Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate is not in session.     

The HOUSE

Friday

S. 619 – COVID-19 Origin Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 419 – 0 (Roll no. 143).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate met in a pro forma session.

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

H.R.1615 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds to ban gas stoves.
Sponsor: Armstrong, Kelly [Rep.-R-ND-At Large] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1623 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to exclude certain propane storage facilities from certain chemical security standards under the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Finstad, Brad [Rep.-R-MN-1] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.1640 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the Secretary of Energy from finalizing, implementing, or enforcing the proposed rule titled “Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Consumer Conventional Cooking Products”, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lesko, Debbie [Rep.-R-AZ-8] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

H.R.1661 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise taxes on wagering.
Sponsor: Titus, Dina [Rep.-D-NV-1] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1663 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to designate sectorially critical banking institutions, to require a higher level of regulatory supervision of such institutions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Torres, Ritchie [Rep.-D-NY-15] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1664 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee to consider inflation, employment, and financial stability when setting interest rates.
Sponsor: Torres, Ritchie [Rep.-D-NY-15] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.1613 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to improve transparency and prevent the use of abusive spread pricing and related practices in the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [Rep.-R-GA-1] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1616 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To address research on, and improve access to, supportive services for individuals with Long COVID.
Sponsor: Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [Rep.-D-VA-8] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1617 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to add physical therapists to the list of providers allowed to utilize locum tenens arrangements under Medicare.
Sponsor: Bilirakis, Gus M. [Rep.-R-FL-12] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 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

H.R.1618 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish the Commission on Sustaining Medicare and Social Security, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bilirakis, Gus M. [Rep.-R-FL-12] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.1620 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To promote affordable access to evidence-based opioid treatments under the Medicare program and require coverage of medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorders, opioid overdose reversal medications, and recovery support services by health plans without cost-sharing requirements.
Sponsor: Dean, Madeleine [Rep.-D-PA-4] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 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

H.R.1634 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care, to amend title XVIII of such Act to modify the requirements for diabetic shoes to be included under Medicare, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Johnson, Bill [Rep.-R-OH-6] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 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

H.R.1637 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To recommend that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation test the effect of a dementia care management model, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: LaHood, Darin [Rep.-R-IL-16] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 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

H.R.1638 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to mental health services under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Lee, Barbara [Rep.-D-CA-12] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (18)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 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

H.R.1639 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish the Zero Suicide Initiative pilot program of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Sponsor: Lee, Susie [Rep.-D-NV-3] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.1666 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII to protect patient access to groun ambulance services under part B of the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Wenstrup, Brad R. [Rep.-R-OH-2] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 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.1654 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a higher rate of tax on bonuses and profits from sales of stock received by executives employed by failing banks that were closed and for which the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has been appointed as conservator or receiver.
Sponsor: Schiff, Adam B. [Rep.-D-CA-30] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (18)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1656 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against tax for charitable donations to nonprofit organizations providing workforce training.
Sponsor: Smucker, Lloyd [Rep.-R-PA-11] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1661 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise taxes on wagering.
Sponsor: Titus, Dina [Rep.-D-NV-1] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.1633 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To enhance safety requirements for trains transporting hazardous materials, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Johnson, Bill [Rep.-R-OH-6] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1648 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a grant program for use of “internet of things” technologies in airports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Nehls, Troy E. [Rep.-R-TX-22] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1665 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a program to provide grants to local governments to install publicly accessible safety charging stations for electric bicycles and scooters, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Velazquez, Nydia M. [Rep.-D-NY-7] (Introduced 03/17/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.