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10/21/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/21/2021 08:44

Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will vote on whether to find Steve Bannon in contempt. The Senate will consider various circuit court justices.

THE HOUSE

Yesterday

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 1508 - Guidance Clarity Act of 2021, as amended - PASSED BY VOICE
2) H.R. 1170 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 League in Irvine, California, as the "Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Friend Memorial Post Office Building" - PASSED BY VOICE
3) H.R. 3210 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1905 15th Street in Boulder, Colorado, as the "Officer Eric H. Talley Post Office Building" - PASSED BY VOICE
4) H.R. 767 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 40 Fulton Street in Middletown, New York, as the "Benjamin A. Gilman Post Office Building" - PASSED BY VOICE
5) H.R. 3419 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Meserole Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222, as the "Joseph R. Lentol Post Office" - PASSED BY VOICE
6) H.R. 1444 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 132 North Loudoun Street, Suite 1 in Winchester, Virginia, as the "Patsy Cline Post Office" - PASSED BY VOICE
7) H.R. 3175 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 135 Main Street in Biloxi, Mississippi, as the "Robert S. McKeithen Post Office Building" -PASSED BY VOICE
8) H.R. 2044 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 17 East Main Street in Herington, Kansas, as the "Captain Emil J. Kapaun Post Office Building" - PASSED BY VOICE
9) H.R. 960 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3493 Burnet Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio, as the "John H. Leahr and Herbert M. Heilbrun Post Office" - PASSED BY VOICE

Postponed Suspension Votes:
1) H.R. 4611 - DHS Software Supply Chain Risk Management Act of 2021, as amended - PASSED 412 - 2
2) H.R. 2379 - State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2021, as amended -PASSED 380- 46
3) H.R. 654 - Drug-Free Communities Pandemic Relief Act, as amended - PASSED 395 - 30
4) H.R. 3635 - Strengthening America's Strategic National Stockpile Act of 2021 -PASSED 397 - 22
5) H.R. 3919 - Secure Equipment Act of 2021, as amended - PASSED 420 - 22
6) H.R. 4032 - Open RAN Outreach Act, as amended -PASSED 410 - 17
7) H.R. 4067 - Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council Act, as amended - PASSED 397 - 29
8) H.R. 4028 - Information and Communication Technology Strategy Act, as amended - PASSED 413 - 14

Today

"One Minutes" (15 per side)

H.Res. __- Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives Find Stephen K. Bannon in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Duly Issued by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol (Rep. Thompson (MS) - Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol) (Subject to a Rule)

The Senate

Yesterday

The Senate failed to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2747, the Freedom to Vote Act. 49-51. Majority Leader Schumer voted NAY so that he could enter a motion to reconsider the vote.

Today

4 roll call votes are expected:
10:30AM:

  1. Cloture on the nomination of Tana Lin to be US District Judge for the Western District of Washington
  2. Cloture on the nomination of Douglas L. Parker to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor
  3. Cloture on the nomination of Myrna Perez to be US Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit 1:45PM:
  4. Confirmation of the Lin nomination

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity
S.3014 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to establish the Next Generation Telecommunications Council, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 10/20/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.3015 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to require the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to submit to Congress each year a national science and technology strategy, to require the Director to complete quadrennial science and technology reviews, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 10/20/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.5635 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
Intellectual Property Violators Accountability and Transparency Act
Sponsor: Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 10/20/2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.5651 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To establish a grant program for States for purposes of modernizing criminal justice data infrastructure to facilitate automated record sealing and expungement, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (21)
Committees: House - Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 10/20/2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Energy/Environment
H.R.5634 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to contracts for oil spill response, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 10/19/2021) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 10/20/2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

S.3031 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to modify certain allotments under that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate - 10/20/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.5653 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to modify certain allotments under that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Waltz, Michael [R-FL-6] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 10/20/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Financial Services
S.3022 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to subject certain private funds to joint and several liability with respect to the liabilities of firms acquired and controlled by those funds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 10/20/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.5648 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To subject certain private funds to joint and several liability with respect to the liabilities of firms acquired and controlled by those funds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Ways and Means; Financial Services; Judiciary; Education and Labor
Latest Action: House - 10/20/2021 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, the Judiciary, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.5639 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To require disclosure of foreign government subsidies in the premerger notification process.
Sponsor: Rep. Fitzgerald, Scott [R-WI-5] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House - Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 10/20/2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Health Care
S.3018 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish requirements with respect to the use of prior authorization under Medicare Advantage plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Marshall, Roger [R-KS] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 10/20/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3028 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
A bill to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to, and enter into cooperative agreements with, States and units of local government to develop, implement, or expand 1 or more programs to provide medication-assisted treatment to individuals who have opioid use disorder and are incarcerated within the jurisdictions of the States or units of local government.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward [D-MA] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate - 10/20/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Tax
H.R.5649 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for relocating manufacturing to the United States, permanent full expensing for qualified property, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Roy, Chip [R-TX-21] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 10/20/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.5644 - 117th Congress (2021-2022)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow refunds of Federal motor fuel excise taxes on fuels used in mobile mammography vehicles.
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 10/20/2021) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 10/20/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.