Saturday, May 22, 2021

Congress Update

Daily Digests: M 5/17 • T 5/18 • W 5/19 • Th 5/20 • F 5/21 — Prayers

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Monday, 5/17

Senate Moves Forward With Bill Aimed at Countering China’s Rise — S. 1260


Tuesday, 5/18

Senate narrowly advances Biden civil rights nominee

Marjorie Taylor Greene delivers impassioned speech on why she opposes Capitol riot commissionFull Speech, Subsequent speech on parallel tracks for protestor justice

House Passes COVID-19 Hate Crimes ActCOVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Passes Congress — S. 937


Wednesday, 5/19

Senate repeals rule that provided employers with a written summary of the facts behind an EEOC complaint, a written explanation of the legal justification, and 14 days to respond — S.J.Res. 13

House votes to condemn Atlanta spa shootings — H.Res. 275

House passes Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act, related to drugs not economically viable due to rarity of the diseases they treat — H.R. 1629

House Democrats Vote Against Hamas Sanctions — Debate, Vote to oppose sanctions, H.R. 261 text

Democrats block GOP move to end House chamber mask mandate — H.Res. 414

House Passes January 6 Commission Bill, 252-175over GOP objections — H.R. 3233

House passes resolution condemning hate crimes against Asian Americans — H.Res. 275


Thursday, 5/20

Senate declined to pass resolutions related to Israel — S.Res. 226, S.Res. 225

House Passes Bill Approving $1.9 Billion More for US Capitol Security'Squad' vote against — H.R. 3237

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