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MAJORITY WHIPLINE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2022

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

House Meets at...

Votes Predicted at...

10:00 a.m. Morning Hour
12:00 p.m. Legislative Business    
Fifteen "One Minutes" per side                  

First Votes: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Last Votes: 4:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.               

 

ANY ANTICIPATED MEMBER ABSENCES FOR VOTES TODAY SHOULD BE REPORTED IMMEDIATELY TO THE OFFICE OF THE MAJORITY WHIP AT 6-3210.


Floor Schedule and Procedure:

H.R. 7910 – Protecting Our Kids Act (Rep. Nadler – Judiciary)

This package includes commonsense bills to address the increasing threat of gun violence in the United States. The House will vote on each of the following seven titles:

 

Title 1: Raise the Age

 

This title would raise the lawful age to purchase a semiautomatic centerfire rifle from 18 to 21 years old.

Title 2: Prevent Gun Trafficking 

This title would establish a new federal offenses for gun trafficking and straw purchasers and authorize seizure of the property and proceeds of the offense.

Title 3: Untraceable Firearms

This title builds on ATF’s regulatory ban of ghost guns by ensuring that ghost guns are subject to existing federal firearm regulation by amending the definition of “firearm” to include gun kits and partial receivers and changing the definition of “manufacturing firearms” to include assembling firearms using 3D printing.

Title 4: Safe Storage

This title would establish voluntary best practices for safe firearm storage; award grants for Safe Firearm Storage Assistance Programs; and provide a tax credit for 10% of amounts received from the retail sale of safe storage devices. This title would also establish requirements to regulate the storage of firearms on residential premises and create criminal penalties for violation of the requirements.

Title 5: Closing the Bump Stock Loophole

This title builds on ATF’s regulatory bump stock ban by listing bump stocks under the National Firearms Act (like machineguns) and statutorily banning the manufacture, sale, or possession of bump stocks for civilian use.

Title 6: Keep Americans Safe

This title establishes a new federal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity magazines, with exceptions for certain law enforcement uses and the possession (but not sale) of grandfathered magazines and allows state and local governments to use the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to compensate individuals who surrender large capacity magazines through a buyback program.

Title 7: Miscellaneous 

This title requires the Department of Justice to submit a report on the demographic data of persons determined to be ineligible to purchase a firearm based on a NICS background check.

 

Click here for bill text. 

 

Click here for a fact sheet from the Judiciary Committee.

The Rule will provide for two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Judiciary.

Postponed Suspensions (9 votes)

1. 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. 

2. 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.

3. 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. 

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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. 

7. 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. 

8. 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. 

9.  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:

"Be passionate. Be courageous. Be your best."

 -Gabby Giffords

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