Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will resume consideration of S.1260, United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021. 


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 #117, Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; confirmed: 55-44.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #124, Kristen M. Clarke, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General; invoked: 51-48.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #124, Kristen M. Clarke, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General; confirmed: 51-48.

4.      Wyden amendment #1975 (TRIPS) [60 vote threshold]; not agreed to 50-49.

5.      Crapo amendment #1565 (TRIPS) [60 vote threshold]; not agreed to: 53-46.

6.      Lee amendment #1891 (Stem Cell research) [60 vote threshold]; not agreed to: 48-51.

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.234: recognizing the 100th Anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Adopted S.Res.235: National MPS Awareness Day.

Adopted S.Res.236: Legal Counsel.

Agreed to the following amendments to S.1260 by voice vote:

1.      Paul amendment #2003 (NIH in China)

2.      Ernst amendment #1507 (Wuhan lab)

3.      Daines amendment #1787 (IP and China)


Today   
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #58, S.1260, United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021.

At 12:00 Noon, there will be a vote in relation to Sullivan amendment #1911 (universities). The Senate will then recess following the vote until 2:15pm.

At 2:30pm, the Senate will vote in relation to Durbin amendment #2014 and Kennedy amendment #1710. Discussions are ongoing with respect to consideration of additional amendments to S.1260. Roll call votes in relation to additional amendments are possible during Wednesday’s session.

During Tuesday’s session of the Senate, Senator Schumer filed cloture on Schumer substitute amendment #1502 and on the underlying bill. Absent an agreement, the cloture vote on the substitute amendment would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday. If cloture is invoked, there would then be up to 30 hours of post cloture debate time followed by a vote on adoption of the substitute amendment and on the motion to invoke cloture on the S.1260, as amended, if amended.

As a result of cloture having been filed, the filing deadline for 1st degree amendments is 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 26th. The filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments is 1 hour prior to the cloture vote, if cloture is invoked.

Cloture was also filed on the motion to proceed to Calendar #60, H.R.3233, to establish the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol Complex, as well as on the following nominations: Executive Calendar #111, Anton Hajjar, of Maryland, to be Governor of the United States Postal Service and Executive Calendar #134, Eric Lander, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Absent an agreement, the cloture motions will ripen one hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday in the order filed.

Cloture has been filed on the following:

1.      Schumer substitute amendment #1502;

2.      Calendar #58, S.1260, United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021;

3.      Motion to proceed to Calendar #60, H.R.3233, to establish the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol Complex;

4.      Executive Calendar #111, Anton Hajjar, of Maryland, to be Governor of the United States Postal Service; and

5.      Executive Calendar #134, Eric Lander, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Wednesday, May 26th at 12:00 Noon – 1 roll call vote:

1.      Sullivan amendment #1911 (universities)

Wednesday, May 26th at 2:30pm – 2 roll call votes:

1.      Durbin amendment #2014  [60 vote threshold]

2.      Kennedy amendment #1710 [60 vote threshold]

Additional roll call votes are possible.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate EPW

Surface Transportation Reauthorization Markup

Senate Finance

Energy Legislation Markup

Senate Banking

Annual Oversight of Wall Street Firms

Senate Appropriations

NIH FY2022 Budget Request

House Appropriations

CDC FY2022 Budget Request

House Energy and Commerce

A Shot at Normalcy: Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence

SEC

40th Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation

House Appropriations

Securities and Exchange Commission Oversight Hearing

Senate Appropriations

Review of the Fiscal Year 2022 U.S. Agency for International Development Budget Request


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity

H.R.3520 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To preempt State data security vulnerability mandates and decryption requirements.

Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Judiciary; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 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.

Energy/Environment

H.R.3534 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to select and implement landscape-scale forest restoration projects, to assist communities in increasing their resilience to wildfire, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

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

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Energy and Commerce, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.3522 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program to facilitate tree planting that reduces residential energy consumption, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

H.R.3555 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the inclusion of voter registration information with certain leases and vouchers for federally assisted rental housing and mortgage applications, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Williams, Nikema [D-GA-5] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3553 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that sums in the Thrift Savings Fund may not be invested in securities that are listed on certain foreign exchanges, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Waltz, Michael [R-FL-6] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (19)

Committees: House – Oversight and Reform

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

H.R.3551 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to require increased oversight with respect to restaurant revitalization grants, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Van Duyne, Beth [R-TX-24] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Small Business

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.3546 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To exempt transactions by certain victim compensation trusts from the application of section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3543 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish an office within the Department of Commerce to coordinate all non-defense related deployment and activities related to blockchain technology within the Federal Government.

Sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3526 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide for the first true audit of gold owned by the United States in more than 65 years, and subsequent audits every 5 years.

Sponsor: Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3506 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To support the role of the United States dollar as the primary global reserve currency, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3498 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce a China Economic Data Coordination Center.

Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez, Anthony [R-OH-16] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Financial Services; Foreign Affairs

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 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.3489 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require creditors to establish a phone line to assist obligors who are 50 years of age and older to resolve billing errors, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (14)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3483 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish a grant program in the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to fund the establishment of centers of excellence to support research, development and planning, implementation, and evaluation of effective programs in financial literacy education for young people and families ages 8 through 24 years old, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, 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.3471 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to disclose to the Securities and Exchange Commission information regarding workforce management policies, practices, and performance, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.1822 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce a China Economic Data Coordination Center.

Sponsor: Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1815 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to disclose to the Securities and Exchange Commission information regarding workforce management policies, practices, and performance, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1809 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to eliminate asset limits employed by certain federally funded means-tested public assistance programs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (9)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Health

H.R.3554 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reform requirements with respect to direct and indirect remuneration under Medicare part D, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 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.3550 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide for 3 primary care visits and 3 behavioral health care visits without application of any cost-sharing requirement.

Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.3541 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To provide incentives to physicians to practice in rural and medically underserved communities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (38)

Committees: House – Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.3537 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to support research on, and expanded access to, investigational drugs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (99)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3517 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement.

Sponsor: Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 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.3514 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a consistent standard of health care to incarcerated individuals, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (10)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.3512 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate certain health care charges for members of the Selected Reserve eligible for TRICARE Reserve Select, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (6)

Committees: House – Armed Services

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.3511 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to require a State child health plan to include coverage of screening blood lead tests, to codify such requirement under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (5)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3496 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to expand the funding authority for renovating, constructing, and expanding certain facilities.

Sponsor: Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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.3470 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study State efforts to regulate certain uses of nitrous oxide, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1826 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to require a State child health plan to include coverage of screening blood lead tests, to codify such requirement under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1821 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a consistent standard of health care to incarcerated individuals, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1813 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to support research on, and expanded access to, investigational drugs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

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

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1810 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to provide incentives to physicians to practice in rural and medically underserved communities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: Senate – Judiciary

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.1798 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

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

Sponsor: Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1797 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to expand the funding authority for renovating, constructing, and expanding certain facilities.

Sponsor: Sen. Padilla, Alex [D-CA] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (4)

Committees: Senate – Indian Affairs

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Tax

H.R.3552 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that floor plan financing includes the financing of certain trailers and campers.

Sponsor: Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3538 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance the carbon oxide sequestration credit.

Sponsor: Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (7)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3505 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable tax credit against income tax for certain healthcare professionals.

Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3502 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title IV of the Social Security Act to prevent the child care cliff and increase parental choice for low-income families, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Hern, Kevin [R-OK-1] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3501 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide for permanent duty-free treatment on imports of basketballs.

Sponsor: Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3495 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To support both workers and recovery by converting expanded Federal unemployment payments into signing bonuses.

Sponsor: Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3479 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To incentivize American workers to seek and accept jobs, to aid the economic recovery by converting Federal pandemic emergency unemployment compensation into back to work bonuses, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3472 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for 3 years tax credits with respect to biodiesel and renewable diesel.

Sponsor: Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (25)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.1807 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a production and investment tax credit related to the production of clean hydrogen.

Sponsor: Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1806 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend tax incentives for biodiesel and renewable diesel.

Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (10)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1805 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit against tax for disaster mitigation expenditures.

Sponsor: Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1802 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and modify employer educational assistance programs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: Senate – Finance

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation

H.R.3528 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To authorize appropriations for highway-rail grade crossing improvement projects.

Sponsor: Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3523 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of Transportation to promulgate standards and regulations requiring all new commercial motor vehicles to be equipped with technology to limit maximum operating speed, to require existing speed-limiting technologies already installed in commercial motor vehicles manufactured after 1992 to be used while in operation, and to require that the maximum safe operating speed of commercial motor vehicles shall not exceed 65 miles per hour, or 70 miles per hour with certain safety technologies.

Sponsor: Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.3521 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To modernize the fleet of delivery vehicles used by the Postal Service with electric or zero-emission vehicles, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Oversight and Reform

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

H.R.3516 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to make zero-emission or reduced emission passenger ferry grants, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3490 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To authorize funding for formula grants for rural areas, to amend title 49, United States Code, to increase the percentage of funds available for grants and contracts for transportation research, technical assistance, training, and related support services in rural areas, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3482 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation.

Sponsor: Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (9)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3473 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish an expansive infrastructure program to create local jobs and raise the quality of life in every community, to launch middle class career pathways in infrastructure, and to invest in high-quality American jobs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (22)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Education and Labor; Agriculture; Financial Services; Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; Homeland Security; Small Business

Latest Action: House – 05/25/2021 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Agriculture, Financial Services, Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources, Homeland Security, and Small Business.

S.1827 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to establish an expansive infrastructure program to create local jobs and raise the quality of life in every community, to launch middle class career pathways in infrastructure, and to invest in high-quality American jobs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.1818 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to repay the credit risk premiums paid with respect to certain railroad infrastructure loans after the obligations attached to such loans have been satisfied.

Sponsor: Sen. Hickenlooper, John W. [D-CO] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1817 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to establish a competitive grant program to repair, improve, rehabilitate, or replace bridges to improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of people and freight over bridge crossings, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (13)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.1808 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

A bill to establish a pilot program for the transfer and sale of toll credits, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 05/25/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works

Latest Action: Senate – 05/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.