Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene for morning hour and to conduct legislative business. The Senate will convene to consider nominations.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H.RES. 240 – Condemning recent actions taken by the Russian military to down a United States Air Force drone
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 – 0 (Roll no. 184).

H.R. 1151 – Upholding Sovereignty of Airspace Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 – 6 (Roll no. 183).

Today

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 5:00 p.m.

Veto Message to Accompany H.J. Res 27 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Department of Defense and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Revised Definition of ‘Waters of the United States'” (Sponsored by Rep. Graves (MO) / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #19 Radha Iyengar Plumb, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense; invoked: 61-26.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #19 Radha Iyengar Plumb, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, post-cloture.

At approximately 11:30am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Plumb nomination and cloture on the Solomon nomination (Assistant Attorney General).

Following the cloture vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

At approximately 2:15pm, if cloture is invoked, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Solomon nomination (Assistant Attorney General) and cloture on Calendar #28, S.870, Fire Grants and Safety Act.

Additional roll call votes are possible during Tuesday’s session.

Tuesday, April 18th at approx. 11:30am – 2 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #19 Radha Iyengar Plumb, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #57 Amy Lefkowitz Solomon, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General

Tuesday, April 18th at approx. 2:15pm – 2 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #57 Amy Lefkowitz Solomon, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Calendar #28, S.870, Fire Grants and Safety Act

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Budget Committee
A Rigged System: The Cost of Tax Dodging by the Wealthy and Big Corporations

House Committee on Financial Services
Oversight of the Securities and Exchange Commission

House Committee on Appropriations
Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Budget Hearing – Fiscal Year 2024 Request for the United States Department of Education

House Committee on Education and the Workforce
Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
“School Choice: Expanding Educational Freedom for All”

House Committee on Ways and Means
Subcommittee on Trade
Countering China’s Trade and Investment Agenda: Opportunities for American Leadership

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.2635 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 to limit liability protection provided by such section for providers of social media service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Santos, George [Rep.-R-NY-3] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

S.1169 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to address disclosures by directors, officers, and principal stockholders of foreign private issuers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/17/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1171 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend chapter 131 of title 5, United States Code, to prevent Members of Congress and their spouses and dependent children from trading stocks and owning stocks, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Merkley, Jeff [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/17/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.2652 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to add additional investment thresholds for an individual to qualify as an accredited investor, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mooney, Alexander X. [Rep.-R-WV-2] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2656 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the creation and sale of trigger leads, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Torres, Ritchie [Rep.-D-NY-15] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.1165 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to make medical assistance available to inmates during the 30-day period preceding their release.
Sponsor: Baldwin, Tammy [Sen.-D-WI] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/17/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1166 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit a report on the public health mitigation messaging and guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/17/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.2631 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the Federal Government from imposing any mandate requiring an individual to receive a vaccine that has not been authorized for marketing for at least 10 years, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Santos, George [Rep.-R-NY-3] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2636 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to include neuropathy in the list of conditions covered by the World Trade Center Health Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Santos, George [Rep.-R-NY-3] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2639 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for additional requirements with respect to electrodiagnostic services under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Sessions, Pete [Rep.-R-TX-17] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 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.2642 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to award grants for peer mental health first aid, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Balint, Becca [Rep.-D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2645 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend section 2202 of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to extend for 1 year the availability of certain flexible benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP).
Sponsor: Caraveo, Yadira [Rep.-D-CO-8] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.2647 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit a report on the public health mitigation messaging and guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sponsor: Crenshaw, Dan [Rep.-R-TX-2] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.2644 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reduce the amount of foreign assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras based on the number of unaccompanied alien children who are nationals or citizens of such countries and who in the preceding fiscal year are placed in Federal custody by reason of their immigration status.
Sponsor: Burgess, Michael C. [Rep.-R-TX-26] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

H.R.2634 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make alimony deductible.
Sponsor: Santos, George [Rep.-R-NY-3] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2637 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to waive the early withdrawal penalty on certain distributions from qualified retirement plans.
Sponsor: Santos, George [Rep.-R-NY-3] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2641 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow students to take the saver’s credit.
Sponsor: Allred, Colin Z. [Rep.-D-TX-32] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2643 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow deductions and credits relating to expenditures in connection with marijuana sales conducted in compliance with State law.
Sponsor: Blumenauer, Earl [Rep.-D-OR-3] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2660 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation on the amount individuals can deduct for certain State and local taxes.
Sponsor: Underwood, Lauren [Rep.-D-IL-14] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

S.1167 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to allow additional funds to be provided under the airport improvement program for certain noise mitigation projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Murray, Patty [Sen.-D-WA] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 04/17/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.2653 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue regulations that establish minimum requirements for aviation enterprise resource planning systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Porter, Katie [Rep.-D-CA-47] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.2654 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to take certain actions to prohibit air carriers from reducing the size of passenger seats on aircraft, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Porter, Katie [Rep.-D-CA-47] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.2662 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for collegiate housing and infrastructure grants.
Sponsor: Wenstrup, Brad R. [Rep.-R-OH-2] (Introduced 04/17/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/17/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.