Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House  will consider legislation for making further appropriations for FY2022 which include bills aimed to benefit tribal groups and women, along with suspended legislation on opioids. The Senate will resume consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA

THE HOUSE      

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 2930 – Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2021, as amended – VOTE ORDERED
2) H.R. 4352 – To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian Tribes, and for other purposes – PASSED 302 – 127
3) H.R. 897 – Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act, as amended – VOTE ORDERED
4) H.R. 2074 – Indian Buffalo Management Act, as amended – VOTE ORDERED
5) H.R. 3531 – Women Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act, as amended – VOTE ORDERED
6) H.R. 4706 – Blackwell School National Historic Site Act – VOTE ORDERED
7) H.R. 5720 – Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act, as amended – PASSED 422 – 4
8) H.R. 5677 – To make technical amendments to update statutory references to certain provisions classified to title 2, United States Code, title 50, United States Code, and title 52, United States Code – VOTE ORDERED
9) H.R. 5679 – To make technical amendments to update statutory references to certain provisions classified to title 7, title 20, and title 43, United States Code – VOTE ORDERED
10) H.R. 5695 – To make technical amendments to update statutory references to certain provisions which were formerly classified to chapters 14 and 19 of title 25, United States Code – VOTE ORDERED
11) H.R. 5705 – To make technical amendments to update statutory references to provisions reclassified to title 34, United States Code – VOTE ORDERED
12) H.R. 5961 – To make revisions in title 5, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current, and to make technical amendments to improve the United States Code – VOTE ORDERED
13) H.R. 5982 – To make revisions in title 51, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current, and to make technical amendments to improve the United States Code – VOTE ORDERED

Postponed Suspension Votes:
H.R. 2685 Understanding Cybersecurity of Mobile Networks Act, as amended – PASSED 404 – 19

H.R. 4045 FUTURE Networks Act, as amended – PASSED 394 – 27

H.R. 4055 American Cybersecurity Literacy Act, as amended – PASSED 408 – 17 

Today

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

Consideration of Legislation Making Further Appropriations for FY22

Additional Legislative Items are Possible

Possible Postponed Suspensions (15 votes)

  1. H.R. 2355 – Opioid Prescription Verification Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Rodney Davis – Energy and Commerce) 
  2. H.R. 2364 – Synthetic Opioid Danger Awareness Act, as amended (Rep. Kim (NJ) – Energy and Commerce) 
  3. H.R. 3743 – Supporting the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration Act (Rep. Hudson – Energy and Commerce) 
  4. H.R. 3894 – CARING for Social Determinants Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Blunt Rochester – Energy and Commerce) 
  5. H.R. 2930 – Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Leger Fernandez – Natural Resources) 
  6. H.R. 897 – Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act, as amended (Rep. Ruiz – Natural Resources) 
  7. H.R. 2074 – Indian Buffalo Management Act, as amended (Rep. Young – Natural Resources) 
  8. H.R. 3531 – Women Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act, as amended (Rep. Norton – Natural Resources) 
  9. H.R. 4706 – Blackwell School National Historic Site Act (Rep. Gonzales – Natural Resources) 
  10. H.R. 5677 – To make technical amendments to update statutory references to certain provisions classified to title 2, United States Code, title 50, United States Code, and title 52, United States Code (Rep. Dean – Judiciary) 
  11. H.R. 5679 – To make technical amendments to update statutory references to certain provisions classified to title 7, title 20, and title 43, United States Code (Rep. Jones – Judiciary) 
  12. H.R. 5695 – To make technical amendments to update statutory references to certain provisions which were formerly classified to chapters 14 and 19 of title 25, United States Code (Rep. Issa – Judiciary) 
  13. H.R. 5705 – To make technical amendments to update statutory references to provisions reclassified to title 34, United States Code (Rep. Bentz – Judiciary) 
  14. H.R. 5961 – To make revisions in title 5, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current, and to make technical amendments to improve the United States Code (Rep. Neguse – Judiciary) 
  15. H.R. 5982 – To make revisions in title 51, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current, and to make technical amendments to improve the United States Code (Rep. Fischbach – Judiciary)

The Senate

Yesterday

The Senate continued debate on the NDAA

Today

10:00 a.m. 

Following the Leaders’ remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R. 4350, the National Defense Authorization bill

Pending to H.R. 4350 is Reed-Inhofe substitute amendment #3867, as modified.  Pending to the substitute amendment is Reed amendment #4775 (effective dates re: Air Force Space Programs). 

On Monday, a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote on Reed-Inhofe substitute amendment #3867, as modified, was entered.

On Friday, November 19, cloture was filed on H.R. 4350.  The cloture VOTE will occur following disposition of the substitute amendment. 

Circa 12:00 p.m. 

The Senate is expected to conduct a confirmation VOTE on Executive Calendar #463, Brian Eddie Nelson, of California, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes. 

HEARINGS COVERED 

House Transportation and Infrastructure
The Evolving Cybersecurity Landscape: Federal Perspectives on Securing the Nation’s Infrastructure

House Ways and Means
Supporting U.S. Workers, Businesses, and the Environment in the Face of Unfair Chinese Trade Practices

SEC
Investor Advisory Committee

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Hearing to Consider Legislation

House Energy and Commerce
The Overdose Crisis: Interagency Proposal to Combat Illicit Fentanyl-Related Substances

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Financial Services
S.3298 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide for automatic renewal protections, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 12/01/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.6103 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for automatic renewal protections, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] (Introduced 12/01/2021) osponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6110 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Department of Housing and Urban Development to conduct an annual risk assessment of properties receiving tenant-based or project-based rental assistance for lead-based hazards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
S.3291 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance efforts to address antibiotic resistance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 12/01/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3295 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce the transmission of HIV.
Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 12/01/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.6117 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce the transmission of HIV.
Sponsor: Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (32)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Reform; Ways and Means; Veterans’ Affairs; Armed Services; Natural Resources; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Reform, Ways and Means, Veterans’ Affairs, Armed Services, Natural Resources, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

S.3299 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to prohibit the Department of Defense from discharging or withholding pay or benefits from members of the National Guard based on COVID-19 vaccination status.
Sponsor: Sen. Lankford, James [R-OK] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Latest Action: Senate – 12/01/2021 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

H.R.6099 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To replace references to “fetus” in Federal law with references to “unborn child”, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.6101 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to improve transparency and prevent the use of abusive spread pricing and related practices in the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Rep. Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [R-GA-1] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6105 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To terminate the public health emergency with respect to COVID-19 on December 25, 2021.
Sponsor: Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6106 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to terminate the effective time period for immunity for manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccines, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gooden, Lance [R-TX-5] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6111 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To modernize laws and policies, and eliminate discrimination, with respect to people living with HIV/AIDS, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (29)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Energy and Commerce; Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6113 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit employers from inquiring about vaccination status, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Tax
H.R.6109 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the income cap for and make permanent the mortgage insurance premium deduction.
Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6114 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To promote United States trade leadership in the Indo-Pacific region and to require a report on the long-term economic and trade relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Sponsor: Rep. Miller, Carol D. [R-WV-3] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

Transportation
S.3290 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish a National Manufacturing Extension Partnership Supply Chain Database, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 12/01/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.6118 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a National Manufacturing Extension Partnership Supply Chain Database, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] (Introduced 12/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.