Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today to consider appropriations for the Department of Defense (H.R. 4365) and the Department of Homeland Security (H.R. 4367). The Senate will convene to continue consideration of the Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act (H.R. 3935).

The HOUSE

Yesterday

Question of Consideration of H. Res. 723, the Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4365, H.R. 4367, H.R. 4368 and H.R. 4665 Agreed to by the Yeas and Neas: 209-198.

Motion on ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 723, the Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4365, H.R. 4367, H.R. 4368 and H.R. 4665 Agreed to by the Yeas and Neas: 215-209.

H. Res. 723, the Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4365, H.R. 4367, H.R. 4368 and H.R. 4665 Agreed to the Yeas and Neas: 216-212.

H.R. 5110 – Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act Agreed to the Yeas and Neas: 424-1.

Rep. Good #24 Amendment of H.R. 4368 Failed by Recorded Vote: 175-254.
Rep. Biggs #29 Amendment of H.R. 4368 Failed by Recorded Vote: 119-307.
Rep. Biggs #33 Amendment of H.R. 4368 Failed by Recorded Vote: 106-323.
Rep. Brecheen #41 Amendment of H.R. 4368 Failed by Recorded Vote: 86-343.
Rep. Brecheen #43 Amendment of H.R. 4368 Failed by Recorded Vote: 89-341.
Rep. Perry #45 Amendment of H.R. 4368 Failed by Recorded Vote: 68-362.
Rep. Biggs #54 Amendment of H.R. 4368 Failed by Recorded Vote: 83-348.
Rep. Biggs #57 Amendment of H.R. 4368 Failed by Recorded Vote: 81-350.
Rep. Biggs #61 Amendment of H.R. 4368 Failed by Recorded Vote: 105-325.

Today

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 4:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 10:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

Begin consideration of H.R. 4365 – Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Calvert / Appropriations Committee)

Begin consideration of H.R. 4367 – Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Joyce (OH) / Appropriations Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Executive Cal. #211, H.R. 3935, Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act; invoked: 77-19.

Today

The Senate will convene at 10:00 a.m. and resume consideration of H.R.3935, Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Banking Committee
“Markup of the SAFER Banking Act”

House Financial Services Committee
“Oversight of the Securities and Exchange Commission”

Senate Agriculture Committee
“Foreign Ownership in U.S. Agriculture”

Senate Budget Committee
“Medicare Forever: Protecting Seniors by Making the Wealthy Pay Their Fair Share”

House Oversight Committee
Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation & Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs
“Combating Ransomware Attacks”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

S.2915 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Power Act to authorize the allocation of the costs of certain interstate electric power transmission lines and electric power transmission lines that are located offshore, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Welch, Peter [Sen.-D-VT] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.2917 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish an emergency preparedness and response technical assistance program to assist entities that operate rural water or wastewater systems in preparing for and responding to natural or man-made disasters.
Sponsor: Cortez Masto, Catherine [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2927 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to increase Tribal access to water conservation and efficiency grants, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lujan, Ben Ray [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.2928 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 to establish payment and performance security requirements for projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mark [Sen.-D-AZ] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.2931 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to modify the Rural Energy for America Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Baldwin, Tammy [Sen.-D-WI] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.5698 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to reduce Federal spending on crop insurance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blumenauer, Earl [Rep.-D-OR-3] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.5706 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Architect of the Capitol, using existing funding, to study the feasibility of retrofitting the Capitol Power Plant to incorporate an advanced nuclear reactor.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.5718 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a Nuclear Fuel Security Program, expand the American Assured Fuel Supply Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Latta, Robert E. [Rep.-R-OH-5] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.5723 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide information and education tools to farmers on the cost savings, energy savings, water conservation, and carbon emissions reductions that can be realized through the use of energy-efficient pumping systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Molinaro, Marcus J. [Rep.-R-NY-19] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Financial Services

H.R.5739 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Federal financial regulators to issue guidance encouraging financial institutions to work with consumers and businesses affected by a Federal Government shutdown, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wexton, Jennifer [Rep.-D-VA-10] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Budget
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Health Care

H.R.5740 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to promote comprehensive campus mental health and suicide prevention plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wild, Susan [Rep.-D-PA-7] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

S.2916 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for digital communication of prescribing information for drugs (including biological products), and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2918 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reauthorize the program of surveillance and education regarding infections associated with illicit drug use and other risk factors.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2919 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require research with respect to fentanyl and xylazine test strips, to authorize the use of grant funds for such test strips, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hassan, Margaret Wood [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2922 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to advance population research for chronic pain.
Sponsor: Casey, Robert P., Jr. [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2923 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to improve the calculation and reduce the taxpayer cost of payment errors under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ernst, Joni [Sen.-R-IA] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2932 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide guidance to State Medicaid agencies, public housing agencies, Continuums of Care, and housing finance agencies on connecting Medicaid beneficiaries with housing-related services and supports under Medicaid and other housing resources, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.5687 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize health savings accounts.
Sponsor: Van Duyne, Beth [Rep.-R-TX-24] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5688 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve health savings accounts.
Sponsor: Smucker, Lloyd [Rep.-R-PA-11] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5690 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for certain distributions from a health savings account for medical expenses incurred during the 60-day period before the account was established.
Sponsor: Moore, Blake D. [Rep.-R-UT-1] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5699 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide programs to assist diagnosis, awareness, and education of blood clot conditions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blunt Rochester, Lisa [Rep.-D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5704 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To promote State requirements for local educational agencies and public elementary and secondary schools relating to the prevention and treatment of concussions suffered by students.
Sponsor: DeSaulnier, Mark [Rep.-D-CA-10] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.5709 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals entitled to Medicare Part A to make contributions to health savings accounts.
Sponsor: Fischbach, Michelle [Rep.-R-MN-7] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5713 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize Homeland Security Investigations to perform certain drug enforcement functions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Higgins, Clay [Rep.-R-LA-3] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Judiciary; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5716 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow contributions to a health savings account when a spouse has a health flexible spending account.
Sponsor: LaHood, Darin [Rep.-R-IL-16] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5737 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum contribution limit for health savings accounts.
Sponsor: Van Duyne, Beth [Rep.-R-TX-24] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Sanctions and Trade

S.2930 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to make exclusive the authority of the Federal Government to regulate the labeling of products made in the United States and introduced in interstate or foreign commerce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Mike [Sen.-R-UT] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.5708 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend a priority review program to encourage treatments for agents that present national security threats.
Sponsor: Finstad, Brad [Rep.-R-MN-1] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5714 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Comptroller General of the United States to report on the country of origin of end items and components procured by Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Khanna, Ro [Rep.-D-CA-17] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Tax

S.2920 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the exclusion of Pell Grants from gross income.
Sponsor: Whitehouse, Sheldon [Sen.-D-RI] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2921 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit 529 plans to be used for certain non-degree technical training certificate programs, apprenticeship programs, and other training programs.
Sponsor: Marshall, Roger [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2929 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax rate parity among all tobacco products, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Durbin, Richard J. [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/26/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.5715 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax rate parity among all tobacco products, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Krishnamoorthi, Raja [Rep.-D-IL-8] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5689 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the age limitations on eligibility for the earned income tax credit.
Sponsor: Chu, Judy [Rep.-D-CA-28] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5707 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude debt held by certain insurance companies from capital assets.
Sponsor: Feenstra, Randy [Rep.-R-IA-4] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.5711 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Graves, Sam [Rep.-R-MO-6] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.5720 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To assist trafficking survivors who lack government issued identification in accessing air travel, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Susie [Rep.-D-NV-3] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.5735 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require information about the motor vehicle plant in which vehicles are assembled for Federal procurement, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stevens, Haley M. [Rep.-D-MI-11] (Introduced 09/26/2023) Cosponsors: (26)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 09/26/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability.