Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

 The House was in a pro forma session.

Today

The House stands adjourned for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

Friday, October 14 at 11:30 am

The SENATE

Yesterday

No Roll Call Votes

Legislative Business

Adopted the following resolutions:
S. Resolutions 822-824, Senate Legal Counsel

Completed the Rule 14 process to place the following bill on the Calendar of Business:

  1. H.R.2758 Lumbee Recognition Act

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

The Senate will stand adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business being conducted on the following dates and times:

Friday, October 14th at 11:30 am
Tuesday, October 18th at 11:30 am
Thursday, October 20th, at 9:00 am
Monday, October 24th at 1:45 pm
Thursday, October 27th at12:00 noon
Monday, October 31st at 10:00 am
Thursday, November 3rd at 10:30 am
Monday, November 7th at 10:30 am
Thursday, November 10th at 12:00 noon.

HEARINGS COVERED

Security Traders Association
89th Annual Market Structure Conference

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/ Environment
S.5071 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require that the Strategic Petroleum Reserve only includes petroleum products produced in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sullivan, Dan [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 10/11/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 10/11/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.9173 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
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: Stansbury, Melanie Ann [Rep.-D-NM-1] (Introduced 10/11/2022) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 10/11/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Health Care
S.Res.828 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A resolution recognizing the end of the COVID-19 pandemic for Federal employees, servicemembers, and contractors.
Sponsor: Lankford, James [Sen.-R-OK] (Introduced 10/11/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 10/11/2022 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.5073 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a public education campaign across all relevant programs of the Health Resources and Services Administration to increase oral health literacy and awareness.
Sponsor: Lujan, Ben Ray [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 10/11/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 10/11/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.9164 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the retroactive payment of benefits for veterans with covered mental health conditions based on military sexual trauma, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Carbajal, Salud O. [Rep.-D-CA-24] (Introduced 10/11/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 10/11/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.9166 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish requirements for skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities to manage the outbreak of COVID-19, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gottheimer, Josh [Rep.-D-NJ-5] (Introduced 10/11/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/11/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.