Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet at noon today. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. and will resume consideration of Ramona Villagomez Manglona to be Judge for the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands for a term of ten years (PN 1252).

The HOUSE

Friday

H.R. 7888 – Reforming Intelligence and Securing America Act
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 273 – 147 (Roll no. 119).

On agreeing to the Turner amendment (H.Amdt. 881) – An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 118-456 to modify the definition of electronic communication service provider under section 702; Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 – 186 (Roll no. 118).

On agreeing to the Waltz amendment (H.Amdt. 880) – An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 118-456 to enable the use of section 702 information to vet foreigners traveling to the United States; Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 – 193 (Roll no. 117).

On agreeing to the Crenshaw amendment (H.Amdt. 879) – An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 118-456 to modify the definition of foreign intelligence under section 702; Agreed to by recorded vote: 268 – 152 (Roll no. 116).

On agreeing to the Roy amendment (H.Amdt. 877) – An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 118-456 to require the FBI to report to Congress on a quarterly basis the number of U.S. person queries conducted and permits Congressional leadership to attend Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court proceedings; Agreed to by recorded vote: 269 – 153 (Roll no. 115).

On agreeing to the Biggs amendment (H.Amdt. 876) – An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 118-456 to prohibit warrantless searches of U.S. person communications in the FISA 702 database, with exceptions for imminent threats to life or bodily harm, consent searches, or known cybersecurity threat signatures; Failed by recorded vote: 212 – 212 (Roll no. 114).

H. RES. 1137 – Providing for consideration of the bills H.R. 7888 and H.R. 529; and providing for consideration of the resolutions H. Res. 1112 and H. Res. 1117
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 213 – 208 (Roll no. 113).

On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 208 – 202 (Roll no. 112).

Today

The House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 6:30 p.m.
 
Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
H.R. 5921 – No U.S. Financing for Iran Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Huizenga / Financial Services Committee)
 
H.R. 5923 – Iran-China Energy Sanctions Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lawler / Financial Services Committee)
 
H.R. 6245 – Holding Iranian Leaders Accountable Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Hill / Financial Services Committee)
 
H.R. 6015 – Iran Sanctions Accountability Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Luetkemeyer / Financial Services Committee)
 
H.R. 6408 – To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate the tax-exempt status of terrorist supporting organizations, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kustoff / Ways and Means Committee)

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume Executive Session and 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. At 5:30pm the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.

Monday, April 15th at approx. 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on 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

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

H.R.7973 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a grant program to support the restoration of coral reefs in South Florida.
Sponsor: Gimenez, Carlos A. [Rep.-R-FL-28] (Introduced 04/12/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/12/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.7972 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To increase the supply of, and lower rents for, affordable housing and to assess calculations of area median income for purposes of Federal low-income housing assistance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Clarke, Yvette D. [Rep.-D-NY-9] (Introduced 04/12/2024) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/12/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.