Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene to consider nominations.      

The HOUSE

Friday

The House met for a pro forma session

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, February 13, 2023.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #5, Cindy K. Chung, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, post-cloture.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Chung nomination and on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #9, Gina R. Mendez-Miro, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #9, Gina R. Mendez-Miro, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.
  2. Executive Calendar #7 Lindsay C. Jenkins, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois
  3. Executive Calendar #12 Matthew L. Garcia, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico
  4. Executive Calendar #15 Adrienne C. Nelson, of Oregon, to be United States District Judge for the District of Oregon

Monday, February 13th at approx. 5:30pm – 2 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #5, Cindy K. Chung, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #9, Gina R. Mendez-Miro, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Health Care

H.R.977 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals.
Sponsor: Burgess, Michael C. [Rep.-R-TX-26] (Introduced 02/10/2023) Cosponsors: (22)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/10/2023 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.982 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kamlager-Dove, Sydney [Rep.-D-CA-37] (Introduced 02/10/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Budget
Latest Action: House – 02/10/2023 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.983 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To ensure that a woman seeking a chemical abortion is informed that it may be possible to reverse the intended effects of the abortion if the woman changes her mind, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lamborn, Doug [Rep.-R-CO-5] (Introduced 02/10/2023) Cosponsors: (24)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.976 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affecting individuals, families, and small businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Buchanan, Vern [Rep.-R-FL-16] (Introduced 02/10/2023) Cosponsors: (72)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.