Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House and Senate are in pro forma sessions.    

The HOUSE

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JANUARY 12, 2023

H R 22 – Protecting America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve from China Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 331 – 97 (Roll no. 31).

Today

The House is in a pro forma session. 

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 

Energy/ Environment
H.R.337 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit Federal agencies from banning gas-burning stoves.
Sponsor: Issa, Darrell E. [Rep.-R-CA-48] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (43)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.342 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require reporting relating to certain cost-share requirements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Obernolte, Jay [Rep.-R-CA-23] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Financial Services
H.R.317 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from requiring an issuer to make climate-related disclosures that are not material to investors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bice, Stephanie I. [Rep.-R-OK-5] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
H.R.330 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Foxx, Virginia [Rep.-R-NC-5] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (33)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.333 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability rated less than 50 percent to receive concurrent payment of both retired pay and veterans disability compensation, to extend eligibility for concurrent receipt to chapter 61 disability retirees with less than 20 years of service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [Rep.-D-GA-2] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.335 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reduce the threshold for mandatory minimum penalties for fentanyl-related offenses under the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Grothman, Glenn [Rep.-R-WI-6] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (21)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.343 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit United States assessed and voluntary contributions to the World Health Organization.
Sponsor: Roy, Chip [Rep.-R-TX-21] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Sanctions and Trade
H.R.314 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the removal of Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism until Cuba satisfies certain conditions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Salazar, Maria Elvira [Rep.-R-FL-27] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.315 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit certain funding made available to the United States Agency for Global Media relating to provision of an open platform for China, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wilson, Joe [Rep.-R-SC-2] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.332 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the imposition of sanctions pursuant to the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act to combat corruption and human rights violations perpetrated by officials in the Mexican Government, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gallagher, Mike [Rep.-R-WI-8] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.344 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the President to take such actions as may be necessary to prohibit the purchase of public or private real estate located in the United States by members of the Chinese Communist Party and entities that are under the ownership, control, or influence of the Chinese Communist Party.
Sponsor: Roy, Chip [Rep.-R-TX-21] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax
H.R.312 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide emergency savings accounts for individuals.
Sponsor: Cloud, Michael [Rep.-R-TX-27] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.313 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide emergency savings accounts for small businesses.
Sponsor: Cloud, Michael [Rep.-R-TX-27] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.318 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitation on deductions for personal casualty losses.
Sponsor: Brownley, Julia [Rep.-D-CA-26] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.324 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the denial of deduction for certain excessive employee remuneration, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd [Rep.-D-TX-37] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.326 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the seller of an electric vehicle from being treated as the taxpayer that placed such vehicle in service and taking the electric vehicle tax credit if such vehicle is sold to the Federal Government.
Sponsor: Estes, Ron [Rep.-R-KS-4] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.327 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the tax credit for new qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicles by State subsidies for these vehicles.
Sponsor: Estes, Ron [Rep.-R-KS-4] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.329 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit 529 plans to be used for certain non-degree technical training certificate programs and apprenticeship programs.
Sponsor: Finstad, Brad [Rep.-R-MN-1] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (26)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.338 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate tax and retain stepped-up basis at death.
Sponsor: Latta, Robert E. [Rep.-R-OH-5] Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.339 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty in the limitation on the amount individuals can deduct for certain State and local taxes.
Sponsor: Lawler, Michael [Rep.-R-NY-17] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

Transportation
H.R.346 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a task force on improvements for notices to air missions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stauber, Pete [Rep.-R-MN-8] (Introduced 01/12/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.