Today’s Daily Update

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


THE HOUSE      

Friday  

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 12:45.
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity

H.R.2928 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a voluntary Cyber Sense program to test the cybersecurity of products and technologies intended for use in the bulk-power system, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/Environment

H.R.2950 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide for a fundamental research program for the application of advanced computing practices to materials science challenges at the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.2948 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a rebate program to promote the purchase and installation of electric vehicle supply equipment, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2931 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide for certain programs and developments in the Department of Energy concerning the cybersecurity and vulnerabilities of, and physical threats to, the electric grid, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

H.R.2951 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of the Treasury to modify Treasury Regulations relating to insurance-dedicated exchange-traded funds.

Sponsor: Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Health

H.R.2934 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove from the list of drugs excluded from coverage under the Medicare prescription drug program prescription oral vitamins and mineral products indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in individuals with chronic kidney disease.

Sponsor: Rep. O’Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 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.2929 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide funding for the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use to award grants for the purpose of supporting virtual peer behavioral health support services, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (12)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2910 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to improve the ability of veterans to access medical care in medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs and in the community by providing the veterans the ability to choose health care providers.

Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (8)

Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Tax

H.R.2944 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the retirement plan period of service requirements for long-term, part-time employees.

Sponsor: Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2943 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow retroactive elective deferrals for owners of unincorporated businesses in the case of a plan adopted after the close of the taxable year and before the time for filing the return of tax.

Sponsor: Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2942 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the catch-up contribution limit for retirement plans of participants age 62 through 64.

Sponsor: Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2933 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the age for the beginning date for required minimum distributions.

Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2927 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to improve rules relating to retirement plans.

Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.2917 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for retirement matching contributions by employers on account of student loan payments made by employees.

Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2913 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide matching payments for retirement savings contributions by certain individuals.

Sponsor: Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2909 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a one-time election for a qualified charitable distribution to a split-interest entity and to inflation adjust the limits for qualified charitable distributions.

Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.2952 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require a certain percentage of funds appropriated for revolving fund capitalization grants be used for green projects, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Williams, Nikema [D-GA-5] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.2937 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To permit Amtrak to bring civil actions in Federal district court to enforce the right set forth in section 24308(c) of title 49, United States Code, which gives intercity and commuter rail passenger transportation preference over freight transportation in using a rail line, junction, or crossing.

Sponsor: Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.2924 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a program to award grants to entities that provide transportation connectors from critically underserved urban communities and rural communities to green spaces.

Sponsor: Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] (Introduced 04/30/2021) Cosponsors: (14)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 04/30/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.