Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not scheduled to meet today. The chamber may meet to consider the nomination of the Speaker. The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

The House met yesterday and went into Recess subject to the call of the Chair. The chamber later adjourned without pursuing any legislative business.

Today

The House is not scheduled to meet today. The chamber may meet to consider the nomination of the Speaker.

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

The Senate is not in session.

HEARINGS COVERED

Security Traders Association
Interview: Hester Pierce, Commissioner, SEC

Security Traders Association
“A Buy Side Guide to Navigating the SEC”

Security Traders Association
Interview: Representative Bryan Steil (R-WI)

Security Traders Association
“The Latest on Stablecoins and Bitcoin ETFs”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

H.R.5922 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to address emissions of certain greenhouse gasses and carbon storage through conservation incentive contracts.
Sponsor: Lawler, Michael [Rep.-R-NY-17] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

Health Care

H.R.5924 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the timing of changes to the annual out-of-pocket threshold for the Medicare prescription drug benefit, and to amend title XI of such Act with respect to the timing of the Medicare drug price negotiation program.
Sponsor: Magaziner, Seth [Rep.-D-RI-2] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.5921 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a United States financial institution in connection with Iran, to prevent the International Monetary Fund from providing financial assistance to Iran, to codify prohibitions on Export-Import Bank financing for the Government of Iran, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Huizenga, Bill [Rep.-R-MI-4] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (18)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.5923 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To impose restrictions on correspondent and payable-through accounts in the United States with respect to Chinese financial institutions that conduct transactions involving the purchase of petroleum or petroleum products from Iran.
Sponsor: Lawler, Michael [Rep.-R-NY-17] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.5926 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States of greenfield investments by the People’s Republic of China.
Sponsor: Moolenaar, John R. [Rep.-R-MI-2] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.5931 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require a briefing from a senior official of the Department of Defense on actions by the People’s Republic of China in Africa that pose a threat to United States national security.
Sponsor: Rose, John W. [Rep.-R-TN-6] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.5932 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize additional assistance to Israel using assets confiscated from the Iran, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schweikert, David [Rep.-R-AZ-1] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (11)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.5933 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require additional information in disclosures of foreign gifts and contracts from foreign sources, restrict contracts with certain foreign entities and foreign countries of concern, require certain staff and faculty to report foreign gifts and contracts, and require disclosure of certain foreign investments within endowments.
Sponsor: Steel, Michelle [Rep.-R-CA-45] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (13)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

Tax

H.R.5920 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow married couples to apply the student loan interest deduction limitation separately to each spouse, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Grothman, Glenn [Rep.-R-WI-6] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (14)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.5929 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend section 6906 of title 31, United States Code, to permanently authorize the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program.
Sponsor: Pettersen, Brittany [Rep.-D-CO-7] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.

Ukraine

H.R.5925 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the seizure of the property of certain sanctioned individuals for purposes of covering expenses relating to the Ukraine-Russia conflict, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McCormick, Richard [Rep.-R-GA-6] (Introduced 10/11/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Latest Action: 10/11/2023 Introduced in House.