Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to continue consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 (H.R. 2670). The Senate will convene for a pro forma session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 2670 –
On agreeing to the Burlison amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 – 213 (Roll no. 324).

H R 2670 –
On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 247 – 185 (Roll no. 323).

H R 2670 –
On agreeing to the Biggs amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 193 – 237 (Roll no. 322).

H R 2670 –
On agreeing to the Gaetz amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 210 – 221 (Roll no. 321).

H R 2670 –
On agreeing to the Davidson amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 212 – 218 (Roll no. 320).

H R 2670 –
On agreeing to the Davidson amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 79 – 353 (Roll no. 319).

H R 2670 –
On agreeing to the Hageman amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 – 213 (Roll no. 318).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Greene (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 147 – 276, 2 Present (Roll no. 317).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Good (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 177 – 253 (Roll no. 316).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Waltz amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 234 – 198 (Roll no. 315).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Boebert amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 – 209 (Roll no. 314).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Norman amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 – 213 (Roll no. 313).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Norman amendment (A020) Agreed to by recorded vote: 214 – 213 (Roll no. 312).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Norman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 216 – 216 (Roll no. 311).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Crane amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 214 – 210 (Roll no. 310).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Roy amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 – 201, 1 Present (Roll no. 309).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Roy amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 – 212 (Roll no. 308).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Ogles amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 71 – 360 (Roll no. 307).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Davidson amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 129 – 301 (Roll no. 306).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Greene (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 95 – 332, 2 Present (Roll no. 305).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Gaetz amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 70 – 358 (Roll no. 304).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Greene (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 89 – 341 (Roll no. 303).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Norman amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 – 210 (Roll no. 302).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Rosendale amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 – 211 (Roll no. 301).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Jackson (TX) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 221 – 213 (Roll no. 300).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Tlaib amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 160 – 266 (Roll no. 299).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Blumenauer amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 198 – 217 (Roll no. 298).

H R 2670
On agreeing to the Rogers (AL) amendments; Agreed to by recorded vote: 399 – 31 (Roll no. 297).

H RES 583 – Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 2670) the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2024
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 220 – 208 (Roll no. 296).

H RES 583 – Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 2670) the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2024
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 214 – 207 (Roll no. 295).

Today

On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:15 a.m.

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
Complete consideration of H.R. 2670 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Rogers (AL) / Armed Services Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #114 Kalpana Kotagal, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; confirmed: 49-47.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #141 David M. Uhlmann, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; invoked: 51-44.
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #21 Rachel Bloomekatz, of Ohio, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; invoked: 50-45.

Legislative Business
Passed the following bills:
Cal. #83, S. 932 – No CORRUPTION Act
Cal. #101, S. 112 – To strengthen benefits for children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida
S. 1096 – Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General Training Act of 2023 with Hassan substitute amendment
S. 475 – Hiroshi ‘Hershey’ Miyamura VA Clinic
H.R. 3672 – Pfc. Justin T. Paton Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic

Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res. 297 – Honoring Gloria Molina
S.Res. 298 – National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

Executive Business
Confirmed all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Coast Guard.

The confirmation vote on the following nomination will occur at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader:

  1. Executive Calendar #141 David M. Uhlmann, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Friday, July 14 for a pro forma session only with no business conducted.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Financial Services Committee
Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance
“How Mandates Like ESG Distort Markets and Drive Up Costs for Insurance and Housing”

House Judiciary Committee
Subcommittee on Crime and Federal Government Surveillance
“Fixing FISA, Part II”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.2325 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the discriminatory use of personal information by online platforms in any algorithmic process, to require transparency in the use of algorithmic processes and content moderation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

H.R.4623 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a voluntary program to identify and promote internet-connected products that meet industry-leading cybersecurity and data security standards, guidelines, best practices, methodologies, procedures, and processes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lieu, Ted [Rep.-D-CA-36] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4624 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the discriminatory use of personal information by online platforms in any algorithmic process, to require transparency in the use of algorithmic processes and content moderation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Matsui, Doris O. [Rep.-D-CA-7] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/ Environment

H.R.4617 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a program to award grants to eligible entities to carry out projects with the potential to reduce or sequester greenhouse emissions that convert and valorize tree nut harvest by-products into multiple higher value biocarbon products, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-9] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture

Financial Services

S.2295 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish a program to provide low- and moderate-income first-time, first-generation homebuyers with access to affordable and sustainable wealth-building home loans.
Sponsor: Warner, Mark R. [Sen.-D-VA] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2296 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to cancel recent changes made by the Federal Housing Finance Agency to the up-front loan level pricing adjustments charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mae for guarantee of single-family mortgages, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Braun, Mike [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2309 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
An original bill making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Van Hollen, Chris [Sen.-D-MD] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Appropriations
Committee Report: S. Rept. 118-61
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 131.

H.R.4600 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to specify requirements concerning the consideration of pecuniary and non-pecuniary factors, to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a study on climate change and other environmental disclosures in the municipal bond market, and to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a study on the solicitation of municipal securities business.
Sponsor: Barr, Andy [Rep.-R-KY-6] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4601 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require Federal banking agencies to report on interactions with non-governmental international organizations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barr, Andy [Rep.-R-KY-6] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4606 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To increase the number of landlords participating in the Housing Choice Voucher program.
Sponsor: Cleaver, Emanuel [Rep.-D-MO-5] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4628 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to disclose and report on non-material disclosure mandates, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mooney, Alexander X. [Rep.-R-WV-2] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4635 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to remove the record of default on a loan made, insured, or guaranteed under title IV from a borrower’s credit history upon repayment of the full amount due on such loan.
Sponsor: Ross, Deborah K. [Rep.-D-NC-2] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Health Care

S.2288 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of medically necessary home resiliency services under Medicare.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2297 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the provision of benefits and services to members of the Ready Reserve Corps of the Public Health Service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Duckworth, Tammy [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2303 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for research and education with respect to uterine fibroids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2304 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to support dual or concurrent enrollment programs in allied health.
Sponsor: Casey, Robert P., Jr. [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read the second time and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2305 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the requirements for making a determination of interchangeability of a biological product and its reference product.
Sponsor: Lee, Mike [Sen.-R-UT] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2306 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Veterans Millennium Health Care and Benefits Act to repeal the authorization for the provision of flat grave markers at the Santa Fe National Cemetery, New Mexico, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lujan, Ben Ray [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.2308 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to extend funding for teaching health centers that operate GME programs, community health centers, and the National Health Service Corps.
Sponsor: Cassidy, Bill [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2323 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill 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: Barrasso, John [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2329 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish an emerging pathogen preparedness program within the Food and Drug Administration to improve regulatory oversight of medical countermeasures for future pandemics.
Sponsor: Hickenlooper, John W. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.4599 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish grant programs to improve the health and positive youth development impacts of youth sports participation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Allred, Colin Z. [Rep.-D-TX-32] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4605 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to improve maternal health coverage under Medicaid and CHIP, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [Rep.-R-GA-1] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 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.4603 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the prioritization of projects that provide behavioral and mental health treatment services in selecting grantees under certain rural development programs, and extend the substance abuse disorder set-aside and priority under the programs.
Sponsor: Caraveo, Yadira [Rep.-D-CO-8] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.4626 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To encourage sponsors of oral contraceptive drugs to submit applications for the approval of such drugs as over-the-counter, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Miller-Meeks, Mariannette [Rep.-R-IA-1] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.4610 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To conform Federal tax law with the Texas Constitution to allow for the continued benefit to the fullest extent possible from the financial leverage of the Permanent University Fund to the State of Texas.
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd [Rep.-D-TX-37] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.4631 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To raise awareness of the MilTax program and other tax preparation services provided by the Department of Defense.
Sponsor: Panetta, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-19] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Transportation

S.2319 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the environmental review process for highway projects through the use of interactive, digital, cloud-based platforms, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lummis, Cynthia M. [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 07/13/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.4598 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for disadvantaged business enterprise supportive services programs at modal administrations of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Aguilar, Pete [Rep.-D-CA-33] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4608 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to establish additional requirements for certain transportation projects with estimated costs of $2,500,000,000 or more, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: DeSaulnier, Mark [Rep.-D-CA-10] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.4609 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide grants and develop value capture policy.
Sponsor: DeSaulnier, Mark [Rep.-D-CA-10] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.4614 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a program so that business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals may achieve proficiency to compete, on an equal basis, for contracts and subcontracts in Department of Transportation projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gomez, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-34] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.4618 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 46, United States Code, to allow Port Infrastructure Development Program grants to support the loading and unloading of commercially harvested fish and fish products, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hoyle, Val T. [Rep.-D-OR-4] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.4621 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To improve the environmental review process for highway projects through the use of interactive, digital, cloud-based platforms, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Johnson, Dusty [Rep.-R-SD-At Large] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.4636 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Grant Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stevens, Haley M. [Rep.-D-MI-11] (Introduced 07/13/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/13/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker