Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at 9:00 a.m. and is expected to consider the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024 (H.R. 5894). In addition, the chamber is expected to consider the Further Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act, 2024 (H.R. 6363) under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will convene today at 10:00 a.m. and is expected to consider a joint resolution to provide congressional disapproval of a DOE rule relating to income repayment of the Federal Direct Loan Program (S.J.Res.43).

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H RES 863 – Impeaching Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, for high crimes and misdemeanors
On motion to refer Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 209 – 201 (Roll no. 645).

H R 593 – To rename the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Hinesville, Georgia, as the “John Gibson, Dan James, William Sapp, and Frankie Smiley VA Clinic”
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 – 0, 1 Present (Roll no. 644).

H R 1105 – Debbie Smith Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 – 0 (Roll no. 643).

Today

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 10:30 a.m. Last votes expected: 4:20 p.m.

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
Begin consideration of H.R. 5894 – Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024 (Sponsored by Rep. Aderholt / Appropriations Committee)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
H.R. 6363 – Further Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act, 2024 (Sponsored by Rep. Granger / Appropriations Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Vote

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #222 Ana de Alba, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; confirmed: 48-43.

Legislative Business
Adopted the following resolutions
S.Res.427, Dyslexia Awareness Month
S.Res.461, Texas Rangers Major League Baseball World Series

Executive Business
The following nominations were returned to the Judiciary Committee:
Exec. Cal. #405 Eumi K. Lee, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California
Exec. Cal. #406 Mustafa Taher Kasubhai, of Oregon, to be United States District Judge for the District of Oregon

Today

The Senate stands in recess until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of Morning Business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

The Senate will recess from 12:30-2:15 p.m. to allow for weekly caucus meetings.

The Senate could consider S.J.Res. 43, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to “Improving Income Driven Repayment for the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program and the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program,” during Tuesday’s session.

Senators will be notified when votes are scheduled.

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Banking Committee
“Oversight of Financial Regulators: Protecting Main Street Not Wall Street”

House Financial Services Committee
“Markup of H.R. 5921, H.R. 5923, H.R. 6245, H.R. 6323, H.R. 6322, H.R. 5945, H.R. 6000, H.R. 6015, the Armed Conflict Migration Act of 2023, the OFAC Licensure for Investigators Act, the Stopping Illicit Oil Shipments Act of 2023”

House Education and Workforce Committee
Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development

“Confronting the Scourge of Antisemitism on Campus”

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
Subcommittee on Health

“Emerging Therapies: Breakthroughs in the Battle Against Suicide?”

Senate Finance Committee
Subcommittee on Health Care

“Ensuring Medicare Beneficiary Access: A Path to Telehealth Permanency”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Appropriations

H.R.6363 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Further Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act, 2024
Sponsor: Granger, Kay [Rep.-R-TX-12] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Appropriations; Budget
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, 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.

Energy/ Environment

H.R.6368 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To assist Tribal governments in the management of buffalo and buffalo habitat and the reestablishment of buffalo on Indian land.
Sponsor: LaMalfa, Doug [Rep.-R-CA-1] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.6372 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the National Quantum Initiative Act to require the Secretary of Energy to conduct research on how quantum information science, technology, and engineering can enhance the resilience and security of the electric grid, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Babin, Brian [Rep.-R-TX-36] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

H.R.6393 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to allow certain activities to be conducted with respect to sturgeon held in captivity or in a controlled environment in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Waltz, Michael [Rep.-R-FL-6] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.6365 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Stopping Illicit Oil Shipments Act of 2023
Sponsor: Waters, Maxine [Rep.-D-CA-43] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6367 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Armed Conflict Migration Act of 2023
Sponsor: Cleaver, Emanuel [Rep.-D-MO-5] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6387 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To modify the minimum allocation requirement for the emergency solutions grants program.
Sponsor: Menendez, Robert [Rep.-D-NJ-8] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6390 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to permit the refusal of credit to aliens who do not have lawful status in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Self, Keith [Rep.-R-TX-3] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.6364 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to maintain certain telehealth flexibilities relating to provider privacy under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Balderson, Troy [Rep.-R-OH-12] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6366 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the work geographic index for physician payments under the Medicare program, and to revise the phase-in of clinical laboratory test payment changes under such program.
Sponsor: Hudson, Richard [Rep.-R-NC-9] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6371 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for certain adjustments to the physician fee schedule under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Murphy, Gregory [Rep.-R-NC-3] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6373 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to offer annual preventative health evaluations to veterans with a spinal cord injury or disorder and increase access to assistive technologies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bergman, Jack [Rep.-R-MI-1] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.6374 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the issuance of a Veterans Health Care Stamp.
Sponsor: Burgess, Michael C. [Rep.-R-TX-26] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability; Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.6388 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administration for Community Living, to carry out a grant program for States to provide telephone reassurance services to certain older adults and to other adults with disabilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Molinaro, Marcus J. [Rep.-R-NY-19] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.6392 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a Department of Homeland Security integrated border intelligence analytical cell and Joint Task Force to combat transnational criminal organizations exploiting migration surges, strengthen cross-border partnerships, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Slotkin, Elissa [Rep.-D-MI-7] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security; Judiciary; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Foreign Affairs.

Transportation

H.R.6375 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Corps of Engineers to take certain actions with respect to rental amounts and administrative fees charged to certain marinas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Comer, James [Rep.-R-KY-1] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6376 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require certain grant recipients of transit and highway transportation projects to establish and contribute to a business uninterrupted monetary program fund, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Correa, J. Luis [Rep.-D-CA-46] (Introduced 11/13/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 11/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.