Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to complete consideration of the Lower Energy Costs Act. The Senate will convene to resume consideration of the Fire Grants And Safety Act and to consider the nomination of Laura Taylor-Kale to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 1
On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 96 – 336 (Roll no. 173).

H R 1
On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 210 – 223 (Roll no. 172).

H R 1
On agreeing to the Palmer amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 251 – 181 (Roll no. 171).

H R 1
On agreeing to the Molinaro amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 268 – 163 (Roll no. 170).

H R 1
On agreeing to the Jackson (TX) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 245 – 189 (Roll no. 169).

H R 1
On agreeing to the Hern amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 – 206 (Roll no. 168).

H R 1
On agreeing to the Boebert amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 221 – 208 (Roll no. 167).

Today

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:40 a.m.

Legislation Pursuant to a Rule:
Complete consideration of H.R. 1 – Lower Energy Costs Act (Sponsored by Rep. Scalise / Natural Resources Committee / Energy and Commerce Committee / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

Postponed Amendment Votes:
Westerman (on behalf of Feenstra) #20
Leger Fernandez #25
Levin #26

The SENATE

Yesterday

Passed, 66-30: Passage of Cal. #25, S.316, Repealing AUMF Against Iraq.

Passed, 53-43: Passage of H.J.Res.27, Capito WOTUS CRA.

Passed, 68-23: Passage of Cal. #33, H.J.Res.7, Marshall National Emergency Designation.

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #73 Matthew P. Brookman to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana.

Invoked, 96-0: Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Cal. #28, S.870, Fire Grants and Safety

Today

The Senate will convene at 10:00am and resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Cal. #28, S.870, Fire Grants and Safety Act.

At 1:45pm, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #18, Laura Taylor-Kale, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Finance Committee
Pharmacy Benefit Managers and the Prescription Drug Supply Chain: Impact on Patients and Taxpayers

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.2393 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to implement a strategy to combat the efforts of transnational criminal organizations to recruit individuals in the United States via social media platforms and other online services and assess their use of such platforms and services for illicit activities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Spanberger, Abigail Davis [Rep.-D-VA-7] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Homeland Security; Foreign Affairs; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Energy/ Environment

S.1035 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit funding for the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change until China is no longer defined a developing country.
Sponsor: Barrasso, John [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

S.1043 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to modify standards for water heaters, furnaces, boilers, and kitchen cooktops, ranges, and ovens, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barrasso, John [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.1050 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to secure the bulk-power system in the United States.
Sponsor: Scott, Rick [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.2384 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To lower energy costs by ending judicial review for legacy projects and providing jurisdiction to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Miller, Carol D. [Rep.-R-WV-1] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

S.1021 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the Export-Import Bank of the United States from providing financing to persons with seriously delinquent tax debt.
Sponsor: Braun, Mike [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1039 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to authorize the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to terminate certain contracts on the basis of detrimental conduct to the National Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1045 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to clarify that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and appropriate Federal regulators have the authority to claw back certain compensation paid to executives.
Sponsor: Warren, Elizabeth [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

H.R.2383 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit Federal officers and employees from engaging in any financial trading activity while on Federal Government property, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mace, Nancy [Rep.-R-SC-1] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability; House Administration
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2396 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to require the Financial Stability Oversight Council to monitor social media platforms for indicators of a bank run or financial panic, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Torres, Ritchie [Rep.-D-NY-15] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2397 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To clarify that eligibility of certain mortgages with Federal credit enhancement may not be conditioned on the status of a mortgagor as a DACA recipient if all other eligibility criteria are satisfied, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Vargas, Juan [Rep.-D-CA-52] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.1024 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities to develop and implement a comprehensive program to promote student access to defibrillation in public elementary schools and secondary schools.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.2370 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities to develop and implement a comprehensive program to promote student access to defibrillation in public elementary schools and secondary schools.
Sponsor: Cherfilus-McCormick, Sheila [Rep.-D-FL-20] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (49)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

S.1028 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand health care and benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for military sexual trauma, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tester, Jon [Sen.-D-MT] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.1037 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from carrying out certain activities under the Electronic Health Record Modernization Program until certification of system stability improvements.
Sponsor: Moran, Jerry [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.1038 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill 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: Welch, Peter [Sen.-D-VT] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1057 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require responsiveness testing of Defense Logistics Agency pharmaceutical contracts.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

S.1063 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to implement a minimum work requirement for able-bodied adults enrolled in State Medicaid programs.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1064 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a national project to prevent and cure Parkinson’s, to be known as the National Parkinson’s Project, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Capito, Shelley Moore [Sen.-R-WV] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.2365 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a national project to prevent and cure Parkinson’s, to be known as the National Parkinson’s Project, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bilirakis, Gus M. [Rep.-R-FL-12] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1067 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to citizen petitions.
Sponsor: Shaheen, Jeanne [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.2369 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to in vitro clinical tests, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bucshon, Larry [Rep.-R-IN-8] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 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.2377 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the accuracy of market-based Medicare payment for clinical diagnostic laboratory services, to reduce administrative burdens in the collection of data, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hudson, Richard [Rep.-R-NC-9] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 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

H.R.2372 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the imposition of sanctions with respect to the People’s Republic of China if the People’s Liberation Army initiates a military invasion of Taiwan.
Sponsor: Gallagher, Mike [Rep.-R-WI-8] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Financial Services; Ways and Means; Judiciary; Rules
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

S.1027 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the imposition of sanctions with respect to the People’s Republic of China if the People’s Liberation Army initiates a military invasion of Taiwan.
Sponsor: Sullivan, Dan [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1060 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for congressional review of the imposition of duties and other trade measures by the executive branch, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Mike [Sen.-R-UT] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1066 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to increase oversight of foreign direct investment in agricultural land in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lankford, James [Sen.-R-OK] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.2381 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To nullify the termination of the Fulbright exchange program with regard to China and Hong Kong with respect to future exchanges for participants traveling both from and to China or Hong Kong, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Larsen, Rick [Rep.-D-WA-2] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

S.1051 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to lower the standard for removing employees who disclose tax return information without authorization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Braun, Mike [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1053 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to limit the use of taxpayer funded union time for employees of the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Braun, Mike [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.2389 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sewell, Terri A. [Rep.-D-AL-7] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 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

Transportation

S.1032 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reform Federal Aviation Administration safety requirements for commercial air tour operators, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schatz, Brian [Sen.-D-HI] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1033 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure certain projects related to natural hazards and emergency management are eligible for funding under the Federal Aviation Administration’s airport improvement program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schatz, Brian [Sen.-D-HI] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1044 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve rail safety practices and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fetterman, John [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1046 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to apportionments for small airports under the Airport Improvement Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barrasso, John [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

S.1055 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish an airport infrastructure resilience pilot program.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1058 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to protect airline crew members, security screening personnel, and passengers by banning abusive passengers from commercial aircraft flights, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Reed, Jack [Sen.-D-RI] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.2366 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a 90-day limit to file a petition for judicial review of a permit, license, or approval for a highway or public transportation project, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Boebert, Lauren [Rep.-R-CO-3] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.1034 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to establish a competitive grant program for projects for commercial motor vehicle parking, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lummis, Cynthia M. [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 03/29/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.2367 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to establish a competitive grant program for projects for commercial motor vehicle parking, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bost, Mike [Rep.-R-IL-12] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.2394 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To protect airline crew members, security screening personnel, and passengers by banning abusive passengers from commercial aircraft flights, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Swalwell, Eric [Rep.-D-CA-14] (Introduced 03/29/2023) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Homeland Security; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2023 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker