Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will meet in Pro Forma.  


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 will convene for a pro forma session.


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

 

Energy/Environment 

H.R.8572 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the Secretary of Energy, in coordination with the Secretary of the Treasury, to conduct a study, and submit to Congress a report, on an auction process or other system for selecting and entering into contracts with non-Federal entities for consolidated interim storage facilities, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

H.R.8569 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To provide for a National Disaster Safety Board. 

Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

H.R.8564 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act to establish the Cerro de la Olla Wilderness in the Río Grande del Norte National Monument, New Mexico. 

Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Natural Resources 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources. 

H.R.8553 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To provide for expanded capacity to respond to pandemic disaster, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (3) 

Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs; Science, Space, and Technology; Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce; Armed Services 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Science, Space, and Technology, Armed Services, and Veterans’ Affairs. 

Financial Services 

H.R.8576 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the Government Accountability Office to conduct biennial studies of personal private automobile insurance coverage, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (3) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

H.R.8566 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study on the racial gap in stock ownership, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: House – Financial Services 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 

Health 

H.R.8574 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to increase enforcement under Medicare and Medicaid for skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities during the COVID-19 emergency period and other infectious disease outbreak periods, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (9) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means. 

H.R.8573 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To prohibit group health plans, health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage, State plans under title XIX of the Social Security Act, State child health plans under title XXI of such Act, and the TRICARE program from applying a deductible to outpatient pediatric services. 

Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Armed Services 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and Labor, and Armed Services.  

H.R.8555 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a weekly report on COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

Tax 

H.R.8568 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend title XVIII and title XIX of the Social Security Act to codify certain infection control and emergency preparedness regulations, to prohibit a reduction in the frequency of surveys of skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities, to prohibit the waiver of certain reporting requirements, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (8) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

H.R.8567 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase to 75 the required beginning date age for mandatory retirement distributions and to exempt from such distribution rules individuals with lower account balances. 

Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 

H.R.8561 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to sunset the increased FMAP for medical assistance for newly eligible mandatory individuals, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

H.R.8558 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for health coverage of nipple-areolar complex tattooing in connection with reconstructive surgery following mastectomy and to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend coverage of certain breast reconstructive services following mastectomy under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. 

Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (6) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and Labor. 

H.R.11 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage investment to renew, restore, and rebuild the American economy for our workers, families, and small businesses, maximize innovation through research and development, and secure America’s medical supplies. 

Sponsor: Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Ways and Means 

Latest Action: 10/09/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 

Transportation 

H.R.8563 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 

To require the Secretary of the Army to conduct a study to determine the costs for the Corps of Engineers to ensure that certain project activities authorized under Nationwide Permit 14 comply with public safety conditions, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] (Introduced 10/09/2020) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure 

Latest Action: House – 10/09/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 

CAMPAIGN EVENTS 

President Donald Trump 

President Donald Trump Delivers Remarks at a Make America Great Again Rally in Johnstown, PA at 7:00 p.m.