Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to consider the Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2023 (S. 111), the Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2023 (H.R. 1418), the Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2023 (H.R. 813), and the Securing Semiconductor Supply Chains Act of 2023 (H.R. 752). The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Friday

H. R. 2670 – National Defense Authorization Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 219 – 210 (Roll no. 328).

H. R. 2670 – National Defense Authorization Act
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 210 – 217 (Roll no. 327).

H. R. 2670
On agreeing to the Roy amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 – 216 (Roll no. 326).

Hy. R. 2670
On agreeing to the Banks amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 – 210 (Roll no. 325).

Today

On Monday, the House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
S. 111 – Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Senator Lankford / Judiciary Committee)

H.R. 1418 – Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Pence / Energy and Commerce Committee)

H.R. 813 – Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Pence / Energy and Commerce Committee)

H.R. 752 – Securing Semiconductor Supply Chains Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Eshoo / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate convened for a pro forma session.

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.4639 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend section 2702 of title 18, United States Code, to prevent law enforcement and intelligence agencies from obtaining subscriber or customer records in exchange for anything of value, to address communications and records in the possession of intermediary internet service providers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Davidson, Warren [Rep.-R-OH-8] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Energy/ Environment

H.R.4663 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To clarify that installation of mechanical insulation property is as an energy or water efficiency measure that may be used in Federal buildings for purposes of section 543(f) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Weber, Randy K., Sr. [Rep.-R-TX-14] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

H.R.4640 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the exclusion of shareholder proposals from proxy or consent solicitation material if the subject matter of the shareholder proposal is environmental, social, or political.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4642 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require transparency from the Federal financial regulators with respect to international meetings, negotiations, and agreements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Flood, Mike [Rep.-R-NE-1] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4644 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the exclusion of shareholder proposals from proxy or consent solicitation material if such proposals substantially implement, substantially duplicate, or are substantially similar to previously included proposals.
Sponsor: Houchin, Erin [Rep.-R-IN-9] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4645 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 with respect to proxy voting of passively managed funds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Huizenga, Bill [Rep.-R-MI-4] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4648 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide for duties of certain investment advisors, asset managers, and pension funds with respect to voting on shareholder proposals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Loudermilk, Barry [Rep.-R-GA-11] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4649 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for additional requirements when Federal banking agencies undertake rulemakings that implement policies of non-governmental international organizations, to require Federal banking agencies to report on certain covered international organizations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Loudermilk, Barry [Rep.-R-GA-11] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4652 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to establish within the Securities and Exchange Commission the Public Company Advisory Committee, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lucas, Frank D. [Rep.-R-OK-3] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4653 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a study on the detrimental impact of the Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive on United States companies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Meuser, Daniel [Rep.-R-PA-9] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4655 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from compelling the inclusion or discussion of shareholder proposals or proxy or consent solicitation materials, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Norman, Ralph [Rep.-R-SC-5] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4656 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit robovoting with respect to votes related to proxy or consent solicitation materials, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Nunn, Zachary [Rep.-R-IA-3] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4657 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To clarify that an issuer may exclude a shareholder proposal pursuant to section 240.14a-8(i) of title 17, Code of Federal Regulations, without regard to whether such proposal relates to a significant social policy issue.
Sponsor: Rose, John W. [Rep.-R-TN-6] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4662 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a study of certain issues with respect to shareholder proposals, proxy advisory firms, and the proxy process, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wagner, Ann [Rep.-R-MO-2] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.4638 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to revise the definition of the term clinical social worker services.
Sponsor: Davis, Danny K. [Rep.-D-IL-7] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 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.4646 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize the rural emergency medical service training and equipment assistance program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Joyce, David P. [Rep.-R-OH-14] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.4658 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit securities investments that finance certain companies of the People’s Republic of China and to expand the Non-Specially Designated Nationals Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies List of the Office of Foreign Assets Control, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Self, Keith [Rep.-R-TX-3] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4660 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit Federal funding for institutions of higher education that have agreements with certain academic institutions in the People’s Republic of China and the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stefanik, Elise M. [Rep.-R-NY-21] (Introduced 07/14/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Armed Services; Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Action: House – 07/14/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker