Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider H.Res. __ – Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1 and H.R. 1280 – George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021. The Senate will resume consideration of Miguel A. Cardona, of Connecticut, to be Secretary of Education.


THE HOUSE      

Friday

Complete Consideration of H.R. 803 – Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (Sponsored by Rep. Diana DeGette / Natural Resources Committee) – PASSED 227-200

H. Res. 166 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 1319 – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – ADOPTED 219-210

H.R. 1319 – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Rep. John Yarmuth / Budget Committee) – PASSED 219-212

Today   

Today, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

H.Res. __ – Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1 – For the People Act of 2021 (Rep. Sarbanes – House Administration) and H.R. 1280 – George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021 (Rep. Bass – Judiciary)

THE SENATE      

Friday

The Senate was not in session.


Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Following the prayer and pledge, we expect that Sonceria Ann Berry will be sworn in as Secretary of the Senate.

Following the swearing-in and Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #16, Miguel A. Cardona, of Connecticut, to be Secretary of Education.

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Cardona nomination. Following disposition of the nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #8, Gina Marie Raimondo, of Rhode Island, to be Secretary of Commerce.

Cloture has also been filed on Executive Calendar #13, Cecilia Elena Rouse, of New Jersey, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

Monday March 1st at 5:30pm – 2 roll call votes:

1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #16, Miguel A. Cardona, of Connecticut, to be Secretary of Education.

2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #8, Gina Marie Raimondo, of Rhode Island, to be Secretary of Commerce.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.1442 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Animal Welfare Act to require that covered persons develop and implement emergency contingency plans.

Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (120)

Committees: House – Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.1438 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a national integrated flood information system within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (8)

Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology; Natural Resources; Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.1437 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 to direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide comprehensive and regularly updated Federal precipitation information, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (8)

Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.1424 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish the St. Croix National Heritage Area, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.1403 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to reissue a final rule relating to removing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem population of grizzly bears from the Federal list of endangered and threatened wildlife.

Sponsor: Rep. Cheney, Liz [R-WY-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.1443 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to require the collection of small business loan data related to LGBTQ-owned businesses.

Sponsor: Rep. Torres, Ritchie [D-NY-15] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (35)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1411 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Small Business Act to allow certain ranchers and farmers categorized as partnerships to use an alternative calculation for a maximum loan amount under the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Hagedorn, Jim [R-MN-1] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (54)

Committees: House – Small Business

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.1395 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to discount FHA single-family mortgage insurance premium payments for first-time homebuyers who complete a financial literacy housing counseling program.

Sponsor: Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.1439 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicaid program of non-invasive prenatal genetic screening.

Sponsor: Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1406 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to collect, analyze, and report qualitative and quantitative data on the use of telehealth during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Sponsor: Rep. Curtis, John R. [R-UT-3] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 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.1400 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish and support public awareness campaigns to address COVID-19-related health disparities and promote vaccination.

Sponsor: Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1397 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide for strategies to increase access to telehealth under the Medicaid program and Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1391 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services and other Federal officials to compile into a searchable database information relating to Federal support for biomedical research and development related to COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (44)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs; Science, Space, and Technology; Judiciary; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs, Science, Space, and Technology, the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

Tax

H.R.1431 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the work opportunity credit to small businesses which hire individuals who are members of the Ready Reserve or National Guard, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1430 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to cover into the treasury of the Virgin Islands revenue from tax on fuel produced in the Virgin Islands and entered into the United States.

Sponsor: Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1429 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the residence and source rules to provide for economic recovery in the possessions of the United States.

Sponsor: Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1428 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the source rules to provide for economic recovery in the possessions of the United States.

Sponsor: Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1427 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that certain bona fide residents of the Virgin Islands who are shareholders of corporations organized under the laws of the Virgin Islands are not treated as United States persons for purposes of determining certain inclusions in gross income with respect to such corporations.

Sponsor: Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1426 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain amounts from the tested income of controlled foreign corporations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1425 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitation on the cover over of distilled spirits taxes to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Sponsor: Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1416 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to recognize Indian tribal governments for purposes of determining under the adoption credit whether a child has special needs.

Sponsor: Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1398 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide a credit against payroll taxes to businesses and nonprofit organizations that purchase or upgrade ventilation and air filtration systems to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne communicable diseases.

Sponsor: Rep. Bourdeaux, Carolyn [D-GA-7] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1396 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax-exempt financing of certain government-owned buildings.

Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 02/26/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 02/26/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.