Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at 8:00 a.m. to consider the Reforming Intelligence and Securing America Act (H.R. 7888). The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 2560 – Sea Turtle Rescue Assistance and Rehabilitation Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 332 – 82 (Roll no. 111).

S 382 – Puyallup Tribe of Indians Land Into Trust Confirmation Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 401 – 15 (Roll no. 110).

Today

The House will meet at 8:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 8:45 a.m. Last votes expected: 11:45 a.m.
 
Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
H.R. 7888 – Reforming Intelligence and Securing America Act (Sponsored by Rep. Lee (FL)  / Judiciary Committee / Intelligence Committee

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to proceed to Executive Session for the consideration of Executive Calendar #478 Ramona Villagomez Manglona, of the Northern Mariana Islands, to be Judge for the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands for a term of ten years; agreed to: 49-44.
  2. Motion to recess until 3:00pm on Monday, April 15; agreed to: 48-40.

Legislative Business
Adopted S.Res.638 – calling for the immediate release of Ryan Corbett, a United States citizen who was wrongfully detained by the Taliban on August 10, 2022, and condemning the wrongful detention of Americans by the Taliban
 
At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader but no later than Friday, April 19, 2024, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of S.4072 (Tailpipe emissions). There will be up to 2 hours for debate, equally divided. Upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will vote on passage of the bill, with 60-affirmative votes required for passage.

Today

The Senate is not in session.

HEARINGS COVERED

MedPAC
“Initial Findings from Analysis of Medicare Part B Payment Rates and 340B Ceiling Prices.”

NASEM
“Independent Analysis of Department of Defense’s Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration Program.”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.4108 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide a process to lock and suspend domain names used to facilitate the online sale of drugs illegally, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.7949 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To combat the sexual exploitation of children by supporting victims and promoting accountability and transparency by the tech industry.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia R. [Rep.-D-TX-29] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/ Environment

S.J.Res.71 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Standards of Performance for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources and Emissions Guidelines for Existing Sources: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Climate Review”.
Sponsor: Marshall, Roger [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.J.Res.128 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Standards of Performance for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources and Emissions Guidelines for Existing Sources: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Climate Review”.
Sponsor: Arrington, Jodey C. [Rep.-R-TX-19] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.4117 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a Climate Change Education Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Markey, Edward J. [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.7938 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Klamath Basin Water Supply Enhancement Act of 2000 to provide the Secretary of the Interior with certain authorities with respect to projects affecting the Klamath Basin watershed, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bentz, Cliff [Rep.-R-OR-2] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7940 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to protect taxpayers from liability associated with the reclamation of surface coal mining operations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cartwright, Matt [Rep.-D-PA-8] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7941 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to establish additional considerations with regard to the adequacy of permit performance bonds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cartwright, Matt [Rep.-D-PA-8] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.7944 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To exempt certain entities from liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 with respect to releases of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Curtis, John R. [Rep.-R-UT-3] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Financial Services

H.R.7943 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide law enforcement authority to the Inspector General of the United States International Development Finance Corporation.
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin [Rep.-D-TX-20] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability.

H.R.7947 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To protect State and Federal courts’ primary and inherent authority to regulate and oversee the legal profession by prohibiting Federal agencies from regulating licensed attorneys and law firms engaged in litigation activities, prohibiting opposing parties in legal actions from bringing private rights of action against such attorneys and law firms for their litigation activities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fitzgerald, Scott [Rep.-R-WI-5] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7948 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To include reasonable costs for high-speed internet service in the utility allowances for families residing in public housing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Foster, Bill [Rep.-D-IL-11] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7963 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 31, United States Code, to require FinCEN to submit to Congress a quarterly report on certain beneficial ownership data.
Sponsor: Nunn, Zachary [Rep.-R-IA-3] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7965 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To include requirements relating to ransomware attack deterrence for a covered U.S. financial institution in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Pettersen, Brittany [Rep.-D-CO-7] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7966 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the verification of the financial independence of financial services counselors providing services to members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sherrill, Mikie [Rep.-D-NJ-11] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.7954 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to establish an Advisory Committee on Economic Fallout From Chinese Military Aggression Towards Taiwan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine [Rep.-R-MO-3] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.4109 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to clarify roles and responsibilities within the Department of Defense relating to subconcussive and concussive brain injuries and to improve brain health initiatives of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Warren, Elizabeth [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

S.4111 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for a study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on the prevalence and mortality of cancer among individuals who served as active duty aircrew in the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mark [Sen.-D-AZ] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.4112 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide protections from prosecution for drug possession to individuals who seek medical assistance when witnessing or experiencing an overdose, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.4115 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prohibit graduate medical schools from receiving Federal financial assistance if such schools adopt certain policies and requirements relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4116 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to allow members of the Selected Reserve and National Guard holding employment within the Federal Government the choice between military and civilian healthcare plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blumenthal, Richard [Sen.-D-CT] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.7939 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve Medicare beneficiary access to new medical technologies that improve health care quality and outcomes by ensuring that breakthrough devices are eligible for conditional approval under the Medicare New Technology Add-On Payment (NTAP) Program, enabling these medical breakthroughs to be provided to Medicare beneficiaries without unnecessary delay.
Sponsor: Carey, Mike [Rep.-R-OH-15] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7953 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to allow members of the Selected Reserve and National Guard holding employment within the federal government the choice between military and civilian healthcare plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kiggans, Jennifer A. [Rep.-R-VA-2] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.7964 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds to establish, implement, or enforce any COVID-19 mask mandate.
Sponsor: Ogles, Andrew [Rep.-R-TN-5] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7970 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require direct-to-consumer advertisements for prescription drugs and biological products to include truthful and not misleading pricing information.
Sponsor: Williams, Nikema [Rep.-D-GA-5] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Sanctions and Trade

S.4110 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reauthorize the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
Sponsor: Coons, Christopher A. [Sen.-D-DE] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.7950 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To impose certain requirements relating to the renegotiation or reentry into the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or other agreement relating to Iran’s nuclear program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Good, Bob [Rep.-R-VA-5] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.7962 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To advance United States long-term trade competitiveness and economic leadership in the Indo-Pacific region.
Sponsor: Miller, Carol D. [Rep.-R-WV-1] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7967 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to modify provisions relating to withdrawal, suspension, or limitation of country designation under the Generalized System of Preferences.
Sponsor: Smucker, Lloyd [Rep.-R-PA-11] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.7968 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to provide for the establishment of a Critical Supply Chain Site Development grant program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sorensen, Eric [Rep.-D-IL-17] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services.

Transportation

S.4107 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require Amtrak to report to Congress information on Amtrak compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 with respect to trains and stations.
Sponsor: Duckworth, Tammy [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.4113 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to allow States to require payment of State fees related to boating as a condition for issuance of a vessel number and to collect such fees in conjunction with other fees related to vessel numbering.
Sponsor: Shaheen, Jeanne [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.4114 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to authorize a higher Federal share for emergency relief funds for the reconstruction of the Francis Scott Key Bridge located in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties, Maryland, that collapsed on March 26, 2024, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cardin, Benjamin L. [Sen.-D-MD] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 04/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.7951 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit transportation of any alien using certain methods of identification, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Green, Mark E. [Rep.-R-TN-7] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.7961 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize a higher Federal share for emergency relief funds for the reconstruction of the Francis Scott Key Bridge located in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties, Maryland, that collapsed on March 26, 2024, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Mfume, Kweisi [Rep.-D-MD-7] (Introduced 04/11/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.