Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will complete consideration of H.Con.Res. 11. The Senate will resume consideration of S.Con.Res.5.


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 85 – Rule Providing for Consideration of H.Con.Res. 11 –Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2021 andsetting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2022 through 2030 and H.R. 447 –National Apprenticeship Act of 2021- PASSED 219 – 207

Adoption of H. Res. 85 – 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 and H.R. 447 – National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 – ADOPTED 216 – 210

Today   

Today, the House will meet at 1:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Complete 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)

The Rule, which was adopted on Tuesday, provides for three hours of debate, with two hours equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on the Budget, and one hour, on the subject of economic goals and policies, equally divided and controlled by Representatives Beyer of Virginia and Schweikert of Arizona or their respective designees.

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

Roll Call Votes

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #5, Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg, of Indiana, to be Secretary of Transportation; confirmed: 86-13.

2.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #4, Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, of the District of Columbia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security; confirmed: 56-43.

3.     Motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.5, budget resolution; agreed to: 50-49.

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.23: honoring the life and legacy of Henry Louis Aaron.

Adopted S.Res.25: designating the week of January 24 through January 30, 2021 as “National School Choice Week”.

Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.Con.Res.5, with 31 hours remaining.

Under the law governing the Budget’s consideration, the Senate is in 50 hours for debate, equally divided, on the concurrent resolution. Each first degree amendment is subject to 2 hours for debate equally divided and second degree amendments are subject to 1 hour for debate equally divided (within the 50 hours). Upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will dispose of any pending amendments. There is no limit to the number of amendments that can be offered at the end of the debate time and before a vote on adoption of the concurrent resolution. As a result, there will be a number of roll call votes at the end of that time.

Roll call votes are possible during Wednesday’s session of the Senate.

HEARINGS COVERED
Senate Foreign Relations

Business Meeting

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

Hearing to Examine Global Climate Trends and Progress in Addressing Climate Change

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Nomination of Miguel Cardona to be Secretary of Education

House Energy and Commerce

Road to Recovery: Ramping Up COVID-19 Vaccines, Testing, and Medical Supply Chain

Wilson Center

Corruption in Central America: Challenges, Defeats, and Glimmers of Hope

Senate Environment and Public Works

Nomination of Michael Regan to be EPA Administrator

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.737 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To extend the authorities under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act of 2016 providing operational flexibility, drought relief, and other benefits to the State of California.

Sponsor: Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (10)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

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

H.R.684 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Sponsor: Rep. Armstrong, Kelly [R-ND-At Large] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (85)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources

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

S.182 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to withdraw certain Federal land in the Pecos Watershed area of the State of New Mexico from mineral entry, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.180 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to withdraw certain Bureau of Land Management land from mineral development.

Sponsor: Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.173 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to provide for the designation of certain wilderness areas, recreation management areas, and conservation areas in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.171 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Sponsor: Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (14)

Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.733 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to require special measures for domestic financial institutions in connection with INSTEX, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Steil, Bryan [R-WI-1] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/02/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.699 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to provide complaint and burden of proof requirements for certain actions for breach of fiduciary duty.

Sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services; Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 02/02/2021 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.

S.185 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to limit the face value of coins.

Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.174 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to modify the 7(a) loan guaranty program of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.161 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a program to establish a program to assist small business concerns with purchasing cybersecurity products and services, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.160 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish an Innovation Voucher Grant Program.

Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.158 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to promote international efforts in combating corruption, kleptocracy, and illicit finance by foreign officials and other foreign persons, including through a new anti-corruption action fund, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Health

H.R.736 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to covered health departments to increase the rate of recommended immunizations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.732 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prohibit unconscionable pricing of emergency supplies for responders during a Federal emergency period, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.728 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish an Emergency Office of Manufacturing for Public Health, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.726 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities to conduct diagnostic testing for COVID-19, and related activities such as contact tracing, through mobile health units and, as necessary, at individuals’ residences, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (34)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.724 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for reciprocal marketing approval of certain drugs, biological products, and devices that are authorized to be lawfully marketed abroad, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Roy, Chip [R-TX-21] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.722 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to require coverage under the Medicaid program and Children’s Health Insurance Program for vaccines and treatment for COVID-19 without the imposition of cost sharing requirements, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.721 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend projects relating to children and to provide access to school-based comprehensive mental health programs.

Sponsor: Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (62)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.719 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To allow States to approve the use of diagnostic tests during a public health emergency.

Sponsor: Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.710 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To create a Coronavirus Containment Corps, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (39)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/02/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.708 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide temporary licensing reciprocity for telehealth and interstate health care treatment.

Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.706 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To authorize grants to address substance use during COVID-19.

Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

H.R.689 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a Patient and State Stability Fund.

Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/02/2021 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.688 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To permit a licensed health care provider to provide health care services to individuals in one or more States in which the provider is not licensed.

Sponsor: Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

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

S.184 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor to issue 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: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.179 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to authorize the appropriation of an additional $10,000,000,000 to secure critical materials and supplies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.176 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to require a longitudinal study on the impact of COVID-19.

Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.168 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to provide temporary licensing reciprocity for telehealth and interstate health care treatment.

Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.167 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to covered health departments to increase the rate of recommended immunizations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.166 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to authorize grants to address substance use during COVID-19.

Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.165 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States, political subdivisions of States, Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, community-based entities, and primary care and behavioral health organizations to address behavioral health needs caused by the public health emergency declared with respect to COVID-19.

Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.164 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to educate health care providers and the public on biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.162 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill 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: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.157 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to provide funding for the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use to award grants for the purpose of supporting virtual peer behavioral health support services, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.155 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to permit a licensed health care provider to provide health care services to individuals in one or more States in which the provider is not licensed.

Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.154 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for reciprocal marketing approval of certain drugs, biological products, and devices that are authorized to be lawfully marketed abroad, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.152 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to allow States to approve the use of diagnostic tests during a public health emergency.

Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.150 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the inclusion of certain audio-only diagnoses in the determination of risk adjustment for Medicare Advantage plans, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Tax

H.R.738 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require employers to pay essential pay to health care employees during public health emergencies, and to provide a tax credit for the cost of such pay.

Sponsor: Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 02/02/2021 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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.727 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure communications accessibility for residents of skilled nursing facilities during the COVID-19 emergency period.

Sponsor: Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

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

H.R.725 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and improve health savings accounts, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Roy, Chip [R-TX-21] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (18)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

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

H.R.723 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title III of the Social Security Act to require States to compare information regarding Federal inmates for purposes of combating fraud in unemployment compensation, and for other purposes.

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

Committees: House – Ways and Means

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

H.R.698 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the alternative fuel refueling property credit.

Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (11)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

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

H.R.697 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the denial of deduction for certain excessive employee remuneration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (13)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

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

H.R.696 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a limitation on excess business losses of non-corporate taxpayers and to modify the carryback of net operating losses for certain taxable years.

Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (31)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

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

H.R.685 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt a portion of unemployment compensation received during 2020 from income taxes.

Sponsor: Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

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

S.178 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the denial of deduction for certain excessive employee remuneration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.175 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt a portion of unemployment compensation received during 2020 from income taxes.

Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (8)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.153 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and improve health savings accounts, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.151 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to provide for an emergency increase in Federal funding to State Medicaid programs for expenditures on home and community-based services.

Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (18)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.149 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide Secretarial authority to temporarily waive or modify application of certain Medicare requirements with respect to ambulance services furnished during certain emergency periods.

Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.148 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain dependent income when calculating modified adjusted gross income for the purposes of eligibility for premium tax credits.

Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.147 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a limitation on excess business losses of non-corporate taxpayers and to modify the carryback of net operating losses for certain taxable years.

Sponsor: Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (16)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation

H.R.712 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to enter into appropriate arrangements with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide for a report on the health impacts of air traffic noise and pollution, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/02/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.694 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Passenger Rail Investment Improvement Act of 2008 to prohibit certain funding to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority until certain conditions are met, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] (Introduced 02/02/2021) Cosponsors: (8)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/02/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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