Congressional Record Summary

Monday, November 28, 2022:

  • On Monday, the Senate passed the following four measures:
    • H.R. 5796, to amend title 35, United States Code, to establish a competition to award certificates that can be redeemed to accelerate certain matters at the Patent and Trademark Office, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
    • S. Res. 810, designating the week of October 2, 2022, through October 8, 2022, as “National Community Policing Week”.
    • S. Res. 849, designating November 2022 as “National Hospice and Palliative Care Month”.
    • S. Res. 850, expressing support for the designation of September 25, 2022, as “National Ataxia Awareness Day” and raising awareness of ataxia, ataxia research, and the search for a cure.
  • The Senate resumed consideration of H.R. 8404, to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage.
  • The Senate began consideration of the following two nominations:
    • Jerry W. Blackwell, of Minnesota, to be United States District Judge for the District of Minnesota.
    • Doris L. Pryor, of Indiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.
  • Sen. Leahy made a floor statement on Honduras.