Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene to consider Judicial nominations.

The HOUSE

Friday

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”
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 221 – 202 (Roll no. 202).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, May 1, 2023.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #22, Anthony Devos Johnstone, of Montana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Johnstone nomination.

Cloture has also been filed on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #121, Michael Farbiarz, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey
  2. Executive Calendar #122, Robert Kirsch, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey
  3. Executive Calendar #123, Orelia Eleta Merchant, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York

Monday, May 1st at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #22, Anthony Devos Johnstone, of Montana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

H.R.3001 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Education to implement corrective measures for a local educational agency or institution of higher education that prohibits or constrains fossil fuel sector employment recruitment, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.3027 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize funding for the Reclamation Climate Change and Water Program.
Sponsor: Porter, Katie [Rep.-D-CA-47] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Health Care

H.R.3004 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a temporary expansion of health insurance premium tax credits for certain low-income populations, and to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to establish a Federal Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Lizzie [Rep.-D-TX-7] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 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

H.R.3008 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for notification by manufacturers of critical essential medicines of increased demand of such drugs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jacobs, Sara [Rep.-D-CA-51] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (29)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3009 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Defense to carry out a pilot program to pre-program suicide prevention resources into certain smart devices issued to members of the Armed Forces.
Sponsor: Joyce, David P. [Rep.-R-OH-14] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.3011 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a task force of the Department of Defense on mental health.
Sponsor: Kilmer, Derek [Rep.-D-WA-6] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.3017 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to skilled nursing facilities for primary immunodeficiency patients.
Sponsor: Matsui, Doris O. [Rep.-D-CA-7] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 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

H.R.3023 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Defense to furnish stellate ganglion block to veterans and members of the Armed Forces with post-traumatic stress disorder, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Perry, Scott [Rep.-R-PA-10] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3024 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to permit additional leave for bone marrow or blood stem cell donation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Phillips, Dean [Rep.-D-MN-3] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Oversight and Accountability; House Administration
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Accountability, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3029 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals with direct primary care service arrangements to remain eligible individuals for purposes of health savings accounts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Smucker, Lloyd [Rep.-R-PA-11] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3030 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend subsection (q) of section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the process for denying certain petitions whose primary purpose is to delay the approval of an application submitted under subsection (b)(2) or (j) of such section 505, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sorensen, Eric [Rep.-D-IL-17] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.2993 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
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: Banks, Jim [Rep.-R-IN-3] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Science, Space, and Technology; Energy and Commerce; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, Energy and Commerce, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3035 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the President to make a determination with respect to the application of sanctions with respect to certain officials of the Government of Iran, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wilson, Joe [Rep.-R-SC-2] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 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

Tax

H.R.3000 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the exclusion of Pell Grants from gross income, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd [Rep.-D-TX-37] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3014 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a system for the taxation of catastrophic risk transfer companies to ensure sufficient capital to cover catastrophic insurance losses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: LaHood, Darin [Rep.-R-IL-16] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3032 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to equalize the charitable mileage rate with the business travel rate.
Sponsor: Stauber, Pete [Rep.-R-MN-8] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.2999 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the declaration of a hazardous train event, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Deluzio, Christopher R. [Rep.-D-PA-17] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3002 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to reduce the population definition of rural area to 20,000 to restrict eligibility to be considered under the rural surface transportation grant program.
Sponsor: Finstad, Brad [Rep.-R-MN-1] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3013 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to modify certain regulations relating to the requirements for commercial driver’s license testing and commercial learner’s permit holders, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: LaHood, Darin [Rep.-R-IL-16] (Introduced 04/28/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/28/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.