Today’s Daily Update

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

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Ross (D-NC) – Amendment No. 20 – Requires the DOD to submit to Congress a report on sources of PFAS on military installations other than AFFF and any recommendation regarding whether to expand eligibility for the registry to individuals exposed to PFAS from other sources – ADOPTED BY VOICE

Ruiz (D-CA) – Amendment No. 22 – Allows veterans in the burn pits registry to designate a registered individual or an immediate family member to update the registry with the cause of death of the individual – ADOPTED 425 – 0 

Ryan (D-OH) – Amendment No. 23 – Adds the text of the SFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act, which requires the Department of the VA to document, track, and then notify Congress of specified data points related to exposure cases as reported by veterans to the VA – ADOPTED 348 – 78

Passage of H.R. 3967 – Honoring our PACT Act of 2021 – PASSED 256 – 174 

Today

The House is not in session.  

The Senate

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes 

1.      Passage of S.J.Res.38 (emergency declaration); passed: 48-47. 

Legislative Business 

Passed H.R.3665, Moreno Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

Passed S. 2771, Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic 

Adopted S.Res.534, HBCU Bomb threats  

Adopted S.Res.535, 105th anniversary of the granting of US Citizenship to the people of Puerto Rico 

Began the Rule 14 process to place the following bill on the Legislative Calendar of Business: 

1. S.3757, Ban Russian Energy Imports Act. (Manchin) 

 Today

The Senate is not in session.  

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/ Environment
S.3742 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish a pilot grant program to improve recycling accessibility, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.3743 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out certain activities to improve recycling and composting programs in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.3752 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to strengthen United States energy security, encourage domestic production of crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.3762 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to provide greater output, price stability, and regulatory certainty with respect to domestic energy production in the United States and exports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.6916 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline and direct the President to take certain actions relating to the importation into the United States from Russia, and the exportation from the United States, of oil and gas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [R-GA-1] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources, and Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.6927 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To immediately resume onshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Herrell, Yvette [R-NM-2] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.6933 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require reporting relating to certain cost-share requirements.
Sponsor: Rep. Obernolte, Jay [R-CA-8] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Financial Services
S.3745 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require the Federal financial institutions regulatory agencies to take risk profiles and business models of institutions into account when taking regulatory actions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.3755 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 with respect to arbitration.
Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.6912 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that named fiduciaries collect contributions to pooled employer plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

H.R.6921 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to increase the maximum loan amount for certain loans.
Sponsor: Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Health Care
S.3749 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance compliance with hospital price transparency requirements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.6914 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds to discriminate, directly or indirectly, against an individual on the basis of whether such individual has been vaccinated or acquired natural immunity against SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker,

H.R.6926 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds to purchase at-home tests for SARS-CoV-2 that are imported from, or manufactured in, the People’s Republic of China.
Sponsor: Rep. Harshbarger, Diana [R-TN-1] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax
H.R.6913 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the amendments made to reporting of third party network transactions by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
Sponsor: Rep. Steel, Michelle [R-CA-48] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6924 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To suspend payroll taxes for 2021 and 2022.
Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6925 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to increase the monthly exempt amount for individuals not attaining full retirement age, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6937 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the information reporting threshold for slot winnings.
Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.6915 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to include education on trailer safety in State highway safety programs.
Sponsor: Rep. Burchett, Tim [R-TN-2] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6923 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a program so that small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals may achieve proficiency to compete, on an equal basis, for contracts and subcontracts in Department of Transportation projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Small Business
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Small Business, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Ukraine
S.Res.531 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate condemning the Russian Federation, President Vladimir Putin, members of the Russian Security Council, the Russian Armed Forces, and Russian military commanders for committing flagrant acts of aggression and other atrocities rising to the level of crimes against humanity and war crimes against the people of Ukraine and others.
Sponsor: Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (18)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.3754 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to prohibit the importation of crude oil and petroleum products from the Russian Federation, to impose sanctions with respect to persons involved in the importation of such crude oil and petroleum products who have engaged in acts of corruption or who are responsible for serious human rights abuses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.3756 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require a strategy for international cooperation to counter Russian energy influence globally.
Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.3757 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to prohibit the importation of crude oil, petroleum, petroleum products, liquefied natural gas, and coal from the Russian Federation.
Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (17)
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

S.3763 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to repeal the waiver and termination provisions of the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act of 2019.
Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 03/03/2022 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.6919 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the importation of petroleum products from Russia, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6930 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize the confiscation of assets subject to United States jurisdiction of certain foreign persons, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.6939 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the importation of oil and natural gas from the Russian Federation.
Sponsor: Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [R-NJ-2] (Introduced 03/03/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/03/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.