Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will consider legislation from the Financial Services Committee and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. The Senate will meet for weekly caucus meetings.         

The HOUSE

Yesterday

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JANUARY 30, 2023

H.R. 500 – Financial Exploitation Prevention Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 – 0 (Roll no. 94).

Today

The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour

Legislative Business will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Unlimited One Minutes Per Side

H.R. 290 – To provide for transparent licensing of commercial remote sensing systems, and for other purposes. (Science, Space, and Technology Committee) – PASSED BY VOICE
H.R. 342 – To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require reporting relating to certain cost-share requirements, and for other purposes. (Science, Space, and Technology Committee) – PASSED BY VOICE
H.R. 500 – Financial Exploitation Prevention Act of 2023 (Financial Services Committee) – VOTE REQUESTED
H.R. 582– Credit Union Board Modernization Act (Financial Services Committee) – PASSED BY VOICE
H.R. 298 – Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act (Financial Services Committee) – PASSED BY VOICE

Unlimited One Minutes Per Side

Special Orders: Republicans have the first hour

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Roger Israel Zakheim, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term of four years; confirmed: 84-10.

Legislative Business
Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
S.123, Blocking the Adverse and Dramatic Increased Reliance on Surveillance Activities Act (Scott FL)

Executive Business
At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the following nomination:

  1. Joseph Lee Falk, of Florida, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term of four years.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

The Senate will recess from 12:30pm to 2:15pm to allow for the weekly Republican caucus meeting.

No roll call votes are expected during Tuesday’s session.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Energy and Commerce
Organizational Meeting / Full Committee Hearing: American Energy Expansion: Strengthening Economic, Environmental, and National Security

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment
S.128 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for the assumption of full ownership and control of the International Outfall Interceptor in Nogales, Arizona, by the International Boundary and Water Commission, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sinema, Kyrsten [Sen.-I-AZ] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.628 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize the South Florida Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gimenez, Carlos A. [Rep.-R-FL-28] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.636 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish an arbitration process pilot program as an alternative dispute resolution process for certain objections or protests to qualified forest management activities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rosendale Sr., Matthew M. [Rep.-R-MT-2] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources; Agriculture; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services
S.143 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the provision of Federal funds to certain entities subject to sanctions imposed by the United States.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.144 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require issuers filing annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission to disclose whether the issuers have connections with the Chinese Communist Party, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.149 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to address the responsibilities of fiduciaries with respect to the Thrift Savings Fund, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.151 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to address corrupt practices of the Government of the People’s Republic of China, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

S.152 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the trading of the securities of certain Communist Chinese military companies on a national securities exchange, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.634 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Administrator to provide certain notices to property owners when undertaking remapping in geographic areas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rosendale Sr., Matthew M. [Rep.-R-MT-2] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care
S.131 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to cover, for purposes of workers’ compensation under such chapter, services by physician assistants and nurse practitioners provided to injured Federal workers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brown, Sherrod [Sen.-D-OH] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.133 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to extend the National Alzheimer’s Project.
Sponsor: Collins, Susan M. [Sen.-R-ME] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.134 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require an annual budget estimate for the initiatives of the National Institutes of Health pursuant to reports and recommendations made under the National Alzheimer’s Project Act.
Sponsor: Collins, Susan M. [Sen.-R-ME] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.141 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve certain programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs for home and community based services for veterans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moran, Jerry [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.142 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market, and to prohibit biological product manufacturers from compensating biosimilar and interchangeable companies to delay the entry of biosimilar biological products and interchangeable biological products.
Sponsor: Klobuchar, Amy [Sen.-D-MN] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

S.146 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reduce the price of insulin for patients.
Sponsor: Hawley, Josh [Sen.-R-MO] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.148 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to enable to Federal Trade Commission to deter filing of sham citizen petitions to cover an attempt to interfere with approval of a competing generic drug or biosimilar, to foster competition, and facilitate the efficient review of petitions filed in good faith to raise legitimate public health concerns, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Klobuchar, Amy [Sen.-D-MN] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

H.R.618 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to cover, for purposes of workers’ compensation under such chapter, services by physician assistants and nurse practitioners provided to injured Federal workers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Walberg, Tim [Rep.-R-MI-5] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

H.R.619 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To extend the National Alzheimer’s Project.
Sponsor: Tonko, Paul [Rep.-D-NY-20] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.620 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require an annual budget estimate for the initiatives of the National Institutes of Health pursuant to reports and recommendations made under the National Alzheimer’s Project Act.
Sponsor: Smith, Christopher H. [Rep.-R-NJ-4] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.629 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for State approval and implementation of specified waivers under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Green, Mark E. [Rep.-R-TN-7] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.630 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to establish an urban Indian organization confer policy for the Department of Health and Human Services.
Sponsor: Grijalva, Raúl M. [Rep.-D-AZ-7] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.633 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to exempt certain direct primary care arrangements from regulation as health insurance coverage.
Sponsor: Rosendale Sr., Matthew M. [Rep.-R-MT-2] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.635 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permanently include certain HCPCS codes as telehealth services under such title, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rosendale Sr., Matthew M. [Rep.-R-MT-2] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 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

Sanctions and Trade
S.138 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002 to modify certain provisions of that Act.
Sponsor: Merkley, Jeff [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

S.143 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the provision of Federal funds to certain entities subject to sanctions imposed by the United States.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.145 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require disclosure by Federal contractors of contracts with Chinese entities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.153 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to safeguard certain technology and intellectual property in the United States from export to or influence by the People’s Republic of China and to protect United States industry from unfair competition by the People’s Republic of China, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.638 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To withdraw normal trade relations treatment from, and apply certain provisions of title IV of the Trade Act of 1974 to, products of the People’s Republic of China, and to expand the eligibility requirements for products of the People’s Republic of China to receive normal trade relations treatment in the future, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Smith, Christopher H. [Rep.-R-NJ-4] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Rules
Latest Action: House – 01/30/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Transportation
S.130 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to reauthorize and improve the ReConnect loan and grant program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Thune, John [Sen.-R-SD] (Introduced 01/30/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 01/30/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.