Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to consider legislation from the Foreign Affairs, Armed Services, and Agriculture committees. The Senate will convene to consider the nominations of Elizabeth Allen to be Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy, Hernan D. Vera to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California, Jared Bernstein, of Virginia to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and P. Casey Pitts to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California.

The HOUSE

Friday

The House was not in session.

Today

On Monday, the House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
H. Res. 377 – Calling for the immediate release of Evan Gershkovich, a U.S. citizen and journalist wrongfully detained by Russia, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs Committee)

H. Res. 272 – Calling on the Government of the Russian Federation to immediately release U.S. citizen Paul Whelan (Sponsored by Rep. Stevens / Foreign Affairs Committee)

H.R. 3099 – Special Envoy for the Abraham Accords Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lawler / Foreign Affairs Committee)

S. 467 – CADETS Act (Sponsored by Senator Peters / House Armed Services Committee)

H.R. 662 – Block Grant Assistance Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Franklin / Agriculture Committee)

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, June 12, 2023.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #157 Elizabeth Allen, of New York, to be Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on cloture on the Allen nomination.

Senator Schumer has filed cloture on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #157 Elizabeth Allen, of New York, to be Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy
  2. Executive Calendar #25 Hernan D. Vera, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California
  3. Executive Calendar #171 Jared Bernstein, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
  4. Executive Calendar #41 P. Casey Pitts, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California

Monday, June 12th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #157 Elizabeth Allen, of New York, to be Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.3987 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for enhanced use of quantum computing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ross, Deborah K. [Rep.-D-NC-2] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability.

Energy/ Environment

H.R.3954 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to facilitate water leasing and water transfers to promote conservation and efficiency.
Sponsor: Buck, Ken [Rep.-R-CO-4] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3961 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize appropriations for climate financing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Espaillat, Adriano [Rep.-D-NY-13] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.3966 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To accelerate subseasonal to seasonal prediction skills related to precipitation forecasts for water management in the western United States, improve atmospheric river forecasts across the country, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Garcia, Mike [Rep.-R-CA-27] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.3972 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to add flood prevention and mitigation measures to purposes of the Regional Conservation Partnership Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hinson, Ashley [Rep.-R-IA-2] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.3978 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit oil and gas leasing in the Southern California planning area.
Sponsor: Levin, Mike [Rep.-D-CA-49] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.3982 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend section 45Q of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish the mine methane capture incentive credit.
Sponsor: Miller, Carol D. [Rep.-R-WV-1] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Financial Services

H.R.3937 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Small Business Jobs Act
Sponsor: Smith, Jason [Rep.-R-MO-8] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3992 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to require stress tests performed pursuant to that Act to evaluate for the increase and decrease of interest rates, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sherman, Brad [Rep.-D-CA-32] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3994 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit participation of persons convicted of certain felonies in programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Van Duyne, Beth [Rep.-R-TX-24] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.3995 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to ensure that the small business regulatory budget for a fiscal year is not greater than zero, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Van Duyne, Beth [Rep.-R-TX-24] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.3997 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To ensure the availability and affordability of homeowners’ insurance coverage for catastrophic events.
Sponsor: Wilson, Frederica S. [Rep.-D-FL-24] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.3946 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and extend the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention and Services program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bacon, Don [Rep.-R-NE-2] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3948 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To expand access to health care for veterans in the Freely Associated States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bera, Ami [Rep.-D-CA-6] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Tax

H.R.3936 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Tax Cuts for Working Families Act
Sponsor: Smith, Jason [Rep.-R-MO-8] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3940 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a tax credit for neighborhood revitalization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mike [Rep.-R-PA-16] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3942 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to permit default investment arrangements in annuities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Norcross, Donald [Rep.-D-NJ-1] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.3963 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve the low-income housing credit.
Sponsor: Evans, Dwight [Rep.-D-PA-3] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3967 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the exclusion from taxable income of any student loan forgiveness or discharge.
Sponsor: Gomez, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-34] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3991 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the threshold for requiring information reporting with respect to certain payees.
Sponsor: Schweikert, David [Rep.-R-AZ-1] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3996 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on the acquisition of United States agricultural interests by disqualified persons.
Sponsor: Van Duyne, Beth [Rep.-R-TX-24] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.3935 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act
Sponsor: Graves, Sam [Rep.-R-MO-6] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3945 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue a final rule with respect to safety management systems required for certain certificate holders and operators, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Allred, Colin Z. [Rep.-D-TX-32] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3958 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to publish guidance and implementation procedures for unmanned aircraft systems with respect to environmental reviews, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: D’Esposito, Anthony [Rep.-R-NY-4] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3959 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To allow for one-time distributions from certain transportation fringe benefit accounts.
Sponsor: D’Esposito, Anthony [Rep.-R-NY-4] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3960 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To encourage the use of hydrogen in the aviation sector, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: DelBene, Suzan K. [Rep.-D-WA-1] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.3964 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To increase access to broadband telecommunications services in rural areas, to increase minimum broadband speeds in rural areas, and to provide grants, loans, and loan guarantees to finance the costs of the construction, improvement, and acquisition of facilities and equipment for broadband service in rural areas, and other purposes.
Sponsor: Feenstra, Randy [Rep.-R-IA-4] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Agriculture; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 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.3969 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for a rulemaking on operation of unmanned aircraft beyond visual line of sight, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Graves, Garret [Rep.-R-LA-6] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.3974 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds for unmanned aircraft systems from foreign entities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Joyce, David P. [Rep.-R-OH-14] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability; Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 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

H.R.3983 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt a performance- and risk-based approach in reviewing requests for certain certificates of waiver, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Molinaro, Marcus J. [Rep.-R-NY-19] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Ukraine

H.R.3979 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the designation of the Russian Federation as a state sponsor of terrorism.
Sponsor: Lieu, Ted [Rep.-D-CA-36] (Introduced 06/09/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/09/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.