Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Friday

The House met for a pro forma session with no legislative business.

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate convened for a pro forma session with no legislative business.

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.7690 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit, or require disclosure of, the surveillance, monitoring, and collection of certain worker data by employers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Deluzio, Christopher R. [Rep.-D-PA-17] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Oversight and Accountability; House Administration
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Accountability, and House Administration.

Energy/ Environment

H.R.7684 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Udall Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2024
Sponsor: Ciscomani, Juan [Rep.-R-AZ-6] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7699 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct to the Director of National Intelligence to develop a strategy to improve the sharing of information and intelligence on foreign adversary tactics and illicit activities affecting the ability of United States companies to compete in foreign jurisdictions on projects relating to energy generation and storage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Krishnamoorthi, Raja [Rep.-D-IL-8] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).

H.R.7700 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the Secretary of Energy from prescribing or enforcing energy conservation standards for dishwashers that are not cost-effective or technologically feasible, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Langworthy, Nicholas A. [Rep.-R-NY-23] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Financial Services

H.R.7691 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Chairperson of the Financial Stability Oversight Council to provide contingency plans for a disruption in the timing of payment on Treasury securities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7706 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide that funds made available under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for lead service line replacement projects be provided to disadvantaged communities in the form of forgivable loans or grants, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Nunn, Zachary [Rep.-R-IA-3] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Health Care

H.R.7688 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Project ECHO Grant Program, to establish grants under such program to disseminate knowledge and build capacity to address Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [Rep.-R-GA-1] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7708 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require MA organizations offering network-based plans to maintain an accurate provider directory, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Panetta, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-19] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7709 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a strategic active pharmaceutical ingredient reserve to maintain a domestic supply of active pharmaceutical ingredients and key starting materials needed for the manufacturing of essential generic medicines, and to build a pipeline for domestic active pharmaceutical ingredient production.
Sponsor: Spanberger, Abigail Davis [Rep.-D-VA-7] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.7694 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to limit the use of artificial intelligence at the Internal Revenue Service and to require tax investigations and examinations of taxpayers to be initiated by staff investigators.
Sponsor: Higgins, Clay [Rep.-R-LA-3] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7693 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat distributions from health savings accounts for funeral expenses of the account beneficiary as qualified distributions.
Sponsor: Hern, Kevin [Rep.-R-OK-1] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7705 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the credit for expenditures to provide access to disabled individuals.
Sponsor: Molinaro, Marcus J. [Rep.-R-NY-19] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7707 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a first-time homebuyer credit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Panetta, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-19] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.7696 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to initiate a Call to Action safety review of airport ramp worker safety, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hoyle, Val T. [Rep.-D-OR-4] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.7702 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to submit a report to Congress on vessel fires and responses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Menendez, Robert [Rep.-D-NJ-8] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Ukraine

H.R.7701 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the imposition of sanctions with respect to any foreign person that knowingly participates in the construction, maintenance, or repair of a tunnel or bridge that connects the Russian mainland with the Crimean peninsula.
Sponsor: Meeks, Gregory W. [Rep.-D-NY-5] (Introduced 03/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 03/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary.