Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider H.Res. 21. The Senate is not in session.


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

The House met in a Pro Forma session.

Today   

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

No “One Minutes”

H.Res. 21 – Calling on Vice President Michael R. Pence to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments of the Cabinet to activate section 4 of the 25th Amendment to declare President Donald J. Trump incapable of executing the duties of his office and to immediately exercise powers as acting President (Rep. Raskin – Judiciary) (Subject to a Rule)

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

The Senate was not in session.


Today   
The Senate will meet in a Pro Forma session at 12:30 p.m. 


HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Armed Services

Civilian Control of the Armed Forces


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.274 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the Exclusive Economic Zone except in accordance with a law authorizing such action.

Sponsor: Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.273 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To prevent the escapement of genetically altered salmon in the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.272 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend the National Marine Sanctuaries Act to prescribe an additional requirement for the designation of marine sanctuaries off the coast of Alaska, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.271 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish.

Sponsor: Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.270 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend the market name of genetically altered salmon in the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.267 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To extend the wildfire and hurricane indemnity program to cover certain crop losses in calendar year 2020, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.263 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to clarify provisions enacted by the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, to further the conservation of certain wildlife species, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.260 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To address the disparate impact of climate change on women and support the efforts of women globally to address climate change, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (36)

Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee.

H.R.247 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To provide for no net increase in the total acreage of certain Federal land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, or the Forest Service, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.245 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend sections 111, 169, and 171 of the Clean Air Act to clarify when a physical change in, or change in the method of operation of, a stationary source constitutes a modification or construction, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.241 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To reauthorize the Tropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Act of 1998.

Sponsor: Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Foreign Affairs

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Health

H.R.265 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to eliminate the general Medicaid funding limitations for territories of the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (30)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.259 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to address the increased burden that maintaining the health and hygiene of infants and toddlers places on families in need, the resultant adverse health effects on children and families, and the limited child care options available for infants and toddlers who lack sufficient diapers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (13)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee.

H.R.254 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to create a National Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Consortium to provide grants, coordinate synergistic research, and targeted therapy with respect to the causes of, and risk factors associated with, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.253 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To expand and enhance existing adult day programs for younger people with neurological diseases or conditions (such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injury, or other similar diseases or conditions) to support and improve access to respite services for family caregivers who are taking care of such people, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.243 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (79)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.238 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide benefits for lung cancer screenings for certain individuals without the imposition of cost sharing.

Sponsor: Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.258 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for expenses for household and elder care services necessary for gainful employment.

Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.257 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the work opportunity tax credit with respect to the hiring of veterans in the field of renewable energy.

Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.269 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To enhance the safety of ports of entry in the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.248 — 117th Congress(2021-2022)

To amend title 23, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the surface transportation block grant program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] (Introduced 01/11/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 01/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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