Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will resume the impeachment trial of former President Donald John Trump.   


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

The House was not in session.

Today   

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

Roll Call Votes

1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #6, Denis Richard McDonough, of Maryland, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs; confirmed: 87-7.

Legislative Business

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.38, establishing procedures for access to the floor of the Senate and the Senate Wing of the Capitol during impeachment proceedings against Donald John Trump, former President of the United States.

S.Res.39, authorizing the instillation of appropriate equipment and furniture in the Senate chamber for the impeachment proceedings of Donald John Trump, former President of the United States.

S.Res.40, establishing procedures for access to the galleries of the Senate Chamber during impeachment proceedings against Donald John Trump, former President of the United States

S.Res.41, allowing limited laptop computer access on the floor of the Senate

S.Res.42, honoring the memories of the victims of the senseless attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018.

Executive Business

By voice vote, confirmed Executive Calendar #14, Kathleen Holland Hicks, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Defense.


Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 1:00pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will resume the impeachment trial of former President Donald John Trump. Then, the Senate is expected to consider a trial organizing resolution. If the Senate cannot adopt the resolution by unanimous consent, there will be a roll call vote on adoption of the resolution.

Additional roll call votes are expected during Tuesday’s session.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Nomination of Neera Tanden to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget

House Energy and Commerce

Back in Action: Restoring Federal Climate Leadership

House Education and Labor

Markup: Committee Print to comply with reconciliation directives included in section 2001 (b) of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2021, S.Con.Res. 5.


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.939 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To exempt certain wildfire mitigation activities from certain environmental requirements, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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.931 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To exempt from the Lacey Act and the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 certain water transfers between any of the States of Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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.

H.R.930 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide that nonnative species in the United States shall not be treated as endangered species or threatened species for purposes of that Act.

Sponsor: Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

S.283 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to establish a National Climate Bank.

Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.282 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.

Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (27)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.280 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to revise the policy of the Agency to address the threats of climate change, to include considerations of climate change in the strategic plan of the Agency, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.277 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to exempt from the Lacey Act and the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 certain water transfers between any of the States of Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.276 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to include a prohibition on the listing of a living nonnative species as a threatened species or an endangered species, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.273 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to improve the management of driftnet fishing.

Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Financial Services

H.R.935 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to exempt from registration brokers performing services in connection with the transfer of ownership of smaller privately held companies.

Sponsor: Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.905 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the health care professionals, first responders, scientists, researchers, all essential workers, and individuals who provided care and services during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sponsor: Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.959 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (82)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Education and Labor; Judiciary; Natural Resources; Agriculture; Veterans’ Affairs

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.957 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program to protect vulnerable mothers and babies from climate change risks, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (33)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.955 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to make medical assistance available to inmates during the 30-day period preceding their release.

Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.953 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide for the establishment of a COVID-19 containment and mitigation for essential workers program for assisting small businesses and employee representatives of essential workers to reopen or operate consistent with guidance and practices intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.951 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a national campaign to increase awareness of the importance of maternal vaccinations for the health of pregnant and postpartum individuals and their children, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (44)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.950 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish and implement a Perinatal Care Alternative Payment Model Demonstration Project, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (33)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.949 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for additional funding for teaching health centers graduate medical education.

Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.948 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To improve maternal health outcomes for incarcerated individuals, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (33)

Committees: House – Judiciary; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.945 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to States to educate providers, managed care entities, and other insurers about the value and process of delivering respectful maternal health care through diverse and multidisciplinary care provider models, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (34)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.944 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program to encourage specialty medicine physicians to serve in rural communities experiencing a shortage of specialty medicine physicians, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.943 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To address social determinants of maternal health with respect to pregnant and postpartum individuals, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (33)

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

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Agriculture, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.937 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to integrate telehealth models in maternity care services, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (34)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.936 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist States and local governments with the distribution and tracking of vaccines for COVID-19, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a national program to oversee the collection and maintenance of all Federal and State data on vaccinations of individuals in the United States for COVID-19 to achieve mass vaccination saturation immunity, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.941 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To reauthorize the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.925 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 201 et seq.) to authorize funding for maternal mortality review committees to promote representative community engagement, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (34)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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.918 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide coverage under the Medicaid program for vaccines and treatment for COVID-19 for uninsured individuals without the imposition of cost sharing requirements, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.909 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to establish a program to award grants to eligible entities to address maternal mental health conditions and substance use disorders with respect to pregnant and postpartum individuals, with a focus on racial and ethnic minority groups, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.908 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for Federal Exchange outreach and educational activities.

Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.302 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to establish a program to support county and municipal government entities in reducing the spread of COVID-19 through standardized testing and evaluation measures, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R-FL] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.298 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to require the Government Accountability Office to study the role pharmaceutical benefit managers play in the pharmaceutical supply chain and provide Congress with appropriate policy recommendations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.289 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to authorize appropriations for offsetting the costs related to reductions in research productivity resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.288 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to reauthorize the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.287 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to States to educate providers, managed care entities, and other insurers about the value and process of delivering respectful maternal health care through diverse and multidisciplinary care provider models, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.286 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal coronavirus vaccine.

Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.275 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to allow individuals to choose to opt out of the Medicare part A benefit.

Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.274 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide coverage under the Medicaid program for vaccines and treatment for COVID-19 for uninsured individuals without the imposition of cost sharing requirements, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Tax

H.R.952 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to suspend for 2020 the recapture of overpayment of advanced premium tax credit.

Sponsor: Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.946 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the dollar limitation on deduction of State and local taxes, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (9)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.942 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the application of the premium tax credit in the case of certain individuals who are unemployed during 2021.

Sponsor: Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.934 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the CARES Act to extend Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation and increase the weekly amount, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.933 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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 concerned.

H.R.928 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the child tax credit fully refundable, establish an increased child tax credit for young children, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (156)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.927 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit and make the credit fully refundable.

Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.919 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title IX of the Social Security Act to extend and increase emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.304 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to provide targeted funding for States and other eligible entities through the Social Services Block Grant program to address the increased burden that maintaining the health and hygiene of infants and toddlers, medically complex children, and low-income adults or adults with disabilities who rely on adult incontinence materials and supplies place on families in need, the resultant adverse health effects on children and families, and the limited child care options available for infants and toddlers who lack sufficient diapers and diapering supplies, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.271 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit and make the credit fully refundable.

Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (27)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.269 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the work opportunity credit.

Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation

H.R.947 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 23, United States Code, to modify certain requirements of the railway-highway crossings program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pence, Greg [R-IN-6] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.921 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit the transportation of horses in interstate transportation in a motor vehicle containing 2 or more levels stacked on top of one another, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (105)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.911 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue an order requiring installation of a secondary cockpit barrier on certain aircraft, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.906 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prohibit the Secretary of Transportation, acting through the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, from setting a requirement that air carriers and foreign air carriers must require an individual to test negative for COVID-19 to travel in air transportation on an air carrier, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/08/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.303 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to support the efforts of State and local governments to provide for priority testing of certain transportation workers with respect to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and require the owners and operators of equipment and facilities used by passenger or freight transportation employers to clean, disinfect, and sanitize that equipment and provide personal protective equipment to certain employees, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Latest Action: Senate – 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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