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MAJORITY WHIPLINE: TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2022

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

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2:00 p.m. Legislative Business    
Unlimited "One Minutes" per side                  

First/Last Votes: 6:30 p.m.                     

 

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Floor Schedule and Procedure:

Suspensions (12 bills)

1. H.R. 6087 – Improving Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers Act of 2022, as amended (Rep. Courtney – Education and Labor)

This bill would allow claimants under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act to seek medical services from physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners, not just physicians, for work-related injuries and illnesses, by allowing PAs and NPs to receive FECA reimbursement for healthcare services they are already authorized to perform under state law.  This bill will improve access to services and continuity of care for injured workers, especially in rural areas

2. H.R. 7352 – PPP and Bank Fraud Enforcement Harmonization Act of 2022 (Rep. Velazquez – Small Business)

This bill amends the Small Business Act to extend the statute of limitation for fraud by borrowers under the Paycheck Protection Program. 

3. H.R. 7334 – COVID-19 EIDL Fraud Statute of Limitations Act of 2022 (Rep. Luetkemeyer – Small Business)

This bill amends the Small Business act to extend the statute of limitations for fraud by borrowers under certain COVID–19 economic injury disaster loan programs of the Small Business Administration.

4. H.R. 5879 – Hubzone Price Evaluation Preference Clarification Act of 2021 (Rep. Newman – Small Business)

This bill revises the standards applicable to small businesses participating in the HUBZone program, a Small Business Administration program that provides federal contracting assistance to small business concerns. 

5. H.R. 7622 – Small Business Workforce Pipeline Act of 2022 (Rep. Crow – Small Business)

This bill amends the Small Business Act to include requirements relating to apprenticeship program assistance for small business development centers.

6. H.R. 7664 – Supporting Small Business and Career and Technical Education Act of 2022 (Rep. Williams (TX) – Small Business)

This bill amends the Small Business Act to include requirements relating to graduates of career and technical education programs or programs of study for small business development centers and women’s business centers.

7. H.R. 7670 – Women-Owned Small Business Program Transparency Act (Rep. Houlahan – Small Business)

This bill requires a report on small business concerns owned and controlled by women to increase transparency of the Women-Owned Small Business Program. 

8. H.R. 7694 – Strengthening Subcontracting for Small Businesses Act of 2022 (Rep. Stauber – Small Business)

This bill amends the Small Business Act to modify the requirements relating to the evaluation of the subcontracting plans of certain offerors.

9. S. 3823 – Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections Act (Sen. Grassley – Judiciary)

This bill would make technical corrections to the Small Business Reorganization Act, temporarily raise the debt limits for individuals under Chapter 13 to $2.75 million, and temporarily extend the $7.5 million debt limit for small businesses under subchapter V of Chapter 11.  

10. H.R. 7776 – Water Resources Development Act of 2022, as amended (Rep. DeFazio – Transportation and Infrastructure)

This bill serves as the authorizing legislation for the Army Corps of Engineers. It authorizes the construction of 16 pending Chief’s Reports that have been submitted to Congress by the Corps since enactment of WRDA 2020. It also authorizes 72 feasibility studies for water resources development projects that were identified in the 2019 and 2020 reports titled “Report to Congress on Future Water Resources Development” or otherwise reviewed by Congress. Lastly, the bill expedites 15 studies which are already underway. 

11. H.Con.Res. 88 – Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby (Rep. Hoyer – Transportation and Infrastructure)

This bill authorizes the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby. 

12.  H.R. 7667Food and Drug Amendments Act of 2022, as amended (Rep. Eshoo – Energy and Commerce)

This bill enables FDA to continue to collect user fees from regulated industry to supplement Congressional appropriations for the premarket review and regulation of medical products.  Specifically, the bill revises and reauthorizes provisions of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), the Medical Device User Fee Amendments (MDUFA), the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments (GDUFA), and the Biosimilars User Fee Act (BsUFA) through 2027.  The legislation also includes various provisions that will promote clinical trial diversity, encourage increased generic drug competition, preserve existing incentives for orphan drug development, facilitate a more resilient supply chain, and improve the review and regulation of medical products and the inspections of facilities that manufacture them.

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."

 -T. S. Eliot

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