Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to consider the Save Our Gas Stoves Act and the Gas Stove Protection and Freedom Act. The Senate will convene to consider the nominations of David Crane, to be Under Secretary of Energy and Dale E. Ho, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H RES 463 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 277) REINS Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 288) Separation of Powers Restoration Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1615) Gas Stove Protection and Freedom Act; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1640) Save Our Stoves Act
On agreeing to the resolution Failed by recorded vote: 206 – 220 (Roll no. 248).

H RES 463 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 277) REINS Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 288) Separation of Powers Restoration Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1615) Gas Stove Protection and Freedom Act; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1640) Save Our Stoves Act
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 215 – 203 (Roll no. 247).

Today

On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First votes expected: 12:20 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:00 p.m.

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
H.R. 1640 – Save Our Gas Stoves Act (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Lesko / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order three amendments, which can be found here. 

H.R. 1615 – Gas Stove Protection and Freedom Act (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Armstrong / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order two amendments, which can be found here.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Leader Schumer filed cloture on Executive Calendar #166 Molly R. Silfen to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.

Invoked, 54-40: Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #179 David Crane to be Under Secretary of Energy.

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #165 Craig J. Anderson to be United States Marshal for the District of Montana for the term of four years.

Today

At 11:30am, on Wednesday, June 7th, the Senate will proceed to two roll call votes on the following:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179, David Crane, of New Jersey, to be Under Secretary of Energy.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #26, Dale E. Ho, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Please note, further roll call votes are expected during Wednesday’s session of the Senate. Offices will be notified as further roll call votes are scheduled. 

HEARINGS COVERED

House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce
Building Blockchains: Exploring Web3 and Other Applications for Distributed Ledger Technologies

Senate Budget Committee
“Cultivating Stewardship: Examining the Changing Agricultural Landscape.”

Senate Finance Committee; Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
“Tackling Tax Complexity: The Small Business Perspective.”

SEC Meeting

House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
Ignoring Our Allies in the Western Hemisphere: Reviewing President Biden’s FY24 Budget Request

Senate Judiciary Committee
Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
“Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property – Part I: Patents, Innovation, and Competition.”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.1835 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the Department of Homeland Security to develop a campaign program to raise awareness regarding the importance of cybersecurity in the United States.
Sponsor: Peters, Gary C. [Sen.-D-MI] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.3855 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 5, United States Code, to establish a National Digital Reserve Corps to help address the digital and cybersecurity needs of Executive agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Tony [Rep.-R-TX-23] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability; Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Energy/ Environment

S.1821 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to modify provisions relating to the rural energy savings program.
Sponsor: Welch, Peter [Sen.-D-VT] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.3849 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to modify provisions relating to the rural energy savings program.
Sponsor: Clyburn, James E. [Rep.-D-SC-6] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 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.3862 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to prioritize the acceptance of high-level radioactive waste or spent nuclear fuel from certain civilian nuclear power reactors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Levin, Mike [Rep.-D-CA-49] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3871 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to include as a high-priority research and extension area research on microplastics in land-applied biosolids on farmland.
Sponsor: Perez, Marie Gluesenkamp [Rep.-D-WA-3] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.3878 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require a report on Puerto Rico’s progress toward rebuilding the electric grid and detailing the efforts the Federal Government is undertaking to expedite such rebuilding, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Torres, Ritchie [Rep.-D-NY-15] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

S.1805 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand housing investment with mortgage revenue bonds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cortez Masto, Catherine [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.3880 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit private passenger automobile insurers from using certain income proxies to determine insurance rates and eligibility.
Sponsor: Watson Coleman, Bonnie [Rep.-D-NJ-12] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Health Care

S.1810 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish a grant program for family community organizations that provide support for individuals struggling with substance use disorder and their families.
Sponsor: Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [Sen.-D-NY] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1811 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to ensure treatment in the military based on merit and performance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wicker, Roger F. [Sen.-R-MS] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

S.1820 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide a consistent standard of health care to incarcerated individuals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1828 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recognize nurse registries for purposes of the Veterans Community Care Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.1832 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to diabetes outpatient self-management training services, to require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test the provision of virtual diabetes outpatient self-management training services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Shaheen, Jeanne [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.3836 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To facilitate direct primary care arrangements under Medicaid.
Sponsor: Crenshaw, Dan [Rep.-R-TX-2] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3837 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to delegate primary responsibility for maintaining the Strategic National Stockpile to the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Miller-Meeks, Mariannette [Rep.-R-IA-1] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3838 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize Federal support of States in their work to save and sustain the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period, to eliminate disparities in maternal health outcomes for pregnancy-related and pregnancy-associated deaths, to identify solutions to improve health care quality and health outcomes for mothers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Burgess, Michael C. [Rep.-R-TX-26] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3839 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to increase transparency in generic drug applications.
Sponsor: Dunn, Neal P. [Rep.-R-FL-2] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3840 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize certain contracts and cooperative agreements with clinical laboratories for purposes of delivery of medical products to the Strategic National Stockpile.
Sponsor: Dunn, Neal P. [Rep.-R-FL-2] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3841 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program of payments to children’s hospitals that operate graduate medical education programs.
Sponsor: Schrier, Kim [Rep.-D-WA-8] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3842 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to diabetes outpatient self-management training services, to require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test the provision of virtual diabetes outpatient self-management training services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schrier, Kim [Rep.-D-WA-8] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 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.3843 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize grants to address dental workforce needs.
Sponsor: Kelly, Robin L. [Rep.-D-IL-2] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3850 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title V of the Public Health Service Act to ensure protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth and their families.
Sponsor: Davids, Sharice [Rep.-D-KS-3] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (44)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3851 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage from imposing cost-sharing requirements with respect to diagnostic and supplemental breast examinations.
Sponsor: Dingell, Debbie [Rep.-D-MI-6] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 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.3860 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide a consistent standard of health care to incarcerated individuals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kuster, Ann M. [Rep.-D-NH-2] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 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.3872 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Education to enter into an agreement with the National Academies to conduct a study on the possible mental health effects of a lockdown drill or active shooter drill in elementary and secondary schools, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Pettersen, Brittany [Rep.-D-CO-7] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.3875 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the scope of practitioners eligible for payment for telehealth services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sherrill, Mikie [Rep.-D-NJ-11] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 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.3876 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for expanded coverage of services furnished by genetic counselors under part B of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Smith, Adrian [Rep.-R-NE-3] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 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.3879 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a grant program for family community organizations that provide support for individuals struggling with substance use disorder and their families.
Sponsor: Trone, David J. [Rep.-D-MD-6] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

S.1829 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to impose sanctions with respect to persons engaged in the import of petroleum from the Islamic Republic of Iran, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.1834 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the President from negotiating or concluding any withdrawal, suspension, waiver, or modification to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights without explicit authorization from Congress.
Sponsor: Blackburn, Marsha [Sen.-R-TN] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Tax

S.1815 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules for postponing certain deadlines by reason of disaster.
Sponsor: Cortez Masto, Catherine [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.3861 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules for postponing certain deadlines by reason of disaster.
Sponsor: Kustoff, David [Rep.-R-TN-8] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3864 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to rename the standard deduction the guaranteed deduction, and to add a bonus amount to the guaranteed deduction for taxable years 2024 and 2025.
Sponsor: Malliotakis, Nicole [Rep.-R-NY-11] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

S.1813 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to increase accessible transportation for individuals with disabilities.
Sponsor: Menendez, Robert [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1817 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish in the Department of Transportation a drone infrastructure inspection grant program and a drone education and training grant program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rosen, Jacky [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1830 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the Federal Aviation Administration from awarding any Federal assistance to entities from certain foreign countries for projects related to unmanned aircraft systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blackburn, Marsha [Sen.-R-TN] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/06/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.3845 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to increase accessible transportation for individuals with disabilities.
Sponsor: Titus, Dina [Rep.-D-NV-1] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3869 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to restroom access for certain drivers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Nehls, Troy E. [Rep.-R-TX-22] (Introduced 06/06/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/06/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.