Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider H.Res. __ – Adopting the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress, and for other purposes (Rep. Hoyer – Rules). The Senate is not in session.


THE HOUSE      

Friday  

The House was not in session.

Today   

On Monday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:00 a.m. – Evening.

No “One Minutes”

H.Res. __ – Adopting the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress, and for other purposes (Rep. Hoyer – Rules)

THE SENATE      

Friday

On Friday, the Senate passed:

H.R.2444 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

Eastern European Security Act

Sponsor: Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] (Introduced 05/01/2019) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Foreign Affairs | Senate – Foreign Relations

Latest Action: 01/03/2021 Presented to President.

H.R.4508 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act

Sponsor: Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] (Introduced 09/26/2019) Cosponsors: (32)

Committees: House – Foreign Affairs | Senate – Foreign Relations

Latest Action: 01/03/2021 Presented to President.

S.5086 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

Senate Shared Employee Act

Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 01/01/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Latest Action: House – 01/03/2021 Held at the desk.


Today   
The Senate is not in session.
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.9067 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To establish an office within the Department of Commerce to coordinate all non-defense related deployment and activities related to blockchain technology within the Federal Government.

Sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 12/31/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 12/31/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9061 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to establish a credit to any bid for a lease that includes a commitment to use a project labor agreement, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] (Introduced 12/31/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 12/31/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.9056 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act to secure the supply of critical energy resources, including critical minerals and other materials, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] (Introduced 12/28/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 12/28/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9054 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To advance clean power technology development and use through innovation and clean energy standards, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] (Introduced 12/28/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology; Ways and Means; Natural Resources; Transportation and Infrastructure; Oversight and Reform

Latest Action: House – 12/28/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, Ways and Means, Natural Resources, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Oversight and Reform.

Financial Services

H.R.9059 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require Federal financial supervisory agencies to evaluate a financial institution’s record of meeting community environmentally sustainable investment needs as part of examinations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] (Introduced 12/31/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 12/31/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9055 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to public housing agencies for the purpose of providing tenant-based assistance to individuals experiencing an economic crisis or natural disaster, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Introduced 12/28/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Education and Labor; Budget

Latest Action: House – 12/29/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

Health

H.R.9058 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To require the Director of the National Institutes of Health to enter into a contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study addiction to and dependence on social media applications, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] (Introduced 12/31/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 12/31/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9057 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to develop and test an expanded and advanced role for direct-care workers who provide long-term services and supports to older adults and people with disabilities in efforts to coordinate care and improve the efficiency of service delivery, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] (Introduced 12/31/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 12/31/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

S.5085 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the additional 2020 recovery rebates, to repeal section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Introduced 12/29/2020) Cosponsors: (1)

Latest Action: Senate – 12/30/2020 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 644.

H.R.9051 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

CASH Act of 2020

Sponsor: Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] (Introduced 12/28/2020) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Budget

Latest Action: Senate – 12/30/2020 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 645.

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