Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at 10:00 a.m. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. for a pro forma session with no legislative business.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 5375 – Strengthening the Quad Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 379 – 39 (Roll no. 54).

H R 533 – Promoting a Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 392 – 28 (Roll no. 53).

H R 7176 – Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 224 – 200 (Roll no. 52).

On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 209 – 213 (Roll no. 51).

H R 2766 – Uyghur Policy Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 – 6 (Roll no. 50).

Today

The House will meet today at 10:00 a.m.

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. for a pro forma session with no legislative business.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Agriculture
“For the Purpose of Receiving Testimony from The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture.”

House Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Emergency Management and Technology
“Examining Fire Hazards: Lithium-Ion Batteries and Other Threats to Fire Safety.”

House Oversight and Accountability
Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic
“Assessing America’s Vaccine Safety Systems, Part 1.”

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
“Implementation of Buy America Provisions: Stakeholder Perspectives.”

House Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere
“The Agents of Antisemitism in Latin America.”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

H.R.7362 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish cooperative agreements for wildland fire research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bonamici, Suzanne [Rep.-D-OR-1] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.7370 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 to establish a deadline for processing applications related to geothermal leasing.
Sponsor: Curtis, John R. [Rep.-R-UT-3] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7375 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to improve the assessment of expression of interest fees, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hageman, Harriet M. [Rep.-R-WY-At Large] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7376 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide that a project for the collocation of a personal wireless service facility is not subject to requirements to prepare certain environmental or historical preservation reviews.
Sponsor: Harshbarger, Diana [Rep.-R-TN-1] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7377 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 to improve the management of royalties from oil and gas leases, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hunt, Wesley [Rep.-R-TX-38] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7391 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a study and research and demonstration on agrivoltaic systems and to issue guidance on best practices for protection of soil health and productivity during the siting, construction, operation, and decommissioning of solar energy systems on agricultural land.
Sponsor: Sorensen, Eric [Rep.-D-IL-17] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Financial Services

H.R.7390 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To make price gouging unlawful, to expand the ability of the Federal Trade Commission to seek permanent injunctions and equitable relief, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schakowsky, Janice D. [Rep.-D-IL-9] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.7368 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the application of Medicare secondary payer rules to certain workers’ compensation settlement agreements and qualified Medicare set-aside provisions.
Sponsor: Carey, Mike [Rep.-R-OH-15] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.7373 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to include alpha-gal syndrome on the list of nationally notifiable diseases.
Sponsor: Garbarino, Andrew R. [Rep.-R-NY-2] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7379 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XXX of the Public Health Service Act to establish standards and protocols to improve patient matching.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mike [Rep.-R-PA-16] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7381 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Director of the National Institutes of Health to establish a grant program to facilitate research regarding the use of generative artificial intelligence in health care, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lieu, Ted [Rep.-D-CA-36] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7383 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to set forth limitations on exclusive approval or licensure of drugs designated for rare diseases or conditions.
Sponsor: Matsui, Doris O. [Rep.-D-CA-7] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7384 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue priority review vouchers to encourage treatments for rare pediatric diseases.
Sponsor: McCaul, Michael T. [Rep.-R-TX-10] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7397 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a definition of essential health system in statute.
Sponsor: Trahan, Lori [Rep.-D-MA-3] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.7364 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit a person from advertising for sale a product produced or manufactured using the forced labor of individuals in the People’s Republic of China, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Curtis, John R. [Rep.-R-UT-3] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.7393 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a refundable credit for certain home accessibility improvements.
Sponsor: Stevens, Haley M. [Rep.-D-MI-11] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7400 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide individuals a refundable credit for a portion of Federal income tax liability for 2024.
Sponsor: Vasquez, Gabe [Rep.-D-NM-2] (Introduced 02/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 02/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.