Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene to consider legislation from the Natural Resources, Homeland Security, and Appropriations Committees. The Senate will convene to resume consideration of the FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 4366
On agreeing to the Zinke amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 – 212 (Roll no. 378).

H R 4366
On agreeing to the Roy amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 220 – 214 (Roll no. 377).

H R 4366 –
On agreeing to the Roy amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 221 – 212 (Roll no. 376).

H R 4366 –
On agreeing to the Roy amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 224 – 210 (Roll no. 375).

H R 4366 –
On agreeing to the Rosendale amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 223 – 211 (Roll no. 374).

H R 4366 
On agreeing to the Bost amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 – 206 (Roll no. 373).

H R 4366 –
On agreeing to the Greene (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 204 – 227 (Roll no. 372).

H R 4366 –
On agreeing to the Greene (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 83 – 347 (Roll no. 371).

H R 4366 –
On agreeing to the Ogles amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 99 – 327 (Roll no. 370).

H R 4366 –
On agreeing to the Ryan amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 394 – 19 (Roll no. 369).

H RES 614 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4366); providing for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 9); and providing for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 24)
On agreeing to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 – 206 (Roll no. 368).

H RES 614 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4366); providing for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 9); and providing for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 24)
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 208 – 191 (Roll no. 367).

Today

On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:20 p.m. Last votes expected: 2:50 p.m.
 
Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
Complete consideration of H.R. 4366  – Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes. (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Carter (TX) / Appropriations Committee)
 
S. J. Res. 9 – A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service relating to “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Lesser Prairie-Chicken; Threatened Status with Section 4(d) Rule for the Northern Distinct Population Segment and Endangered Status for the Southern Distinct Population Segment”. (Sponsored by Sen. Marshall / Natural Resources Committee)
 
S. J. Res. 24 – A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service relating to “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Species Status for Northern Long-Eared Bat”. (Sponsored by Sen. Mullin / Natural Resources Committee)
 
Possible Postponed Suspensions:
H.R. 1501 – UAS Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Guest / Homeland Security Committee)
 
H.R. 3254 – First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act (Sponsored by Rep. Payne / Homeland Security Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Warnock amendment #199 (debt collector harassment); agreed to: 95-2.
  2. Cruz amendment #421 (60 vote threshold); not agreed to: 46-53.
  3. amendment #1055 (60 vote threshold); not agreed to: 51-48.
  4. amendment #438 (60 vote threshold); not agreed to: 20-78.

Legislative Business
Passed the following bills by voice vote:
Calendar #86, S.546 – Recruit and Retain Act
Calendar #87, S.994 – Strong Communities Act
Calendar #88, S.1387 – Protect Safe Neighborhoods Reauthorization
S. 2051 Missing Children’s Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2023

Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.166, Coast Guard/Border Security w/Cruz amdt to preamble
S.Res.288, 150th Anniversary of Vanderbilt
S.Res.313, National Child Awareness Month
S.Res.314, Legal Counsel
S.Res.315, Legal Counsel
S.Res.316, Sen Lowell Weicker
S.Res.317, Texas Tech 100th Anniversary

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, July 27, 2023, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Senator Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #119, S.2226, FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

During Wednesday’s session, Senator Schumer filed cloture on Reed substitute amendment #935 and on the underlying bill, S. 2226 NDAA. As a result of cloture having been filed, there is a filing deadline for first degree amendments at 1:00pm on Thursday. The filing deadline for second degree amendments is one hour prior to the cloture vote if cloture is invoked. Amendments must be germane and timely filed to be considered in order post-cloture. Unless an agreement is reached, the cloture motions would ripen in the order filed one hour after the Senate convenes on Friday.

At approximately 11:30am, the Senate will vote on the following amendments in the order listed, with 60-affirmative votes required for adoption, and with two minutes equally divided prior to each vote:
Barrasso amdt #999 (nuclear fuel)
Sanders amdt #1030 (reduce military spending)
Cardin amdt #705 (combating global corruption)
Marshall amdt #874 (flags)
Gillibrand amdt #1065 (World Trade Center Health Program)
Kennedy amdt #1034 (IMF Special Drawing Rights)
Hawley amdt #1058 (radiation exposure)
Menendez amdt #638 (Firefighter Cancer Registry)

Additional roll call votes are expected during Thursday’s session.

Pending amendments:
Reed substitute amendment #935
Schumer amendment #936 (date change)

Thursday, July 27th at approx. 11:30am – at least 8 roll call votes:

  1. Barrasso amdt #999 (nuclear fuel) [60-vote threshold]
  2. Sanders amdt #1030 (reduce military spending) [60-vote threshold]
  3. Cardin amdt #705 (combating global corruption) [60-vote threshold]
  4. Marshall amdt #874 (flags) [60-vote threshold]
  5. Gillibrand amdt #1065 (World Trade Center Health Program) [60-vote threshold]
  6. Kennedy amdt #1034 (IMF Special Drawing Rights) [60-vote threshold]
  7. Hawley amdt #1058 (radiation exposure) [60-vote threshold]
  8. Menendez amdt #638 (Firefighter Cancer Registry) [60-vote threshold]

HEARINGS COVERED

House Financial Services Committee
Markup of H.R. 4766, the Keep Your Coins Act of 2023, H.R. 4790, H.R. 4767, H.R. 4823, H.R. 4655, H.J. Res. 66

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
“Solutions for Single-Use Waste: Expanding Refill and Reuse Infrastructure”

Joint Economic Committee
“The Economic Impact of Diabetes”

Senate Appropriations Committee
Markup (Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act)

Federal Reserve Board of Governors Meeting

House Oversight Committee
Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic
“Because I Said So: Examining the Science and Impact of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.2502 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Chief Data and Artificial Intelligence Officer of the Department of Defense to develop a bug bounty program relating to dual-use foundational artificial intelligence models.
Sponsor: Rounds, Mike [Sen.-R-SD] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

S.2531 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the communications between social media platforms and law enforcement agencies, to establish the Federal Trade Commission Platform Safety Advisory Committee, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Scott, Rick [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Energy/ Environment

S.2547 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Natural Gas Act to bolster fairness and transparency in the consideration of interstate natural gas pipeline permits, to provide for greater public input opportunities in the natural gas pipeline permitting process, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kaine, Tim [Sen.-D-VA] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.4916 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to repeal restrictions on onshore wind and solar.
Sponsor: Kamlager-Dove, Sydney [Rep.-D-CA-37] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.4936 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to repeal restrictions on offshore wind leasing.
Sponsor: Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [Rep.-D-NY-14] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (25)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

S.2497 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to convert certain insured State banks into national banks.
Sponsor: Vance, J. D. [Sen.-R-OH] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2515 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Small Business Act to expand the availability of employee stock ownership plans in S corporations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cardin, Benjamin L. [Sen.-D-MD] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (21)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2519 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an asset test on professional sports leagues qualifying for 501(c)(6) status.
Sponsor: Wyden, Ron [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2522 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide matching payments for ABLE account contributions by certain individuals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Casey, Robert P., Jr. [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2528 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require verification of the financial independence of financial services counselors in the Department of Defense.
Sponsor: Feinstein, Dianne [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.4896 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Small Business Act to expand the availability of employee stock ownership plans in S corporations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mike [Rep.-R-PA-16] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Small Business; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Small Business, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4899 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to discount FHA single-family mortgage insurance premium payments for first-time homebuyers who complete a financial literacy housing counseling program.
Sponsor: Beatty, Joyce [Rep.-D-OH-3] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4907 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit owners of covered dwelling units from assessing or collecting certain fees from tenants, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Frost, Maxwell [Rep.-D-FL-10] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4915 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to codify the program of the Office of Small Business Programs of the Department of Defense known as Project Spectrum, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Joyce, David P. [Rep.-R-OH-14] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.4935 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to adjust the period during which amounts transferred by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to the account for customer education initiatives and non-awards expenses shall remain available, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Nunn, Zachary [Rep.-R-IA-3] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.4938 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Securities Act of 1934 to require country-by-country reporting.
Sponsor: Pettersen, Brittany [Rep.-D-CO-7] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

Health Care

S.2510 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve supply chain resiliency for critical drug products with vulnerable supply chains and ensure that reserves of critical drugs and active pharmaceutical ingredients are maintained to prevent supply disruptions in the event of drug shortages or public health emergencies.
Sponsor: Peters, Gary C. [Sen.-D-MI] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2511 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to expand psychological mental and behavioral health services to Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP beneficiaries by permitting reimbursement of psychological services provided by certain supervised psychology trainees, and facilitating the reimbursement of those services.
Sponsor: Barrasso, John [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2530 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to address behavioral health and well-being among education professionals and other school staff.
Sponsor: Casey, Robert P., Jr. [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2536 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide training materials for the use of health care professionals to inform their patients about the availability of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lujan, Ben Ray [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2538 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to regional biocontainment laboratories for maintaining surge capacity for purposes of responding to outbreaks of infectious diseases or acts of bioterrorism.
Sponsor: Casey, Robert P., Jr. [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2539 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to clarify that, in awarding funding under title X of the Public Health Service Act, the Secretary of Health and Human Services may not discriminate against eligible States, individuals, or other entities for refusing to counsel or refer for abortions.
Sponsor: Lankford, James [Sen.-R-OK] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2544 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve reproductive health care of individuals with disabilities.
Sponsor: Murray, Patty [Sen.-D-WA] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.4895 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to expand the drug price negotiation program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Pallone, Frank, Jr. [Rep.-D-NJ-6] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4901 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve reproductive health care of individuals with disabilities.
Sponsor: Bush, Cori [Rep.-D-MO-1] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4904 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish certain funds to construct and maintain physical barriers along the southern international border of the United States and award grants to certain organizations addressing the fentanyl crisis.
Sponsor: Feenstra, Randy [Rep.-R-IA-4] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Homeland Security; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Homeland Security, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4905 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Public Health Service Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to promote group health plan price transparency.
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [Rep.-R-PA-1] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and the Workforce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4910 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that such section has no effect on certain laws relating to controlled substances and drugs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Guthrie, Brett [Rep.-R-KY-2] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4911 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the establishment of a pilot program to provide grants to community mental health centers for the placement of social workers with law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-9] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.4917 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide no-cost coverage for PFAS testing under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Kildee, Daniel T. [Rep.-D-MI-8] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 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.4918 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants to medical and other health profession schools to expand or develop education and training programs for substance use prevention and treatment, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kim, Andy [Rep.-D-NJ-3] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.4933 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to modify the loan repayment program for the substance use disorder treatment workforce to relieve workforce shortages.
Sponsor: Napolitano, Grace F. [Rep.-D-CA-31] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4941 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title V of the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration a Center for Unhoused Individuals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schiff, Adam B. [Rep.-D-CA-30] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4942 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide incentives to physicians to practice in rural and medically underserved communities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schneider, Bradley Scott [Rep.-D-IL-10] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (51)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.4946 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 190-day lifetime limit on inpatient psychiatric hospital services under the Medicare Program.
Sponsor: Tonko, Paul [Rep.-D-NY-20] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Mean

H.R.4950 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to encourage appropriate prescribing under Medicaid for victims of opioid overdose.
Sponsor: Trone, David J. [Rep.-D-MD-6] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

S.2525 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit Federal spending on funding research in China, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Marshall, Roger [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.2545 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the United States Trade Representative to regularly monitor industrial subsidies provided by the Government of the People’s Republic of China and submit a report on the risks posed by those subsidies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hassan, Margaret Wood [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2551 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to impose export controls and sanctions to address the security threat posed by the genetic mapping efforts of the Government of the People’s Republic of China and other countries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.4927 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require ByteDance to divest itself of certain assets, and to require the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to review certain business relationships between ByteDance and United States businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McClain, Lisa C. [Rep.-R-MI-9] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Foreign Affairs; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker,

Tax

S.2517 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to allow for periodic automatic reenrollment under qualified automatic contribution arrangements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kaine, Tim [Sen.-D-VA] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2518 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make investment income of certain foreign governments subject to tax.
Sponsor: Wyden, Ron [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2550 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow deductions for certain payments relating to defamation suits.
Sponsor: Whitehouse, Sheldon [Sen.-D-RI] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.4919 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a wealth tax, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Barbara [Rep.-D-CA-12] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.4924 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to allow for periodic automatic reenrollment under qualified automatic contribution arrangements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Manning, Kathy E. [Rep.-D-NC-6] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4937 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation on the estate tax valuation of certain real property used in farming or other trades or businesses.
Sponsor: Panetta, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-19] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

Transportation

S.2548 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish an Aviation Security Checkpoint Technology Fund in the Department of Homeland Security to fund investments in aviation security checkpoint technology, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cardin, Benjamin L. [Sen.-D-MD] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.4908 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to make eligible airport-related projects and port development projects eligible for approval under State environmental laws and regulations instead of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Garamendi, John [Rep.-D-CA-8] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.4923 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To allow certain veterans to use high occupancy vehicle lanes, including toll lanes.
Sponsor: Malliotakis, Nicole [Rep.-R-NY-11] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Ukraine

S.2552 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for the independent and objective conduct and supervision of audits and investigations relating to the programs and operations funded with amounts appropriated or otherwise made available to Ukraine for military, economic, and humanitarian aid.
Sponsor: Paul, Rand [Sen.-R-KY] (Introduced 07/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 07/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.