Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act. The Senate is not in session and stands adjourned until Monday. 

THE HOUSE      

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 727 – The rule providing for consideration of H. Res. – Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives Find Stephen K. Bannon in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Duly Issued by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol –PASSED 221 – 206
Adoption of H. Res. 727 – The rule providing for consideration of H. Res. – Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives Find Stephen K. Bannon in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Duly Issued by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol – ADOPTED 221 – 205
Adoption of H. Res. 730 – Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives Find Stephen K. Bannon in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Duly Issued by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol – ADOPTED 229 – 202

Today

“One Minutes” (5 per side)

H.R. 3110 – PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act (Rep. Carolyn Maloney – Education and Labor)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and Labor and makes in order the following amendments:
Ross Amendment
Strickland Amendment

The Senate

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #254, Tana Lin, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington; invoked: 52-47.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #187, Douglas L. Parker, of West Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor; invoked: 51-47.
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #338, Myrna Perez, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit; invoked: 51-48.
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #254, Tana Lin, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington; confirmed: 52-45.

Legislative Business
Adopted S.Res.408, National Co-Op Month

Today

The Senate is not in session. 

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
S.3035 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish the Artificial Intelligence Hygiene Working Group, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary [D-MI] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.3049 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish a grant program for States for purposes of modernizing criminal justice data infrastructure to facilitate automatic record expungement and sealing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.5655 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require providers of a covered service to provide location information concerning the telecommunications device of a user of such service to an investigative or law enforcement officer or an employee or other agent of a public safety answering point in an emergency situation involving risk of death or serious physical harm or in order to respond to the user’s call for emergency services.
Sponsor: Rep. LaTurner, Jake [R-KS-2] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 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

H.R.5658 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit a report on the cybersecurity roles and responsibilities of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Energy/Environment
S.3036 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to maintain a program that improves wildfire forecasting and detection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacklyn [D-NV] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Financial Services
S.3040 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to prohibit Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from purchasing or otherwise acquiring investor property loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Toomey, Patrick [R-PA] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.3056 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to prohibit the implementation of new requirements to report bank account deposits and withdrawals.
Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (47)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health Care
S.3039 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to establish an interagency council on social determinants of health, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Young, Todd [R-IN] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3041 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for and support liver illness visibility, education, and research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3050 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to remove limitations under Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, and the Department of Veterans Affairs on benefits for persons in custody pending disposition of charges.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward [D-MA] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.5656 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require providers of services and health maintenance organizations under the Medicare and Medicaid programs to provide for certain policies to be in place relating to do-not-resuscitate orders or similar physician’s orders for unemancipated minors receiving services.
Sponsor: Rep. LaTurner, Jake [R-KS-2] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (27)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 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

H.R.5660 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to adjust coinsurance requirements for outpatient critical access hospital services furnished under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 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

H.R.5663 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from restricting direct access by health care facilities to COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapies.
Sponsor: Rep. Harshbarger, Diana [R-TN-1] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5669 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize physicians, pursuant to an agreement with the Attorney General, to transport controlled substances from a practice setting to another practice setting or to a disaster area.
Sponsor: Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-17] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 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

H.R.5671 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish seasonal influenza vaccines to certain individuals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.5672 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require an audit of COVID-19 relief funding.
Sponsor: Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

H.R.5674 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 190-day lifetime limit on inpatient psychiatric hospital services under the Medicare Program.
Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5675 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for and support liver illness visibility, education, and research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

Tax
S.3044 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits under the work opportunity credit and to increase the work opportunity credit for vocational rehabilitation referrals, qualified SSI recipients, and qualified SSDI recipients.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Bob [D-PA] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation
S.3045 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Appropriations
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

S.3054 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to modify certain regulations relating to hours of service requirements for drivers of property-carrying commercial motor vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 10/21/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.5662 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the construction of any new Federal building in the District of Columbia.
Sponsor: Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.5668 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act and any corresponding regulation to extend the period for Federal assistance to individuals and households.
Sponsor: Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.5673 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to make technical corrections to the hazard mitigation revolving loan fund program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] (Introduced 10/21/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.