Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. and will resume consideration of David Rosner to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2027 (PN 1470).

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. 7988 – SPUR Act (Sponsored by Rep. Stauber / Small Business Committee)
 
H.R. 7989 – ThinkDIFFERENTLY About Disability Employment Act (Sponsored by Rep. Molinaro / Small Business Committee)
 
H.R. 8014 – Transparency and Predictability in Small Business Opportunities Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mfume / Small Business Committee)
 
H.R. 7984 – Rural Small Business Resilience Act (Sponsored by Rep. Pappas / Small Business Committee)
 
H.R. 7104 – National SBDC Advisory Board Improvement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mann / Small Business Committee)
 
H.R. 537 – Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sponsored by Rep. Salazar / Financial Services Committee)
 
H. Res. 965 – Calling for the immediate release of Ryan Corbett, a United States citizen, who was wrongfully detained by the Taliban on August 10, 2022, and condemning the wrongful detention of Americans by the Taliban (Sponsored by Rep. Tenney / Foreign Affairs Committee)
 
H. Con. Res. 27 – Condemning Russia’s unjust and arbitrary detention of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza who has stood up in defense of democracy, the rule of law, and free and fair elections in Russia, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Keating / Foreign Affairs Committee)

S. 138 – Promoting a Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute Act (Sponsored by Sen. Merkley / Foreign Affairs Committee)
 
H.R. 6543 – No Hidden FEES Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Kim (CA) / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 2964 – WIPPES Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. McClain / Energy and Commerce Committee) 

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #669, David Rosner, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2027. 
 
At approximately 5:30pm the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Rosner nomination.
 
During Wednesday’s session cloture was filed on the following:
Executive Calendar #669 – David Rosner, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2027
Executive Calendar #670 – Lindsay S. See, of West Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2028
Executive Calendar #668 – Judy W. Chang, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2029
Motion to proceed to Calendar #413, S.4445, A bill to protect and expand nationwide access to fertility treatment, including in vitro fertilization.
 
Tuesday, June 11th at approx. 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:
Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #669 – David Rosner, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2027

HEARINGS COVERED

Center for Strategic and International Studies
“Report Launch: Friendshoring the Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain”