Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House considered and passed the Build Back Better Act by a vote of 220-213. The Senate will consider the motion to proceed on the National Defense Authorization Act post-cloture. 

THE HOUSE      

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

H.R. 3730
 To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs an Advisory Committee on United States Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States, and for other purposes, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 420 – 4

H.R. 5574 TRANSLATE Act, as amended – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 369 – 49

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 803 – The Rule providing for a Manager’s amendment to H.R. 5376 – Build Back Better Act – PASSED 220 – 210

Adoption of H. Res. 803 – The Rule providing for a Manager’s amendment to H.R. 5376 – Build Back Better Act – ADOPTED 220 – 211 

Today

  1. No “One Minutes”  

    Complete Consideration of H.R. 5376 – Build Back Better Act (Reps. Yarmuth/Neal – Budget/Ways and Means) 

The House passed the Build Back Better Act 220-213, with Representative Jared Golden (D-ME) being the only Democrat to vote no. All Republicans voted no.  

The Senate

Yesterday

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #437 Julianne Smith to be United States Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with the rank and status of Ambassador. 

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #508 Charles F. Sams III to be Director of the National Park Service. 

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #332 Lee Satterfield to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Educational and Cultural Affairs). 

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #444 Jeffrey M. Hovenier to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Kosovo. 

Today

10:00 a.m.
Following the Leaders’ remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 4350, the National Defense Authorization bill, post-cloture.  All time during recess, adjournment, Morning Business, and Leaders’ remarks counts against the post-cloture time. 

There will be no roll call VOTES on Friday.  The next VOTE will occur at 5:30 p.m. Monday, November 29. 

The confirmation VOTE on Executive Calendar #463, Brian Eddie Nelson, of California, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, will occur at a time to be determined. 

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity
H.R.6027 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for individual rights relating to privacy of personal information, to establish privacy and security requirements for covered entities relating to personal information, and to establish an agency to be known as the Digital Privacy Agency to enforce such rights and requirements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary; House Administration
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Energy/Environment
H.R.6050 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To develop a pilot grant programs through the Environmental Protection Agency to research and collect data on aircraft and airport noise and emissions and to use such information and data to develop a mitigation strategy, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services
H.R.6018 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To allow amounts made available for the Continuum of Care program of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6037 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the Administrator of the Small Business Administration from directly making loans under the 7(a) loan program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.6038 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require Senate confirmation of Inspector General of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6054 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To apply the Truth in Lending Act to small business financing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

Health Care
H.R.6016 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit executive agencies from requiring employees to receive a vaccination against infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus under Federal contracts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Comer, James [R-KY-1] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (55)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

H.R.6017 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit certain COVID-19 vaccination mandates for minors, and to require parental consent for COVID-19 vaccination of minors.
Sponsor: Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6020 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend certain increases in payments for physicians’ services under the Medicare program through 2022.
Sponsor: Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 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.6031 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to provide leave for the spontaneous loss of an unborn child, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hinson, Ashley [R-IA-1] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Education and Labor; Oversight and Reform; House Administration; Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Reform, House Administration, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6047 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on COVID-19 natural immunity, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Roy, Chip [R-TX-21] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6048 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from taking certain actions with respect to the clinical labor price, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 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

Tax
H.R.6045 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a tax credit for newspaper subscriptions.
Sponsor: Rep. Miller-Meeks, Mariannette [R-IA-2] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6049 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the limitation on the deduction for State and local taxes, etc.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6051 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a refundable tax credit to increase the take-home pay of American workers and enhance their financial stability, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.6028 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To address the supply chain backlog in the freight network at United States ports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Fischbach, Michelle [R-MN-7] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Homeland Security; Agriculture; Natural Resources; Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Homeland Security, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6030 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To protect the right to travel by common carrier, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6044 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 to extend the authorization of the Emergency Management Performance Grants Program through 2026.
Sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6046 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow passenger ferry boats in non urbanized areas to qualify for certain grants.
Sponsor: Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] (Introduced 11/18/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 11/18/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.