Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 1734 – TRANQ Research Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 425 – 0 (Roll no. 212).

H R 1163 – Protecting Taxpayers and Victims of Unemployment Fraud Act
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 230 – 200 (Roll no. 211).

H R 1163 – Protecting Taxpayers and Victims of Unemployment Fraud Act
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 210 – 221 (Roll no. 210).

H R 2 – Secure the Border Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 219 – 213 (Roll no. 209).

H R 2 – Secure the Border Act
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 211 – 221 (Roll no. 208).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Passage of Calendar #61 S.J.Res.23, Critical Habitat CRA; passed: 51-49.
  2. Passage of Calendar #62 S.J.Res.24, Northern Long-Eared Bat CRA; passed: 51-49.
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #4 Bradley N. Garcia, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit; invoked: 54-41.

Legislative Business
Agreed to H.Con.Res.35 – Use of Emancipation Hall.
Adopted S.Res.195 – National Charter Schools Week
Adopted S.Res.210 – LSU Women’s Basketball
Adopted S.Res.211 – Public Service Recognition Week
Adopted S.Res.212 – Women in Naval Aviation

Executive Business
Confirmed all nominations on the Secretary’s desk in the Coast Guard.

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.1560 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the development of a comprehensive rural hospital cybersecurity workforce development strategy, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hawley, Josh [Sen.-R-MO] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.1577 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the appointment or designation of emerging technology leads in certain Federal agencies.
Sponsor: Bennet, Michael F. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.3208 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a DHS Cybersecurity On-the-Job Training Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jackson Lee, Sheila [Rep.-D-TX-18] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Energy/ Environment

S.1555 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to support solar projects under the Rural Energy for America Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Merkley, Jeff [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.1576 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for advancements in carbon removal research, quantification, and commercialization, including by harnessing natural processes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Collins, Susan M. [Sen.-R-ME] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.3216 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to reauthorize and improve the ReConnect loan and grant program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cammack, Kat [Rep.-R-FL-3] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Agriculture; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3256 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide that Executive Order 14096 shall have no force or effect.
Sponsor: Pfluger, August [Rep.-R-TX-11] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (22)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3277 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act with respect to functions assigned to Assistant Secretaries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Walberg, Tim [Rep.-R-MI-5] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

S.1557 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cantwell, Maria [Sen.-D-WA] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.3238 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: LaHood, Darin [Rep.-R-IL-16] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (65)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.1572 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to address transaction account guarantees, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hagerty, Bill [Sen.-R-TN] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1578 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require reports on the adoption of cryptocurrency as legal tender in El Salvador.
Sponsor: Risch, James E. [Sen.-R-ID] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.3242 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to establish a permanent Bank Term Funding Program to provide member banks and other depository institutions with short-term liquidity against long-term assets.
Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine [Rep.-R-MO-3] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3243 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to allow the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to guarantee noninterest-bearing transaction accounts for a certain period, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine [Rep.-R-MO-3] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3244 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide authority to the Secretary of Treasury to take special measures against certain entities outside of the United States of primary money laundering concern in connection with illicit fentanyl and narcotics financing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine [Rep.-R-MO-3] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care

S.1571 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to restore State authority to waive for certain facilities the 35-mile rule for designating critical access hospitals under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Durbin, Richard J. [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1573 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reauthorize the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act.
Sponsor: Bennet, Michael F. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1574 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish the Mental Health Excellence in Schools Program to increase the recruitment and retention of school-based mental health services providers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Shaheen, Jeanne [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1586 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a national graduate nurse education program.
Sponsor: Stabenow, Debbie [Sen.-D-MI] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.3205 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To disrupt the international fentanyl supply chain, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McCaul, Michael T. [Rep.-R-TX-10] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary; Oversight and Accountability; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Oversight and Accountability, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3215 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for life imprisonment for certain offenses involving Fentanyl, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Burchett, Tim [Rep.-R-TN-2] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3220 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To enhance coverage and oversight of occupational safety and health standards in correctional facilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cleaver, Emanuel [Rep.-D-MO-5] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3226 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act.
Sponsor: Eshoo, Anna G. [Rep.-D-CA-16] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3227 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act with respect to nursing facility requirements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Estes, Ron [Rep.-R-KS-4] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 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.3228 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish the Mental Health in Schools Excellence Program to increase the recruitment and retention of school-based mental health services providers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [Rep.-R-PA-1] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.3231 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To permit the Secretary of Treasury to impose special measures on transactions related to illicit fentanyl trafficking.
Sponsor: Gallego, Ruben [Rep.-D-AZ-3] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3237 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require each off-campus outpatient department of a provider to include a unique identifier on claims for items and services, and to require providers with a department of a provider to submit to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services an attestation with respect to each such department.
Sponsor: Joyce, John [Rep.-R-PA-13] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 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.3248 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase price transparency of clinical diagnostic laboratory tests under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Miller-Meeks, Mariannette [Rep.-R-IA-1] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 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.3258 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities for creating or enhancing capacity to treat patients with Long COVID through a multidisciplinary approach.
Sponsor: Pressley, Ayanna [Rep.-D-MA-7] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (25)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3260 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to increase the payment limit under Medicaid for the Northern Mariana Islands.
Sponsor: Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [Del.-D-MP-At Large] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3262 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to increase transparency of certain health-related ownership information.
Sponsor: Schakowsky, Janice D. [Rep.-D-IL-9] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 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.3263 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to increase and support nurse faculty and clinical preceptors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schiff, Adam B. [Rep.-D-CA-30] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3267 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the provision of non-medical counseling services to a member of the Armed Forces, or a dependent of such member, by a mental health professional, without regard to the location of the provider or recipient of such services.
Sponsor: Slotkin, Elissa [Rep.-D-MI-7] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.3268 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act, to establish within the Office of Minority Health, the position of Outreach Coordinator, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Smith, Adam [Rep.-D-WA-9] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3278 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To limit the use of military personnel for certain purposes, to direct the Secretary of Defense to appoint a Director of COVID Policy of the Department of Defense, and to limit environmental projects of such Department.
Sponsor: Waltz, Michael [Rep.-R-FL-6] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.3202 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit any official action to recognize or normalize relations with any Government of Syria that is led by Bashar al-Assad, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wilson, Joe [Rep.-R-SC-2] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 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

H.R.3203 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To impose sanctions with respect to Chinese producers of synthetic opioids and opioid precursors, to hold Chinese officials accountable for the spread of illicit fentanyl, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barr, Andy [Rep.-R-KY-6] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Financial Services; Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Oversight and Accountability, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3246 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the imposition of sanctions with respect to any foreign person endangering the integrity or safety of the Zaporzhzhia nuclear power plant.
Sponsor: Meeks, Gregory W. [Rep.-D-NY-5] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 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

S.1559 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the corporate alternative minimum tax.
Sponsor: Barrasso, John [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1563 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to clarify the fiduciary duty of plan administrators to select and maintain investments based solely on pecuniary factors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Braun, Mike [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1587 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide incentives for States to recover fraudulently paid Federal and State unemployment compensation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Crapo, Mike [Sen.-R-ID] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1588 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the forgiveness or offset of an overpayment of retired pay paid to a joint account for a period after the death of the retired member of the Armed Forces.
Sponsor: Cornyn, John [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

S.1589 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for transparency of funds appropriated for purposes of implementing part E of title XI of the Social Security Act.
Sponsor: Tillis, Thomas [Sen.-R-NC] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.3206 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the inclusion in gross income of Social Security benefits.
Sponsor: Massie, Thomas [Rep.-R-KY-4] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (25)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3210 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the corporate alternative minimum tax.
Sponsor: Arrington, Jodey C. [Rep.-R-TX-19] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3214 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax credits to veterans for the establishment of franchises.
Sponsor: Brownley, Julia [Rep.-D-CA-26] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3232 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the forgiveness or offset of an overpayment of retired pay paid to a joint account for a period after the death of the retired member of the Armed Forces.
Sponsor: Garamendi, John [Rep.-D-CA-8] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.3253 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the differential wage payment credit.
Sponsor: Panetta, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-19] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3261 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To improve the retirement security of United States families by strengthening Social Security.
Sponsor: Sánchez, Linda T. [Rep.-D-CA-38] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3264 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a refundable tax credit for certain teachers as a supplement to State efforts to provide teachers with a livable wage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schiff, Adam B. [Rep.-D-CA-30] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3270 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently increase the standard deduction.
Sponsor: Steel, Michelle [Rep.-R-CA-45] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

S.1550 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include fees paid by airline passengers for goods and services offered during the course of a flight as amounts paid for taxable transportation.
Sponsor: Schatz, Brian [Sen.-D-HI] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1551 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish an Office of Consumer Protection in the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schatz, Brian [Sen.-D-HI] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1561 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow qualified distributions from qualified tuition programs for certain aviation maintenance and commercial pilot courses.
Sponsor: Scott, Tim [Sen.-R-SC] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1566 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to identify certain aircraft shelters for aviation assets in the Indo-Pacific region and submit a plan to make improvements to such shelters, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services

S.1570 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act to require hygienic handling of breast milk and baby formula by security screening personnel of the Transportation Security Administration and personnel of private security companies providing security screening, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Duckworth, Tammy [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1579 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the process for awarding grants under certain programs of the Department of Transportation to certain counties in which the majority of land is owned or managed by the Federal Government and to other units of local government and Tribal governments in those counties, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cortez Masto, Catherine [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/11/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.3209 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 to designate the Texas and New Mexico portions of the future Interstate-designated segments of the Port-to-Plains Corridor as Interstate Route 27, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Arrington, Jodey C. [Rep.-R-TX-19] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3218 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to report to Congress on the process by which air traffic control tower facilities are chosen for replacement, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Castor, Kathy [Rep.-D-FL-14] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3255 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to sick leave for certain employees of Class I railroads, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Payne, Donald M., Jr. [Rep.-D-NJ-10] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (37)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Ukraine

H.R.3259 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To make nationals of Ukraine who are present in the United States eligible for REAL ID benefits, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Quigley, Mike [Rep.-D-IL-5] (Introduced 05/11/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 05/11/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability.