Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate is in a pro forma session. 

THE HOUSE

Friday

The House was in a pro forma session.  

Today

The House is not in session.  

The Senate

Friday

The Senate was not in session.  

Today

The Senate is in a pro forma session.  

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Health Care
H.R.6468 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and in coordination with the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Homeland Security, to establish a program of entering into partnerships with eligible domestic manufacturers to ensure the availability of qualified personal protective equipment to prepare for and respond to national health or other emergencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 01/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 01/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker,

H.R.6471 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit treatment of certain distributions and reimbursements for certain abortions as qualified medical expenses.
Sponsor: Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] (Introduced 01/21/2022) Cosponsors: (29)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6474 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to raise the limit on contributions to health savings accounts, to remove the requirement to maintain high deductible coverage with respect to such accounts, to include drugs and medicine as qualified medical expenses for the purposes of such accounts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Van Duyne, Beth [R-TX-24] (Introduced 01/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.6467 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 46, United States Code, to make certain improvements to the project selection criteria for grants under the port and intermodal improvement program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gimenez, Carlos A. [R-FL-26] (Introduced 01/21/2022) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 01/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.