Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider the Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act of 2022.    

The HOUSE

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF DECEMBER 1, 2022

S. 3115 – To remove the 4-year sunset from the Pro bono Work to Empower and Represent Act of 2018
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 – 14 (Roll no. 499).

S. 231 – Protecting Firefighters from Adverse Substances Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 – 22 (Roll no. 498).

H.R. 2521 – DOULA for VA Act of 2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 376 – 44 (Roll no. 497).

MOTION
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Certain Bills Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 350 – 66, 2 Present (Roll no. 496).

MOTION
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Certain Bills and Agree to Certain Resolutions Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 401 – 18 (Roll no. 495).

H.R. 4785 – Uyghur Policy Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 – 17 (Roll no. 494).

H.R. 6878 – Pregnant Women in Custody Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 324 – 90 (Roll no. 493).

H.R. 3372 – One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2021
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 259 – 167 (Roll no. 492).

Today

No Special Orders

On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

One Minute Speeches 

H.R. 8876 – The Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act of 2022 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Danny Davis / Ways and Means Committee) 

Special Order Speeches 

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1148 Jerry W. Blackwell, of Minnesota, to be United States District Judge for the District of Minnesota; invoked: 54-42.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1129 Doris L. Pryor, of Indiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit; invoked: invoked: 62-31.
  3. Sullivan-Cotton SA#6503 (60 vote threshold); not agreed to: 26-69.
  4. H.Con.Res.119 (60 vote threshold); not agreed to: 52-43.
  5. H.J.Res.100 (60 vote threshold); 80-15, with 1 responding present.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #407, S.4171 – International Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2022.

Concurred in the House amendment to Calendar #462, S.3662 – Preventing PFAS Runoff at Airports Act.

Adopted S.Res.786 – Women’s Professional Baseball.

Adopted S.Res.857 – Los Angeles Football Club.

Passed Calendar #442, S.4052 – Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act.

Passed Calendar #443, H.R.1193 with McConnell substitute – Cardiovascular Advances in Research and Opportunities Legacy 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.
  2. Executive Calendar #1148 Jerry W. Blackwell, of Minnesota, to be United States District Judge for the District of Minnesota

Today

The Senate is not in session. 

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.9397 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To promote global internet freedom.
Sponsor: Spanberger, Abigail Davis [Rep.-D-VA-7] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Energy/ Environment
H.R.9372 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To facilitate pipeline construction and limit regulatory and litigation delays under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and the Endangered Species Act of 1973, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mike [Rep.-R-PA-16] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Natural Resources; Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9373 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide that the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall not issue an interim or final rule that includes an area closure in the South Atlantic for species managed under the Snapper-Grouper Fishery Management Plan until the South Atlantic Great Red Snapper Count study is complete and the data related to that study is integrated into the stock assessment.
Sponsor: Rutherford, John H. [Rep.-R-FL-4] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.9386 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To protect clean air and public health by expanding fenceline and ambient air monitoring and access to air quality information for communities affected by air pollution, to require hazardous air pollutant monitoring at the fenceline of facilities whose emissions are linked to local health threats, to ensure the Environmental Protection Agency promulgates rules that require hazardous air pollutant data measurement and electronic submission at fencelines and stacks of industrial source categories, to expand and strengthen the national ambient air quality monitoring network, to deploy air sensors in communities affected by air pollution, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-10] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9388 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out certain activities to protect communities from the harmful effects of plastics, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Huffman, Jared [Rep.-D-CA-2] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Agriculture, and Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9396 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to promote the increased use of renewable natural gas, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful transportation-related emissions that contribute to poor air quality, and to increase job creation and economic opportunity throughout the United States.
Sponsor: Sánchez, Linda T. [Rep.-D-CA-38] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.9399 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require assessments of opportunities to install and maintain floating photovoltaic solar panels at Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tonko, Paul [Rep.-D-NY-20] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services
H.R.9375 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a grant program to address the crises in accessing affordable housing and child care through the co-location of housing and child care, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bonamici, Suzanne [Rep.-D-OR-1] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9385 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To impose restrictions on the investment in Chinese companies by tax-exempt entities.
Sponsor: Gallagher, Mike [Rep.-R-WI-8] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
H.R.9377 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish the National Patient Safety Board.
Sponsor: Barragan, Nanette Diaz [Rep.-D-CA-44] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Veterans’ Affairs; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9378 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to clarify manufacturer transparency reporting requirements for certain transfers used for educational purposes.
Sponsor: Burgess, Michael C. [Rep.-R-TX-26] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 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.9392 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the Medicare-dependent hospital program and to update the calculation of the hospital specific rate for such hospitals.
Sponsor: Meuser, Daniel [Rep.-R-PA-9] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.9398 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for behavioral health of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stefanik, Elise M. [Rep.-R-NY-21] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.9400 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
AHEAD Act of 2022
Sponsor: Trone, David J. [Rep.-D-MD-6] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9401 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
NBACC Authorization Act of 2022
Sponsor: Trone, David J. [Rep.-D-MD-6] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.9402 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the coverage of testing for certain sexually transmitted infections without the imposition of cost sharing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Williams, Nikema [Rep.-D-GA-5] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Sanctions and Trade
H.R.9374 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of State to develop and submit to Congress a strategy and implementation plan outlining United States efforts to counter the malign influence and activities of the Russian Federation and its proxies in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and other regions as appropriate, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Meeks, Gregory W. [Rep.-D-NY-5] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.9395 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act of 1978 to require additional reporting and public disclosure of information.
Sponsor: Pocan, Mark [Rep.-D-WI-2] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Transportation
H.R.9376 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for a coordinated Federal initiative to accelerate unmanned aircraft systems civilian and advanced air mobility research and development for economic and national security, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lucas, Frank D. [Rep.-R-OK-3] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology; Oversight and Reform; Transportation and Infrastructure; Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Reform, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Ukraine
H.R.9381 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
HARM Act
Sponsor: Cohen, Steve [Rep.-D-TN-9] (Introduced 12/01/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.