This Week’s Update

The Senate passed  the Patents for Humanity Act (H.R. 5796) as amended, the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 8404) as amended, the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act (H.R. 2930), the Saline Lake Ecosystems in the Great Basin States Program (S. 1466), the James D. Todd United States Courthouse (S. 4017), the Military Spouse Employment (S. 4337), the Paul D. Wellstone Building (S. 5060), To amend title 40, United States Code, to modify the treatment of certain bargain-price options to purchase at less than fair market value (H.R. 2220), the International Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2022 (S. 4171), and To provide for a resolution with respect to the unresolved disputes between certain railroads represented by the National Carriers’ Conference Committee of the National Railway Labor Conference and certain of their employees (H.J.Res.100). The Senate also concurred in the House amendment to the Preventing PFAS Runoff at Airports Act (S. 3662).

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate passed  the Patents for Humanity Act (H.R. 5796) as amended, the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 8404) as amended, the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act (H.R. 2930), the Saline Lake Ecosystems in the Great Basin States Program (S. 1466), the James D. Todd United States Courthouse (S. 4017), the Military Spouse Employment (S. 4337), the Paul D. Wellstone Building (S. 5060), To amend title 40, United States Code, to modify the treatment of certain bargain-price options to purchase at less than fair market value (H.R. 2220), the International Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2022 (S. 4171), and To provide for a resolution with respect to the unresolved disputes between certain railroads represented by the National Carriers’ Conference Committee of the National Railway Labor Conference and certain of their employees (H.J.Res.100). The Senate also concurred in the House amendment to the Preventing PFAS Runoff at Airports Act (S. 3662).
  • House – The House passed the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Reauthorization Act of 2022 (S. 3846), the Terry Technical Correction Act (H.R. 5455), H.J.Res.100, Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.J. Res. 100 (H.CON.RES. 119), the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2021 (H.R. 3372), the Pregnant Women in Custody Act (H.R. 6878), the Uyghur Policy Act (H.R. 4785), the DOULA for VA Act of 2022 (H.R. 2521), the Protecting Firefighters from Adverse Substances Act (S. 231), and To remove the 4-year sunset from the Pro bono Work to Empower and Represent Act of 2018 (S. 3115).

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate will reconvene at 3:00 PM on Monday, December 5 and will resume consideration of judicial nominations.
  • House – The House will consider the Senate Amendment to H.R. 7776, the Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023); the Senate Amendment to H.R. 8404, the Respect for Marriage Act; the EAGLE Act of 2022 (H.R. 3648); and the Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022 (H.R. 7946).

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