Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet in a Pro Forma session. The Senate will consider the nomination of Janet Louise Yellen, of California, to be Secretary of the Treasury.   


THE HOUSE      

Friday  

The House was not in session.

Today   

The House will meet at 1:30 p.m. in a Pro Forma session.

THE SENATE      

Friday

Roll Call Votes

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1, Lloyd James Austin, of Georgia, to be Secretary of Defense; confirmed: 93-2.

Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, January 25, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #2, Janet Louise Yellen, of California, to be Secretary of the Treasury. The time until 5:30 p.m. will be equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees and at 5:30 p.m. the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Yellen nomination.

At 7:00 p.m., we expect the House managers will present Articles of Impeachment. They would read the text of H.Res.40, a resolution appointing and authorizing managers for the impeachment trial of Donald John Trump, former President of the United States; and then they would read the text of H.Res.24, a resolution impeaching Donald John Trump, former President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. The managers would then request leave to withdraw.

Monday, January 25th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.     Confirmation of Janet Yellen to be Secretary of the Treasury 


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity

S.27 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to require reporting of suspicious transmissions in order to assist in criminal investigations and counterintelligence activities relating to international terrorism, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 01/22/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Latest Action: Senate – 01/22/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Energy/Environment

S.29 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to nonpoint source management, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 01/22/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 01/22/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.28 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to include the State of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico outer Continental Shelf revenue sharing program, to extend the moratorium on oil and gas leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 01/22/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources

Latest Action: Senate – 01/22/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Health

S.32 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to provide for the establishment of a standing Health Force and a Resilience Force to respond to public health emergencies and meet public health needs.

Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 01/22/2021) Cosponsors: (11)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 01/22/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.30 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to set forth a method of determining maximum out-of-pocket limits and annual updates to premium tax credit eligibility under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 01/22/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 01/22/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Tax

S.20 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the global intangible low-taxed income by repealing the tax-free deemed return on investments and determining net CFC tested income on a per-country basis.

Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 01/22/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 01/22/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.