Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to complete consideration of the HALT Fentanyl Act. The Senate will convene in a pro forma session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H. R. 1669 – VET-TEC Authorization Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 – 9 (Roll no. 235)

H. J. RES. 45 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to “Waivers and Modifications of Federal Student Loans”
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 218 – 203 (Roll no. 234)

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, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 214 – 205 (Roll no. 233)

Today

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 9:45 a.m.

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
Complete consideration of H.R. 467 – HALT Fentanyl Act (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Griffith / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

The Senate will convene for a pro forma session.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Committee on Ways and Means
Subcommittee on Trade
Modernizing Customs Policies to Protect American Workers and Secure Supply Chains

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

H.R.3637 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate regulations to prohibit an entity from selling, leasing, or offering for sale or lease water rights at an excessive price during certain droughts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gallego, Ruben [Rep.-D-AZ-3] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

H.R.3624 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that floor plan financing includes the financing of certain trailers and campers.
Sponsor: Yakym, Rudy [Rep.-R-IN-2] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3636 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that online credit card contributions to a political organization require a billing address and credit verification value.
Sponsor: Gaetz, Matt [Rep.-R-FL-1] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Health Care

H.R.3623 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a national graduate nurse education program.
Sponsor: Underwood, Lauren [Rep.-D-IL-14] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 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.3628 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend titles 10 and 38, United States Code, to extend certain benefits to members of the National Guard who incur disabilities while performing State active duty.
Sponsor: Bice, Stephanie I. [Rep.-R-OK-5] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 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.3629 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Buchanan, Vern [Rep.-R-FL-16] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 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.3631 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend the authorization of appropriations for grants for State strategic stockpiles.
Sponsor: Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [Rep.-R-GA-1] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3633 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a public awareness campaign with respect to human papillomavirus, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Castor, Kathy [Rep.-D-FL-14] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3635 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure fairness in Medicare hospital payments by establishing a floor for the area wage index applied with respect to certain hospitals.
Sponsor: Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [Rep.-R-GA-3] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 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.3641 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to rescind guidelines and ensure the removal of signs and guidance relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sponsor: Jackson, Ronny [Rep.-R-TX-13] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3643 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to deliver notice of the denial of claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary by certified mail, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Latta, Robert E. [Rep.-R-OH-5] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.3644 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the authorization period for emergency treatment in non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities under the Veterans Community Care Program.
Sponsor: Latta, Robert E. [Rep.-R-OH-5] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.3645 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish emergency grants to safeguard essential health care workers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Summer L. [Rep.-D-PA-12] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (31)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3646 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To increase the availability and affordability of menstrual products for individuals with limited access, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Meng, Grace [Rep.-D-NY-6] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (63)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Judiciary; Financial Services; Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means; Budget
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Financial Services, Energy and Commerce, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.3648 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit people from intentionally impeding the 9-8-8 suicide and crisis lifeline telephone number, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moulton, Seth [Rep.-D-MA-6] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.3649 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program to furnish hyperbaric oxygen therapy to a veteran who has a traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Sponsor: Murphy, Gregory [Rep.-R-NC-3] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.3651 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend titles 10 and 38, United States Code, to improve benefits and services for surviving spouses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Phillips, Dean [Rep.-D-MN-3] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 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.3658 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Homeland Secretary Act of 2002 with respect to the Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking.
Sponsor: Vasquez, Gabe [Rep.-D-NM-2] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.3653 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide the President with authority to enter into a comprehensive trade agreement with the United Kingdom, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Smith, Adrian [Rep.-R-NE-3] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Rules
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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.

Transportation

H.R.3634 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue regulations to improve flight recorder and aircraft crash location requirements on certain commercial passenger aircraft by requiring the installation of a second combination digital flight data and cockpit voice recorder system that enables data recovery without an underwater search and recovery.
Sponsor: Cohen, Steve [Rep.-D-TN-9] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3647 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 to reauthorize aviation workforce development programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Molinaro, Marcus J. [Rep.-R-NY-19] (Introduced 05/24/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/24/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.