Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today to consider the appropriations bill for the Department of State (H.R. 4665) and the Ukraine Security Assistance and Oversight Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 5692). The Senate will convene today to resume consideration of the Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act (H.R. 3935). The Senate is expected to utilize the legislation as a vehicle to adopt a continuing resolution.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Nehls amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 182 – 247 (Roll no. 455).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Castro (TX) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 211 – 220 (Roll no. 454).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Boebert amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 161 – 268 (Roll no. 453).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Boebert amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 161 – 267 (Roll no. 452).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Boebert amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 159 – 269 (Roll no. 451).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Biggs amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 162 – 264 (Roll no. 450).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Biggs amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 164 – 265 (Roll no. 449).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Biggs amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 168 – 261 (Roll no. 448).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Biggs amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 160 – 270 (Roll no. 447).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Biggs amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 147 – 282 (Roll no. 446).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Clyde amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 108 – 320 (Roll no. 445).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Escobar amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 210 – 220 (Roll no. 444).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Wasserman Schultz amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 209 – 220 (Roll no. 443).

H R 4367 –
On agreeing to the Correa amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 206 – 223 (Roll no. 442).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Roy amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 202 – 231 (Roll no. 441).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Jayapal amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 176 – 258 (Roll no. 440).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Gaetz amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 160 – 269 (Roll no. 439).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Gaetz amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 93 – 339 (Roll no. 438).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Connolly amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 215 – 218 (Roll no. 437).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Clyde amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 172 – 261 (Roll no. 436).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Boebert amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 184 – 248 (Roll no. 435).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Boebert amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 150 – 282 (Roll no. 434).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Plaskett amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 203 – 231 (Roll no. 433).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Biggs amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 104 – 330 (Roll no. 432).

H R 4365 –
On agreeing to the Houlahan amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 – 191 (Roll no. 431).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Rosendale amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 71 – 362 (Roll no. 430).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Miller (IL) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 – 216 (Roll no. 429).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Stauber amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 – 216 (Roll no. 428).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Good (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 163 – 267 (Roll no. 427).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Good (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 160 – 271 (Roll no. 426).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Good (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 161 – 270 (Roll no. 425).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Good (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 156 – 273 (Roll no. 424).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Good (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 159 – 272 (Roll no. 423).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Good (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 158 – 272 (Roll no. 422).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Boebert amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 – 214 (Roll no. 421).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Good (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 152 – 278 (Roll no. 420).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Hageman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 97 – 336 (Roll no. 419).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Boebert amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 210 – 216 (Roll no. 418).

H R 4368 –
On agreeing to the Spartz amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 49 – 377 (Roll no. 417).

Today

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

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

H.R. 4665 – Making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Diaz-Balart / Appropriations Committee)

H.R. 5692 – Ukraine Security Assistance and Oversight Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024 (Sponsored by Rep. Kean / Appropriations Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Legislative Business

Passed H.R.5110 – Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act

Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.370, 118th Congress Committees
S.Res.373, Community School Coordinators
S.Res.374, Student Parent Month
S.Res.375, National Teach Ag Day
S.Res.376, Senate Dress Code
S.Res.377, Hispanic Restaurant Week

The Senate has received the veto messages on S.J.Res.9 Lesser-Prairie Chicken CRA and S.J.Res.24 Northern Long-Eared Bat CRA. At times to be determined by the Majority Leader in concurrence with the Republican Leader prior to October 4th, there will be up to 2 hours for debate equally divided on each resolution prior to votes on passage of each joint resolution, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding.

Executive Business

At a time to be determined, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #129 Todd Gee, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi for the term of four years
  2. Executive Calendar #266 Tara K. McGrath, of California, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of California for the term of four years

Today

The Senate stands in recess until 10:00am on Thursday, September 28, 2023. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #211, H.R.3935, legislative vehicle for the continuing resolution, post-cloture. At approx. 11:45am all post-cloture time will be considered expired and the Senate will vote on the motion to proceed. Additional votes are possible during Thursday’s session. Senators will be notified when votes are scheduled.

  1. Motion to proceed to Calendar #211, H.R.3935, to amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize and improve the Federal Aviation Administration and other civil aviation programs (legislative vehicle for CR)

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
“Hearing to Examine Opportunities to Counter the People’s Republic of China’s Control of Critical Mineral Supply Chains”

Senate Finance Committee
“Nomination Hearing of Marjorie A. Rollinson”

House Energy and Commerce
Energy, Climate, and Grid Security Subcommittee
“Powering America’s Economy, Security, and Our Way of Life: Examining the State of Grid Reliability”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.2947 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to expand the transactions for which declarations may be required by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to include investments in United States businesses that maintain or collect sensitive personal data.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.5759 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the National Quantum Initiative Act and the Cyber Security Research and Development Act to advance the rapid deployment of post quantum cybersecurity standards across the United States economy, support United States cryptography research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jeff [Rep.-D-NC-14] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Energy/ Environment

S.2936 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish as a permanent program the organic market development grant program of the Department of Agriculture.
Sponsor: Baldwin, Tammy [Sen.-D-WI] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.2958 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
An original bill to amend the Coastal Barrier Resources Act to make improvements to that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Carper, Thomas R. [Sen.-D-DE] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 213.

S.2959 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
An original bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to reauthorize brownfields revitalization funding, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Carper, Thomas R. [Sen.-D-DE] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 214.

S.2961 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to ensure greater equity in Federal disaster assistance policies and programs by authorizing an equity steering group and equity advisor within the Federal Emergency Management Agency, improving data collection to measure disparate outcomes and participation barriers, and requiring equity criteria to be applied to policies and programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Warren, Elizabeth [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.5775 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To ensure greater equity in Federal disaster assistance policies and programs by authorizing an equity steering group and equity advisor within the Federal Emergency Management Agency, improving data collection to measure disparate outcomes and participation barriers, requiring equity criteria to be applied to policies and programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Thompson, Bennie G. [Rep.-D-MS-2] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5744 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To create a Carbon Dividend Trust Fund for the American people in order to encourage market-driven innovation of clean energy technologies and market efficiencies which will reduce harmful pollution and leave a healthier, more stable, and more prosperous Nation for future generations.
Sponsor: Carbajal, Salud O. [Rep.-D-CA-24] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Foreign Affairs.

H.R.5747 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to increase transparency with respect to crop insurance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blumenauer, Earl [Rep.-D-OR-3] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.5750 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Secretary of Energy, and the Secretary of Agriculture to collaborate to determine the feasibility of creating the Green Nuclear Fertilizer Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5756 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 to permit the sale of technologies to certain water and irrigation districts to expedite the removal of harmful algal blooms, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-9] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.5760 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a climate resilience workforce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jayapal, Pramila [Rep.-D-WA-7] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (41)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means; Agriculture; Natural Resources; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Accountability, the Judiciary, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Financial Services.

H.R.5763 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish as a permanent program the organic market development grant program of the Department of Agriculture.
Sponsor: Kuster, Ann M. [Rep.-D-NH-2] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.5764 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to increase payments for drought-resilient or water-saving practices and to provide additional payments for perennial production systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Leger Fernandez, Teresa [Rep.-D-NM-3] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.5770 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize certain United States Geological Survey water data enhancement programs.
Sponsor: Neguse, Joe [Rep.-D-CO-2] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.5751 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the limitation on downward attribution of stock ownership in applying constructive ownership rules.
Sponsor: Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [Rep.-R-GA-3] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Health Care

S.2939 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require reporting on enforcement and oversight of pharmacy access requirements under Medicare part D.
Sponsor: Blackburn, Marsha [Sen.-R-TN] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2941 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of preventative home visits under Medicare, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: King, Angus S., Jr. [Sen.-I-ME] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2942 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the annual wellness visit under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: King, Angus S., Jr. [Sen.-I-ME] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2946 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide funding for trained school personnel to administer drugs and devices for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Merkley, Jeff [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2948 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to issue guidance and regulations regarding opioid overdose reversal medication and employee training.
Sponsor: Merkley, Jeff [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2954 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to apply the Medicaid asset verification program to all applicants for, and recipients of, medical assistance in all States and territories, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barrasso, John [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.5746 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the availability of supplemental benefits to certain Medicare Advantage enrollees.
Sponsor: Bilirakis, Gus M. [Rep.-R-FL-12] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5749 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act with regard to research on asthma, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Dingell, Debbie [Rep.-D-MI-6] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5752 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow first-dollar coverage of mental health services for purposes of health savings accounts.
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [Rep.-R-PA-1] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5757 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to extend certain certification periods for the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hayes, Jahana [Rep.-D-CT-5] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (57)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.5762 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to research and design a graphic symbol to indicate when linguistic access materials and services are available for a health program, product, or service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kim, Young [Rep.-R-CA-40] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5773 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to remove certain liability protections for certain biological products and other drugs if the sponsor thereof fails to disclose to the public all non-exempt data within the biological product file or drug application, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Posey, Bill [Rep.-R-FL-8] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5774 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of distributions from health savings accounts for long-term care services.
Sponsor: Smith, Adrian [Rep.-R-NE-3] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5777 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 improve health savings accounts.
Sponsor: Wenstrup, Brad R. [Rep.-R-OH-2] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Sanctions and Trade

S.2937 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to increase the rate of duty applicable to certain ferrosilicon produced in the Russian Federation or the Republic of Belarus and to require a domestic production assessment before increasing rates of duty applicable to products of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus under the Suspending Normal Trade Relations with Russia and Belarus Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brown, Sherrod [Sen.-D-OH] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.5766 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To increase the rate of duty applicable to certain ferrosilicon produced in the Russian Federation or the Republic of Belarus and to require a domestic production assessment before increasing rates of duty applicable to products of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus under the Suspending Normal Trade Relations with Russia and Belarus Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Miller, Carol D. [Rep.-R-WV-1] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5753 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reactivate and repurpose canceling funds to deter the Chinese Communist Party before such funds are extracted from the Department of Defense on October 1, 2023.
Sponsor: Gallagher, Mike [Rep.-R-WI-8] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Appropriations
Latest Action: House – 09/27/2023 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Appropriations, 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.

Ukraine

S.2940 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require a comprehensive report that contains a strategy for United States involvement in Ukraine.
Sponsor: Lee, Mike [Sen.-R-UT] (Introduced 09/27/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 09/27/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.