Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to consider legislation from the Financial Services Committee. The Senate will convene to consider the nominations of Xochitl Torres Small to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Rosemarie Hidalgo to be Director of the Violence Against Women Office, Department of Justice, Kymberly Kathryn Evanson to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington, and Tiffany M. Cartwright to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

Today

On Tuesday, 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.R. 2622 – To amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to codify certain Securities and Exchange Commission no-action letters that exclude brokers and dealers compensated for certain research services from the definition of investment adviser, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Sessions / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 1548 – Improving Access to Small Business Information Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kim (CA) / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 1096 – 250th Anniversary of the United States Marine Corps Commemorative Coin Act (Sponsored by Rep. Moulton / Finical Services Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #178 Xochitl Torres Small, of New Mexico, to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture; invoked: 79-8.

Legislative Business
Completed the Rule 14 process to place S.2178 Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2023 on the Legislative Calendar of Business.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 11, 2023.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #178 Xochitl Torres Small, of New Mexico, to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, post-cloture.

At approximately 11:30am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Torres Small nomination. Following disposition of the nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #56 Rosemarie Hidalgo, of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the Violence Against Women Office, Department of Justice.

Following the cloture vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

At approximately 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #33 Kymberly Kathryn Evanson, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington.

The Senate will recess from 3:00pm until 4:00pm to allow for an All Senators briefing.

At approximately 4:30pm, if cloture is invoked, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Hidalgo nomination, confirmation of the Evanson nomination, and on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #8 Tiffany M. Cartwright, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #56 Rosemarie Hidalgo, of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the Violence Against Women Office, Department of Justice
  2. Executive Calendar #33 Kymberly Kathryn Evanson, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington
  3. Executive Calendar #8 Tiffany M. Cartwright, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington
  4. Executive Calendar #34 Myong J. Joun, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  5. Executive Calendar #114 Kalpana Kotagal, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  6. Executive Calendar #141 David M. Uhlmann, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
  7. Executive Calendar #21 Rachel Bloomekatz, of Ohio, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit

Tuesday, July 11th at approx. 11:30am – 2 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #178 Xochitl Torres Small, of New Mexico, to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #56 Rosemarie Hidalgo, of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the Violence Against Women Office, Department of Justice

Tuesday, July 11th at approx. 2:15pm – roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #33 Kymberly Kathryn Evanson, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington

Tuesday, July 11th at approx. 4:30pm – 3 roll call votes expected:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #56 Rosemarie Hidalgo, of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the Violence Against Women Office, Department of Justice
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #33 Kymberly Kathryn Evanson, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #8 Tiffany M. Cartwright, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate HELP
Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
“Superbugs: The Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance on Modern Medicine”

Senate Appropriations
“Accelerating Breakthroughs: How the Special Diabetes Program Is Creating Hope for those Living with Type 1 Diabetes”

Congressional-Executive Commission on China
“Corporate Complicity: Subsidizing the PRC’S Human Rights Violations”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.2215 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to authorize the appropriation of amounts for the construction of a cyber instructional facility at Fort Gordon, Georgia.
Sponsor: Ossoff, Jon [Sen.-D-GA] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 07/10/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.4502 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Modernizing the Acquisition of Cybersecurity Experts Act
Sponsor: Mace, Nancy [Rep.-R-SC-1] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability

H.R.4503 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
AI Training Expansion Act of 2023
Sponsor: Mace, Nancy [Rep.-R-SC-1] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability.

H.R.4504 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to take certain actions to improve the management of electromagnetic spectrum, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Guthrie, Brett [Rep.-R-KY-2] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4505 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to develop a National Strategy to Close the Digital Divide, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Walberg, Tim [Rep.-R-MI-5] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4506 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to establish an interagency national security review process, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Johnson, Bill [Rep.-R-OH-6] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4510 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, to update the mission and functions of the agency, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Latta, Robert E. [Rep.-R-OH-5] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4511 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to establish the Office of Public Safety Communications, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cammack, Kat [Rep.-R-FL-3] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4512 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to establish a Digital Economy and Cybersecurity Board of Advisors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Pfluger, August [Rep.-R-TX-11] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4513 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to establish a Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Griffith, H. Morgan [Rep.-R-VA-9] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Health Care

S.2217 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding of such part.
Sponsor: Van Hollen, Chris [Sen.-D-MD] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (26)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/10/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.4507 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Transparency in Coverage Act of 2023
Sponsor: Good, Bob [Rep.-R-VA-5] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4508 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Hidden Fee Disclosure Act
Sponsor: Courtney, Joe [Rep.-D-CT-2] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.4509 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Transparency in Billing Act
Sponsor: Foxx, Virginia [Rep.-R-NC-5] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.4516 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the inclusion of a biological attribution strategy, and an early warning strategy and implementation plan, in the National Health Security Strategy, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Crenshaw, Dan [Rep.-R-TX-2] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.4519 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding of such part.
Sponsor: Huffman, Jared [Rep.-D-CA-2] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (64)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

Tax

S.2221 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that all provisions shall apply to legally married same-sex couples in the same manner as other married couples, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wyden, Ron [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (44)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/10/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.4520 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a credit for hired critical employees and to make permanent certain expiring provisions relating to the child tax credit.
Sponsor: James, John [Rep.-R-MI-10] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.4521 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain compensation of election workers from the gross income of such workers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: LaLota, Nick [Rep.-R-NY-1] (Introduced 07/10/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/10/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means