Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session.   

Friday

The House met for a pro forma session

Today

The House is not in session

The Senate

Friday

The Senate was not in session.  

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #726 Shalanda D. Young, of Louisiana, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on cloture on the Young nomination.

During Thursday’s session, Senator Schumer filed cloture on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #726 Shalanda D. Young, of Louisiana, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget
  2. Executive Calendar #718 Susan Tsui Grundmann, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of five years expiring July 1, 2025

Monday, March 14th at 5:30pm – roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #726 Shalanda D. Young, of Louisiana, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Energy/ Environment
H.R.7061 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a windfall profits excise tax on crude oil and to rebate the tax collected back to individual taxpayers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7064 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of Transportation, in consultation with the Secretary of Energy, to establish a grant program to demonstrate the performance and reliability of heavy-duty fuel cell vehicles that use hydrogen as a fuel source, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.7065 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program to support hydrogen-fueled equipment at ports and to conduct a study with the Secretary of Transportation and the Secretary of Homeland Security on the feasibility and safety of using hydrogen-derived fuels, including ammonia, as a shipping fuel.
Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

Health Care
H.R.7055 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Public Health Service Act with regard to research on asthma, and for other purposes
Sponsor: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.7060 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To modify conditions of funding for the distance learning, telemedicine, and broadband program of the Rural Utilities Service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Dusty [R-SD-At Large] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 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.7069 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish the Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Sponsor: Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

Tax
H.R.7071 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the educator expense deduction and allow early childhood educators to take the deduction, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.7057 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To revoke Transportation Security Administration directives to implement the Federal mask mandate in public transportation systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gimenez, Carlos A. [R-FL-26] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Ukraine
H.R.7066 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require United States financial institutions to ensure entities and persons owned or controlled by the institution comply with financial sanctions on the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus to the same extent as the institution itself, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7067 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To impose sanctions with respect to the use of cryptocurrency to facilitate transactions by Russian persons subject to sanctions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7068 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit United States persons from engaging in transactions with foreign persons that purchase or transact in gold from the Russian Federation.
Sponsor: Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] (Introduced 03/11/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/11/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.