Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is in a pro forma session. The Senate is not in session.  

The HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was not in session.  

Today

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

Tuesday, October 25th at 11:00 am
Friday, October 28th at 10:00 am

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was in a pro forma session.  

Today

The Senate will stand adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business being conducted on the following dates and times:

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 

Energy/ Environment
H.Res.1445 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Recognizing that the irresponsible withdrawal of petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is a threat to the security of the United States.
Sponsor: Weber, Randy K., Sr. [Rep.-R-TX-14] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (30)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9215 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish an Office of Public Engagement and Participation within the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Levin, Mike [Rep.-D-CA-49] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9218 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a Federal program of cumulative impact assessments under the Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tlaib, Rashida [Rep.-D-MI-13] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 10/24/2022 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

Financial Services
H.R.9210 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To waive certain requirements for Community Development Block Grant amounts used for public services activities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to homelessness and emergency rental assistance needs; and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Espaillat, Adriano [Rep.-D-NY-13] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.9216 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to restrict trading and ownership of covered investments by each federal employee, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schweikert, David [Rep.-R-AZ-6] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Oversight and Reform; House Administration; Judiciary; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
H.R.9205 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To allow certain public health funds appropriated by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to be used to address the monkeypox public health emergency.
Sponsor: Casten, Sean [Rep.-D-IL-6] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Reform; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Reform, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9209 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To improve access to the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Dingell, Debbie [Rep.-D-MI-12] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.9220 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a national public awareness campaign to inform health care professionals and health care professional students on how to help patients navigate the legal landscape in the United States with respect to abortion and other reproductive health care services following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Trahan, Lori [Rep.-D-MA-3] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9221 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish an awareness campaign related to the lethality of fentanyl and fentanyl-contaminated drugs, to establish a Federal Interagency Work Group on Fentanyl Contamination of Illegal Drugs, and to provide community-based coalition enhancement grants to mitigate the effects of drug use.
Sponsor: Trone, David J. [Rep.-D-MD-6] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.9222 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to increase health insurance access for individuals placing their newborns up for adoption.
Sponsor: Van Duyne, Beth [Rep.-R-TX-24] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

Sanctions and Trade
H.R.9211 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a lending program for Latin America and the Caribbean to reaffirm the United States commitment to sustainable and equitable growth and energy security in the Western Hemisphere.
Sponsor: Espaillat, Adriano [Rep.-D-NY-13] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.9203 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To impose sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran and the President of Iran and their respective offices for human rights abuses and support for terrorism.
Sponsor: Banks, Jim [Rep.-R-IN-3] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (28)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary; Financial Services; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Tax
H.R.9214 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from gross income for interest on certain small business loans.
Sponsor: Kim, Andy [Rep.-D-NJ-3] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Ukraine
H.Res.1443 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives to condemn the atrocities, war crimes, and crimes against humanity being perpetrated against Ukrainian children by the Government of Russia.
Sponsor: Speier, Jackie [Rep.-D-CA-14] (Introduced 10/21/2022) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 10/21/2022 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.