Amid negotiating gun control legislation and the ongoing work of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol, House appropriators will unveil their initial plans for fiscal 2023 spending with a goal of marking up all 12 appropriations bills before the Fourth of July recess.
The federal government currently is operating under a continuing resolution signed into law in March 2022, which keeps the government funded through Sept. 30, 2022.
This Week in Congress
The House and Senate are in session this week. On Tuesday, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) will hold an executive session to consider various bills, including S. 4348, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Landmark Advancements Act of 2022. This bill would revise and extend the user fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs, and biosimilar biological products.
Also on Tuesday, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary will hold a hearing titled, “Protecting Our Democracy’s Frontline Workers.” The committee also will meet Wednesday for a hearing titled, “Baby Formula and Beyond: The Impact of Consolidation on Families and Consumers.”
On Thursday, June 16, the HELP Committee will hold a hearing titled, “An Update on the Ongoing Federal Response to COVID-19: Current Status and Future Planning.”
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