Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet at 6:00 p.m. and recess until the Joint Session. The Senate is expected to vote on the nomination of Samantha Power, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development and on adoption of S.J.Res.14.


THE HOUSE       

Yesterday   

The House was not in session. 

Today    

The House will meet at 6:00 p.m. and recess until the Joint Session. 

THE SENATE       

Yesterday  

Roll Call Votes 

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #58, Jason Scott Miller, of Maryland, to be Deputy Director for Management, Office of Management and Budget; confirmed: 81-13. 

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #54, Janet Garvin McCabe, of Indiana, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; invoked: 52-42. 

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #54, Janet Garvin McCabe, of Indiana, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; confirmed: 52-42. 

4.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #68, Colin Hackett Kahl,  to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; invoked: 49-44. 

5.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #68, Colin Hackett Kahl, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; confirmed: 49-45. 

6.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #34, S.914, Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021; invoked: 92-2. 

Legislative Business 

Completed the Rule 14 process to place S.1364, Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, on the Legislative Calendar of Business. 

Adopted S.Res.180: supporting the designation of the week of April 26 through April 30, 2021, as “National Specialized Instructional Support Personnel Appreciation Week”. 

Passed S.848: to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 in order to improve the service obligation verification process for TEACH Grant recipients, and for other purposes. 


Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. 

Following Leader remarks, we expect Senator Schumer to move to proceed to S.J.Res.14, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to ‘‘Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review’’ [Methane]. 

Under the rule, once a motion to proceed is agreed to (expected voice vote) there will be up to 10 hours of debate equally divided prior to a vote on adoption of the joint resolution. 

At 12:30 p.m., the cloture motion will ripen on Executive Calendar #61, Samantha Power, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development. At that time, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture. 

We expect to vote on confirmation of the Power nomination and on adoption of S.J.Res.14 during Wednesday’s session. Senators will  be notified when those votes are expected. 

At 9:00 p.m., President Joe Biden will address a Joint Session of Congress from the Hall of the House of Representatives in the U.S. Capitol. The Senate will begin gathering in the Senate Chamber at 8:15 p.m. to proceed as a body to the Hall of the House. 

During Tuesday’s session the Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Calendar #34, S.914, Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021, and the substitute amendment #1460 was made pending. Discussions continue on a path forward in relation to the bill. 



HEARINGS COVERED


Senate Commerce  

Endless Frontier Act Markup 

Senate HELP  

Examining Our COVID-19 Response: Using Lessons Learned to Address Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders 

House Energy and Commerce  

The Long Haul: Forging a Path through the Lingering Effects of COVID-19 

House Financial Services  

Examining the Role of Municipal Bond Markets in Advancing – and Undermining – Economic, Racial and Social Justice 

House Ways and Means  

Charting the Path Forward for Telehealth 

Senate Appropriations  

Review of the Activities and Fiscal Year 2022 Funding Priorities of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs  

The Non-Governmental Organization Perspective on the Southwest Border 


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

 

Energy/Environment 

S.1372 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend and enhance the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act to improve the conservation of sharks, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (3) 

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 

Financial Services 

S.1392 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to establish the Federal Rainy Day Fund to control emergency spending. 

Sponsor: Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (0) 

Committees: Senate – Budget 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget. 

S.1389 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to provide relief to workers impacted by COVID-19 and support for reopening businesses, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (2) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

S.1382 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to prohibit abortion providers from receiving a covered loan under the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (25) 

Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. 

Health 

S.1397 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the collection and availability of health data with respect to Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (5) 

Committees: Senate – Indian Affairs 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. 

S.1391 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide best practices on student suicide awareness and prevention training and condition State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and tribal educational agencies receiving funds under section 520A of such Act to establish and implement a school-based student suicide awareness and prevention training policy. 

Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (0) 

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

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 

S.1390 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to improve mental health services for students, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (0) 

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

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 

S.1388 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to require the Federal Trade Commission to study the role of intermediaries in the pharmaceutical supply chain and provide Congress with appropriate policy recommendations, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (5) 

Committees: Senate – Judiciary 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 

S.1383 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop best practices for the establishment and use of behavioral intervention teams at schools, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (1) 

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

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 

Tax 

S.1399 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow qualified distributions from health savings accounts for certain home care expenses. 

Sponsor: Sen. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (3) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

S.1387 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the credit for electricity produced from certain renewable resources, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Lankford, James [R-OK] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (3) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

S.1376 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the definition of municipal solid waste. 

Sponsor: Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (4) 

Committees: Senate – Finance 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 

Transportation 

S.1386 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) 

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for efforts relating to Move Over laws, to amend title 49, United States Code, to require crash avoidance technology on motor vehicles, and for other purposes. 

Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 04/27/2021) Cosponsors: (1) 

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation 

Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider 16 bills under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Gary Gensler to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2026, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.


THE HOUSE      

Yesterday  

Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 490 – DHS MORALE Act – VOTE ORDERED

2) H.R. 473 – Trusted Traveler Reconsideration and Restoration Act of 2021 – PASSED BY VOICE

3) H.R. 370 – Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 2021 – VOTE ORDERED

4) H.R. 367 – Homeland Security Acquisition Professional Career Program Act – VOTE ORDERED

5) H.R. 408 – Department of Homeland Security Mentor-Protégé Program Act of 2021 – VOTE ORDERED

6) H.R. 397 – CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2021 – VOTE ORDERED

7) H.R. 396 – Transit Security Grant Program Flexibility Act – VOTE ORDERED

8) H.R. 1532 – Improving FHA Support for Small Dollar Mortgages Act of 2021 – VOTE ORDERED

9) H.R. 1491 – Fair Debt Collection for Servicemembers Act – VOTE ORDERED

10) H.R. 1395 – Housing Financial Literacy Act of 2021- VOTE ORDERED

11) H.R. 1565 – Senior Security Act – VOTE ORDERED

12) H.R. 1528 – Promoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act – VOTE ORDERED

13) H.R. 1996 – SAFE Banking Act of 2021 – PASSED 321 – 101, ROLL CALL 120
Republican YEA – 106; NAY – 101
Democrat YEA – 215; NAY – 0

14) H.R. 1602 – Eliminate Barriers to Innovation Act of 2021 – VOTE ORDERED

15) H.Res. 130 – Condemning the continued violation of rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong by the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region – PASSED 418 – 1


16) H.Res. 124 – Supporting the people of Belarus and their democratic aspirations and condemning the election rigging and subsequent violent crackdowns on peaceful protesters by the illegitimate Lukashenka regime – VOTE ORDERED

17) H.R. 965 – YALI Act of 2021, as amended – VOTE ORDERED

18) H.R. 1392 – Protection of Saudi Dissidents Act of 2021, as amended – VOTE ORDERED

19) H.R. 1083 – Southeast Asia Strategy Act – PASSED BY VOICE

20) H.R. 241 – Tropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2021 – PASSED BY VOICE

21) H.R. 1251 – Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2021, as amended – VOTE ORDERED  

Today   

Today, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Suspension (1 bill)

  1. H.R. 2523 – Training in High-demand Roles to Improve Veteran Employment Act, as amended (Rep. Levin (CA) – Veterans’ Affairs)

H.Res. __ – Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1333 – NO BAN Act (Rep. Chu – Judiciary), H.R. 1573 – Access to Counsel Act of 2021 (Rep. Jayapal – Judiciary), and H.R. 51 – Washington, D.C. Admission Act (Rep. Norton – Oversight and Reform)

Postponed Suspensions (16 votes)

  1. H.R. 490 – DHS MORALE Act (Rep. Thompson (MS) – Homeland Security) 
  2. H.R. 370 – Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 2021 (Rep. Watson Coleman – Homeland Security)
  3. H.R. 367 – Homeland Security Acquisition Professional Career Program Act (Rep. Titus – Homeland Security) 
  4. H.R. 408 – Department of Homeland Security Mentor-Protégé Program Act of 2021 (Rep. McEachin – Homeland Security) 
  5. H.R. 397 – CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Gimenez – Homeland Security)
  6. H.R. 396 – Transit Security Grant Program Flexibility Act (Rep. Garbarino – Homeland Security)
  7. H.R. 1532 – Improving FHA Support for Small Dollar Mortgages Act of 2021 (Rep. Tlaib – Financial Services)
  8. H.R. 1491 – Fair Debt Collection for Servicemembers Act (Rep. Dean – Financial Services)
  9. H.R. 1395 – Housing Financial Literacy Act of 2021 (Rep. Beatty – Financial Services)
  10. H.R. 1565 – Senior Security Act (Rep. Gottheimer – Financial Services)
  11. H.R. 1528 – Promoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act (Rep. Waters – Financial Services)
  12. H.R. 1602 – Eliminate Barriers to Innovation Act of 2021 (Rep. McHenry – Financial Services)
  13. H.R. 1251 – Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. McCaul – Foreign Affairs)
  14. H.Res. 124 – Supporting the people of Belarus and their democratic aspirations and condemning the election rigging and subsequent violent crackdowns on peaceful protesters by the illegitimate Lukashenka regime (Rep. Keating – Foreign Affairs)
  15. H.R. 965 – YALI Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Bass – Foreign Affairs)
  16. H.R. 1392 – Protection of Saudi Dissidents Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Connolly – Foreign Affairs)

THE SENATE      

Yesterday 

Roll Call Votes

1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #57, Lisa O. Monaco, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General; invoked: 94-3.

2. Motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #57, Lisa O. Monaco, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General; agreed to: 50-49.

Legislative Business

Began the Rule 14 process to place the following bills on the Calendar of Business.

1. H.R.7, Paycheck Fairness Act

2. S.1216, to extend the temporary scheduling order for fentanyl-related substances. (Grassley)

Executive Business

Referred the nomination of Shannon Estenoz, of Florida, to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, jointly to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Committee on Environment of Public Works


Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.937, COVID–19 Hate Crimes Act.

At 12:00 noon, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session, resume consideration of Executive Calendar #34, Gary Gensler, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2026, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.

Following the cloture vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

At 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Gensler nomination.

As a reminder, under the previous order, at a time to be determined on Tuesday, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #57, Lisa O. Monaco, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General.

Tuesday, April 20th at 12:00 noon – roll call vote:

1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #34, Gary Gensler, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2026

Tuesday, April 20th at 2:15pm – if cloture is invoked, then roll call vote:

1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #34, Gary Gensler, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2026.

Tuesday, April 20th at TBD – roll call vote:

1. Executive Calendar #57, Lisa O. Monaco, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Appropriations

Defense Health Program

Senate Commerce

Strengthening the Federal Trade Commission’s Authority to Protect Consumers

House Appropriations

The Food and Nutrition Service, USDA

House Agriculture

Rural Broadband – Examining Internet Connectivity Needs and Opportunities in Rural America

Senate Finance

Combatting Inequality: The Tax Code and Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Disparities

House Financial Services

Markup

House Small Business

Update on the SBA’s Pandemic Response Programs

House Education and Labor

For-Profit College Conversions: Examining Ways to Improve Accountability and Prevent Fraud

Senate Appropriations

The American Jobs Plan: Infrastructure, Climate Change, and Investing in Our Nation’s Future

House Energy and Commerce

Generating Equity: Deploying a Just and Clean Energy Future

House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Making the Case for Climate Action: Creating New Jobs and Catalyzing Economic Growth

Senate Judiciary

Improving Access and Inclusivity in the Patent System: Unleashing America’s Economic Engine

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity

H.R.2659 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a grant program at the Department of Homeland Security to promote cooperative research and development between the United States and Israel on cybersecurity.

Sponsor: Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Homeland Security

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Energy/Environment

H.R.2661 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prioritize educating and training for existing and new environmental health professionals.

Sponsor: Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.2660 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to codify the definition of the term “waters of the United States”, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (16)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.2644 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide direct funding to local, Tribal, and territorial governments to establish Green New Deal programs and initiatives, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Bush, Cori [D-MO-1] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (26)

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

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Agriculture, Financial Services, Education and Labor, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.2643 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement to further develop, finalize, and implement updated regulations for offshore oil and gas pipelines to address long-standing limitations regarding its ability to ensure active pipeline integrity and address safety and environmental risks associated with decommissioning, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.2641 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize pumped storage hydropower development utilizing multiple Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs.

Sponsor: Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.2639 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish forest conservation practices through management, reforestation, and utilization which lead to the sequestration of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (72)

Committees: House – Agriculture; Foreign Affairs; Natural Resources; Ways and Means; Science, Space, and Technology; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Natural Resources, Ways and Means, Science, Space, and Technology, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

S.1210 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to clarify provisions enacted by the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, to further the conservation of certain wildlife species, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.1201 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to restore the United States’ international leadership on climate change and clean energy, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (10)

Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations

Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Financial Services

H.R.2664 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide economic empowerment opportunities in the United States through the modernization of public housing, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (22)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2655 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit certain securities trading and related communications by those who possess material, nonpublic information.

Sponsor: Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2652 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To ensure that certain entrepreneurial development services of the Small Business Administration are made available to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Golden, Jared F. [D-ME-2] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Small Business

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.2649 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To decriminalize cannabis, to establish an Equitable Licensing Grant Program in the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary; Agriculture; Natural Resources; Small Business

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Small Business, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

S.1217 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require certain disclosures relating to climate change, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (14)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1209 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from requiring that personally identifiable information be collected under consolidated audit trail reporting requirements, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1208 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of Green Bonds and to establish the United States Green Bank, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1204 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to promote competition in digital markets, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Hawley, Josh [R-MO] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1200 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the definition of eligible entity in the second draw loan program of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Health

H.R.2658 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To clarify that aliens who are not lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States may not be vaccinated until nationals of the United States and aliens who are lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Keller, Fred [R-PA-12] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2657 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To prohibit Federal funds from being used to develop, implement, support, or endorse vaccine passports.

Sponsor: Rep. Joyce, John [R-PA-13] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2654 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare coverage for all physicians’ services furnished by doctors of chiropractic within the scope of their license, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (16)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 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.2648 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a grant program to provide self-harm and suicide prevention services in primary care offices, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1216 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to extend the temporary scheduling order for fentanyl-related substances.

Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2021 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

S.1203 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to rescue domestic medical product manufacturing activity by providing incentives in economically distressed areas of the United States and its possessions.

Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 04/19/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Tax

H.R.2656 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of Green Bonds and to establish the United States Green Bank, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (8)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 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.2653 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To rescue domestic medical manufacturing activity by providing incentives in economically distressed areas of the United States and its possessions.

Sponsor: Resident Commissioner Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 04/19/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 04/19/2021 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.