Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is in a pro forma session. The Senate will consider a Navy nominee and potentially hold a vote related to the omnibus.     

The HOUSE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session. 

Today

The House is in a pro forma session.  

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.   

Today

10:00 a.m.
The Senate will begin consideration of Executive Calendar #972, R. Russell Rumbaugh, of Nebraska, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy.

12:30 p.m.
The Senate will recess until 2:15 p.m.

VOTES are possible on Tuesday; Senators will be notified if and when any are scheduled.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/ Environment
S.5294 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to establish within the Environmental Protection Agency the Office of Mountains, Deserts, and Plains, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mark [Sen.-D-AZ] (Introduced 12/19/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 12/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Financial Services
S.5300 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide greater transparency with respect to the financial regulatory agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Toomey, Patrick [Sen.-R-PA] (Introduced 12/19/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 12/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Health Care
S.5293 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide for the designation of areas as Health Enterprise Zones to reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes in such areas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 12/19/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 12/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.5295 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to address the health of cancer survivors and unmet needs that survivors face through the entire continuum of care from diagnosis through active treatment and posttreatment, in order to improve survivorship, treatment, transition to recovery and beyond, quality of life and palliative care, and long-term health outcomes, including by developing a minimum standard of care for cancer survivorship, irrespective of the type of cancer, a survivor’s background, or forthcoming survivorship needs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Klobuchar, Amy [Sen.-D-MN] (Introduced 12/19/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 12/19/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.