Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at 10:00 a.m. The chamber is expected to continue consideration of the new Speaker. The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

The House met with no recorded votes conducted.

Today

The House will meet today at 10:00 a.m. The chamber is expected to continue consideration of the new Speaker.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Adoption of S.Res.417 Standing with Israel Against Terrorism; adopted: 97-0.

Legislative Business
Passed H.R. 366 – Korean American VALOR Act
Passed S. 2854 – Fargo North Dakota VA Cemetery

Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.420 – Betty Koed as Historian Emerita of the United States Senate
S.Res.421 – Chemistry Week
S.Res.422 – Gold Star Children’s Day

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Majority Leader, no later than October 26th, 2023, it will be in order for Senator Marshall or his designee to move to proceed to the consideration of Cal. #229S.J.Res.42. If the motion is agreed to, there will be 10 hours of debate equally divided between the proponents and opponents of the Joint Resolution. Upon the use or yielding back of that time, the Joint resolution will be read a third time, and the Senate will vote on passage of the Joint Resolution. All other provisions under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, remain in effect except the 60 session day clock.

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

S.3082 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to make changes with respect to water quality certification, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barrasso, John [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.3094 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from finalizing, implementing, or enforcing a proposed rule with respect to emissions from vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Crapo, Mike [Sen.-R-ID] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (28)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.3099 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to further develop and support the adoption of a voluntary streamlined permitting and inspection process for authorities having jurisdiction over the permitting of qualifying distributed energy systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Heinrich, Martin [Sen.-D-NM] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.5992 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify eligibility for prevented planting insurance under certain drought conditions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-9] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.5997 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Energy to further develop and support the adoption of a voluntary streamlined permitting and inspection process for authorities having jurisdiction over the permitting of qualifying distributed energy systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Susie [Rep.-D-NV-3] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.

Financial Services

S.3087 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to impose requirements on digital exchanges, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tillis, Thomas [Sen.-R-NC] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health Care

S.3085 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish a program for purposes of carrying out programs to prevent adverse childhood experiences and promoting positive childhood experiences, and to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct studies, evaluations, and research to address adverse childhood experiences, including through the promotion of positive childhood experiences.
Sponsor: King, Angus S., Jr. [Sen.-I-ME] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3090 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to improve Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for low-income mothers.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.6004 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to improve Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for low-income mothers.
Sponsor: Pressley, Ayanna [Rep.-D-MA-7] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (15)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.

S.3091 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain clinics to qualify as a rural emergency hospital under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Murkowski, Lisa [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3098 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to make permanent the Medicaid option to remove the IMD exclusion to provide medical assistance for certain individuals who are patients in an institution for mental diseases.
Sponsor: Thune, John [Sen.-R-SD] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3103 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the inclusion of medical debt on a consumer report, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Merkley, Jeff [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.6003 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the inclusion of medical debt on a consumer report, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Porter, Katie [Rep.-D-CA-47] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (23)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.5989 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize rural health facilities to use certain Federal agricultural credit assistance for the purpose of refinancing debt obligations, updating necessary services, technology, and equipment, and supporting ancillary needs.
Sponsor: Caraveo, Yadira [Rep.-D-CO-8] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.5994 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for full enforcement of oil sanctions against Iran, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Issa, Darrell E. [Rep.-R-CA-48] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.5996 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit any direct or indirect United States funding for the territory of Gaza unless certain conditions are met.
Sponsor: Kustoff, David [Rep.-R-TN-8] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (2)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.6000 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To freeze $6,000,000,000 of Iranian funds held in Qatar, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Nunn, Zachary [Rep.-R-IA-3] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.

Tax

S.3084 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide special rules for the taxation of certain residents of Taiwan with income from sources within the United States.
Sponsor: Wyden, Ron [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 10/19/2023 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.

H.R.5988 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide special rules for the taxation of certain residents of Taiwan with income from sources within the United States.
Sponsor: Smith, Jason [Rep.-R-MO-8] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (16)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.

H.R.6007 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a microemployer pension plan startup credit.
Sponsor: Tenney, Claudia [Rep.-R-NY-24] (Introduced 10/19/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Latest Action: 10/19/2023 Introduced in House.