NEXT VOTEAround 6:00-6:30 p.m.

Around 6:40-7:00 p.m.LAST VOTE

Daily Schedule

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2021
The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour.
Legislative business will begin at 12:00 p.m.

Fifteen one minutes per side.

H.R. 1187 - ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Juan Vargas / Financial Services Committee)
Structured Rule, One Hour of Debate
Ten Amendments
MTR Y    207 N   218
Passage Y     215 N    214

H. Res. 479 - The rule providing for consideration of the bill S. 475 - Juneteenth National Independence Day Act
Adoption Y    214 N    208

S. 475 - Juneteenth National Independence Day Act
Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate
Passage Y    415 N    14


Special Orders: Democrats have the first hour.

SUBMISSION INFORMATION:
During this public health crisis, the Floor Hopper is currently available only to Members. Staff will not be permitted to physically drop documents per prior practice.

Instead, Members and staff may submit the following documents electronically:
• Legislation and additional cosponsors to Clerk_Hopper@housemail.house.gov; and
• Extensions of Remarks and General Leave Statements for the Congressional Record to extensions@mail.house.gov.

Only those submissions emailed 15 minutes before convening, during the session, and 15 minutes after adjournment will be accepted and processed. Documents sent outside this time period will receive an autoreply email and must be resubmitted on another legislative day.

For more information, please refer to the Submit Legislative Documents Electronically page on HouseNet.

Amendments to H.R. 1187

Amendments to H.R. 1187

Each stand alone amendment receives up to 10 minutes of debate

Each En Bloc receives up to 20 minutes of debate


Burgess (R-TX) – Amendment No. 1 - Requires publicly traded companies to disclose the negative impacts of federal corporate tax increases
  Y   209 N   218

Waters (D-CA) En Bloc #1
Axne (D-IA)
– Amendment No. 2 - Increases disclosures from public companies about their workforce, including information about workforce health and safety, pay, diversity, turnover and promotion rates, and training, as well as companies' use of contractors and outsourcing

Frankel (D-FL), Nadler (D-NY), Speier (D-CA), Blunt Rochester (D-DE), Underwood (D-IL) – Amendment No. 3 - Requires publicly-traded companies to disclose the number of settlements, judgments, and aggregate settlement amounts in connection with workplace harassment in their annual SEC filings

Himes (D-CT), Ross, Deborah (D-NC) – Amendment No. 5 - Requires publicly traded companies to report annually on whether members of their governing bodies (such as general partners or members of a board of directors) have cybersecurity expertise and the nature of that experience. If nobody has such experience, then the company would be required to describe what other aspects of its cybersecurity were considered by the people responsible for identifying and evaluating nominees for governing body membership with NIST and the SEC would defining cybersecurity experience using commonly defined roles, specialties, knowledge, skills, and abilities

Meeks (D-NY), Maloney, Carolyn (D-NY), Torres, Ritchie (D-NY) – Amendment No. 6 - (1) Requires public companies to annually disclose the racial, ethnic, gender identity, sexual orientation, and veteran status of their board directors, nominees, and senior executive officers; (2) empowers the SEC’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion to publish best diversity disclosure practices; and (3) creates an advisory group that would study and report on increasing corporate diversity

Phillips (D-MN) – Amendment No. 7 - Requires the SEC to study the emergence and viability of coalitions among shareholders who wish to preserve and promote critical employment, environmental, social, and governance standards (EESG) and the significance of shareholder networks with the SEC issuing a report to Congress with its findings, guidance on shareholder engagement activities that are not considered to involve questions of corporate control, and provide recommendations on regulatory safe harbors for engagement with respect to sustainability guardrails

Wexton (D-VA) – Amendment No. 9 - Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to issue rules requiring U.S. publicly traded companies to disclose annually imports of manufactured goods and materials that originate in or are sourced in part from Xinjiang Province

Y   215 N   211

Hill, French (R-AR) – Amendment No. 4 - Strikes the underlying legislation with a study that must be conducted by the SEC to summarize and describe any inconsistencies by the different ESG and climate disclosure frameworks before requiring any type of disclosure from public companies
   204   225
 
Schrier (D-WA) –
Amendment No. 8 - Requires the Commission, in conjunction with the Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation and the Office of the Investor Advocate, to conduct a study and issue a report on the issues small businesses face in reporting ESG disclosures with the report including recommendations for the Commission to consider, and should be completed within 1 year of the enactment of the bill
  Y   380   47
 
Plaskett (D-VI) – Amendment No. 10 - Clarifies that a ‘tax jurisdiction’ includes a country or a jurisdiction that is not a country but that has fiscal autonomy
Withdrawn Y N
 

Vote Series I

Adoption of H. Res. 479 - The rule providing for consideration of the bill S. 475 - Juneteenth National Independence Day Act
  Y    214 N    208


Burgess (R-TX) – Amendment No. 1 - Requires publicly traded companies to disclose the negative impacts of federal corporate tax increases
  Y    209 N    218
 

Democrat En Bloc consisting of Amendments 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9
  Y    215 N    211
 

Hill (R-AR) - Amendment No. 4 - Strikes the underlying legislation with a study that must be conducted by the SEC to summarize and describe any inconsistencies by the different ESG and climate disclosure frameworks before requiring any type of disclosure from public companies
  Y    204 N    225
 

Schrier (D-WA) - Amendment No. 8 - Requires the Commission, in conjunction with the Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation and the Office of the Investor Advocate, to conduct a study and issue a report on the issues small businesses face in reporting ESG disclosures with the report including recommendations for the Commission to consider, and should be completed within 1 year of the enactment of the bill
  Y    380 N    47


Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1187 - ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021
  Y    207 N    218
 

Passage of H.R. 1187 - ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021
  Y   215 N    214
 


Next: General debate on S. 475 - Juneteenth National Independence Day Act

Vote around 5:45 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. for Legislative Business

H.R. 256 - To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of
2002

Weekly Schedule

MONDAY, JUNE 14TH AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Monday, the House will meet at 5:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.
On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.
On Friday, no votes are expected in the House.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 1703 - National Children’s Museum Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

2) H.R. 587 - Ocean Pollution Reduction Act II (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Peters / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

3) H.R. 610 - San Francisco Bay Restoration Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jackie Speier / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

4) H.R. 1144 - PUGET SOS, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Derek Kilmer / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

5) H.R. 2008 - Local Water Protection Act (Sponsored by Rep. Angie Craig / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

6) H.R. 1921 - To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Garret Graves /
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

7) H.R. 539 - Preventing Disaster Revictimization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Sam Graves / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

8) H.R. 468 - Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Rep. Sam Graves / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

9) H.R. 2016 - Federal Disaster Assistance Coordination Act (Sponsored by Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

10) H.R. 1262 - Notice to Airmen Improvement Act of 2021, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Pete Stauber / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

11) H.R. 2093 - Veterans and Family Information Act (Sponsored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

12) H.R. 239 - Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act (Sponsored by Rep. Julia Brownley / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

13) H.R. 1257 - Homeless Veterans CREDIT Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Pallone / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

14) H.R. 2429 - VA Police Improvement and Accountability Act (Sponsored by Rep. Kathleen Rice / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

15) H.R. 2726 - VA FOIA Reform Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Rep. Ruben Gallego / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

16) H.R. 2545 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the role of doctors of podiatric medicine in the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Brad Wenstrup / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

17) H.R. 293 - VA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Bost / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

18) H.R. 290 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to render an individual, who transfers certain educational assistance, to which the individual is entitled because of an agreement by such individual to serve in the Armed Forces, to a dependent of that individual, and who fails to complete such agreement, solely liable for the overpayment of such educational assistance, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Bost / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

19) H.R. 3325 - To award four congressional gold medals to the United States Capitol Police and those who protected the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 (Sponsored by Rep. Nancy Pelosi / Financial Services Committee)

20) H.R. 3642 - Harlem Hellfighters Congressional Gold Medal Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Suozzi / Financial Services Committee)

21) H.R. 2332 - Debt Bondage Repair Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Patrick McHenry / Financial Services Committee)

22) H.R. 1443 - LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ritchie Torres / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 1187 - ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Juan Vargas / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 256 - To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Barbara Lee / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Additional Legislative Items Are Possible

Floor Wrap Up

WEDNESDAY JUNE 16, 2021

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS


Ordering the Previous Question on S. 475 - PASSED BY VOICE

Adoption of H. Res. 479 -
The rule providing for consideration of the bill S. 475 - Juneteenth National Independence Day Act - ADOPTED 214 - 208, ROLL CALL 163
Republican YEA – 0; NAY – 208
Democrat YEA – 214; NAY – 0


Amendments to H.R. 1187:

Burgess (R-TX) – Amendment No. 1 - Requires publicly traded companies to disclose the negative impacts of federal corporate tax increases - REJECTED 209 - 218, ROLL CALL 164
Republican YEA – 195; NAY – 13
Democrat YEA – 14; NAY – 205


Waters (D-CA) En Bloc #1
Axne (D-IA) – Amendment No. 2 - Increases disclosures from public companies about their workforce, including information about workforce health and safety, pay, diversity, turnover and promotion rates, and training, as well as companies' use of contractors and outsourcing

Frankel (D-FL), Nadler (D-NY), Speier (D-CA), Blunt Rochester (D-DE), Underwood (D-IL) – Amendment No. 3 - Requires publicly-traded companies to disclose the number of settlements, judgments, and aggregate settlement amounts in connection with workplace harassment in their annual SEC filings

Himes (D-CT), Ross, Deborah (D-NC) – Amendment No. 5 - Requires publicly traded companies to report annually on whether members of their governing bodies (such as general partners or members of a board of directors) have cybersecurity expertise and the nature of that experience. If nobody has such experience, then the company would be required to describe what other aspects of its cybersecurity were considered by the people responsible for identifying and evaluating nominees for governing body membership with NIST and the SEC would defining cybersecurity experience using commonly defined roles, specialties, knowledge, skills, and abilities

Meeks (D-NY), Maloney, Carolyn (D-NY), Torres, Ritchie (D-NY) – Amendment No. 6 - (1) Requires public companies to annually disclose the racial, ethnic, gender identity, sexual orientation, and veteran status of their board directors, nominees, and senior executive officers; (2) empowers the SEC’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion to publish best diversity disclosure practices; and (3) creates an advisory group that would study and report on increasing corporate diversity

Phillips (D-MN) – Amendment No. 7 - Requires the SEC to study the emergence and viability of coalitions among shareholders who wish to preserve and promote critical employment, environmental, social, and governance standards (EESG) and the significance of shareholder networks with the SEC issuing a report to Congress with its findings, guidance on shareholder engagement activities that are not considered to involve questions of corporate control, and provide recommendations on regulatory safe harbors for engagement with respect to sustainability guardrails

Wexton (D-VA) – Amendment No. 9 - Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to issue rules requiring U.S. publicly traded companies to disclose annually imports of manufactured goods and materials that originate in or are sourced in part from Xinjiang Province - ADOPTED 215 - 211, ROLL CALL 165
Republican YEA – 0; NAY – 209
Democrat YEA – 215; NAY – 2


Hill, French (R-AR) – Amendment No. 4 - Strikes the underlying legislation with a study that must be conducted by the SEC to summarize and describe any inconsistencies by the different ESG and climate disclosure frameworks before requiring any type of disclosure from public companies - REJECTED 204 - 225, ROLL CALL 166
Republican YEA – 203; NAY – 8

Democrat YEA – 1; NAY – 217

Schrier (D-WA) – Amendment No. 8 - Requires the Commission, in conjunction with the Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation and the Office of the Investor Advocate, to conduct a study and issue a report on the issues small businesses face in reporting ESG disclosures with the report including recommendations for the Commission to consider, and should be completed within 1 year of the enactment of the bill - ADOPTED 380 - 47, ROLL CALL 167
Republican YEA – 161; NAY – 47
Democrat YEA – 219; NAY – 0


Plaskett (D-VI) – Amendment No. 10 - Clarifies that a ‘tax jurisdiction’ includes a country or a jurisdiction that is not a country but that has fiscal autonomy - WITHDRAWN

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1187 -
ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021 - REJECTED 207 - 218, ROLL CALL 168
Republican YEA – 207; NAY – 1
Democrat YEA – 0; NAY – 217


Passage of H.R. 1187 -
ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021 - PASSED 215 - 214, ROLL CALL 169
Republican YEA – 0; NAY – 210
Democrat YEA – 215; NAY – 4


Passage of S. 475 -
Juneteenth National Independence Day Act - PASSED 415 - 14, ROLL CALL 170
Republican YEA – 195; NAY – 14
Democrat YEA – 220; NAY – 0