Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are not in session. 

The House

Yesterday

The House was in a pro forma session. 

Today

The House is not in session. The House stands adjourned for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

Friday, July 1 at 10:00 am

The Senate

Yesterday

The Senate was in a pro forma session.

Today

The Senate is not in session. The Senate stands adjourned for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

Friday, July 1 at 8:30 am
Tuesday, July 5 at 6:25 am
Thursday, July 7 at 10:00 am

The Senate will next convene on July 11 at 3:00 pm.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Appropriations
State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Full Committee Markup

House Energy and Commerce
Investing in Public Health: legislation to Support Patients, Workers, and Research

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.8251 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To authorize the National Science Foundation to make awards to institutions of higher education and non-profit organizations for research, development, and related activities to advance innovative approaches to developing, improving, and expanding evidence-based microelectronics education and workforce development activities and learning experiences at all levels of education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11] (Introduced 06/28/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 06/28/2022 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
H.R.8245 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to support community-based coverage entities to carry out a comprehensive coverage program that provides to qualifying individuals and small businesses health coverage and integrated social determinant of health support services to small business workers that promote improved health, long-term economic self-sufficiency, employment and retention, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] (Introduced 06/28/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 06/28/2022 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.8252 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to codify patients’ rights to hospital visitation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [R-NJ-2] (Introduced 06/28/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/28/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Tax
H.R.8242 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish limitations on the amount of debt issued by the United States which may be held by foreign governments, entities, and individuals.
Sponsor: Rep. Franklin, C. Scott [R-FL-15] (Introduced 06/28/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/28/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R.8253 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the research tax credit and provide better access to the credit for business startups.
Sponsor: Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] (Introduced 06/28/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/28/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.8243 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 46, United States Code, to require certain port authorities to provide preferential berthing to certain vessels, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] (Introduced 06/28/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/28/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Ukraine
H.R.8240 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To combat military reliance on Russian energy.
Sponsor: Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] (Introduced 06/28/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 06/28/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services