Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at 6:00 p.m. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. to consider the appointment of Jennifer L. Hall to be United States District Judge for the District of Delaware (Executive Calendar #309).

The HOUSE

Friday

The House met with no legislative business.

Today

The House will meet at 6:00 p.m.

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate convened for a pro forma session with no legislative business.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session for the consideration of Executive Calendar #309, Jennifer L. Hall, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the District of Delaware.

At 5:30pm the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Hall nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #309, Jennifer L. Hall, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the District of Delaware
Executive Calendar #297, Julia Kathleen Munley, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Executive Calendar #53, Karla Ann Gilbride, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term of four years

At approx. 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote expected:

Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #309, Jennifer L. Hall, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the District of Delaware

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Health Care

H.R.5957 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program of research regarding the risks posed by the presence of dioxins, phthalates, pesticides, chemical fragrances, and other components of menstrual products and intimate care products.
Sponsor: Meng, Grace [Rep.-D-NY-6] (Introduced 10/13/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Latest Action: 10/13/2023 Introduced in House

H.R.5958 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require that direct-to-consumer advertisements for drugs and biologicals include an appropriate disclosure of pricing information.
Sponsor: Spanberger, Abigail Davis [Rep.-D-VA-7] (Introduced 10/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Latest Action: 10/13/2023 Introduced in House