Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will convene this morning and may consider additional appropriations bills. The Senate will convene this morning for a pro forma session only with no business conducted.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H RES 712 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4365) Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2024; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1130) Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act; and providing for consideration of the resolution (H.Res. 684)
On agreeing to the resolution Failed by recorded vote: 212 – 216 (Roll no. 403).

H RES 712 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4365) Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2024; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1130) Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act; and providing for consideration of the resolution (H.Res. 684)
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 216 – 202 (Roll no. 402).

Today

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. The chamber may consider additional appropriations.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #281 Gen. Randy A. George to be Chief of Staff of the Army; confirmed: 96-1.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #249 Gen. Eric M. Smith to be Commandant of the Marine Corps; invoked: 96-0.
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #249 Gen. Eric M. Smith to be Commandant of the Marine Corps; confirmed: 96-0.

Legislative Business

Passed:
S.2787 – 5G Sale Act
S.Res.208, National Warrior Call Day w/Shaheen amdts
S.Res.358, National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
S.Res.359, National Forensic Science Week

Completed the Rule 14 process to place H.R.3935, Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act on the Legislative Calendar of Business.

Executive Business
Confirmed Executive Calendar #307, Philip S. Hadji, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2023, for a pro forma session only with no business conducted.

HEARINGS COVERED

Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

S.2882 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a tax on the sale of electric vehicles and batteries.
Sponsor: Fischer, Deb [Sen.-R-NE] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.5656 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for new off-road plug-in electric vehicles.
Sponsor: Phillips, Dean [Rep.-D-MN-3] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.2893 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to issue Clean Energy Victory Bonds.
Sponsor: Merkley, Jeff [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.5618 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of the Treasury to issue Clean Energy Victory Bonds.
Sponsor: Lofgren, Zoe [Rep.-D-CA-18] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Science, Space, and Technology.

H.J.Res.91 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Energy relating to the “Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Consumer Water Heaters and Residential-Duty Commercial Water Heaters”.
Sponsor: Ogles, Andrew [Rep.-R-TN-5] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5616 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore lease sales.
Sponsor: Graves, Garret [Rep.-R-LA-6] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.5627 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require a report relating to the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate.
Sponsor: Burchett, Tim [Rep.-R-TN-2] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.5654 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Energy to withdraw a proposed rule relating to energy conservation standards for consumer water heaters.
Sponsor: Ogles, Andrew [Rep.-R-TN-5] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5660 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the protection of natural and cultural resources, Tribal collaborative management, sustainable economic development, enhanced recreation, and equitable access on Federal lands in eastern Imperial and Riverside counties, California, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ruiz, Raul [Rep.-D-CA-25] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.5664 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schrier, Kim [Rep.-D-WA-8] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5666 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish an Office of Public Engagement within the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
Sponsor: Strickland, Marilyn [Rep.-D-WA-10] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Health Care

S.2879 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide targeted funding for States and other eligible entities through the Social Services Block Grant program to address the increased burden that maintaining the health and hygiene of infants and toddlers, medically complex children, and low-income adults or adults with disabilities who rely on adult incontinence materials and supplies place on families in need, the resultant adverse health effects on children and families, and the limited child care options available for infants and toddlers who lack sufficient diapers and diapering supplies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Duckworth, Tammy [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2880 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the scope of practitioners eligible for payment for telehealth services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Daines, Steve [Sen.-R-MT] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2886 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to permit manufacturers of generic drugs to provide additional warnings with respect to such drugs in the same manner that the Food and Drug Administration allows brand names to do so.
Sponsor: Van Hollen, Chris [Sen.-D-MD] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2897 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to molecularly targeted pediatric cancer investigations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bennet, Michael F. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2898 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to authorize the use of certain grants to deliver peer-to-peer mental health support to individuals who are engaged in farming, ranching, farm work, and other occupations relating to agriculture.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2909 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for congressional review of rules rescheduling marijuana.
Sponsor: Lummis, Cynthia M. [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.2911 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services from declaring certain emergencies or disasters for the purpose of imposing gun control.
Sponsor: Braun, Mike [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.5615 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 to authorize the Attorney General, in coordination with the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, to award grants to covered entities to establish or maintain disposal sites for unwanted prescription medications, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bonamici, Suzanne [Rep.-D-OR-1] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5623 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize the President to provide substance use and alcohol use disorder services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Balint, Becca [Rep.-D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.5625 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish education partnership programs between public schools and public health agencies to prevent the misuse and overdose of synthetic opioids by youth, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bonamici, Suzanne [Rep.-D-OR-1] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5634 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit institutions of higher education from mandating COVID-19 vaccines for students or staff.
Sponsor: Good, Bob [Rep.-R-VA-5] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.5636 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender affirming care on minors.
Sponsor: Greene, Marjorie Taylor [Rep.-R-GA-14] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.5637 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to authorize the use of certain grants to deliver peer-to-peer mental health support to individuals who are engaged in farming, ranching, farm work, and other occupations relating to agriculture.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-9] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.5644 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To address the increased burden that maintaining the health and hygiene of infants and toddlers, medically complex children, and low-income adults or adults with disabilities who rely on adult incontinence materials and supplies place on families in need, the resultant adverse health effects on children and families, and the limited child care options available for infants and toddlers who lack sufficient diapers and diapering supplies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Barbara [Rep.-D-CA-12] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5647 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to require out-of-network coverage for qualified individuals diagnosed with a rare pediatric disease participating in approved clinical trials, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McCaul, Michael T. [Rep.-R-TX-10] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5652 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the 21st Century Cures Act to require funds to be set aside for opioid reversal agent administration training in schools, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Newhouse, Dan [Rep.-R-WA-4] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5663 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of ALS-related services under the Medicare program for individuals diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schakowsky, Janice D. [Rep.-D-IL-9] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Sanctions and Trade

S.2892 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the Federal Trade Commission to require impact assessments of automated decision systems and augmented critical decision processes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wyden, Ron [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.2894 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to require certain congressional notification prior to entering into, renewing, or extending a science and technology agreement with the People’s Republic of China, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ricketts, Pete [Sen.-R-NE] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.5632 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to make available to government officials of nonadversarial countries in South and Central Asia training in analyzing, assessing, and mitigating any risk of accepting investment or lending from China, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fitzgerald, Scott [Rep.-R-WI-5] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

S.2895 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a refundable adoption tax credit.
Sponsor: Casey, Robert P., Jr. [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/21/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.5655 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish tax credits for personal locator beacons on certain vessels.
Sponsor: Perez, Marie Gluesenkamp [Rep.-D-WA-3] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.5638 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to take certain actions with respect to Aldyl A Polyethylene piping, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Houlahan, Chrissy [Rep.-D-PA-6] (Introduced 09/21/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/21/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.