Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will complete consideration of H.R. 447 – National Apprenticeship Act of 2021. The Senate is not in session.   


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 92 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H. Res. 72 – Removing a certain Member from certain standing committees of the House of Representatives – PASSED 218 – 209


Adoption of H. Res. 92 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H. Res. 72 – Removing a certain Member from certain standing committees of the House of Representatives  – ADOPTED 218 – 210


Motion to Adjourn – REJECTED 205 – 218


Adoption of H.Res. 72 – Removing a certain Member from certain standing committees of the House of Representatives – ADOPTED 230 – 199  

Today   

Today, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected in the early afternoon.

Complete Consideration of H.R. 447 – National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 (Rep. Scott (VA) – Education and Labor)

The Rule, which was adopted on Tuesday, provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and Labor, makes in order 26 amendments, and allows for amendments to be offered en bloc.  A full list of amendments can be found here.

Pending Senate passage, the House may consider S.Con.Res. 5 – A concurrent resolution setting forth 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 (Sen. Sanders – Budget) (Subject to a Rule)

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

1.           Wicker-Sinema Amdt #261 (Restaurants) – AGREED TO 90-10

2.           Scott SC Amdt #53 (Nursing Home Deaths) – NOT AGREED TO 50-50

3.           Rubio/Scott SC Amdt #69 (Small Business Prevent Tax Increases) AGREED TO 100-0

4.           Blunt/Scott SC Amdt #48 (Vaccinated Teachers) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

VOICE VOTE – Thune Amdt #52 as modified (Mobile Workforce) AGREED TO BY VOICE VOTE

5.           Young Amdt #54 (Non-Citizens) AGREED TO 58-42

6.           Manchin Amdt #775 (Direct Payments) AGREED TO 99-1

7.           Toomey Amdt #553 (State and Local Law Enforcement) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

8.           Cardin Amdt #716 (Vaccine Administration & Public Awareness) AGREED TO 100-0

9.           Barrasso Amdt #653 (Schools/Oil and Gas Leasing) AGREED TO 98-2

10.        Motion to Waive Budget Point of Order RE: Sasse Amdt #192 (Abortion/Degree of Care) NOT AGREED TO 52-48

11.        Motion to Waive Budget Point of Order RE: Graham Amdt #687 (US Mexico Agreements) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

12.        Motion to Waive Budget Point of Order RE: Ernst Amdt #132 (Prioritization of Custody) NOT AGREED TO 52-48

13.        Collins Amdt #546 (Rural Hospitals) AGREED TO 99-1

14.        Shaheen #834 as modified (Domestic Violence) AGREED TO 100-0

15.        Braun Amdt #833 (Fracking) AGREED TO 57-43

16.        Motion to Waive Budget Point of Order RE: Grassley Amdt #91 NOT AGREED TO 49-51

VOICE VOTE – Cortez Masto Amdt #853 (Hospitality) AGREED TO BY VOICE VOTE

17.        Inhofe Amdt #786 (Israel) AGREED TO 97-3

18.        Paul Amdt #1 (Substitute Paul Budget) NOT AGREED TO 29-71

VOICE VOTE Ernst Amdt #767 (Minimum Wage) AGREED TO BY VOICE VOTE

19.        Daines Amdt #678 (Keystone Pipeline) AGREED TO 52-48

20.        Johnson Amdt #542 (Border Security) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

21.        Lee #821 (Freedom of Religion) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

22.        Cornyn Amdt #558 (Police Funding) AGREED TO 100-0

23.        Motion to Waive Budget Point of Order RE: Cotton Amdt #66 (Supreme Court) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

24.        Motion to Waive Budget Point of Order RE: Cassidy Amdt #483 (EIP to Prisoners) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

25.        Kennedy Amdt #782 (Small Business/Civil Disorder) NOT AGREED TO 49-51

26.        Paul Amdt #441 (Road Construction) NOT AGREED TO 8-92

27.        Lee Amdt #770 (Oil and Gas Leases) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

28.        Motion to Waive Budget Point of Order RE: Cruz Amdt #811 (Employment Based Visas) NOT AGREED TO 40-60

29.        Scott (FL) Amdt #872 (Immigration) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

30.        Capito Amdt #655 (WOTUS) AGREED TO 51-49

31.        Lankford Amdt #837 (State and Local/Religion) AGREED TO 51-49

32.        Crapo Amdt #55 (Permanent lower tax rates) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

33.        Hoeven Amdt #887 (Carbon Tax) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

VOICE VOTE Portman Amdt #816 (COVID 19 fund transparency) AGREED TO BY VOICE VOTE

34.        Romney Amdt #803 (TRUST Act) AGREED TO 71-29

35.        Lee Amdt #253 (Health Saving accounts) AGREED TO 53-47

36.        Cruz Amdt #871 (Refineries) NOT AGREED TO 26-74

VOICE VOTE  Murkowski Amdt #806 (Oil and Gas imports) AGREED TO BY VOICE VOTE

37.        Motion to Waive Budget RE: Sullivan Amdt #461 (Natural Gas) NOT AGREED TO 51-         49

38.        Rubio Amdt #651 (Catch and Release) NOT AGREED TO 50-50

39.        Schumer Amdt #888 (Substitute) AGREED TO 50-50 Vice President votes Affirmative

40.        McConnell Amdt #889 (to Sanders #888)  NOT AGREED TO 50-50

41.        S.Con.Res.5 Budget resolution, as amended ADOPTED 50-50 Vice President votes Affirmative


Today   
The Senate is not in session.
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity

Energy/Environment

H.R.817 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To extend the authorization for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.

Sponsor: Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.815 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend Public Law 115-97 (commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) to repeal the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil and gas program, and to preserve the Arctic coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, as wilderness in recognition of its extraordinary natural ecosystems and for the permanent good of present and future generations of Americans.

Sponsor: Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (49)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.810 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.806 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.803 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To designate certain lands in the State of Colorado as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Armed Services

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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.794 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the President to declare a national climate emergency under the National Emergencies Act, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (28)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services; Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; Agriculture; Small Business

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Small Business.

Financial Services

H.R.843 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act to raise the borrowing limit of the Commodity Credit Corporation.

Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.816 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish a grant program to help revitalize certain localities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (27)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.809 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To expand the payment of principal, interest, and fees for certain disaster loans under the CARES Act, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Fletcher, Lizzie [D-TX-7] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Small Business

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.808 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking.

Sponsor: Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Financial Services; Foreign Affairs

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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.793 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a $120,000,000,000 Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide structured relief to food service or drinking establishments, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services; Ways and Means; Budget

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and the Budget.

H.R.790 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to bring the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection into the regular appropriations process, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (21)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.853 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to limit the orphan drug exclusion under the drug discount program under section 340B of such title.

Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.851 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to support schools of nursing in program enhancement and infrastructure modernization, increasing the number of nursing faculty and students, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.844 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to increase enforcement under Medicare and Medicaid for skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities during the COVID-19 emergency period and other infectious disease outbreak periods, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 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.838 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To support children with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sponsor: Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Appropriations; Budget

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, 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.

H.R.834 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.832 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada.

Sponsor: Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.831 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to encourage the rapid development of certain public health data standards, authorize epidemiological surveillance grants, and authorize a data linkage demonstration project, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.801 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a grant program to support schools of medicine and schools of osteopathic medicine in underserved areas.

Sponsor: Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.796 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage without imposing any cost sharing requirements for certain items and services furnished during any portion of the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.791 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To improve activities for the gathering of data on, and the tracking of, new variants of COVID-19.

Sponsor: Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (11)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.848 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for renewable energy and energy efficiency, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (34)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.840 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify rules related to rents received by real estate investment trusts from related parties.

Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.837 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow charitable organizations to make statements relating to political campaigns if such statements are made in the ordinary course of carrying out its tax exempt purpose.

Sponsor: Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.835 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish American opportunity accounts, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (17)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.833 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the exclusion for employer-provided dependent care assistance including the limitation on dependent care flexible spending arrangements.

Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.828 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII and title XIX of the Social Security Act to codify certain infection control and emergency preparedness regulations, to prohibit a reduction in the frequency of surveys of skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities, to prohibit the waiver of certain reporting requirements, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.822 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate tax and retain stepped-up basis at death.

Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.821 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify reporting requirements, promote tax compliance, and reduce tip reporting compliance burdens in the beauty service industry.

Sponsor: Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.805 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide for an extension of temporary financing of short-time compensation programs.

Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.804 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (197)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.802 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the temporary limitation on personal casualty losses, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.799 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Commissioner of Internal Revenue to submit a report on the Taxpayer Identification Number Perfection Program.

Sponsor: Rep. Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [R-GA-1] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.795 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide supplementary 2021 recovery rebates to eligible individuals.

Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.786 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To allow tax credits to State and local governments for paid sick leave and paid family and medical leave.

Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.849 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the America COMPETES Act to establish certain scientific integrity policies for Federal agencies that fund, conduct, or oversee scientific research, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (162)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.792 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a grant program to facilitate the installation, on bridges, of evidence-based suicide deterrents, including suicide prevention nets and barriers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 02/04/2021) Cosponsors: (17)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.