Today’s Daily Update

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

The HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #121, Michael Farbiarz, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey; invoked: 65-34.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #122, Robert Kirsch, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey; invoked: 57-42.
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #121, Michael Farbiarz, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey; confirmed: 65-34.
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #122, Robert Kirsch, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey; confirmed: 57-42.
  5. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #123, Orelia Eleta Merchant, of New York, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York; invoked: 51-48.

Legislative Business
Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.189, Quinnipiac University men’s hockey team
S.Res.190, World Quantum Day

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

  1. S.1395, to temporarily suspend the debt limit through December 31, 2024.
  2. H.R.2811 Limit, Save, Grow Act

Today

At 11:30am, on Wednesday, May 3rd, the Senate will proceed to two roll call votes on the following:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #123, Orelia Eleta Merchant, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #127, Wesley L. Hsu, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California.

At 6:15pm, the Senate will proceed to four roll call votes on the following:

  1. Passage of H.J.Res.39, Scott (FL) Solar Tariff CRA.
  2. Passage of S.J.Res.9, Marshall Lesser Prairie-Chicken CRA.
  3. (If cloture is invoked) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #127, Wesley L. Hsu, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California.
  4. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #125, LaShonda A. Hunt, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Finance Committee
Barriers to Mental Health Care: Improving Provider Directory Accuracy to Reduce the Prevalence of Ghost Networks

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.1409 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to protect the safety of children on the internet.
Sponsor: Blumenthal, Richard [Sen.-D-CT] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (32)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/02/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.3045 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To affirm user ownership of their data, prohibit entities from requiring the transfer or monetization of private data in exchange for services, prohibit the collection of third party contact information without written consent, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cloud, Michael [Rep.-R-TX-27] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/ Environment

S.1399 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for American energy security by improving the permitting process.
Sponsor: Manchin, Joe, III [Sen.-D-WV] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/02/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.1404 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for the withdrawal and protection of certain Federal land in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lujan, Ben Ray [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/02/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.3062 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the withdrawal and protection of certain Federal land in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Leger Fernandez, Teresa [Rep.-D-NM-3] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

S.1405 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for the exchange of certain Federal land and State land in the State of Utah.
Sponsor: Lee, Mike [Sen.-R-UT] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/02/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.3049 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the exchange of certain Federal land and State land in the State of Utah.
Sponsor: Curtis, John R. [Rep.-R-UT-3] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.3047 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain lands within the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Crane, Elijah [Rep.-R-AZ-2] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.3053 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit contributions to the United Nations Green Climate Fund, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Good, Bob [Rep.-R-VA-5] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Financial Services

H.R.3057 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide that under the securities laws certain disclosures related to scope 3 greenhouse-gas emissions may not be required.
Sponsor: Jackson, Ronny [Rep.-R-TX-13] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3063 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal securities laws to enhance 403(b) plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lucas, Frank D. [Rep.-R-OK-3] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3071 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Small Business Act to require that credit reporting companies provide certain protections to small businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Steube, W. Gregory [Rep.-R-FL-17] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business

Health Care

S.1397 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to modify the Federal TRIO programs.
Sponsor: Collins, Susan M. [Sen.-R-ME] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/02/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1465)

S.1403 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a grant program to award grants to accredited public institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mullin, Markwayne [Sen.-R-OK] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/02/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.3046 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a grant program to award grants to accredited public institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cole, Tom [Rep.-R-OK-4] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3055 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to include certain mental health professionals as specialized instructional support personnel.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-9] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.3065 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide funding for trained school personnel to administer drugs and devices for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Phillips, Dean [Rep.-D-MN-3] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3066 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Posey, Bill [Rep.-R-FL-8] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3068 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit discrimination in health care and require the provision of equitable health care, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schiff, Adam B. [Rep.-D-CA-30] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (18)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 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.3069 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
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: Sewell, Terri A. [Rep.-D-AL-7] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 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.3073 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to promote mental wellness and resilience and prevent and heal mental health, behavioral health, and psychosocial conditions through developmentally and culturally appropriate community programs, and award grants for the purpose of establishing, operating, or expanding community-based mental wellness and resilience programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tonko, Paul [Rep.-D-NY-20] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3074 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the Medicaid coverage exclusion for inmates in custody pending disposition of charges, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Trone, David J. [Rep.-D-MD-6] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.3067 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the imposition of sanctions with respect to certain officials of Argentina.
Sponsor: Salazar, Maria Elvira [Rep.-R-FL-27] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.3070 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the issuance of licenses or other waivers from sanctions imposed pursuant to certain authorities relating to the conduct of Iran, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Steil, Bryan [Rep.-R-WI-1] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

H.R.3054 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the child tax credit with respect to stillbirths.
Sponsor: Griffith, H. Morgan [Rep.-R-VA-9] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3060 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from gross income for interest on certain small business loans.
Sponsor: Kim, Andy [Rep.-D-NJ-3] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

S.1407 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Small Business Act to eliminate certain requirements relating to the award of construction subcontracts within the county or State of performance.
Sponsor: Sullivan, Dan [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Latest Action: Senate – 05/02/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

H.R.3039 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration from issuing a rule or regulation requiring certain vehicles to be equipped with speed limiting devices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brecheen, Josh [Rep.-R-OK-2] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3059 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to define critical airport infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kilmer, Derek [Rep.-D-WA-6] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3061 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish an Aviation Security Checkpoint Technology Fund in the Department of Homeland Security to fund investments in aviation security checkpoint technology, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: LaLota, Nick [Rep.-R-NY-1] (Introduced 05/02/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 05/02/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.