Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene in a pro forma session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

S J RES 24 – 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”.
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 220 – 209 (Roll no. 382).

S J RES 9 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, U.S. Code, relating to “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Lesser Prairie-Chicken; Threatened Status With Sec. 4(d) Rule for the Northern Distinct Population Segment and Endangered Status for the Southern Distinct Population Segment”
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 221 – 206 (Roll no. 381).

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
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 219 – 211 (Roll no. 380).

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
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 206 – 219 (Roll no. 379).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Barrasso amdt #999 (nuclear fuel) 60-vote threshold; agreed to: 96-3.
  2. Sanders amdt #1030 (reduce military spending) 60-vote threshold; not agreed to: 11-88.
  3. Marshall amdt #874 (flags) 60-vote threshold; not agreed to: 50-49.
  4. Kennedy amdt #1034 (IMF Special Drawing Rights) 60-vote threshold; not agreed to: 51-47.
  5. Gillibrand amdt #1065 (World Trade Center Health Program) 60-vote threshold; agreed to: 94-4.
  6. Hawley amdt #1058 (radiation exposure) 60-vote threshold; agreed to: 61-37.
  7. Menendez amdt #638 (Firefighter Cancer Registry) 60-vote threshold; agreed to: 96-2.
  8. Schatz amdt #1078 (Native American Housing) 60-vote threshold; agreed to: 86-11.
  9. Rubio amdt #523 (TSP) 60-vote threshold; not agreed to: 55-42.
  10. Reed amdt #1087 (Manager’s Package of Amendments); agreed to: 94-3.
  11. Passage of Calendar #119, S.2226, FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act, as amended; passed: 86-11.

Legislative Business
Agreed to the following amendments by voice vote:

  1. Cardin amdt #705 (combating global corruption)
  2. Scott SC amdt #944 (higher education)
  3. Young amdt #230 (financial statements)
  4. Daines #1084 (Fort Belknap Indian Community water rights)

Passed the following bills:
S.788, Duck Stamp Modernization Act w/Boozman sub amdt
S.992, I-27 with Cruz sub amdt
S.1528, Disaster Assistance Simplification Act w/ Peters amendment
S.1608, Starr-Camargo Bridge
S.1858, Disaster Assistance Deadlines Alignment Act w/ Peters amdt
H.R.2544, Securing the US Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Act
H.R. 2670, as amended with the text of S. 2226 NDAA FY2024

Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res. 322, Tony Bennett
S.Res.323, Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day
S.Res.324, National Farmer’s Market Week
S.Res.325, Anti-Counterfeiting
S.Res. 326 National Poll Worker Recruitment Day

Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Exec. Cal. #146 – Eric W. Kneedler, of Pennsylvania, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Rwanda
Exec. Cal. #147 – Hugo Yue-Ho Yon, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Maldives
Exec. Cal. #149 – Kathleen A. FitzGibbon, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Niger
Exec. Cal. #150 – Martina Anna Tkadlec Strong, of Texas, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates
Exec. Cal. #152 – Robin Dunnigan, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Georgia
Exec. Cal. #154 – Nicole D. Theriot, of Louisiana, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Exec. Cal. #210 – Ervin Jose Massinga, of Washington, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Exec. Cal. #211 – Yael Lempert, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Exec. Cal. #213 – Julie Turner, of Maryland, to be Special Envoy on North Korean Human Rights Issues, with the rank of Ambassador
Exec. Cal. #215 – William W. Popp, of Missouri, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Uganda
Exec. Cal. #218 – Matthew D. Murray, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Senior Official for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Exec. Cal. #219 – Jennifer L. Johnson, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class
of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federated States of Micronesia.
Exec. Cal. #221 – Bryan David Hunt, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Sierra Leone.
Exec. Cal. #273 – Joel Ehrendreich, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Palau.
Exec. Cal. #277 – Jack A. Markell, of Delaware, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Italian Republic, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of San Marino
Exec. Cal. #278 – Gerald H. Acker, of Michigan, to be a Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada

UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION
Exec. Cal. #279 – Nisha Desai Biswal, of Virginia, to be Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the United States International Development Finance Corporation

And all nominations on the Secretary’s desk in the Air Force, Army, Foreign Service, Marine Corps, and Navy

Today

The Senate will convene in a pro forma session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.5055 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To rename the Office of Technology Assessment as the Congressional Office of Technology, to revise the functions and duties of the Office, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Takano, Mark [Rep.-D-CA-39] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – House Administration
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.

S.2691 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require disclosures for AI-generated content, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schatz, Brian [Sen.-D-HI] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.2597 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Clayton Act to establish a new Federal commission to regulate digital platforms, including with respect to competition, transparency, privacy, and national security.
Sponsor: Warren, Elizabeth [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.2618 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to rename the Office of Technology Assessment as the Congressional Office of Technology, to revise the functions and duties of the Office, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lujan, Ben Ray [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.2708 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the use of exploitative and deceptive practices by large online operators and to promote transparency and consumer choice in the use of behavioral research by such providers.
Sponsor: Warner, Mark R. [Sen.-D-VA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.2714 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Heinrich, Martin [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Energy / Environment

H.R.5067 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a task force to study and report on supply chains for local electric distribution grids in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wittman, Robert J. [Rep.-R-VA-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5051 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to improve the Rural Energy for America Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Spanberger, Abigail Davis [Rep.-D-VA-7] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.5031 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize the Joint Chiefs Landscape Restoration Partnership program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Neguse, Joe [Rep.-D-CO-2] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Agriculture; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.5022 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To place a moratorium on the issuance and renewal of certain Federal authorizations for mountaintop removal coal mining until a health study is conducted, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McGarvey, Morgan [Rep.-D-KY-3] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.5021 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the sale or transfer of certain critical minerals to foreign entities of concern.
Sponsor: McCollum, Betty [Rep.-D-MN-4] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.5019 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To limit the salaries and certain travel expenses of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mace, Nancy [Rep.-R-SC-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.5016 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To increase efficiency and conservation in public water systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Levin, Mike [Rep.-D-CA-49] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5015 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Infastructure Investment and Jobs Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Chief of the Forest Service, to enter into contracts, grants, and agreements to carry out certain ecosystem restoration activities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Leger Fernandez, Teresa [Rep.-D-NM-3] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.5004 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To withdraw certain land located in Curry County and Josephine County, Oregon, from all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, location, entry, and patent under the mining laws, and operation under the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hoyle, Val T. [Rep.-D-OR-4] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources

H.R.4996 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a Critical Materials Processing Technology Testbed Capability, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Foster, Bill [Rep.-D-IL-11] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.4990 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program to provide grants and loans to support and expand the domestic solar component manufacturing supply chain, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Dingell, Debbie [Rep.-D-MI-6] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4956 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish an advisory committee to inform Congress of the impact of Waters of the United States regulations on United States agriculture, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Yakym, Rudy [Rep.-R-IN-2] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker,

S.2696 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to modify the water conservation or irrigation efficiency practice waiver authority.
Sponsor: Feinstein, Dianne [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2697 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to modify the definitions of the terms “rural” and “rural area” for purposes of grants and loans to remedy a lack of compliance with certain drinking water standards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Feinstein, Dianne [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2572 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to make predevelopment grants, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.2588 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to create permanent payments within the environmental quality incentives program for soil health practices and carbon sequestration monitoring, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wyden, Ron [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2594 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to improve the Rural Energy for America Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Smith, Tina [Sen.-D-MN] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2635 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that flexible fuel vehicles may use certain gram per mile carbon dioxide values for purposes of determining fleet average carbon dioxide standards for certain vehicles.
Sponsor: Klobuchar, Amy [Sen.-D-MN] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.2636 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act to improve that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bennet, Michael F. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2641 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the publicly traded partnership ownership structure to energy power generation projects and transportation fuels, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Coons, Christopher A. [Sen.-D-DE] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2645 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reduce the health risks of heat by establishing the National Integrated Heat Health Information System within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Interagency Committee to improve extreme heat preparedness, planning, and response, requiring a study, and establishing financial assistance programs to address heat effects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.4953 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reduce the health risks of heat by establishing the National Integrated Heat Health Information System within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Interagency Committee to improve extreme heat preparedness, planning, and response, requiring a study, and establishing financial assistance programs to address heat effects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bonamici, Suzanne [Rep.-D-OR-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (22)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

S.2654 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to increase efficiency and conservation in public water systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.2660 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct restoration and protection efforts of the 5-State Connecticut River Watershed region, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Shaheen, Jeanne [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.2706 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into cooperative agreements relating to drought prevention, preparedness, response, and mitigation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fischer, Deb [Sen.-R-NE] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2707 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act with respect to the ethanol waiver for Reid Vapor Pressure under that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fischer, Deb [Sen.-R-NE] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Financial Services

H.R.5050 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 5, United States Code, to require Members of Congress to disclose financial interests in cryptocurrency, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Slotkin, Elissa [Rep.-D-MI-7] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – House Administration
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.

H.R.5039 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Expedited Funds Availability Act to require that funds deposited be available for withdrawal in real-time, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Pressley, Ayanna [Rep.-D-MA-7] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5032 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to prohibit the issuance of a central bank digital currency, to prohibit Federal reserve banks from offering certain products or services, to prohibit holding or owning central bank digital currencies of any country, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ogles, Andrew [Rep.-R-TN-5] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5011 — 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 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Small Business; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 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 Speake

H.R.4986 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate interest on student loans, establish the Education Affordability Trust Fund, increase annual and aggregate loan limits, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Courtney, Joe [Rep.-D-CT-2] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Budget
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4983 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.
Sponsor: Cohen, Steve [Rep.-D-TN-9] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.2704 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to establish an exception to certain payment limitations in the case of person or legal entity that derives income from agriculture, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2700 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to require investment advisers for passively managed funds to arrange for pass-through voting of proxies for certain securities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sullivan, Dan [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2701 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to address the homelessness and housing crises, to move toward the goal of providing for a home for all Americans. and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2692 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 to establish a Portal for Appraiser Credentialing and AMC Registration Information, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tester, Jon [Sen.-D-MT] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2690 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.
Sponsor: Warren, Elizabeth [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2687 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide additional requirements for the purchase and sale of conventional mortgages by the enterprises, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2678 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for an investment screening mechanism relating to covered sectors.
Sponsor: Cornyn, John [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2677 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve certain programs of the Small Business Administration to better assist small business customers in accessing broadband technology, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Shaheen, Jeanne [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.2674 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill amend the Community Development Banking and Financial Institutions Act of 1994 to increase transparency and accountability regarding the operations of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.
Sponsor: Daines, Steve [Sen.-R-MT] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2592 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require nationwide consumer reporting agencies, upon request, to use the current legal name of a consumer on consumer reports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fetterman, John [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2598 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify whole farm revenue protection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brown, Sherrod [Sen.-D-OH] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2623 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to harmonize the effective dates of all rules that the Secretary is required to issue under the Corporate Transparency Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rounds, Mike [Sen.-R-SD] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2628 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to require the Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the Department of the Treasury to be appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rounds, Mike [Sen.-R-SD] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2642 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to improve the examination of depository institutions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moran, Jerry [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2643 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify eligibility for prevented planting insurance under certain drought conditions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lujan, Ben Ray [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2651 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to establish a pilot program to provide grants for job guarantee programs.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2653 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify certain rules applicable to qualified small issue manufacturing bonds, to expand certain exceptions to the private activity bond rules for first-time farmers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brown, Sherrod [Sen.-D-OH] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2655 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require certain entities to submit to Congress information on the Basel Committee on Bank Supervision, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

S.2664 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the suspension of collections on loans made to small businesses related to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ernst, Joni [Sen.-R-IA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

S.2669 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to issue guidance on digital assets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Warren, Elizabeth [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health Care

H.R.5066 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to evaluate, develop, and expand the use of technology-enabled collaborative learning and capacity building models to improve maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Williams, Nikema [Rep.-D-GA-5] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5027 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To improve the understanding of, and promote access to treatment for, chronic kidney disease, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Miller, Carol D. [Rep.-R-WV-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.5013 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise certain regulations in relation to the Medicare shared savings program and other alternative payment arrangements to encourage participation in such program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: LaHood, Darin [Rep.-R-IL-16] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.5010 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in coordination with the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to submit to the Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.
Sponsor: Kelly, Robin L. [Rep.-D-IL-2] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (29)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5008 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To expand access to health care services for immigrants by removing legal and policy barriers to health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jayapal, Pramila [Rep.-D-WA-7] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (60)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 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.5007 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for green and resilient health care infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jayapal, Pramila [Rep.-D-WA-7] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5003 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to build safer, thriving communities, and save lives, by investing in effective community-based violence reduction initiatives, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Horsford, Steven [Rep.-D-NV-4] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (32)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4985 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a grant program to support schools of medicine and schools of osteopathic medicine in underserved areas.
Sponsor: Costa, Jim [Rep.-D-CA-21] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4975 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a grant to provide mental and behavioral health services and diversion programs to at-risk youth, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cárdenas, Tony [Rep.-D-CA-29] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary

H.R.4974 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to improve the accessibility of 9-8-8, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cárdenas, Tony [Rep.-D-CA-29] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4968 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exempt qualifying physicians from prior authorization requirements under Medicare Advantage plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Burgess, Michael C. [Rep.-R-TX-26] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4954 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To expand and improve access to trauma-informed mental health interventions for newly arriving immigrants at the border, to alleviate the stress of and provide education for border agents, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Napolitano, Grace F. [Rep.-D-CA-31] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

S.2699 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to combat the fentanyl crisis.
Sponsor: Scott, Rick [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2688 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to extend health information technology assistance eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse professionals and facilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mullin, Markwayne [Sen.-R-OK] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2683 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish requirements for purchasing certain generic drugs from manufacturers who produce the drug domestically.
Sponsor: Scott, Rick [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2684 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to verify whether a health care provider is licensed in good standing before issuing the provider a unique health identifier, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Scott, Rick [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2686 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on the economic impact and health outcomes associated with the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
Sponsor: Braun, Mike [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2574 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, to repeal certain limits on leave for married individuals employed by the same employer.
Sponsor: Ernst, Joni [Sen.-R-IA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2584 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish a commission on long-term care.
Sponsor: Rosen, Jacky [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2586 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to address prescription drug shortages and improve the quality of prescription drugs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cardin, Benjamin L. [Sen.-D-MD] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2590 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide additional funding for the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service.
Sponsor: Wyden, Ron [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2593 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to modify the provisions relating to treatment courts.
Sponsor: Klobuchar, Amy [Sen.-D-MN] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.2602 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to limit the scope of regulations issued by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to control communicable diseases, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Paul, Rand [Sen.-R-KY] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2617 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from restricting direct access by health care facilities to medical countermeasures.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2621 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and improve health savings accounts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cruz, Ted [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2622 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to clarify the application of the appointment and confirmation requirements for the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sponsor: Cruz, Ted [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2624 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
An original bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Baldwin, Tammy [Sen.-D-WI] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Appropriations
Committee Reports: S. Rept. 118-84, S. Rept. 118-81
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.

S.2639 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out activities to establish, expand, and sustain a public health nursing workforce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2646 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to expand access to health care services for immigrants by removing legal and policy barriers to health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2649 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve community care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tester, Jon [Sen.-D-MT] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.2657 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for green and resilient health care infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2665 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to provide to firefighters of the Department of Defense medical testing and related services to detect and prevent certain cancers.
Sponsor: Carper, Thomas R. [Sen.-D-DE] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

S.2666 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for requirements for electronic-prescribing for controlled substances under group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage.
Sponsor: Hassan, Margaret Wood [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.4988 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to modernize the methods of authenticating controlled substances in the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Davis, Donald G. [Rep.-D-NC-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

S.2626 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to impose sanctions with respect to the Supreme Leader of Iran and the President of Iran and their respective offices for human rights abuses and support for terrorism.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.4977 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 to provide support in high-income economy countries for projects involving development or processing of certain critical materials.
Sponsor: Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [Rep.-R-GA-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

H.R.5060 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Underwood, Lauren [Rep.-D-IL-14] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Financial Services; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.5056 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the research tax credit and provide better access to the credit for business startups.
Sponsor: Tenney, Claudia [Rep.-R-NY-24] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5026 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for new markets tax credit investments in the Rural Jobs Zone.
Sponsor: Miller, Carol D. [Rep.-R-WV-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.4970 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide an exclusion from gross income for compensation for expenses and losses resulting from certain wildfires.
Sponsor: LaMalfa, Doug [Rep.-R-CA-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.2627 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Baldwin, Tammy [Sen.-D-WI] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.4963 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow workers an above-the-line deduction for union dues and expenses and to allow a miscellaneous itemized deduction for workers for all unreimbursed expenses incurred in the trade or business of being an employee.
Sponsor: Boyle, Brendan F. [Rep.-D-PA-2] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (158)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R.4967 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for deductions for the performance of certain services by a taxpayer, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Budzinski, Nikki [Rep.-D-IL-13] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.5052 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to provide grants for outdoor recreation projects to spur economic development, with a focus on rural communities, and to provide training for rural communities on funding opportunities for outdoor recreation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stansbury, Melanie Ann [Rep.-D-NM-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services; Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.5017 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue guidance with respect to space systems, services, and technology as critical infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lieu, Ted [Rep.-D-CA-36] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.4993 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 46, United States Code, to include the replacement or purchase of additional cargo handling equipment as an eligible purpose for Capital Construction Funds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ezell, Mike [Rep.-R-MS-4] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.4981 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit authority to provide financial assistance for, or approve, tolling on Interstate Route 5 or Interstate Route 205 in the State of Oregon under certain tolling programs.
Sponsor: Chavez-DeRemer, Lori [Rep.-R-OR-5] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.4982 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Transportation to conduct an economic impact study for certain proposed toll facilities and projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Chavez-DeRemer, Lori [Rep.-R-OR-5] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.4959 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require to Comptroller General to submit to Congress a report on the status of dams in the USDA watershed program.
Sponsor: Van Orden, Derrick [Rep.-R-WI-3] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

H.R.4962 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To limit the use of Department of Transportation aircraft for travel by the Secretary of Transportation or the Secretary’s executive staff, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bergman, Jack [Rep.-R-MI-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.2599 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to impose surcharges on private jet travel and certain first class and business tickets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Whitehouse, Sheldon [Sen.-D-RI] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

S.2671 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration from issuing a rule or promulgating a regulation requiring certain vehicles to be equipped with speed limiting devices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Daines, Steve [Sen.-R-MT] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.2675 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to clarify minimum altitudes for go-arounds, inspection passes, practice approaches, and qualified instrument approaches, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Budd, Ted [Sen.-R-NC] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.4984 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the District of Columbia Stadium Act of 1957 to provide for the transfer of administrative jurisdiction over the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium Campus to the Administrator of General Services and the leasing of the Campus to the District of Columbia for purposes which include commercial and residential development, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Comer, James [Rep.-R-KY-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability; Natural Resources; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker

Ukraine

H.R.5058 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 to require the President to establish a semiconductor supply chain working group in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and submit reports to Congress on potential future disruptions to the supply chain.
Sponsor: Titus, Dina [Rep.-D-NV-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs

H.R.4994 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish officials and institutions for the strengthening of the partnership and cooperative transparency between the United States and Ukraine.
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [Rep.-R-PA-1] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

S.2673 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to ensure European, including Ukrainian, energy security, protect, modernize, and rebuild European energy resources and infrastructure according to accepted principles of international good governance, and support European efforts to reduce the reliance of allied European countries on imported Russian energy resources, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Menendez, Robert [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 07/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 07/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.