Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider the Protecting America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve from China Act. The Senate is not in session.  

The HOUSE

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JANUARY 11, 2023

H. CON. RES. 3 – Expressing the sense of Congress condemning the recent attacks on pro-life facilities, groups, and churches
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 222 – 209 (Roll no. 30).

H.R. 26 – Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 220 – 210, 1 Present (Roll no. 29).

H.R. 26 – Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 212 – 219 (Roll no. 28).

Today

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for Legislative Business.

Five One Minutes Per Side.

H.R. 22 – Protecting America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve from China Act (Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers / Energy and Commerce Committee)
Special Orders: Republicans have the first hour.

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session. 

Today

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

Friday, January 13th at 1:30pm;
Tuesday, January 17th at 1:00pm; and
Friday, January 20th at 1:00pm.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED 

Cybersecurity
H.R.231 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit Federal funds from being provided to an institution of higher education unless the institution has banned use of TikTok on electronic devices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Babin, Brian [Rep.-R-TX-36] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Energy/ Environment
H.R.246 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from imposing a fee on certain facilities for methane emissions.
Sponsor: Estes, Ron [Rep.-R-KS-4] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.250 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to make certain projects and activities eligible for financial assistance under a State water pollution control revolving fund, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Garamendi, John [Rep.-D-CA-8] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.263 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit any rule or guidance that bans gas stoves in the United States.
Sponsor: Huizenga, Bill [Rep.-R-MI-4] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services
H.R.243 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 and the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to require producers to establish disaster preparedness plans to be eligible for certain disaster assistance programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cohen, Steve [Rep.-D-TN-9] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.255 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 to develop a study regarding streamlining and consolidating information collection and preliminary damage assessments, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: González-Colón, Jenniffer [Resident Commissioner-R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.259 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for an online repository for certain reporting requirements for recipients of Federal disaster assistance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: González-Colón, Jenniffer [Resident Commissioner-R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Small Business; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Small Business, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care
H.R.235 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for research and education with respect to triple-negative breast cancer, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jackson Lee, Sheila [Rep.-D-TX-18] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.238 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize the residential substance use disorder treatment program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jackson Lee, Sheila [Rep.-D-TX-18] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.244 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove the exclusion of Medicare coverage for hearing aids and examinations therefor, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Dingell, Debbie [Rep.-D-MI-6] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 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

Tax
H.R.256 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To extend the supplemental security income program to Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: González-Colón, Jenniffer [Resident Commissioner-R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.257 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make residents of Puerto Rico eligible for the earned income tax credit.
Sponsor: González-Colón, Jenniffer [Resident Commissioner-R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation
H.R.267 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide that the transportation of goods from a port of entry and another place within the same State as such port does not constitute interstate transportation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mast, Brian J. [Rep.-R-FL-21] (Introduced 01/10/2023) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 01/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.