur at a time 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.

Today

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #736 Andre B. Mathis, of Tennessee, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, post-cloture.

At approximately 11:30am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Mathis nomination. Following disposition of the nomination, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #986 Salvador Mendoza, Jr., of Washington, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

At approximately 1:45pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Mendoza nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #986 Salvador Mendoza, Jr., of Washington, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.
  2. Executive Calendar #1043 Arianna J. Freeman, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.

Thursday, September 8th at approx. 11:30am – roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #736 Andre B. Mathis, of Tennessee, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

Thursday, September 8th at approx. 1:45pm – roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #986 Salvador Mendoza, Jr., of Washington, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

HEARINGS COVERED 

Senate Judiciary
Markup

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Current Issues in Insurance

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Financial Services
S.4799 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to simplify the grant process for nonurbanized areas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 09/07/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 09/07/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Health Care
S.4792 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill 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: Durbin, Richard J. [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 09/07/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/07/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4794 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to opioid overdose reversal medication access, education, and co-prescribing grant programs, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Baldwin, Tammy [Sen.-D-WI] (Introduced 09/07/2022) Cosponsors: (0) Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Latest Action: Senate – 09/07/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Tax
S.4798 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to rescind certain funding provided to the Internal Revenue Service under section 10301 of Public Law 117-169.
Sponsor: Scott, Rick [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 09/07/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/07/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation
S.4801 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to authorize Counter-UAS activities on and off commercial service airport property, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Mike [Sen.-R-UT] (Introduced 09/07/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 09/07/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation