Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are not in session. 

THE HOUSE      

Yesterday

The House met in a Pro Forma session. 

Today

The House is not in session. 

The Senate

Yesterday

The Senate was in a Pro Forma session. 

Today

The Senate is not in session. 

The Senate will meet for a pro forma session 11/12

Following that, it will next convene at 3PM on Monday, Nov 15

HEARINGS COVERED

House Science, Space, and Technology
Weathering the Storm: Reauthorizing the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.5916 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to allow for the electronic request of certain records, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.5921 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require that internet platforms give users the option to engage with a platform without being manipulated by algorithms driven by user-specific data.
Sponsor: Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5936 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To include requirements relating to ransomware attack deterrence for a covered U.S. financial institution in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Financial Services
H.R.5910 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to exclude certain special purpose acquisition companies from safe harbor for forward-looking statements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Del. San Nicolas, Michael F. Q. [D-GU-At Large](Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5911 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and the Federal Credit Union Act to expand employment opportunities for those with a previous minor criminal offense, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5912 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To reform the regulation of industrial loan companies and their parent companies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [D-IL-4] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5913 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit registered investment advisers, brokers, and registered representatives of brokers from facilitating the transaction of or recommending the securities of certain special purpose acquisition companies unless certain disclosures are made, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5914 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)To amend the Investor Protection and Securities Reform Act of 2010 to provide grants to States for enhanced protection of senior investors and senior policyholders, and for other purposes.Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5915 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To increase the principal obligation limits for mortgage insurance under the National Housing Act for residences in eligible metropolitan cities and urban counties, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5936 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To include requirements relating to ransomware attack deterrence for a covered U.S. financial institution in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5939 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 11, United States Code, to make clarifications with respect to amendments made by the Small Business Reorganization Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Health Care
H.R.5932 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for the improvement of patient safety and to reduce the incidence of injury and death from opioid-induced respiratory depression under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 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.5937 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To increase language access to mental health services at certain health centers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.5947 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to assign the highest priority status for hospital care and medical services provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs to veterans who are former prisoners of war.
Sponsor: Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Tax
H.R.5920 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax credits to veterans for the establishment of franchises.
Sponsor: Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.5925 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a program to provide grants to owners of cargo vessels being rerouted from the western seaboard of the United States through the Panama Canal, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gimenez, Carlos A. [R-FL-26] (Introduced 11/09/2021) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 11/09/2021 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker