Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider H.Res. ___ – Rule Providing for Consideration of H.Con.Res. 11 – Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2021 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2022 through 2030. The Senate will consider Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg, of Indiana, to be Secretary of Transportation and will resume consideration of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, of the District of Columbia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security.    


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

The House was not in session.

Today   

Today, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

H.Res. ___ – Rule Providing for Consideration of H.Con.Res. 11 – Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2021 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2022 through 2030 (Rep. Yarmuth – Budget) and H.R. 447 – National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 (Rep. Scott (VA) – Education and Labor)

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

Agreed to H.Con.Res.10, permitting the remains of the late United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick to lie in honor in the rotunda of the Capitol.

Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #5, Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg, of Indiana, to be Secretary of Transportation. The time until 12:00 noon will be equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. At 12:00 noon, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Buttigieg nomination.

Following disposition of the Buttigieg nomination, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #4, Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, of the District of Columbia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security, and then recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

At 2:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Mayorkas nomination.

The Senate is expected to consider a budget resolution this week, beginning as early as Tuesday. Additional roll call votes are possible during Tuesday’s session.

Tuesday, February 2nd at 12:00 noon – roll call vote:

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #5, Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg, of Indiana, to be Secretary of Transportation.

Tuesday, February 2nd at 2:30pm – roll call vote:

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #4, Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, of the District of Columbia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security


HEARINGS COVERED

House Energy and Commerce

No Time to Lose: Solutions to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations in the States


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity

H.R.651 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To protect the privacy of health information during a national health emergency.

Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (22)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/Environment

H.R.667 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Indian Health Service, to acquire private land to facilitate access to the Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center in Hemet, California, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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.660 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of Commerce to establish a grant program to benefit coastal habitats, resiliency, and the economy, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.655 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Helium Act to ensure continued access to helium for holders of Federal research grants, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.653 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to permanently prohibit the conduct of offshore drilling on the outer Continental Shelf off the coast of California, Oregon, and Washington.

Sponsor: Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (30)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.644 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to authorize assignment to States of Federal agency environmental review responsibilities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Health

H.R.675 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prohibit price gouging in connection with the public health emergency resulting from COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.666 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for public health research and investment into understanding and eliminating structural racism and police violence.

Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (39)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.654 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide the Administrator of the Drug-Free Communities Support Program the authority to waive the Federal fund limitation for the Drug-Free Communities Support Program.

Sponsor: Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.646 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Labor to provide for an emergency temporary standard that requires operators to develop and implement a comprehensive infectious disease exposure control plan to protect miners from exposure to SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (14)

Committees: House – Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Tax

H.R.664 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require public disclosure of individual tax returns of the President, the Vice President, and Members of Congress, and candidates for such offices.

Sponsor: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.663 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require inclusion of the taxpayer’s social security number to claim the refundable portion of the child tax credit.

Sponsor: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.638 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide that any estimate prepared by the Congressional Budget Office or the Joint Committee on Taxation shall include costs relating to servicing the public debt, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cloud, Michael [R-TX-27] (Introduced 02/01/2021) Cosponsors: (21)

Committees: House – Budget; Rules

Latest Action: House – 02/01/2021 Referred to the Committee on Rules, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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.

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