Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene to consider the nominations of Molly R. Silfen to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, and Dilawar Syed, to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration

The HOUSE

Yesterday

No Votes were conducted in the House.

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179 David Crane, of New Jersey, to be Under Secretary of Energy; confirmed: 56-43.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #81 Dilawar Syed, of California, to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration; invoked: 54-44.

Legislative Business
Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.239, ALS Awareness Month
S.Res.240, National Seersucker Day
S.Res.241, NCCU football champions

Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations:

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Cal. #76 – Justin L. Martinez, of Utah, to be United States Marshal for the District of Utah for the term of four years
Cal. #128 – William R. Hart, of New Hampshire, to be United States Marshal for the District of New Hampshire for the term of four years
Cal. #216 – Shannon R. Saylor, of Virginia, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia for the term of four years

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, June 8, 2023.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #166 Molly R. Silfen, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.

At approximately 11:30am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #81 Dilawar Syed, of California, to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration, and on cloture on the Silfen nomination.

If cloture is invoked on the nomination, at approximately 1:45pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Silfen nomination.

Thursday, June 8th at approx. 11:30am – 2 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #81 Dilawar Syed, of California, to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #166 Molly R. Silfen, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.

Thursday, June 8th at approx. 1:45pm – expected roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #166 Molly R. Silfen, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
“Why Are So Many American Youth in a Mental Health Crisis? Exploring Causes and Solutions.”

Senate Finance Committee
“Consolidation and Corporate Ownership in Health Care: Trends and Impacts on Access, Quality, and Costs.”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.1862 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide explicit authority for the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to work with international partners on cybersecurity, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Peters, Gary C. [Sen.-D-MI] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Energy/ Environment

S.1859 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Energy from finalizing, implementing, or enforcing the proposed rule entitled “Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Consumer Conventional Cooking Products”, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sullivan, Dan [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.1863 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to conduct a study and submit a report on the greenhouse gas emissions intensity of certain products produced in the United States and in certain foreign countries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Coons, Christopher A. [Sen.-D-DE] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.3885 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Energy Act of 2020 to include copper as a critical mineral, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ciscomani, Juan [Rep.-R-AZ-6] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.3904 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to promote crop insurance support for beginning farmers and ranchers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Feenstra, Randy [Rep.-R-IA-4] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Financial Services

S.1838 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve system to prescribe regulations relating to network competition in credit card transactions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Durbin, Richard J. [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (text: CR S2007-2008)

H.R.3881 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve system to prescribe regulations relating to network competition in credit card transactions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance [Rep.-R-TX-5] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.1856 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to improve the administration of antidumping and countervailing duty laws, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brown, Sherrod [Sen.-D-OH] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1870 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit interference in United States digital commodity markets by entities organized or established in a foreign adversary, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tuberville, Tommy [Sen.-R-AL] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.3906 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish special rules for capital gains invested in rural opportunity zones.
Sponsor: Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [Rep.-R-GA-3] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3914 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the use of certain concentration limit exceptions applicable to mergers involving a failed bank if there are other qualifying bids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lynch, Stephen F. [Rep.-D-MA-8] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3917 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Commerce to establish the National Manufacturing Advisory Council within the Department of Commerce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Neguse, Joe [Rep.-D-CO-2] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3928 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to permit an insured depository institution to elect to have a higher standard maximum deposit insurance amount applicable to commercial deposits of the institution and to require higher assessments of such an institution, to amend the Federal Credit Union Act to provide a similar program for insured credit unions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schiff, Adam B. [Rep.-D-CA-30] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.1840 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and improve the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program for fiscal years 2024 through 2028, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Baldwin, Tammy [Sen.-D-WI] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1844 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reauthorize user fee programs relating to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs.
Sponsor: Baldwin, Tammy [Sen.-D-WI] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1845 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for the testing of a community-based palliative care model.
Sponsor: Rosen, Jacky [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1849 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow payments under the Medicare program for certain items and services furnished by off-campus outpatient departments of a provider to be determined under the prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hoeven, John [Sen.-R-ND] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1851 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to address maternity care shortages and promote optimal maternity outcomes by expanding educational opportunities for midwives, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lujan, Ben Ray [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1852 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program.
Sponsor: Scott, Tim [Sen.-R-SC] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1855 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reauthorize the Special Diabetes Program for Type 1 Diabetes and the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.
Sponsor: Collins, Susan M. [Sen.-R-ME] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1869 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to ensure fair billing practice for items and services furnished by off-campus hospital locations, to amend such title XVIII to provide for payments for graduate nursing education costs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Braun, Mike [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.3884 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XI of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program providing for sickle cell disease and other heritable blood disorders research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment.
Sponsor: Burgess, Michael C. [Rep.-R-TX-26] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3887 — 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, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Crenshaw, Dan [Rep.-R-TX-2] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3892 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to make permanent the State plan amendment option to provide medical assistance for certain individuals who are patients in certain institutions for mental diseases, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Burgess, Michael C. [Rep.-R-TX-26] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3895 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize major medical facility projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Chavez-DeRemer, Lori [Rep.-R-OR-5] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.3910 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to give a preference, with respect to project grants for preventive health services, for States that allow all trained individuals to carry and administer epinephrine, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Grothman, Glenn [Rep.-R-WI-6] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3912 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the health coverage tax credit permanent.
Sponsor: Kildee, Daniel T. [Rep.-D-MI-8] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3916 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and improve the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program for fiscal years 2024 through 2028, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Morelle, Joseph D. [Rep.-D-NY-25] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3919 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit the ability to take into account the mental health of an applicant for asylum.
Sponsor: Nehls, Troy E. [Rep.-R-TX-22] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.3934 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To designate residents of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region as Priority 2 refugees of special humanitarian concern, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wexton, Jennifer [Rep.-D-VA-10] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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.

Tax

H.R.3882 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to improve the administration of antidumping and countervailing duty laws, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sewell, Terri A. [Rep.-D-AL-7] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3890 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the exclusion from gross income of discharge of qualified principal residence indebtedness.
Sponsor: Brownley, Julia [Rep.-D-CA-26] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3891 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the deduction for mortgage insurance premiums.
Sponsor: Brownley, Julia [Rep.-D-CA-26] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3899 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a refundable child tax credit with monthly advance payment.
Sponsor: DeLauro, Rosa L. [Rep.-D-CT-3] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (207)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3908 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit tax-exempt status for professional sports leagues.
Sponsor: Garamendi, John [Rep.-D-CA-8] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3926 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to improve social security benefits for widows and widowers in two-income households.
Sponsor: Sánchez, Linda T. [Rep.-D-CA-38] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

S.1847 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to increase access to general aviation airports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Budd, Ted [Sen.-R-NC] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1860 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a grant program to fund youth fishing projects.
Sponsor: Wicker, Roger F. [Sen.-R-MS] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1861 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish a regulatory system for sustainable offshore aquaculture in the United States exclusive economic zone, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wicker, Roger F. [Sen.-R-MS] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1866 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish minimum dimensions for seats on passenger aircraft, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blumenthal, Richard [Sen.-D-CT] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/07/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.3893 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to limit the preference for Amtrak using rail lines, junctions, and crossings near ports and rail yards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric [Rep.-R-MO-7] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3896 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish an airport infrastructure resilience pilot program.
Sponsor: Cohen, Steve [Rep.-D-TN-9] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3897 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish minimum dimensions for seats on passenger aircraft, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cohen, Steve [Rep.-D-TN-9] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3909 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to restrict an air carrier from operating certain aircraft in all-cargo air transportation without meeting certain requirements for intrusion resistance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [Rep.-D-IL-4] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3915 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To improve the National Weather Service’s forecasting of turbulence and acquisition of aviation weather data, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McCormick, Richard [Rep.-R-GA-6] (Introduced 06/

H.R.3921 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to facilitate information sharing between helicopter operators and the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration regarding helicopter noise complaints, to establish additional requirements on individuals and entities that register a helicopter, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [Rep.-D-NJ-9] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 7/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Ukraine

H.R.3911 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for adjustment of status of nationals of Ukraine, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Keating, William R. [Rep.-D-MA-9] (Introduced 06/07/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 06/07/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.