Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are not in session. 


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

The House was not in session.

Today   

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

The Senate was not in session.


Today   
The Senate is not in session.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Finance

The Fiscal Outlook


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.8545 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To provide for the reallocation and auction of the electromagnetic spectrum between the frequencies of 3450 megahertz and 3550 megahertz, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8543 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to provide grants to improve power lines.

Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

H.R.8537 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to modify any caps on emergency EIDL advances to certain veterans service organizations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Golden, Jared F. [D-ME-2] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Small Business

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.8536 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to delay the reporting of medical debt by consumer reporting agencies, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.8546 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to give States the option to extend the Medicaid drug rebate program to the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (11)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8544 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to support the development and implementation of programs using data analysis to identify and facilitate strategies to improve outcomes for children in geographic areas with a high prevalence of trauma from exposure to adverse childhood experiences, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8540 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the Secretaries of Housing and Urban Development, Agriculture, and Health and Human Services to conduct a study of how housing design can help prevent the spread of communicable diseases, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8542 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To prohibit the use of Federal funds by the Department of Health and Human Services, before November 3, 2020, on a public service announcement and advertising campaign intended to positively influence public perception, misrepresent facts, or encourage risky behavior, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sponsor: Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8529 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit additional rebates under the Medicaid program for certain noninnovator multiple source drugs.

Sponsor: Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.8547 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To make permanent the tax deduction for energy efficient commercial buildings.

Sponsor: Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8538 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To allow certain governmental pension plans to include firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Holding, George [R-NC-2] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (10)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8533 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To provide an exception to the volume cap requirement for private activity bonds used to finance the preservation, improvement, or replacement of certain Federally-assisted buildings, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8530 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for energy opportunity zones.

Sponsor: Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.8532 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation.

Sponsor: Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] (Introduced 10/06/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 10/06/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

CAMPAIGN EVENTS

Vice Presidential debate in Salt Lake City, Utah at 9:00 p.m.