Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at 2:00 p.m. The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m. The chamber is expected to resume consideration of Richard E.N. Federico to Be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit (PN 904).

The HOUSE

Friday

The House was not in session.

Today

The House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
H.R. 3315 – National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Extension Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Cohen / Judiciary Committee)

S. 2747 – A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to extend the Administrative Fine Program for certain reporting violations (Sponsored by Sen. Klobuchar / Committee on House Administration)

S. 788 – Duck Stamp Modernization Act (Sponsored by Sen. Boozman / Natural Resources Committee)

H.R. 2839 – To amend the Siletz Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Hoyle / Natural Resources Committee)

H.R. 5119 – Protect Small Business and Prevent Illicit Financial Activity Act, as amended (Sponsored Rep. Nunn / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 5524 – Foreign Affiliates Sharing Pilot Program Extension Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Garcia (TX) / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 3224 – Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Extension Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. D’Esposito / Homeland Security Committee)

H.R. 5473 – Promoting Resilient Buildings Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Edwards / Transportation & Infrastructure Committee)

H.R. 6503 – Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2023, Part II (Sponsored by Rep. Graves (MO) / Transportation & Infrastructure Committee)

H.R. 1042 – Prohibiting Russian Uranium Imports Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Rodgers (WA) / Energy & Commerce Committee)

H.R. 5378 – Lower Costs, More Transparency, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Rodgers (WA) / Energy & Commerce Committee)

H.R. 4531 – Support for Patients and Communities Reauthorization Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Guthrie / Energy & Commerce Committee)

S. 2787 – 5G Spectrum Authority Licensing Enforcement (SALE) Act (Sponsored by Sen. Kennedy / Energy & Commerce Committee)

H.R. 3226  – PREEMIE Reauthorization Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eshoo / Energy & Commerce Committee)

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #352 Richard E.N. Federico, of Kansas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit, post-cloture.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Federico nomination.

During Thursday’s session, Senator Schumer filed cloture on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #410 Harry Coker, Jr., of Kansas, to be National Cyber Director
  2. Conference report to accompany H.R.2670, the National Defense Authorization Act

Monday, December 11th at approx. 5:30 p.m. – roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #352 Richard E.N. Federico, of Kansas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit