Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider legislation from the Committees on Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, Small Business, and Transportation and Infrastructure. The Senate consider circuit court judge nominations.      

The HOUSE

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF DECEMBER 2, 2022

H R 8876– Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting Reauthorization Act of 2022
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 390 – 26 (Roll no. 500).

Today

On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. No votes are expected in the House. 

One Minute Speeches 

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
1) House Amendment to S. 198 – Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act (Sponsored by Sen. Jacky Rosen / Energy and Commerce Committee)
2) S. 4052 – Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act (Sponsored by Sen. Rob Portman / Energy and Commerce Committee)
3) Senate Amendment to H.R. 1193  – Cardiovascular Advances in Research and Opportunities Legacy Act (Sponsored by Rep. Andy Barr / Energy and Commerce Committee)
4) Senate Amendment to H.R. 3462  – SBA Cyber Awareness Act (Sponsored by Rep. Jason Crow / Small Business Committee)
5) H.R. 8844 – STEP Improvement Act of 2022 (Sponsored by Rep. Dwight Evans / Small Business Committee)
6) House Amendment to S. 1687  – Small Business Cyber Training Act of 2022 (Sponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio / Small Business Committee)
7) S. 1617 – Disaster Assistance for Rural Communities Act (Sponsored by Sen. James Risch / Small Business Committee)
8) S. 3875 – Community Disaster Resilience Zones Act of 2022 (Sponsored by Sen. Gary Peters / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
9) S. 3499 – To amend the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 to repeal certain obsolete requirements (Sponsored by Sen. Gary Peters / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
10) S. 2796 – Rural Opioid Abuse Prevention Act (Sponsored by Sen. Jon Ossoff / Judiciary Committee)
11) S. 4834 – PROTECT Our Children Act of 2022 (Sponsored by Sen. John Cornyn / Judiciary Committee)
12) Senate Amendment to H.R. 5796 – Patents for Humanity Act of 2022 (Sponsored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries / Judiciary Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.  

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1149, Frances Kay Behm, of Michigan, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. 

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #1129 Doris L. Pryor, of Indiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit. 

Monday, December 5th at approx. 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1129 Doris L. Pryor, of Indiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit

Cloture has been filed on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #1149, Frances Kay Behm, of Michigan, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan
  2. Executive Calendar #1184, Kelley Brisbon Hodge, of Pennsylvania, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  3. Executive Calendar #1186, Mia Roberts Perez, of Pennsylvania, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  4. Executive Calendar #1187, Kai N. Scott, of Pennsylvania, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  5. Executive Calendar #1185, John Frank Murphy, of Pennsylvania, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.9420 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the National Cyber Director to establish a Cyber Education Task Force, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Torres, Ritchie [Rep.-D-NY-15] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Energy/ Environment
H.R.9403 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide whistleblower protections to certain workers in the offshore oil and gas industry.
Sponsor: DeSaulnier, Mark [Rep.-D-CA-11] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

H.R.9419 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To clarify that installation of mechanical insulation property is as an energy or water efficiency measure that may be used in Federal buildings for purposes of section 543(f) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sánchez, Linda T. [Rep.-D-CA-38] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services
H.R.9405 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to add additional investment thresholds for an individual to qualify as an accredited investor, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Budd, Ted [Rep.-R-NC-13] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9408 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to require that information required to be disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission by issuers be material to investors of those issuers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Huizenga, Bill [Rep.-R-MI-2] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9410 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require auditor independence standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and the Securities and Exchange Commission applicable to past audits of a company occurring before it was a public company to treat an auditor as independent if the auditor meets established professional standards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McHenry, Patrick T. [Rep.-R-NC-10] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9411 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal securities laws to specify the periods for which financial statements are required to be provided by an emerging growth company, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McHenry, Patrick T. [Rep.-R-NC-10] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9412 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to permit issuers to submit draft registration statements to the Securities and Exchange Commission for confidential review for both initial public offers and follow-on offers, to set deadlines for when such statements shall be made public, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McHenry, Patrick T. [Rep.-R-NC-10] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9413 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to specify certain registration statement contents for emerging growth companies, to permit issuers to file draft registration statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission for confidential review, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McHenry, Patrick T. [Rep.-R-NC-10] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9414 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 to require that appropriate Federal financial supervisory agencies make publicly available updates with respect to examinations of covered financial institutions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mfume, Kweisi [Rep.-D-MD-7] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9421 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require certain cryptocurrency exchanges to make disclosures relating to proof of reserves to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Torres, Ritchie [Rep.-D-NY-15] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9422 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit lending, leveraging, or co-mingling customer funds by cryptocurrency exchanges without consent of a customer.
Sponsor: Torres, Ritchie [Rep.-D-NY-15] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9423 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a grant program to create or expand programs at minority-serving institutions relating to minority entrepreneurship and business ownership, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Williams, Nikema [Rep.-D-GA-5] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Health Care
H.R.9404 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from placing any vaccine for COVID-19 on the child and adolescent immunization schedule unless the Secretary has posted on the public website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention all clinical data in the possession of the Department of Health and Human Services relating to the safety and efficacy of such vaccine, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Biggs, Andy [Rep.-R-AZ-5] (Introduced 12/02/2022) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/02/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.