Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are pro forma sessions.

The House

Friday

The House was in a pro forma session.

Today

The House is in a pro forma session. The House stands adjourned for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00 am
Thursday, July 7 at 12 noon

The Senate

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

The Senate is in a pro forma session. The Senate stands adjourned for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

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.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.8279 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the Department of Homeland Security to submit a report on the impact of the SolarWinds cyber incident on information systems owned and operated by Federal departments and agencies and other critical infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Torres, Ritchie [D-NY-15] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform; Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Energy/ Environment
H.R.8272 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To encourage the extraction and processing of rare earth elements and critical minerals in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services
H.R.8266 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish an Office of Housing Innovation in the Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist in exploring and developing new approaches for increasing and diversifying the supply of housing and for meeting the challenges of housing shortages, housing affordability, and traffic congestion, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8269 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To bring parity to the collection of housing data with respect to key demographics not currently captured in Federal data sets and thereby to enhance accountability and transparency in the evaluation of housing and housing programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8273 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Small Business Act to provide interim partial payment to small business contractors that request an equitable adjustment due to a change in the terms of a construction contract, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Stauber, Pete [R-MN-8] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Health Care
H.R.8263 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit any head of a Federal agency or department from leasing certain Federal property to abortion providing organizations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Boebert, Lauren [R-CO-3] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8270 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide notices relating to prescription drug refills to individuals covered under such plans or coverage who reside in emergency areas during emergency periods.
Sponsor: Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Tax
H.R.8265 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the charitable mileage rate.
Sponsor: Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8268 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from acquiring ammunition.
Sponsor: Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.8275 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to submit to Congress a report on improving supply chain shortfalls and infrastructure needs at wholesale produce markets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Torres, Ritchie [D-NY-15] (Introduced 07/01/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 07/01/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.