Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are not in session.  

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was in a pro forma session.  

Today

The House is not in session.   

The House will next meet for a pro forma session on Friday, January 28 at 9:00am.  

The Senate

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.   

Today

The Senate is not in session.  

The Senate will meet again for a pro forma session on Thursday. January 27 at 10:00am.  

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

H.R.6485 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To create a point of order against spending that will increase inflation unless inflation is not greater than 4.5 percent, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Mike [R-CA-25] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Rules; Budget
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the Committee on Rules, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Cybersecurity
H.Res.885 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Recognizing the importance of broadband in rural areas throughout the United States and the critical need to invest in broadband expansion in an increasingly connected and digitally dependent world.
Sponsor: Rep. Baird, James R. [R-IN-4] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (48)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6497 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To modernize Federal information security management and improve Federal cybersecurity to combat persisting and emerging threats, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Energy/Environment
H.R.6492 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a climate resilience workforce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (30)
Committees: House – Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Reform; Judiciary; Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means; Agriculture; Natural Resources; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Reform, the Judiciary, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Financial Services, for a period

Financial Services
H.R.6475 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the International Financial Institutions Act to instruct certain United States Executive Directors to vote against any assistance to the People’s Republic of China unless certain certifications are met, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6476 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the International Financial Institutions Act to provide instructions with respect to the U.S. policy on co-financing arrangements at the multilateral development banks, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Torres, Ritchie [D-NY-15] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6496 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to nonprofit community organizations for the development of open space on municipally owned vacant lots in urban areas.
Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
H.R.6483 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify reporting requirements for establishments within a foreign country engaged in the manufacture, preparation, propagation, compounding, or processing of an active pharmaceutical ingredient, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6502 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds for any system of records on religious accommodations with respect to any COVID-19 vaccination requirement.
Sponsor: Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6505 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a child tax credit for pregnant moms with respect to their unborn children, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (28)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6507 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for the establish of child health savings accounts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Van Duyne, Beth [R-TX-24] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6508 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to extend group health plan and health insurance coverage to parents of enrollees if such parents are not eligible to enroll in the Medicare or Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Rep. Van Duyne, Beth [R-TX-24] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Tax
H.R.6500 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To temporarily allow a deduction for the trade or business expenses of employees.
Sponsor: Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.6478 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish the Office of Supply Chain Resiliency within the Department of Commerce to provide expansion support to companies and supply chains in the United States that are vulnerable to shortages and price increases, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6499 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To enhance rail safety and provide for the safe and covered transport of materials in railroad cars, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6506 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 to include the St. Lawrence River and other river systems in the scope of functions of the Center of Expertise for Great Lakes Oil Spill Preparedness and Response, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] (Introduced 01/25/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 01/25/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.