Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider the MORE Act. The Senate is not in session.  

The House

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 1017 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 3617 – MORE Act and of the bill H.R. 6833 – Affordable Insulin Now Act – PASSED 219 – 202

Adoption of H. Res. 1017 – The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 3617 – MORE Act and of the bill H.R. 6833 – Affordable Insulin Now Act – ADOPTED 219 – 202

Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 4521 – America COMPETES Act – ADOPTED 351 – 74

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 6833 – REJECTED 197 – 225

Passage of H.R. 6833 – Affordable Insulin Now Act – PASSED 232 – 193

Today

 “One Minutes” (5 per side)

H.R. 3617 – MORE Act (Rep. Nadler – Judiciary)

The Rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Judiciary and makes in order the following amendments:

Gottheimer Amendment
Lamb Amendment
Raskin Amendment

The Senate

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #680 Sarah Elisabeth Geraghty, of Georgia, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia; confirmed: 52-48.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #681 Georgette Castner, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey; confirmed: 52-47.

Legislative Business

By unanimous consent, the cloture motion on the motion to proceed to Calendar #310, H.R.4373, legislative vehicle for COVID funding, will ripen at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader.

Passed H.R.3197: to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the City of Eunice, Louisiana, certain Federal land in Louisiana, and for other purposes.

Passed S.1320: re-designates the Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona as the Chiricahua National Park.

S.3580 – Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 

Adopted S.Res.573, Legal counsel.

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Executive Calendar #400 – Alan F. Estevez, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Executive Calendar #647 – Enoh T. Ebong, of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the Trade and Development Agency

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Executive Calendar #775 – Joseph F. DeCarolis, of North Carolina, to be Administrator of the Energy Information Administration

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment
H.R.7324 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To delay the effectiveness of certain new rules or regulations relating to the United States energy sector.
Sponsor: Rep. Fischbach, Michelle [R-MN-7] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7343 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To exempt certain vessels transporting crude oil and petroleum products from certain coastwise endorsement requirements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-10] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.7344 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 46, United States Code, to prohibit certain grants from financing or refinancing projects that support the development, manufacturing, staging, maintenance, or deployment of offshore wind energy infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-10] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Financial Services
H.R.7307 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to ensure that the small business regulatory budget for a fiscal year is not greater zero, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Van Duyne, Beth [R-TX-24] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.
Health Care

H.R.7327 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To encourage the timely use of funds provided under the emergency rental assistance programs administered by the Secretary of the Treasury, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7328 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish reporting requirements for issuers of fiat currency-backed stablecoins, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hollingsworth, Trey [R-IN-9] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7334 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To extend the statute of limitations for fraud by borrowers under certain COVID-19 economic injury disaster loan programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.7338 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require congressional notification prior to payments of Department of State rewards using cryptocurrencies, authorize the appointment of a Director of Digital Currency Security in the Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation of the Department of State, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 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.7351 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to provide for the supervision of nondepository persons offering or making small business loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7352 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Small Business Act to extend the statute of limitation for fraud by borrowers under the Paycheck Protection Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Health Care
H.R.7308 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services to investigate and report on the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Greene, Marjorie Taylor [R-GA-14] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 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.7322 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require coverage for scalp cooling items under group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage, specified Federal health care programs, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs; Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7346 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage and payment of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Disorder treatment under part B of such title, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Salazar, Maria Elvira [R-FL-27] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 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.7353 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income and Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat benefits for telehealth services offered under a group health plan or group health insurance coverage as excepted benefits.
Sponsor: Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Tax
H.R.7310 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Protecting America’s Retirement Security Act
Sponsor: Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Education and Labor; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7317 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to incentivize food donation through tax credits and deductions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Brown, Shontel M. [D-OH-11] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7348 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a refundable tax credit for commercial truck drivers.
Sponsor: Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7350 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain late unemployment payments from taxation.
Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.7321 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to require certain air carriers to provide reports with respect to maintenance, preventive maintenance, or alterations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.7339 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish the Office of the Special Inspector General for Infrastructure Projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meijer, Peter [R-MI-3] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.7341 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To move the taxpayer bill of rights to the front of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, to establish minimum competency standards for tax return preparers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Ukraine
H.R.7311 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of State to develop and submit to Congress a strategy and implementation plan outlining United States efforts to counter the malign influence and activities of the Russian Federation and its proxies in Africa, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.7312 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds to support or facilitate the participation of the Russian Federation in the Group of Seven, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.7314 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of State to submit to Congress a report on the People’s Republic of China’s support to the Russian Federation with respect to its unprovoked invasion of and full-scale war against Ukraine, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.7340 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To provide for congressional oversight of certain sanctions imposed with respect to the Russian Federation.
Sponsor: Rep. Meuser, Daniel [R-PA-9] (Introduced 03/31/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 03/31/2022 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker