Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to vote on a Foreign Affairs Committee resolution to remove service members from the Somalia Embassy. The Senate will convene to consider the nomination of Anthony Devos Johnstone for U.S. circuit judge.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H.R. 1339 – Precision Agriculture Satellite Connectivity Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 – 11 (Roll no. 200).

H.R. 2811 – Limit, Save, Grow Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 217 – 215 (Roll no. 199).

H.R. 2811 – Limit, Save, Grow Act
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 211 – 221 (Roll no. 198).

H.R. 1353 – ALERT Parity Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 422 – 1 (Roll no. 197).

H. RES. 327 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2811) Limit, Save, Grow Act, and providing for consideration of (H.J.Res.39) disapproving the rule submitted by the Dept. of Commerce relating to “Procedures Covering Suspension of Liquidation, Duties and Estimated Duties in Accord With Presidential Proclamation 10414”
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 219 – 210 (Roll no. 196).

H. RES. 327 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2811) Limit, Save, Grow Act, and providing for consideration of (H.J.Res.39) disapproving the rule submitted by the Dept. of Commerce relating to “Procedures Covering Suspension of Liquidation, Duties and Estimated Duties in Accord With Presidential Proclamation 10414”
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 218 – 210 (Roll no. 195).

Today

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and recess immediately. The House will reconvene at approximately 11:00 a.m. for the purpose of receiving, in a Joint Meeting, His Excellency Yoon Suk Yeol, President of the Republic of Korea. Members are advised to be on the House Floor and in their seats no later than 10:35 a.m. First and last votes expected: 4:00 p.m.

Legislation that may be Considered:
H. Con. Res. 30 – Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove all United States Armed Forces, other than United States Armed Forces assigned to protect the United States Embassy, from Somalia (Sponsored by Rep. Gaetz / Foreign Affairs Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Confirmed, 74-25: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #64 Joshua David Jacobs to be Under Secretary for Benefits of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Not invoked, 57-42: Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Cal. #32, S.326.

Passed, 50-49: Passage of S.J.Res.11, Fischer Trucking Emissions CRA.

Today

At 12:30pm, the Senate will proceed two roll call votes on the following:

Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Cal. #3, S.J.Res.4.
Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #22, Anthony Devos Johnstone, of Montana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Committee on Financial Services
Subcommittee on Digital Assets, Financial Technology and Inclusion
The Future of Digital Assets: Identifying the Regulatory Gaps in Digital Asset Market Structure

House Committee on Agriculture
Subcommittee on Commodity Markets, Digital Assets, and Rural Development
The Future of Digital Assets: Identifying the Regulatory Gaps in Spot Market Regulation

House Committee on Financial Services
Subcommittee on National Security, Illicit Finance, and International Financial Institutions
Oversight of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI)

House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce
Addressing America’s Data Privacy Shortfalls: How a National Standard Fills Gaps to Protect Americans’ Personal Information

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.1291 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require that social media platforms verify the age of their users, prohibit the use of algorithmic recommendation systems on individuals under age 18, require parental or guardian consent for social media users under age 18, and prohibit users who are under age 13 from accessing social media platforms.
Sponsor: Schatz, Brian [Sen.-D-HI] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Energy/ Environment

S.1304 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on the carbon footprint and environmental impacts of electric vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Scott, Rick [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.1324 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish the Southwestern Power Administration Fund, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moran, Jerry [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.2875 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, in consultation with the Secretary of Energy, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Regional Transmission Organizations, and Independent System Operators, to submit a report to Congress on the reliability of the electric grid.
Sponsor: Balderson, Troy [Rep.-R-OH-12] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2888 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to incentivize investment in facilities that carry out the metallurgy of rare earth elements and the production of finished rare earth products, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Tony [Rep.-R-TX-23] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs; Education and the Workforce; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Education and the Workforce, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2902 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the alcohol fuels credit, the biodiesels fuel credit, the sustainable aviation fuel credit, the clean fuel production credit, the alcohol fuel, biodiesel, and alternative fuel mixtures credit, and other related provisions.
Sponsor: Perry, Scott [Rep.-R-PA-10] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2903 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the National Security Act of 1947, to direct the Director of National Intelligence to produce national intelligence estimates on certain effects of climate change, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Peters, Scott H. [Rep.-D-CA-50] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).

H.R.2921 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require a certain percentage of funds appropriated for revolving fund capitalization grants be used for green projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Williams, Nikema [Rep.-D-GA-5] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Financial Services

S.1302 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Menendez, Robert [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.2876 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To cancel certain proposed changes to loan level price adjustments by the Federal National Mortgage Association and credit fees charged by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation.
Sponsor: Bice, Stephanie I. [Rep.-R-OK-5] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.1294 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for payment rates for durable medical equipment under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Thune, John [Sen.-R-SD] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1296 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to improve access to care for all Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries through models tested under the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1297 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to ensure the right to provide reproductive health care services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Murray, Patty [Sen.-D-WA] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (26)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.1298 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to award grants for the creation, recruitment, training and education, retention, and advancement of the direct care workforce and to award grants to support family caregivers.
Sponsor: Kaine, Tim [Sen.-D-VA] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1315 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the provision of care and services under the Veterans Community Care Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moran, Jerry [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.1317 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for public health research and investment into understanding and eliminating structural racism and police violence.
Sponsor: Warren, Elizabeth [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.2878 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require research facilities that use companion dogs, cats, or rabbits for research purposes and receive funding from the National Institutes of Health to offer such animals for adoption after completion of such research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cárdenas, Tony [Rep.-D-CA-29] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.2880 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish certain requirements for pharmacy benefit managers under part D of the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [Rep.-R-GA-1] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 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.2884 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To facilitate direct primary care arrangements under Medicaid.
Sponsor: Crenshaw, Dan [Rep.-R-TX-2] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.2890 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to make hospital organizations and cooperative hospital service organizations subject to the law relating to unfair methods of competition.
Sponsor: Jayapal, Pramila [Rep.-D-WA-7] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.2893 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for certain rules regarding the treatment of eligible retirement plans in determining the eligibility of individuals for premium and cost-sharing subsidies under part D of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Susie [Rep.-D-NV-3] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 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.2904 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for public health research and investment into understanding and eliminating structural racism and police violence.
Sponsor: Pressley, Ayanna [Rep.-D-MA-7] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (43)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2907 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To ensure the right to provide reproductive health care services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schrier, Kim [Rep.-D-WA-8] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2914 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the health coverage tax credit.
Sponsor: Turner, Michael R. [Rep.-R-OH-10] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

Tax

S.1295 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend chapter 131 of title 5, United States Code, to require Senior Executive Service and schedule C employees to disclose Federal student loan debt, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Budd, Ted [Sen.-R-NC] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.2871 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the adjusted gross income limitation for above-the-line deduction of expenses of performing artist employees, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Buchanan, Vern [Rep.-R-FL-16] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

S.1292 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase the Federal student loan limits for students in flight education and training programs.
Sponsor: Baldwin, Tammy [Sen.-D-WI] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.2874 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase the Federal student loan limits for students in flight education and training programs.
Sponsor: Allred, Colin Z. [Rep.-D-TX-32] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.2879 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation.
Sponsor: Carson, Andre [Rep.-D-IN-7] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (46)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Budget
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2912 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to apply certain limitations to the requirements for buying goods produced in the United States for certain airport-related projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Swalwell, Eric [Rep.-D-CA-14] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.2916 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish a program to provide assistance to underserved airports to improve passenger and flight capacity, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Vasquez, Gabe [Rep.-D-NM-2] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Ukraine

S.1320 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend certain authorities relating to human rights violations and abuses in Ukraine, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Young, Todd [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 04/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.2885 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend certain authorities relating to human rights violations and abuses in Ukraine, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat [Rep.-R-TX-4] (Introduced 04/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/26/2023 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.