Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at noon. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. and will consider Nicole G. Berner to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit (PN 1241).

The HOUSE

Yesterday

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. 6306 – Embassy Construction Integrity Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mills / Foreign Affairs Committee)
 
H.R. 4723 – Upholding the Dayton Peace Agreement Through Sanctions Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Wagner / Foreign Affairs Committee)
 
H.R. 6610 – Passport System Reform and Backlog Prevention Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Issa / Foreign Affairs Committee)
 
H. Res. 149 – Condemning the illegal abduction of children from Ukraine to the Russian Federation, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Wild / Foreign Affairs Committee)
 
H.R. 6602 – To amend the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 relating to the review of the interagency dispute resolution process, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. McCormick / Foreign Affairs Committee)
 
H.R. 766 – Dr. Michael C. Burgess Preventive Health Savings Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Burgess / Budget Committee)
 
H.R. 6260 – FOCUS Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Chavez-DeRemer / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
 
H.R. 6261 – Impact of Crime on Public Building Usage Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Chavez-DeRemer / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
 
H.R. 1836 – Ocean Shipping Reform Implementation Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Johnson (SD) / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
 
H.R. 7520 – Protecting Americans’ Data from Foreign Adversaries Act of 2024, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Pallone / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session for the consideration Executive Calendar #461 Nicole G. Berner, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, post-cloture.

At approximately 5:30pm all post-cloture time will be considered expired and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Berner nomination.
 
Tuesday, March 19th at approximately 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation Executive Calendar #461  Nicole G. Berner, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #465 – Edward Sunyol Kiel, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
  2. Executive Calendar #463 – Eumi K. Lee, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California