Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. to resume consideration of Susan M. Bazis to be United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska (PN 1291).

The HOUSE

Friday

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

Today

The House is not in session.

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 #534 Susan M. Bazis, of Nebraska, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Bazis nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #534 Susan M. Bazis, of Nebraska, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska
  2. Executive Calendar #542 Robert J. White, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan
  3. Executive Calendar #535 Ann Marie McIff Allen, of Utah, to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah

Monday, April 8th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #534 Susan M. Bazis, of Nebraska, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska

HEARINGS COVERED

House Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security
“Biden’s LNG Export Ban: How Rush-to-Green Politics Hurts Local Communities and U.S. Energy Security.”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.7839 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act 2018 to prioritize support to projects under that Act that increase digital infrastructure and connectivity.
Sponsor: Larsen, Rick [Rep.-D-WA-2] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.7832 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a plan to identify, integrate, and deploy new, innovative, disruptive, or other emerging or advanced technologies to enhance, or address capability gaps in, border security operations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Correa, J. Luis [Rep.-D-CA-46] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Energy/ Environment

H.R.7850 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to provide a waiver to the payment limitation under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tokuda, Jill N. [Rep.-D-HI-2] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.7843 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Defense to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Guam Environmental Protection Agency to conduct necessary environmental inspections at military installations in Guam.
Sponsor: Moylan, James C. [Del.-R-GU-At Large] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.7840 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit the taking for a trophy of any endangered or threatened species of fish or wildlife in the United States and the importation of endangered and threatened species trophies into the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jackson Lee, Sheila [Rep.-D-TX-18] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7817 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to exclude certain populations of the lake sturgeon from the authority of such Act.
Sponsor: Bergman, Jack [Rep.-R-MI-1] (Introduced 03/26/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 03/26/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7859 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the integration and administrative streamlining of Federal funding for Indian Tribes that have reservations, other Tribal lands, or ways of life at risk due to environmental impacts and natural disasters, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kilmer, Derek [Rep.-D-WA-6] (Introduced 04/02/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/02/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7860 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Defense to periodically publish a report with respect to any human toxic exposures in Guam during the period beginning on August 15, 1958, and ending on July 31, 1980, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moylan, James C. [Del.-R-GU-At Large] (Introduced 04/02/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 04/02/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.7872 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act to modify certain requirements applicable to salinity control units, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Curtis, John R. [Rep.-R-UT-3] (Introduced 04/05/2024) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.J.Res.121 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
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 “Credit Card Penalty Fees (Regulation Z)”.
Sponsor: Ogles, Andrew [Rep.-R-TN-5] (Introduced 03/26/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/26/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7857 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency to issue a rule to condition the purchase of a residential mortgage loan on the delivery of credit reports and credit scores from each consumer reporting agency that complies and maintains files on consumers on a nationwide basis, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fitzgerald, Scott [Rep.-R-WI-5] (Introduced 04/02/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/02/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7862 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to undertake activities to facilitate the conversion of certain buildings owned by Federal, State, or local government into affordable residential rental projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schiff, Adam B. [Rep.-D-CA-30] (Introduced 04/02/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/02/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.J.Res.124 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to “Principles for Climate-Related Financial Risk Management for Large Financial Institutions”.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 04/05/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.J.Res.125 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System relating to “Principles for Climate-Related Financial Risk Management for Large Financial Institutions”.
Sponsor: Fitzgerald, Scott [Rep.-R-WI-5] (Introduced 04/05/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.J.Res.126 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation relating to “Principles for Climate-Related Financial Risk Management for Large Financial Institutions”.
Sponsor: Houchin, Erin [Rep.-R-IN-9] (Introduced 04/05/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.7827 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to encourage the development of vaccines to prevent, treat, or mitigate opioid, cocaine, methamphetamine, or alcohol use disorder, to establish an x-prize for the development of such a vaccine, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schweikert, David [Rep.-R-AZ-1] (Introduced 03/26/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/26/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7829 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the payment method for oxygen and oxygen related equipment, supplies, and services, to increase beneficiary access to oxygen and oxygen related equipment, supplies, and services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Valadao, David G. [Rep.-R-CA-22] (Introduced 03/26/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/26/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7848 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To update the National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention to consider advances in pharmacogenomic research and testing, to improve electronic health records for pharmacogenomic information, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Swalwell, Eric [Rep.-D-CA-14] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7841 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to ensure requests for data on individuals do not pertain to reproductive services.
Sponsor: Lieu, Ted [Rep.-D-CA-36] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.7820 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a public health education, awareness, and outreach campaign to enhance access to abortion and related health services.
Sponsor: Crockett, Jasmine [Rep.-D-TX-30] (Introduced 03/26/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/26/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7823 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require a warning label advising that the effects of mifepristone can be counteracted, to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a hotline to provide information to women seeking to counteract the effects of mifepristone, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Miller, Mary E. [Rep.-R-IL-15] (Introduced 03/26/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/26/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7856 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: DeGette, Diana [Rep.-D-CO-1] (Introduced 04/02/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/02/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7858 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare incident to modifier for mental health services furnished through telehealth.
Sponsor: James, John [Rep.-R-MI-10] (Introduced 04/02/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/02/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7863 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance on furnishing behavioral health services via telehealth to individuals with limited English proficiency under Medicare program.
Sponsor: Steel, Michelle [Rep.-R-CA-45] (Introduced 04/02/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/02/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7876 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne disease surveillance and control.
Sponsor: Neguse, Joe [Rep.-D-CO-2] (Introduced 04/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7883 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to modify the duty of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide a veteran with a medical examination in connection with certain claims for disability compensation under the laws administered by the Secretary, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Self, Keith [Rep.-R-TX-3] (Introduced 04/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.7836 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide for permanent duty-free treatment on imports of basketballs.
Sponsor: Guthrie, Brett [Rep.-R-KY-2] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7837 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to include counternarcotics in the definition of foreign intelligence.
Sponsor: Houlahan, Chrissy [Rep.-D-PA-6] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), 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.

H.R.7874 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To terminate the United States-People’s Republic of China Income Tax Convention if the People’s Liberation Army initiates an armed attack against Taiwan.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Tony [Rep.-R-TX-23] (Introduced 04/05/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Tax

H.R.7852 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit against income tax for employees who participate in qualified apprenticeship programs.
Sponsor: Wilson, Frederica S. [Rep.-D-FL-24] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7821 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a tax credit with respect to fighting retail crime, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gallego, Ruben [Rep.-D-AZ-3] (Introduced 03/26/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/26/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7830 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the surviving spouse filing status to individuals whose spouses have died within the last five taxable years.
Sponsor: Van Drew, Jefferson [Rep.-R-NJ-2] (Introduced 03/26/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 03/26/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7864 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to treat certain merchandise as unused merchandise for drawback purposes.
Sponsor: Van Duyne, Beth [Rep.-R-TX-24] (Introduced 04/02/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/02/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7870 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that certain tips shall not be subject to income or employment taxes for a period of 5 years.
Sponsor: Bacon, Don [Rep.-R-NE-2] (Introduced 04/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.7851 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to establish additional requirements for bridge projects funded under such title, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Van Drew, Jefferson [Rep.-R-NJ-2] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.7849 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to require the President to establish an individual household disaster mitigation program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Thompson, Mike [Rep.-D-CA-4] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.

H.R.7845 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To designate the Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia as the “Donald J. Trump International Airport”.
Sponsor: Reschenthaler, Guy [Rep.-R-PA-14] (Introduced 03/29/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 03/29/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.