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 to meet for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

Friday, August 12 at 9:00 am

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was in a pro forma session.

Today

The Senate is not in session. The Senate stands adjourned to meet for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted until September 6 on the following dates and times:

Friday, August 12 at 9:00 am
Tuesday, August 16 at 8:00 am
Friday, August 19 at 2:30 pm
Tuesday, August 23 at 10:30 am
Friday, August 26 at 10:00 am
Tuesday, August 30 at 10:00 am
Friday, September 2 at 9:00 am

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Financial Services
H.R.8682 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish the Federal Infrastructure Bank to facilitate investment in, and the long-term financing of, economically viable United States infrastructure projects that provide a public benefit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-11] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.8688 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a grant program for certain institutions of higher education to plan and implement projects for economic and community development in economically distressed communities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
H.R.8686 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of Defense to award grants to fund research on orthotics and prosthetics.
Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.8687 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to award grants to establish, or expand upon, master’s degree programs in orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.8692 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make improvements to the redistribution of residency slots under the Medicare program after a hospital closes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 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

H.R.8693 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To ensure access to cost-free monkeypox testing services.
Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs; Oversight and Reform; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs, Oversight and Reform, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.8699 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit the provision of Federal funds to the National Institutes of Health for the purposes of conducting biological, medical, or behavioral research involving the testing of dogs.
Sponsor: Rep. Steube, W. Gregory [R-FL-17] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax
H.R.8694 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make notices of intent to operate under section 501(c)(4) publicly available in the same manner as applications for exemption from tax.
Sponsor: Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.8689 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to clarify the authority of the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate commercial space transportation accidents, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8698 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To eliminate the exemption of air carriers from the authority of the Federal Trade Commission and to prohibit certain unfair and deceptive acts and practices relating to air carrier delays, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 08/09/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 08/09/2022 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker