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 26 at TBD time.  

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 26 at 10:00 am
Tuesday, August 30 at 10:00 am
Friday, September 2 at 9:00 am

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
H.R.8739 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To direct the Secretary of Commerce to submit to Congress a report on the protection of consumer information in the possession of United States companies operating in Hong Kong and requests issued by the Government of Hong Kong to such companies for consumer information, content takedowns, or law enforcement assistance.
Sponsor: Curtis, John R. [Rep.-R-UT-3] (Introduced 08/23/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 08/23/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Energy/ Environment
H.R.8737 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny deductions for marketing related to the extraction, distribution, or consumption of fossil fuels.
Sponsor: Porter, Katie [Rep.-D-CA-45] (Introduced 08/19/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 08/19/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8738 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require Transmission Organizations allow bids from aggregators of certain retail customers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Casten, Sean [Rep.-D-IL-6] (Introduced 08/23/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 08/23/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services
H.R.8730 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to provide the Commodity Futures Trading Commission jurisdiction to oversee the spot digital commodity market, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Feenstra, Randy [Rep.-R-IA-4] (Introduced 08/19/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture; Financial Services; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 08/19/2022 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
H.R.8731 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender affirming care on minors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Greene, Marjorie Taylor [Rep.-R-GA-14] (Introduced 08/19/2022) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House – 08/19/2022 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.8735 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the Veterans Community Care Program to include health providers at certain institutions of higher learning.
Sponsor: Kelly, Trent [Rep.-R-MS-1] (Introduced 08/19/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 08/19/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Tax
H.R.8741 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on the total revenue of manufacturers and importers of semi-automatic assault weapons.
Sponsor: Maloney, Carolyn B. [Rep.-D-NY-12] (Introduced 08/23/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 08/23/2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.8742 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To ensure that employees of the Internal Revenue Service are brought back to their offices until the backlog of 2020 tax returns has been eliminated.
Sponsor: Meuser, Daniel [Rep.-R-PA-9] (Introduced 08/23/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 08/23/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.8733 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require the Secretary of the Army to include communities affected by major disasters in the definition of an economically disadvantaged community, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Higgins, Clay [Rep.-R-LA-3] (Introduced 08/19/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 08/19/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.