Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will consider the nomination of Lloyd James Austin, of Georgia, to be Secretary of Defense.


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

Passage of H.R. 335 – To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces – PASSED 326 – 78

Today   

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

Roll Call Votes

1.     Passage of H.R.335, Austin nomination waiver; passed: 69-27.


Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Friday, January 22, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #1, Lloyd James Austin, of Georgia, to be Secretary of Defense. There will be up to 10 minutes of debate followed by a vote on confirmation of the Austin nomination. We also hope to vote on confirmation of the Yellen and Blinken nominations this week.

Friday, January 22nd at approximately 10:30am – 1 roll call vote:

1.     Confirmation of Lloyd James Austin to be Secretary of Defense

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.425 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to reauthorize the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.406 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prohibit the sale of shark parts, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.405 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of the Interior to prohibit the use of lead ammunition on United States Fish and Wildlife Service lands, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.404 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To improve the management of driftnet fishing.

Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (16)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.403 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To repeal a restriction on the use of funds by the Securities and Exchange Commission to ensure shareholders of corporations have knowledge of corporate political activity.

Sponsor: Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (16)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.394 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To expand loan relief to all Federal student loan borrowers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (13)

Committees: House – Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Health

H.R.434 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to convene a task force to advise the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use on a national strategy for preventing mental health and substance use crises during a public health emergency, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.433 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a grant program for family community organizations that provide support for individuals struggling with substance use disorder and their families.

Sponsor: Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.432 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under part B of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 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.387 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prevent doses of vaccines for COVID-19 from being wasted, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.379 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To authorize the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to carry out a Social Determinants of Health Program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (30)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.374 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prohibit the availability of United States contributions to the World Health Organization until Congress receives a full report on China and the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Boebert, Lauren [R-CO-3] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Foreign Affairs

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

H.R.435 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To exclude from tax certain payments of Federal pandemic unemployment compensation, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (14)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.431 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable tax credit against income tax for the purchase of qualified access technology for the blind.

Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.429 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States.

Sponsor: Rep. Steube, W. Gregory [R-FL-17] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.416 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To allow the Secretary of the Treasury to accept public donations to fund the construction of a barrier on the border between the United States and Mexico, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Homeland Security; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, 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.399 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a forgivable economic injury disaster loan program for small business concerns located near the United States border, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Small Business; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the Committee on Small Business, 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 concerned.

H.R.384 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify employer-provided fringe benefits for bicycle commuting.

Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.373 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To treat certain face coverings and disinfectants as medical expenses for purposes of certain Federal tax benefits.

Sponsor: Rep. Curtis, John R. [R-UT-3] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.424 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of Transportation to conduct a study on the unsafe use of electric scooters, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation.

H.R.389 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To impose safety requirements on commercial air tour flights, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-1] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.386 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to funding for certain safety projects, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.385 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to make grants for the operation of a clearinghouse to collect, conduct, and fund research on the influences of highly automated vehicles on land use, urban design, transportation, real estate, and municipal budgets, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology; Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.383 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To include certain eligibility requirements in the surface transportation system funding alternatives program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.382 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, with respect to bikeshare projects, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 01/21/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 01/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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