Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet at noon today. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. and is expected to consider Irma Carrillo Ramirez to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit (PN 500), Loren L. AliKhan to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia (PN 588), and Elizabeth H. Richard to be Coordinator for Counterterrorism, with the rank and status of Ambassador at Large (PN 36).

The HOUSE

Friday

H RES 878  – Providing for the expulsion of Representative George Santos from the United States House of Representatives
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 311 – 114, 2 Present (Roll no. 691).

S J RES 32  – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Small Business Lending Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B)”
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 221 – 202, 1 Present (Roll no. 690).

Today

The House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. No votes are expected in the House.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
H.R. 1547– One Seat Ride Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kean / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

S. 992 – I-27 Numbering Act, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Cruz / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

H.R. 4688 – To direct the Administrator of General Services to sell the property known as the Webster School (Sponsored by Del. Norton / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

Senate Amendment to H.R. 1734 – TRANQ Research Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Collins / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

H.R. 1713 – DOE and USDA Interagency Research Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lucas / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

H.R. 2980 – DOE and NSF Interagency Research Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Stevens / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

H.R. 2988 – DOE and NASA Interagency Research Coordination Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Williams (NY) / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

H.R. 3848 – HOME Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Chavez-DeRemer / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

H.R. 542 – Elizabeth Dole Home Care Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Brownley / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

H.R. 3581 – COPE Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kiggans / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

H. Res. 894 – Strongly condemning and denouncing the drastic rise of antisemitism in the United States and around the world (Sponsored by Rep. Kustoff / Judiciary Committee)

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #223 Irma Carrillo Ramirez, of Texas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, post-cloture.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Ramirez nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #263 Loren L. AliKhan, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia
  2. Executive Calendar #144 Elizabeth H. Richard, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Coordinator for Counterterrorism, with the rank and status of Ambassador at Large

Monday, December 4th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #223 Irma Carrillo Ramirez, of Texas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

H.R.6544 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To advance the benefits of nuclear energy by enabling efficient, timely, and predictable licensing, regulation, and deployment of nuclear energy technologies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Duncan, Jeff [Rep.-R-SC-3] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, and Foreign Affairs.

H.R.6546 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to allow certain activities to be carried out with regard to certain fish held in captivity or a controlled environment.
Sponsor: Bentz, Cliff [Rep.-R-OR-2] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.6547 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from implementing the Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Colorado River Valley Field Office and Grand Junction Field Office Resource Management Plans.
Sponsor: Boebert, Lauren [Rep.-R-CO-3] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.6564 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To allow the Farm Credit Administration the option to examine low-risk Farm Credit System institutions under a 24-month cycle.
Sponsor: Spanberger, Abigail Davis [Rep.-D-VA-7] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.6567 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Federal Emergency Management Agency to establish a Territorial Disaster Recovery Program to continuously identify, monitor, and address factors and capability gaps that hinder the execution and completion of recovery activities relating to major disasters by eligible entities located in the territories of the United States.
Sponsor: Velazquez, Nydia M. [Rep.-D-NY-7] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Financial Services

H.R.6550 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Inspector General of the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide a report to the Congress on the non-compliance of the New York City Housing Authority, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lawler, Michael [Rep.-R-NY-17] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.6545 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make improvements to the physician fee schedule under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Miller-Meeks, Mariannette [Rep.-R-IA-1] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.6553 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the waiver of costs of activities relating to the evacuation of United States citizens endangered by acts of terrorism or war in Israel instigated by Hamas and other Islamist militant groups.
Sponsor: Magaziner, Seth [Rep.-D-RI-2] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.6555 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To modify the competitive need limitation with respect to the generalized system of preferences, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moore, Blake D. [Rep.-R-UT-1] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Tax

H.R.6554 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit against tax for the purchase of communications signal boosters in areas with inadequate broadband internet access service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moolenaar, John R. [Rep.-R-MI-2] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.6549 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to adjust certain requirements with respect to sovereignty and use of airspace, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Eshoo, Anna G. [Rep.-D-CA-16] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6556 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for certain noise mitigation near San Francisco International Airport, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mullin, Kevin [Rep.-D-CA-15] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6559 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to ensure that certain aviation roundtables may appoint technical representatives, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Panetta, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-19] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6560 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require The Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administrator to notify the public of any proposed new PBN flight procedure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Panetta, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-19] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6561 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for certain requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration in response to requests for information by Congress, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Panetta, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-19] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6562 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for a nighttime airport access restriction, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Panetta, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-19] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.6563 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To repeal a requirement for the Secretary of Transportation to issue certain regulations with respect to advanced impaired driving technology, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Perry, Scott [Rep.-R-PA-10] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6565 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a system to expedite gate passes and flight access procedures to allow caregivers, parents, and guardians to accompany minors and passengers needing assistance to their flights.
Sponsor: Steube, W. Gregory [Rep.-R-FL-17] (Introduced 12/01/2023) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 12/01/2023 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.