Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will resume consideration of Julien Xavier Neals, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey. 


THE HOUSE      

Friday 

The House was not in session.

Today   

The House is not in session.

THE SENATE      

Friday

The Senate was not in session.


Today   
When the Senate adjourns on Thursday, June 3, it will next convene at 3:00pm on Monday, June 7, 2021.

On Monday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #130, Julien Xavier Neals, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey.

At 5:30pm, the cloture motions filed during today’s session will ripen and the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Neals nomination.

Monday, June 7th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #130, Julien Xavier Neals, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey

Cloture  has been filed on the following:

1.      Executive Calendar #130, Julien Xavier Neals, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey

2.      Executive Calendar #127, Regina M. Rodriguez, of Colorado, to be US District Judge for the District of Colorado

3.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.7, Paycheck Fairness Act

The Senate has reached the following agreement with respect to S.1260:

At a time to be determined on Tuesday, June 8, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1260, Competition. All post-cloture time will be considered expired, and the Senate will vote in relation to Cornyn amendment #1858. Following disposition of the amendment, if a Budget Act point of order is raised, we expect a motion to waive to be made, and the Senate will vote on the motion to waive. If the motion to waive is agreed to, the Senate will vote on substitute amendment #1502, as amended. The cloture motion with respect to the bill will be withdrawn, and the Senate will vote on passage of S.1260, as amended, with 60-affirmative votes required for passage.

Tuesday, June 8th at a time TBD – up to 4 roll call votes in relation to completing action on S.1260

1.      Cornyn amendment #1858

2.      Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to substitute amendment #1502 (if raised)

3.      Substitute amendment #1502, as amended

4.      Passage of S.1260 [60-affirmative vote threshold]


LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/Environment

H.R.3717 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to provide grants to improve power lines.

Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3700 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize grants for technical assistance to rural, small, and tribal municipalities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3691 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish a smart wastewater infrastructure technology grant program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Bourdeaux, Carolyn [D-GA-7] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3687 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

Environmental Justice in Recreation Permitting Act

Sponsor: Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Natural Resources; Agriculture

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 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.

Financial Services

H.R.3697 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.

Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.3733 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities to permit essential caregivers access during any public health emergency under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

Sponsor: Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (9)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 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.3705 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to include a safe harbor for communication of information with respect to a vaccine authorized for emergency use under such Act that is provided or distributed to a health care provider, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3699 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, to update and clarify its rule on substances generally recognized as safe, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.3738 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce taxpayer burdens and enhance taxpayer protections, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3737 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish minimum competency standards for tax return preparers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3736 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to waive the fee for installment agreements paid by electronic payment through a debit instrument.

Sponsor: Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3735 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide electronic filing receipts to taxpayers who file tax returns via electronic filing process, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3725 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the qualified business income deduction for taxpayers whose taxable income does not exceed $100,000, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Newman, Marie [D-IL-3] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3704 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To have education funds follow the student.

Sponsor: Rep. Good, Bob [R-VA-5] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (9)

Committees: House – Ways and Means; Education and Labor

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 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.3694 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the United States Trade Representative and other heads of Federal agencies, to submit to Congress a report the impact of a waiver of certain obligations of member nations under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights on global COVID-19 vaccine access, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [R-GA-1] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3689 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for eldercare expenses.

Sponsor: Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Ways and Means

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.3734 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 23, United States Code, to increase the Federal share payable for certain projects in environmental justice communities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3726 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish a Center of Excellence to advance rail research and development.

Sponsor: Rep. Newman, Marie [D-IL-3] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

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

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.3722 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To establish the 21st Century American Infrastructure Bank, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.3720 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To authorize appropriations for the national scenic byways program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3718 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 23, United States Code, to direct States to obligate certain funding 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: Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (3)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3715 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 23, United States Code, to include the credit of certain tolls as an eligible use of revenue, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Malliotakis, Nicole [R-NY-11] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3711 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 49, United States Code, regarding the authority of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over highly automated vehicles, to provide safety measures for such vehicles, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (9)

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

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.3709 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit to Congress a report on preliminary damage assessments and make necessary improvements to processes in the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3698 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To amend title 49, United States Code, to limit railroad carriers from blocking railway-highway crossings, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3690 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

To accommodate certain facilities within the right-of-way on any Federal-aid highway.

Sponsor: Rep. Bourdeaux, Carolyn [D-GA-7] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (0)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3684 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)

INVEST in America Act

Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (2)

Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure

Latest Action: House – 06/04/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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