Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is in a pro forma session. The Senate will consider the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  

The HOUSE

Friday

The House was in a pro forma session.  

Today

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

Tuesday, October 11 at 10 am
Friday, October 14 at 11:30 am

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was in a pro forma session.  

Today

Upon the conclusion of Morning Business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #467, H.R.7900, National Defense Authorization Act. Following the remarks of Senator Reed or his designee, the Senate will stand adjourned to then convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business being conducted on the following dates and times:

Friday, October 14th at 11:30 am
Tuesday, October 18th at 11:30 am
Thursday, October 20th, at 9:00 am
Monday, October 24th at 1:45 pm
Thursday, October 27th at12:00 noon
Monday, October 31st at 10:00 am
Thursday, November 3rd at 10:30 am
Monday, November 7th at 10:30 am
Thursday, November 10th at 12:00 noon.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity
H.R.9161 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit data brokers from selling and transferring certain sensitive data.
Sponsor: Scanlon, Mary Gay [Rep.-D-PA-5] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/ Environment
H.R.9155 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose the alternative minimum tax on certain State regulated electric utilities that have not fully adopted climate-resilient infrastructure.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-10] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Financial Services
H.R.9149 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prohibit public companies from repurchasing their shares on the open market, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [Rep.-D-IL-4] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9157 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)To define the dollar as a fixed weight of gold, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mooney, Alexander X. [Rep.-R-WV-2] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9159 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To make reforms to the Bank Secrecy Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rose, John W. [Rep.-R-TN-6] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
H.R.9144 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to allow households with children with chronic medical conditions to deduct allowable medical expenses incurred by such household member that exceeds $35 per month.
Sponsor: Brown, Shontel M. [Rep.-D-OH-11] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.9156 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the period for certain teaching hospitals to establish full-time equivalent residency caps for new residency training programs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-10] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 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.9158 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit people from intentionally impeding the 9-8-8 suicide and crisis lifeline telephone number, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moulton, Seth [Rep.-D-MA-6] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.9160 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create health freedom accounts available to all individuals.
Sponsor: Roy, Chip [Rep.-R-TX-21] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Tax
H.R.9143 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To prevent the use of additional Internal Revenue Service funds from being used for audits of taxpayers with taxable incomes below $400,000 in order to protect low- and middle-income earning American taxpayers from an onslaught of audits from an army of new Internal Revenue Service auditors funded by an unprecedented, nearly $80,000,000,000, infusion of new funds.
Sponsor: Brady, Kevin [Rep.-R-TX-8] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.9148 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To simplify the grant process for nonurbanized areas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Franklin, C. Scott [Rep.-R-FL-15] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (40)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

H.R.9153 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To repeal the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s rule titled “Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators”.
Sponsor: Good, Bob [Rep.-R-VA-5] (Introduced 10/07/2022) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 10/07/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation.