Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are not in session.           

Yesterday

The House was in a pro forma session.  

Today

The House is not in session.  

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

Friday, February 25, at 12:30pm 

The Senate

Yesterday

The Senate was in a pro forma session.  

Today

The Senate is not in session.  

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

Friday, February 25, at 2pm 

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

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.6812 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize appropriations for the Cybersecurity Assistance Pilot Program of the Small Business Administration for fiscal years 2023 through 2025, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] (Introduced 02/22/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 02/22/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Financial Services
H.R.6802 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit Federal agencies from requiring lenders to estimate a borrower’s race or ethnicity via visual observation or surname.
Sponsor: Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] (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.6814 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To apply the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to small business debt to the same extent as such Act applies to consumers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] (Introduced 02/22/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 02/22/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
H.R.6807 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, for the purpose of addressing public health crises, to require the manufacturers of covered products to develop, maintain, and update a plan to mitigate the effects of such products on public health, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 02/22/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/22/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6813 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institutes of Health, to conduct a study on the neurological impacts of COVID-19 on individuals with a neurological disease.
Sponsor: Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] (Introduced 02/22/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/22/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax
H.R.6806 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that bonds used to finance professional stadiums are not treated as tax-exempt bonds.
Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 02/22/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/22/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
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 – 02/22/2022 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.