Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are in pro forma sessions.        

Friday

The House was in a pro forma session.  

Today

 The House was in a pro forma session.  

The House is in a pro forma session.  

The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times: 

Tuesday, February 22, at 12:30pm 

Friday, February 25, at 12:30pm 

The Senate

Friday

The Senate was in a pro forma session.  

Today

The Senate is in a pro forma session.  

The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times: 

Tuesday, February 22, at 3pm 

Friday, February 25, at 2pm 

The Senate will next convene on Monday, February 28, at 3pm for legislative business.  

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

 

Cybersecurity
H.R.6755 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report on big tech and law enforcement, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6786 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Federal Trade Commission to conduct an education campaign to inform the public about the resources available when their safety and security has been violated online, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.6796 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for the establishment of the Bureau of Digital Services Oversight and Safety within the Federal Trade Commission, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Energy/ Environment
H.R.6759 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a pilot program for hyperlocal air quality monitoring projects in environmental justice communities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (27)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6765 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 with respect to the application of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule to certain farms, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Crawford, Eric A. “Rick” [R-AR-1] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6771 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the South Florida Geographic Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gimenez, Carlos A. [R-FL-26] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6772 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Natural Gas Act to authorize expedited approval of applications to export natural gas to certain allies of the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzales, Tony [R-TX-23] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6779 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to reduce the vulnerability of the electric grid to physical attack, cyber attack, and other events, including by ensuring that large power transformers and other critical electric grid equipment are strategically located to ensure timely replacement of such equipment as may be necessary, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-17] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6780 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To identify barriers to the deployment of hydrogen as a fuel source, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lesko, Debbie [R-AZ-8] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6787 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a gasoline tax holiday.
Sponsor: Rep. O’Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Financial Services
H.R.6760 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to establish the Manufacturing Communities Support Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6763 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to lower the corporate tax rate for small businesses and close the carried interest loophole, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Health Care
H.J.Res.72 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relating to “Requirement for Persons To Wear Masks While on Conveyances and at Transportation Hubs”.
Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Dan [R-NC-9] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6757 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish under the Medicare prescription drug program a minimum amount of price concessions for insulin to be passed through to beneficiaries at the point-of-sale, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 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

H.R.6770 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To improve access to the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 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

H.R.6783 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants for providing evidence-based caregiver skills training to caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities or delays, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax
H.R.6778 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit against income tax as an incentive to partner with educational institutions to improve workforce development and job training for students and a credit against income tax for certain expenses of job training programs.
Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6782 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for periodic automatic reenrollment under qualified automatic contribution arrangements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Manning, Kathy E. [D-NC-6] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6800 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from hiring enforcement personnel until processing of certain individual tax returns is completed.
Sponsor: Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.6798 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report on Chinese investment in global port infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).

H.R.6801 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 to permit the construction of certain noise barriers with funds from the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Williams, Nikema [D-GA-5] (Introduced 02/18/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 02/18/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.