Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider legislation from the Committees on Judiciary, Agriculture, Appropriations, Ways and Means, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, and Veterans’ Affairs. The Senate will continue to negotiate the omnibus. The House will take up the omnibus after the Senate passes it.      

The HOUSE

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF DECEMBER 21, 2022

S 3308 – Colorado River Indian Tribes Water Resiliency Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 – 12 (Roll no. 538).

S 3168 – To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to modify the enforceability date for certain provisions, and for other purposes
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 378 – 33 (Roll no. 537).

H R 1917 – Hazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act
On motion that the House suspend the rules and Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays (2/3 required): (Roll no. Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 – 19 (Roll no. 536).

S 2834 – Dr. Joanne Smith Memorial Rehabilitation Innovation Centers Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 – 19 (Roll no. 535).

S 4926 – Respect for Child Survivors Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 – 28 (Roll no. 534).

S 5168 – Energy Security and Lightering Independence Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 394 – 19 (Roll no. 533).

S 2333 – Equal Pay for Team USA Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 350 – 59 (Roll no. 532).

H RES 1529 – Providing for consideration of H.R. 9640, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for examination and disclosure with respect to Presidential income tax returns; S. 1942, the National Heritage Area Act; and for other purposes
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 216 – 193 (Roll no. 531).

Today

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for Legislative Business

Five One Minutes per side

H.R. 9640 – Presidential Tax Filings and Audit Transparency Act of 2022 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Neal / Ways and Means Committee)
S. 1942 – National Heritage Area Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Sen. Debbie Stabenow / Natural Resources Committee)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
1) S. 4439 – Katimiîn and Ameekyáaraam Sacred Lands Act (Sponsored by Sen. Alex Padilla / Natural Resources Committee)
2) S. 3519 – Butterfield Overland National Historic Trail Designation Act (Sponsored by Sen. John Boozman / Natural Resources Committee)
3) S. 5328 – To amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to extend terminal lakes assistance (Sponsored by Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto / Agriculture Committee)
4) S. 4240 – Justice for Victims of War Crimes Act (Sponsored by Sen. Chuck Grassley / Judiciary Committee)
5) S. 1294– Protecting American Intellectual Property Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen / Foreign Affairs Committee)
Senate Amendment to H.R. 2617 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Rosa DeLauro / Appropriations Committee)

Members are advised that pending Senate action on Senate Amendment to H.R. 2617, the House may consider the bill on Thursday.

Additional Legislative Items Are Possible

Postponed Suspension Votes:
1) S. 3773 – A bill to authorize the leases of up to 99 years for land held in trust for the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (Sponsored by Sen. Maria Cantwell / Natural Resources Committee)
2) S. 4104 – Hualapai Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act of 2022 (Sponsored by Sen. Kyrsten Sinema / Natural Resources Committee)
3) S. 5087 – A bill to amend the Not Invisible Act of 2019 to extend, and provide additional support for, the activities of the Department of the Interior and the Department of Justice Joint Commission on Reducing Violent Crime Against Indians, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski / Natural Resources Committee)
4) S. 989 – Native American Language Resource Center Act of 2022 (Sponsored by Sen. Brian Schatz / Education and Labor Committee)
5) S. 1402 – Durbin Feeling Native American Languages Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Sen. Brian Schatz / Education and Labor Committee)
6)S. 5016 – To designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Anchorage, Alaska, as the “Colonel Mary Louise Rasmuson Campus of the Alaska VA Healthcare System (Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

Special Orders: Democrats have the first hour

The SENATE

Yesterday

 Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1271, Lynne M. Tracy, of Ohio, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Russian Federation; confirmed: 93-2.
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #780, Agnes Schaefer, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army; confirmed: 68-26.

Legislative Business
Passed the following bills:
S.4202, Justice for Victims of War Crimes Act, w/Durbin sub amendment
H.R.1154, Great Dismal Swamp
Calendar #657, S.1541, Martha Wright-Reed Just and Reasonable Communications
Calendar #659, S.3405, Low Power Protection Act
H.R.897, Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act
S.4439, Katimiîn and Ameekyáaraam Sacred Lands Act
H.R.680, Private relief bill
S.4814, ORBITS Act, w/Hickenlooper sub amdt

Adopted the following resolutions:
Cal.#602, S.Res.472 Dominican Republic w/Menendez sub amdt to the resolution
S.Res.876, 50th anniversary of the Coastal Zone Management Act

Agreed to H.Con.Res.82, authorizing printing of “Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1989”

Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations:

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Exec. Cal. #1195 – Richard L. Revesz, of New York, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Exec. Cal. #1171 – Alexis Taylor, of Iowa, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs

TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY
Exec. Cal. #1189 – L. Michelle Moore, of Georgia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2026
Exec. Cal. #1190 – Robert P. Klein, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2026
Exec. Cal. #1191 – William J. Renick, of Mississippi, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2027
Exec. Cal. #1192 – Adam Wade White, of Kentucky, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2027
Exec. Cal. #1193 – Joe H. Ritch, of Alabama, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2025
Exec. Cal. #1200 – Beth Pritchard Geer, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2026

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Exec. Cal. #774 – Sara C. Bronin, of Connecticut, to be Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation for a term expiring January 19, 2025

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Exec. Cal. #995 – Evelyn Wang, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy Department of Energy

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Exec. Cal. #451 – Howard A. Van Vranken, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Botswana

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Exec. Cal. #1258 – Joey R. Hood, of New Hampshire, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Tunisia

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Exec. Cal. #768 – Jainey Kumar Bavishi, of New York, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere

MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION
Exec. Cal. #1281 – Sue Ellen Moore, of Washington, to be a Member of the Marine Mammal Commission for a term expiring May 13, 2023
Exec. Cal. #1282 – Andrew J. Read, of North Carolina, to be a Member of the Marine Mammal Commission for a term expiring May 13, 2025

The votes on confirmation of the following nominations will occur at times 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 #780, Agnes Schaefer, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #781, Franklin R. Parker, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and vote on confirmation of the nomination.

During Wednesday’s session, Senator Schumer filed cloture on the motion to concur in the House Message with substitute amendment #6552 (omnibus appropriations). Discussions are ongoing for a series of votes to complete action on the bill. Additional votes are expected during Thursday’s session.

Thursday, December 22nd at approx. 8:00am – roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #781, Franklin R. Parker, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
S.5334 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish best practices for the Federal use of facial recognition technology, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Portman, Rob [Sen.-R-OH] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.5339 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to support research about the impact of digital communication platforms on society by providing privacy-protected, secure pathways for independent research on data held by large internet companies.
Sponsor: Coons, Christopher A. [Sen.-D-DE] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.5351 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to clarify the applicability of civil rights law to algorithmic decisions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Portman, Rob [Sen.-R-OH] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Energy/ Environment
S.5338 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to cap the emissions of greenhouse gases through a requirement to purchase carbon permits, to distribute the proceeds of such purchases to eligible individuals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Van Hollen, Chris [Sen.-D-MD] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.9641 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to support the responsible development of offshore renewable energy projects, establish the Offshore Power Administration, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tonko, Paul [Rep.-D-NY-20] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9645 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To cap the emissions of greenhouse gases through a requirement to purchase carbon permits, to distribute the proceeds of such purchases to eligible individuals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [Rep.-D-VA-8] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 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.9651 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To promote long-term economic recovery and job creation in underserved communities by providing for investment in catalytic local predevelopment projects for resilient climate infrastructure innovation and to provide assistance to support State and local project development, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Carter, Troy [Rep.-D-LA-2] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9659 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out a research, development, and demonstration program with respect to building technologies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie Bernice [Rep.-D-TX-30] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.9665 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 to establish payment and performance security requirements for projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lynch, Stephen F. [Rep.-D-MA-8] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services
S. 5340 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide a regulatory framework and consumer protections for the issuance of payment stablecoins, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Toomey, Patrick [Sen.-R-PA] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.5341 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Federal Reserve Act to provide greater accountability to the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Toomey, Patrick [Sen.-R-PA] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.5342 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide requirements for the bulk auction or group sale of certain non-performing loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Reed, Jack [Sen.-D-RI] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.5345 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to provide that the consumer transaction account deposits of an insured depository institution are not considered to be funds obtained by or through a deposit broker, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moran, Jerry [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.5346 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to exclude affiliates and subsidiaries of insured depository institutions from the definition of deposit broker, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moran, Jerry [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.5347 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to remove restrictions on brokered deposits, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moran, Jerry [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.9643 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to require Federal Reserve banks to interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one individual reflective of racial or ethnic diversity when appointing Federal Reserve bank presidents, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Beatty, Joyce [Rep.-D-OH-3] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9649 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Small Business Act to provide for contracting preferences and other benefits for emerging business enterprises, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Carson, Andre [Rep.-D-IN-7] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Health Care
S.5336 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to reauthorize the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act.
Sponsor: Bennet, Michael F. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.5348 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand access to the Veterans Community Care Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs to include certain veterans seeking mental health or substance-use services and toxic-exposed veterans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Daines, Steve [Sen.-R-MT] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.9644 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award a contract to an eligible nonprofit entity to establish and maintain a health care claims database for purposes of lowering Americans’ health care costs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [Rep.-D-VA-8] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Oversight and Reform; Education and Labor; Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Oversight and Reform, Education and Labor, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9655 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare for America health program to provide for comprehensive health coverage for all Americans.
Sponsor: DeLauro, Rosa L. [Rep.-D-CT-3] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Judiciary; Natural Resources; Education and Labor; House Administration
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Education and Labor, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9657 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit a the use or declaration of a public health emergency with respect to abortion, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hern, Kevin [Rep.-R-OK-1] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9658 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a new criterion for the nonapplication of site-neutral payments to long-term care hospitals under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Hern, Kevin [Rep.-R-OK-1] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.5354 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to assess, prevent, prepare for, respond to, recover, and mitigate biological threats by establishing the One Health Security Council.
Sponsor: Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [Sen.-D-NY] (Introduced 12/22/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 12/22/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Sanctions and Trade
S.5352 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require a report on the state of economic integration between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Sponsor: Portman, Rob [Sen.-R-OH] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Tax
S.5349 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify certain provisions relating to the taxation of international entities.
Sponsor: Portman, Rob [Sen.-R-OH] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.9640 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Presidential Tax Filings and Audit Transparency Act of 2022
Sponsor: Neal, Richard E. [Rep.-D-MA-1] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (24)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1529 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 9640 and S. 1942.

H.R.9654 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To ensure that foster children are able to use their Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits to address their needs and improve their lives.
Sponsor: Davis, Danny K. [Rep.-D-IL-7] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.9656 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: DelBene, Suzan K. [Rep.-D-WA-1] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.9668 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for school infrastructure finance and innovation tax credit bonds.
Sponsor: Sewell, Terri A. [Rep.-D-AL-7] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
S.5343 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to improve passenger vessel security and safety, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blumenthal, Richard [Sen.-D-CT] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.5344 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish a pilot program for transitioning small businesses in the construction or engineering industries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Young, Todd [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.5350 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to enact a transit ban if the order issued under sections 362 and 365 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 265 and 268) is terminated.
Sponsor: Lankford, James [Sen.-R-OK] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 12/21/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.9642 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a pilot program for transitioning small businesses in the construction or engineering industries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barr, Andy [Rep.-R-KY-6] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.9647 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish, maintain, and expand frequent, reliable, interconnected light rail transit service to expand racial, economic, and environmental justice, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bush, Cori [Rep.-D-MO-1] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.9648 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish, maintain, and expand frequent, reliable, interconnected electric bus rapid transit service to expand racial, economic, and environmental justice.
Sponsor: Bush, Cori [Rep.-D-MO-1] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (58)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.9662 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 to extend the existing aviation workforce development programs and provide grants to develop aviation manufacturing and supplier workforce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Larsen, Rick [Rep.-D-WA-2] (Introduced 12/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.