Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to consider a resolution to disapprove of the rule submitted by the Department of Commerce relating to “Procedures Covering Suspension of Liquidation, Duties and Estimated Duties in Accord With Presidential Proclamation 10414.” The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

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
On agreeing to the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 102 – 321 (Roll no. 201).

Today

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

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
H.J. Res. 39 – Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Commerce relating to “Procedures Covering Suspension of Liquidation, Duties and Estimated Duties in Accord With Presidential Proclamation 10414” (Closed Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Posey / Ways and Means Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #3, S.J.Res.4, removing the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment; not invoked: 51-47.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #22, Anthony Devos Johnstone, of Montana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; invoked: 50-45.

Legislative Business
Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.182 Safe Digging Month
S.Res.183 Arbor Day

Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations:
PN 284 – The following-named Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service of the United States Department of Agriculture for promotion within the Senior Foreign Service of the United States of America, Class of Minister-Counselor:
Cynthia Duerr, of VA
The following-named Career Members of the Foreign Service for promotion into the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor:
Conrad Estrada, of DC
Cristobal Zepeda, of CO
PN 285 Career Members of the Foreign Service for promotion into the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, and a Foreign Service Officer, a Consular Officer, and a Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America, with one exception (222 nominations)
PN 354 – Career Members of the Foreign Service of the Department of State to be a Foreign Service Officer, a Consular Officer, and a Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America (108 nominations)

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Space Force

Today

The Senate is not in session.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Committee on Financial Services
Housing and Insurance Subcommittee
The Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program: FEMA’s Perspective

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.1356 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish a task force on organizational structure for artificial intelligence governance and oversight.
Sponsor: Bennet, Michael F. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Energy/ Environment

S.1335 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish the New York-New Jersey Watershed Restoration Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.2982 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish the New York-New Jersey Watershed Restoration Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tonko, Paul [Rep.-D-NY-20] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

S.1366 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a forest incentives program to keep forests intact and sequester carbon on private forest land of the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Shaheen, Jeanne [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.2925 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 to provide for security of tenure for use of mining claims for ancillary activities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Amodei, Mark E. [Rep.-R-NV-2] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.2962 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To exempt certain Federal hydrogen programs from the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lesko, Debbie [Rep.-R-AZ-8] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2980 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for Department of Energy and National Science Foundation research and development coordination, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stevens, Haley M. [Rep.-D-MI-11] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.2988 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for Department of Energy and National Aeronautics and Space Administration research and development coordination, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Williams, Brandon [Rep.-R-NY-22] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Financial Services

S.1340 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish an Independent Financial Technology Working Group to Combat Terrorism and Illicit Financing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Budd, Ted [Sen.-R-NC] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1357 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to address advertising by digital asset intermediaries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sinema, Kyrsten [Sen.-I-AZ] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1362 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to enhance rulemaking requirements for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1363 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to eliminate the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
Sponsor: Cruz, Ted [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.2928 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To cancel certain proposed changes to credit fees charged by the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Biggs, Andy [Rep.-R-AZ-5] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (35)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2929 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint commemorative coins in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Fleet Reserve Association.
Sponsor: Bilirakis, Gus M. [Rep.-R-FL-12] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2933 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To eliminate the Federal Insurance Office of the Department of the Treasury, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cline, Ben [Rep.-R-VA-6] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2937 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To eliminate the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2960 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To cancel certain proposed changes to credit fees charged by the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lawler, Michael [Rep.-R-NY-17] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2963 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for further congressional oversight of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Loudermilk, Barry [Rep.-R-GA-11] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2969 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish an Independent Financial Technology Working Group to Combat Terrorism and Illicit Financing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Nunn, Zachary [Rep.-R-IA-3] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2972 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
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: Porter, Katie [Rep.-D-CA-47] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2974 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a Federal Interagency Council on Housing Affordability and Preservation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schiff, Adam B. [Rep.-D-CA-30] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.1333 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants for providing evidence-based caregiver skills training to family caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities or delays, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Menendez, Robert [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1339 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for increased oversight of entities that provide pharmacy benefit management services on behalf of group health plans and health insurance coverage.
Sponsor: Sanders, Bernard [Sen.-I-VT] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1346 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to award grants to implement innovative approaches to securing prompt access to appropriate follow-on care for individuals who experience an acute mental health episode and present for care in an emergency department, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Capito, Shelley Moore [Sen.-R-WV] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1347 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to waive cost-sharing under the TRICARE program for three mental health outpatient visits per year for certain beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ossoff, Jon [Sen.-D-GA] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

S.1355 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish a program to develop antimicrobial innovations targeting the most challenging pathogens and most threatening infections, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bennet, Michael F. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1367 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend 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: Stabenow, Debbie [Sen.-D-MI] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1373 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to increase access to medication for opioid overdose reversal, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1374 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit group health plans and health insurance issuers from entering into contracts that would prevent or restrict patient access to drug pricing information otherwise available through consumer decision-support tools.
Sponsor: Marshall, Roger [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1375 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to apply additional payments, discounts, and other financial assistance towards the cost-sharing requirements of health insurance plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Marshall, Roger [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1378 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide incentives for behavioral health integration under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Cortez Masto, Catherine [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.2935 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend the period during which certain survivors of a member of the Selected Reserve are eligible for health benefits under TRICARE Reserve Select.
Sponsor: Courtney, Joe [Rep.-D-CT-2] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.2940 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to establish a program to develop antimicrobial innovations targeting the most challenging pathogens and most threatening infections, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [Rep.-R-GA-3] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Accountability; Ways and Means; Budget
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Accountability, Ways and Means, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2947 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To deter the trafficking of illicit fentanyl, provide justice for victims, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance [Rep.-R-TX-5] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.2959 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve access to health care through expanded health savings accounts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: LaTurner, Jake [Rep.-R-KS-2] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Judiciary; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2965 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants for providing evidence-based caregiver skills training to family caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities or delays, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Meng, Grace [Rep.-D-NY-6] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2977 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants for the purpose of establishing, operating, or expanding one-stop crisis facilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Smith, Adam [Rep.-D-WA-9] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.2986 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a deduction for certain charity care furnished by physicians, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Webster, Daniel [Rep.-R-FL-11] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Sanctions and Trade

S.1368 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to counter the military-civil fusion strategy of the Chinese Communist Party and prevent United States contributions to the development of dual-use technology in China.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.2958 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for additional sanctions with respect to foreign persons that are officials, agents, or affiliates of, or owned or controlled by, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps.
Sponsor: Lamborn, Doug [Rep.-R-CO-5] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 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.

Tax

S.1337 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to temporarily prohibit the hiring of additional Internal Revenue Service employees until a certain level of taxpayer services have improved, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Thune, John [Sen.-R-SD] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1338 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to apply the mailbox rule to documents and payments electronically submitted to the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blackburn, Marsha [Sen.-R-TN] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1377 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve the low-income housing credit.
Sponsor: Casey, Robert P., Jr. [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation

H.R.2944 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prevent the misuse of drones, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gallagher, Mike [Rep.-R-WI-8] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.2948 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to the operation of certain specialized hauling vehicles on the Interstate System, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance [Rep.-R-TX-5] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.2951 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand prohibitions under the clean vehicle credit on battery components manufactured or assembled by corporations associated with foreign entities of concern, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: James, John [Rep.-R-MI-10] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2979 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the designation of certain airports as ports of entry, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stefanik, Elise M. [Rep.-R-NY-21] (Introduced 04/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.