Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider the Senate amendment to H.R. 1192, the Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act of 2021 and gold medal acts. The Senate will consider invoking cloture for the legislative vehicle for voting rights legislation.      

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

S. 2959 Supplemental Impact Aid Flexibility Act – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 414 – 6

Today

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

Suspensions (3 bills)

  1. Senate Amendment to H.R. 1192 – Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act of 2021 (Rep. Velazquez – Judiciary) 
  2. S. 1404 – Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sen. Markey – Financial Services) 
  3. S. 452 – Willie O’Ree Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sen. Stabenow – Financial Services) 

The Senate

Yesterday

Cloture was filed on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746. 

Today

At 6:30pm, on Wednesday, January 19th, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.5746, the legislative vehicle for the voting rights legislation.  

Further roll call votes are expected in the Senate.  

 

HEARINGS COVERED 

House Science, Space, and Technology
Markup

Senate Banking
Executive Session – Nominations

House Energy and Commerce
Legislation to Enhance Pipeline Reliability

House Financial Services
Ensuring Equitable Delivery of Disaster Benefits to Vulnerable Communities and Peoples: An Examination of GAO’s Findings of the CDBG Program

House Rules
Using Budget Principles to Prepare for Future Pandemics and Other Disasters

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity
H.R.6416 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit targeted advertising by advertising facilitators and advertisers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 01/18/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services
H.R.6415 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to prohibit the Federal reserve banks from offering certain products or services directly to an individual, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] (Introduced 01/18/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
S.3514 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to repeal COVID-19 vaccination requirements imposed by the District of Columbia.
Sponsor: Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY] (Introduced 01/18/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/18/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.3516 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide emergency use authorization with respect to certain COVID-19 diagnostic tests approved for use in the European Union.
Sponsor: Sen. Sasse, Ben [R-NE] (Introduced 01/18/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 01/18/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.6414 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to prohibit any conditions of participation under the Medicare or Medicaid programs that include a vaccine or drug mandate.
Sponsor: Rep. Crenshaw, Dan [R-TX-2] (Introduced 01/18/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/18/2022 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.6412 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To exclude products from non-market economy countries and products that are subject to certain enforcement actions from the privilege of de minimis treatment under the Tariff Act of 1930, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 01/18/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.