Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene in a pro forma session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 734 – Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 219 – 203 (Roll no. 192).

H R 734 – Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 204 – 218 (Roll no. 191).

H R 734
On agreeing to the Mace amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 216 – 205 (Roll no. 190).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Van Hollen amdt #85 (60 vote threshold); not agreed to: 46-51.
  2. Sullivan amdt #83 (majority threshold); not agreed to: 42-56.
  3. Passage of Calendar #28, S.870, Fire Grants and Safety Act; passed: 95-2.

Legislative Business
Adopted S.Res.167, US Holocaust Memorial Museum Day

Today

The Senate will convene in a pro forma session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.2745 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 28, United States Code, to allow claims against foreign states for unlawful computer intrusion, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bergman, Jack [Rep.-R-MI-1] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (44)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Energy/ Environment

S.1222 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to encourage entrepreneurship training in after school programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cortez Masto, Catherine [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.1244 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent double dipping between tax credits and grants or loans for clean vehicle manufacturers.
Sponsor: Thune, John [Sen.-R-SD] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.2749 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To facilitate the generation and delivery of power from affordable and reliable renewable generation projects and energy storage projects.
Sponsor: Castor, Kathy [Rep.-D-FL-14] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.2750 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Power Act to authorize the allocation of the costs of certain interstate electric power transmission lines and electric power transmission lines that are located offshore, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Castor, Kathy [Rep.-D-FL-14] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2751 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to increase participation in community solar programs and the receipt of associated benefits, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Castor, Kathy [Rep.-D-FL-14] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2759 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a special notice requirement for certain drawdowns or sales from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Sponsor: Huizenga, Bill [Rep.-R-MI-4] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2778 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To repeal the renewable fuel program of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Sponsor: Perry, Scott [Rep.-R-PA-10] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2779 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To repeal the corporate average fuel economy standards.
Sponsor: Perry, Scott [Rep.-R-PA-10] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.2781 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Perry, Scott [Rep.-R-PA-10] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Financial Services

S.1221 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to provide awards to recognize State and local governments that improve the process of forming a new business, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cortez Masto, Catherine [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.1225 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the indexing of certain assets for purposes of determining gain or loss.
Sponsor: Cruz, Ted [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1237 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to restore the exemption of family farms and small businesses from the definition of assets under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.
Sponsor: Ernst, Joni [Sen.-R-IA] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1243 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the exclusion for gain from qualified small business stock.
Sponsor: Cornyn, John [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

H.R.2743 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to prohibit certain financial service providers who deny fair access to financial services from using taxpayer funded discount window lending programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barr, Andy [Rep.-R-KY-6] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (41)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

H.R.2771 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 to establish a Portal for Appraiser Credentialing and AMC Registration Information, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Loudermilk, Barry [Rep.-R-GA-11] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2773 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the definition of an accredited investor to include individuals receiving advice from certain professionals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McHenry, Patrick T. [Rep.-R-NC-10] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

H.R.2782 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To specify the standards governing claims of consciously parallel pricing coordination in civil actions under the Sherman Act, and to clarify the meaning of contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy under the Sherman Act.
Sponsor: Porter, Katie [Rep.-D-CA-47] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.2790 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 with respect to the definition of qualifying venture capital funds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Timmons, William R. IV [Rep.-R-SC-4] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2792 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study and rulemaking on the definition of the term “small entity” for purposes of the securities laws, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wagner, Ann [Rep.-R-MO-2] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2793 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to expand the ability to use testing the waters and confidential draft registration submissions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wagner, Ann [Rep.-R-MO-2] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.1229 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish a Green New Deal for Health to prepare and empower the health care sector to protect the health and wellbeing of our workers, our communities, and our planet in the face of the climate crisis, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.2764 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a Green New Deal for Health to prepare and empower the health care sector to protect the health and wellbeing of our workers, our communities, and our planet in the face of the climate crisis, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Khanna, Ro [Rep.-D-CA-17] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (21)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

S.1235 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish an awareness campaign related to the lethality of fentanyl and fentanyl-contaminated drugs, to establish a Federal Interagency Work Group on Fentanyl Contamination of Illegal Drugs, and to provide community based coalition enhancement grants to mitigate the effects of drug misuse.
Sponsor: Murkowski, Lisa [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1236 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to add suicide prevention resources to school identification cards.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1246 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to strengthen the drug pricing reforms in the Inflation Reduction Act.
Sponsor: Klobuchar, Amy [Sen.-D-MN] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1250 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require that direct-to-consumer advertisements for drugs and biologicals include an appropriate disclosure of pricing information.
Sponsor: Durbin, Richard J. [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1297; text: CR S1297-1298)

H.R.2761 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program to encourage specialty medicine physicians to serve in rural communities experiencing a shortage of specialty medicine physicians, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Joyce, John [Rep.-R-PA-13] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2763 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to improve the detection, prevention, and treatment of mental health issues among public safety telecommunicators.
Sponsor: Kelly, Robin L. [Rep.-D-IL-2] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2768 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to State and local entities to carry out peer-to-peer mental health programs.
Sponsor: LaLota, Nick [Rep.-R-NY-1] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.2769 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals only enrolled in Medicare Part A to contribute to health savings accounts.
Sponsor: Latta, Robert E. [Rep.-R-OH-5] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2791 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To designate a laboratory as the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Trone, David J. [Rep.-D-MD-6] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Sanctions and Trade

S.1241 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to enhance and expand cooperation between the Department of Defense and the Government of Taiwan.
Sponsor: Rosen, Jacky [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.1252 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to support the human rights of Uyghurs and members of other ethnic groups residing primarily in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and safeguard their distinct civilization and identity, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.2756 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Defense to seek to engage the Government of Taiwan regarding expanded cooperation with respect to military cybersecurity activities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gallagher, Mike [Rep.-R-WI-8] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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.2766 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To support the human rights of Uyghurs and members of other minority groups residing primarily in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and safeguard their distinct identity, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kim, Young [Rep.-R-CA-40] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.2789 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy on efforts to strengthen subnational cooperation between the United States and Mexico, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stanton, Greg [Rep.-D-AZ-4] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

S.1226 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the individual tax provisions of the tax reform law, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cruz, Ted [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1232 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the allowance for depreciation, amortization, or depletion for purposes of determining the income limitation on the deduction for business interest.
Sponsor: Capito, Shelley Moore [Sen.-R-WV] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1249 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the procedural rules for penalties.
Sponsor: Scott, Tim [Sen.-R-SC] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.2755 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to conform to the intent of the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998, as set forth in the joint explanatory statement of the committee of conference accompanying Conference Report 105-599, that the National Taxpayer Advocate be able to hire and consult counsel as appropriate.
Sponsor: Feenstra, Randy [Rep.-R-IA-4] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2767 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the exclusion for gain from qualified small business stock.
Sponsor: Kustoff, David [Rep.-R-TN-8] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2770 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for a credit against tax for sales at retail of safe firearm storage devices.
Sponsor: Levin, Mike [Rep.-D-CA-49] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2788 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the allowance for depreciation, amortization, or depletion for purposes of determining the income limitation on the deduction for business interest.
Sponsor: Smith, Adrian [Rep.-R-NE-3] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

S.1234 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to apply the Freedom of Information Act to actions and decisions of the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information in carrying out the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program.
Sponsor: Scott, Rick [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.1255 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to include a public airport in use by an air reserve station as a primary airport.
Sponsor: Brown, Sherrod [Sen.-D-OH] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.2747 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To support the sustainable aviation fuel market, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brownley, Julia [Rep.-D-CA-26] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Armed Services; Science, Space, and Technology; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Armed Services, Science, Space, and Technology, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2785 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To permanently exempt payments made from the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Account from sequestration under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
Sponsor: Schakowsky, Janice D. [Rep.-D-IL-9] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Budget
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.

Ukraine

S.1242 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to exclude critical minerals that were extracted or processed in certain countries that are providing insufficient levels of assistance to Ukraine from being included for purposes of determining the amount of the clean vehicle tax credit.
Sponsor: Cotton, Tom [Sen.-R-AR] (Introduced 04/20/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/20/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.