Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will meet in a Pro Forma session. 


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

The House was not in session.

Today   

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

The Senate was not in session.


Today   
The Senate will meet in a Pro Forma session at 10:15 a.m. 

HEARINGS COVERED


House Appropriations

COVID-19 and the Child Care Crisis

House Appropriations

Department of Veterans Affairs COVID-19 Response


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity

H.R.1090 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require software marketplace operators and developers of covered foreign software to provide to consumers a warning prior to the download of such software, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/Environment

H.R.1174 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to provide that the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior are not required to reinitiate consultation on a land management plan or land use plan under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Rosendale Sr., Matthew M. [R-MT-At Large] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (9)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 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.1146 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to authorize partnerships between States and nongovernmental entities for the purpose of reclaiming and restoring land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining activities before August 3, 1977, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.1144 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide assistance for programs and activities to protect the water quality of Puget Sound, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1141 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide that a project for the collocation of a telecommunications service facility is not subject to requirements to prepare certain environmental or historical preservation reviews.

Sponsor: Rep. Joyce, John [R-PA-13] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 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.1119 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To codify an Executive order securing the United States bulk-power system.

Sponsor: Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs; Oversight and Reform

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.1113 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To impose an annual deadline of June 1 for small refineries to submit petitions for exemptions from the renewable fuel requirements under section 211(o) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7545(o)) based on disproportionate economic hardship.

Sponsor: Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

H.R.1188 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to disclose information on pay raises made to executives and non-executive employees, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1187 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide for disclosure of additional material information about public companies and establish a Sustainable Finance Advisory Committee, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1151 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a Consumer Protection Relief Fund to empower lenders to deploy credit to vulnerable borrowers needing access to credit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sponsor: Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1143 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Truth in Lending Act to modify obligations relating to private education loans due to the disability of a cosigner or borrower of the loan, to amend title 11 of the United States Code to make student loans dischargeable, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

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

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.1138 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prohibit certain business concerns from receiving assistance from the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Jacobs, Chris [R-NY-27] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Small Business

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.1093 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prohibit financial investment by a United States person in foreign industrial defense corporations with substantial contracts with, ties to, or support from, the Chinese military and affiliated entities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services; Foreign Affairs

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 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.1087 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require reporting of certain expenditures for political activities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (10)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.1186 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reduce the threat of counterfeit drugs to the pharmaceutical supply chain, and to make the pharmaceutical supply chain more robust, while ensuring the authenticity, content, purity, and manufacturing location and batch number of drugs (including COVID-19 therapeutics and vaccines) and allowing patient verification of authenticity, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [R-NJ-2] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1185 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to certain States to inform patients about the risks of opioids and their analogues, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1184 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the treatment of rare diseases and conditions, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1176 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for prostate cancer screenings without the imposition of cost-sharing requirements, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1167 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the automatic qualification of certain Medicaid beneficiaries for premium and cost-sharing subsidies under part D of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 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.1166 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

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

Sponsor: Rep. Palmer, Gary J. [R-AL-6] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1118 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove the exclusion of Medicare coverage for hearing aids and examinations therefor, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (8)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 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.1106 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of hearing aids and related hearing services.

Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (9)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1100 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to include consumer facing websites and mobile applications owned or operated by a private entity, to establish web accessibility compliance standards for such websites and mobile applications, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1099 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a national system for individuals to register for the administration of a COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.1161 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude the portion of a lump-sum social security benefit payment that relates to periods prior to the taxable year from the determination of household income.

Sponsor: Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1128 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To allow expensing of amounts paid to move business property from China to the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Green, Mark E. [R-TN-7] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1116 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide for increased audits, improved technology infrastructure, and increased staff for the Internal Revenue Service for the purpose of reducing the tax gap, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (24)

Committees: House – Appropriations

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.

Transportation

H.R.1189 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Deepwater Port Act of 1974 to permit the construction of deepwater ports in Federal water adjacent to certain coastal States that do not have an active Coastal Zone Management Program.

Sponsor: Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1152 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to grants for buses and bus facilities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1142 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a grant program for projects to strengthen and protect vulnerable infrastructure used during mass evacuations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1089 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a program to provide grants to eligible entities to deploy, install, and operate advanced transportation technologies, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Balderson, Troy [R-OH-12] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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