Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are not in session. 


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

The House met in a Pro Forma session.

Today   

The House will not be in session.

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

Roll Call Votes

1.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #863, Aileen Mercedes Cannon, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; invoked: 57-21.

2.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #863, Aileen Mercedes Cannon, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida.; confirmed: 56-21.

Legislative Business

Passed the following bills:

H.R. 8472, Impact Aid Coronavirus Relief Act

H.R. 1773, Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.716, Malnutrition Awareness Week

S.Res.717, National Ataxia Awareness Day

S.Res.746, National Community Policing Week

S.Res.764, Day of Deployed

S.Res.765, National Dyslexia Awareness Month

S.Res.766, 2020 Wildfires

S.Res.767, Tampa Bay Lightning

S.Res.768, Rail Safety Week

S.Res.769, Principals Month

S.Res. 770, Former Senator Andrews 

S.Res.771, Co-Op Month

S.Res.772, Los Angeles Lakers

S.Res.773, Los Angeles Dodgers


Today   
The Senate is not in session. 


HEARINGS COVERED

Bipartisan Policy Center

What’s Next for Telehealth: Sustaining and Expanding Access After COVID-19


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.8750 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to establish a National Coastal Data Information System, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8746 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Agriculture; Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8741 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To provide that funds made available under chapter 2003 of title 54, United States Code, for Federal and State land acquisitions be used for the acquisition of lands and waters for coastal conservation, shoreline protection, and recreational access, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8739 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To withdraw certain Federal land in the San Bernardino National Forest in California from location, entry, and patent under mining laws, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8738 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To withdraw certain Federal land in the San Bernardino National Forest in California from location, entry, and patent under mining laws, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.8745 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To strengthen American economic resiliency and equitably expand economic opportunity by launching a national competition, promoting state and local strategic planning, encouraging innovation by the public and private sectors, and by substantially investing federal resources in research and development.

Sponsor: Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Financial Services; Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Small Business; Science, Space, and Technology; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committees on Small Business, Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, and Financial Services.

H.R.8742 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To extend the availability of amounts under the Coronavirus Relief Fund.

Sponsor: Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Oversight and Reform

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

H.R.8740 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Bank Service Company Act to cover credit unions to the same extent as such Act covers banks and savings associations, to provide the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency with the authority to regulate the provision of services provided to the Government-sponsored enterprises and Federal Home Loan Banks, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.8736 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow the sponsor of a drug to use a non-animal test as an alternative to an animal test for purposes of demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of a drug if such approach satisfies the requirements of the applicable statutes and regulations.

Sponsor: Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.4894 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to improve health care coverage under vision and dental plans, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Latest Action: Senate – 11/12/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Tax

H.R.8743 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make certain energy tax credits fully refundable and to delay the tax credit phase down, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.8737 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish a temperature checks pilot program for air transportation, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] (Introduced 11/12/2020) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Homeland Security; Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 11/12/2020 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.