Today’s Daily Update

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

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Cicilline (D-RI) En Bloc Amendments #1 – ADOPTED 223 – 207

Passage of H.R. 3485 – Global Respect Act – PASSED 227 – 206

H.R. 3539 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 223 West Chalan Santo Papa in Hagatna, Guam, as the “Atanasio Taitano Perez Post Office” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – PASSED 417 – 1 – 2

H.R. 2842 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 4th Street in Petaluma, California, as the “Lynn C. Woolsey Post Office Building” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS – FAILED 245 – 167 – 1

Today

The House will meet in a pro forma session.  

The Senate

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes 

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #705, Max Vekich, of Washington, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner; invoked: 52-45. 

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #705, Max Vekich, of Washington, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner; confirmed: 51-43. 

Legislative Business 

The Senate reached an agreement that pursuant to the order of the Senate of January 24, 1901, the traditional reading of Washington’s Farewell Address will take place on Monday, February 28th, with Senator Leahy delivering the address. 

Passed by voice vote Calendar #264, H.R.4445, Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. 

Agreed to H.Con.Res.69 – providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from the President (SOTU). 

Adopted S.Res.467 with Blumenthal amendment – recognizing the contributions made by the 305-meter radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory. 

Adopted S.Res.510 – recognizing January 25, 2022, as “National Poll Worker Recruitment Day”. 

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business: 

·       S.3623 – VAWA Reauthorization 

Today

The Senate is not in session

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity
S.3627 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)A bill to establish a centralized system to allow individuals to request the simultaneous deletion of their personal information across all data brokers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Energy/ Environment
S.3624 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Financial Services
S.3631 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to prohibit stock trading and ownership by Members of Congress and spouses of Members of Congress, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3634 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to create a point of order requiring an inflation impact report with any legislation that makes discretionary appropriations.
Sponsor: Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Rules and Administration
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Health Care
S.3626 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to improve access to the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3628 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program to promote comprehensive mental health and suicide prevention efforts in schools, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3629 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to authorize a study on certain exemptions for treatment of opioid use disorder through opioid treatment programs during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3630 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish a Dual Eligible Quality Care Fund to provide grants to State Medicaid programs to improve their capacity to ensure the provision of quality integrated care for dual eligible beneficiaries.
Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3632 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the program for local substance use disorder services.
Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Tax
S.3625 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily reinstate the employee retention credit for employers subject to closure due to COVID-19.
Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] (Introduced 02/10/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 02/10/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.