Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet to consider legislation from the Energy and Commerce and Foreign Affairs Committees. The Senate will meet to consider district judge nominations.       

The HOUSE

Friday

The House was not in session.

Today

On Monday, the House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

H. Res. 132 – Responding to the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria on February 6, 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Wilson / Foreign Affairs Committee)

H.R. 538 – Informing Consumers about Smart Devices Act (Sponsored by Rep. Curtis / Energy and Commerce Committee)      

H.R. 1059 – SECURE Notarization Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Armstrong / Energy and Commerce Committee)

H.R. 1108 – To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to extend the authority of the Federal Communications Commission to grant a license or construction permit through a system of competitive bidding (Sponsored by Rep. Rodgers / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #16 Jamar K. Walker, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #16 Jamar K. Walker, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia
  2. Executive Calendar #17 Jamal N. Whitehead, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington
  3. Executive Calendar #14 Araceli Martinez-Olguin, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California
  4. Executive Calendar #13 Margaret R. Guzman, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.1158 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Elimination of Future Technology Delays Act of 2023
Sponsor: Curtis, John R. [Rep.-R-UT-3] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1165 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Data Privacy Act of 2023
Sponsor: McHenry, Patrick T. [Rep.-R-NC-10] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1160 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Energy to promulgate regulations to facilitate the timely submission of notifications regarding cybersecurity incidents and potential cybersecurity incidents with respect to critical electric infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Walberg, Tim [Rep.-R-MI-5] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/ Environment

H.R.1152 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Water Quality Certification and Energy Project Improvement Act of 2023
Sponsor: Rouzer, David [Rep.-R-NC-7] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1155 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the phase out of gasoline and prevent higher prices for consumers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Crenshaw, Dan [Rep.-R-TX-2] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1160 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Energy to promulgate regulations to facilitate the timely submission of notifications regarding cybersecurity incidents and potential cybersecurity incidents with respect to critical electric infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Walberg, Tim [Rep.-R-MI-5] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1172 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To permanently prohibit oil and gas leasing off the coast of the State of California, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Carbajal, Salud O. [Rep.-D-CA-24] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (22)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.1181 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to permitting terms, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Garamendi, John [Rep.-D-CA-8] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1195 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Energy to complete a long-range strategic review of the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve and the Northeast Gasoline Supply Reserve, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Pappas, Chris [Rep.-D-NH-1] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1197 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the President from revoking Presidential permits relating to cross-border energy facilities.
Sponsor: Walberg, Tim [Rep.-R-MI-5] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Financial Services

H.R.1161 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Aligning SEC Regulations for the World Bank’s International Development Association Act
Sponsor: Waters, Maxine [Rep.-D-CA-43] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.1166 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Public Health Emergency Medical Supplies Enhancement Act of 2023
Sponsor: Vargas, Juan [Rep.-D-CA-52] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1170 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that expenses for blood storage qualify as expenses for medical care.
Sponsor: Arrington, Jodey C. [Rep.-R-TX-19] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1173 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act regarding the patient medication information required to be included in the labeling of prescription drugs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [Rep.-R-GA-1] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.1151 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To hold the People’s Republic of China accountable for the violation of United States airspace and sovereignty with its high-altitude surveillance balloon.
Sponsor: Meeks, Gregory W. [Rep.-D-NY-5] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 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, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.1153 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide a clarification of non-applicability for regulation and prohibition relating to sensitive personal data under International Emergency Economic Powers Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McCaul, Michael T. [Rep.-R-TX-10] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.1156 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
China Financial Threat Mitigation Act of 2023
Sponsor: Spanberger, Abigail Davis [Rep.-D-VA-7] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1157 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Countering the PRC Malign Influence Fund Authorization Act of 2023
Sponsor: Barr, Andy [Rep.-R-KY-6] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.1159 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Taiwan Assurance Act of 2020 to require periodic reviews and updated reports relating to the Department of State’s Taiwan Guidelines.
Sponsor: Wagner, Ann [Rep.-R-MO-2] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.1171 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the imposition of sanctions on the Government of the People’s Republic of China, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Banks, Jim [Rep.-R-IN-3] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 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, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.1176 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019 to provide that the United States, as a member of any international organizations, should oppose any attempts by the People’s Republic of China to resolve Taiwan’s status by distorting the decisions, language, policies, or procedures of the organization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Connolly, Gerald E. [Rep.-D-VA-11] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.1186 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 to modify the biannual report on overseas capital construction projects.
Sponsor: Lynch, Stephen F. [Rep.-D-MA-8] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.1189 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the development of a strategy to eliminate the availability to foreign adversaries of goods and technologies capable of supporting undersea cables, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mast, Brian J. [Rep.-R-FL-21] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

H.R.1177 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the Secretary of Labor from constraining the range or type of investments that may be offered to participants and beneficiaries of individual retirement accounts who exercise control over the assets in such accounts.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.1179 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an additional tool to prevent certain frauds against veterans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [Rep.-R-PA-1] (Introduced 02/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 02/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.