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Saturday, June 26, 2021

Congress Update

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House of Representatives

H.R. 18: No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2021
• House floor consideration requests: 7 times Tuesday, 5 times Thursday, 3 times Friday
• House debated H.R. 18 and in voting could have defeated the previous question and considered the bill; Members also discussed their efforts on the bill
Nancy Pelosi and Democrats Block Bill to Ban Tax-Funded Abortions for 8th Time

Suspension of the Rules

House passes bill to bolster state plans to ward off infrastructure attacks

Considered Pursuant to a Rule

H.R. 2062 - Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act of 2021
House passes bill to ease standards for age discrimination cases

S.J.Res. 14 - Methane Emission Standards
Overturning the methane rule means higher energy costs in return for no benefits

House Votes to Reinstate Obama Methane Rule for Oil, Gas Wells


Senate Leader Remarks: 6/21, 6/22, 6/23, 6/24

Executive Session

Christopher Charles Fonzone, of Pennsylvania, to be General Counsel of ODNI
Senate Confirms Huawei-Linked Lobbyist to Intel Post

Kiran Arjandas Ahuja, of Massachusetts, to be Director of OPM
Senate moves to confirm Kiran Ahuja, nominee with critical race theory ties, to run federal personnel office, in Close Vote

Legislative Session

S. 2093, For the People Act.
Senate blocks partisan election overhaul bill
Democrats' partisan power grab fails — for now
Schumer vows Tuesday's vote “won't be the last …will explore every option … will leave no stone unturned”

Unanimous Consent

S. 1520: Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act of 2021 Senate declined to pass S. 1520, Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act of 2021 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Senate declined to pass H.R. 1652, VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021

Senate declined to pass S. 2084, a bill to terminate the order requiring persons to wear masks while on conveyances and at transportation hubs.

Senate declined to consider the nomination of Jen Easterly, of New York, to be Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security: Wednesday, Thursday

Senate declined to pass S. 831, EB–5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2021

Senate declined to pass S. 2216, a bill to require the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State to develop a plan for the relocation and admission to the United States of certain citizens of Afghanistan

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