Today’s Daily Update

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

The HOUSE

Saturday

H.R. 8038 – 21st Century Peace through Strength Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 360 – 58 (Roll no. 145).
 
H.R. 8036 – Indo-Pacific Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 385 – 34, 1 Present (Roll no. 146).

H.R. 8035 – Ukraine Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024
On agreeing to the Spartz amendment – An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 118-466 to strike sections 401, 402, 403, and 407; Failed by recorded vote: 105 – 319 (Roll no. 147).

On agreeing to the Greene (GA) amendment – An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 118-466 to reduce every dollar amount in the bill to zero; Failed by recorded vote: 71 – 351 (Roll no. 148).

On agreeing to the Cammack amendment – An amendment numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 118-466 to eliminate all non-military funding related to Ukraine; Failed by recorded vote: 154 – 272 (Roll no. 149).

On motion to recommit Failed by recorded vote: 88 – 336 (Roll no. 150).

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 311 – 112, 1 Present (Roll no. 151).
 
H.R. 8034 – Israel Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 366 – 58 (Roll no. 152).
 
H.R. 3602 –End the Border Catastrophe Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 215 – 199 (Roll no. 143).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Friday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to proceed to Calendar #365, H.R.7888, to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978; agreed to: 62-30.
  2. Paul SA#1829 (Fourth Amendment Not for Sale) (60 vote(60 vote threshold); not agreed to: 31-61.
  3. Marshall #1834 (Political Appointees); not agreed to: 17-75.
  4. Wyden #1820 (Strike Turner); not agreed to: 34-58.
  5. Paul #1828 (Exempting US Persons from Query) (60 Votes); not agreed to: 11-81.
  6. Durbin #1841, as modified (Warrants); not agreed to: 42-50.
  7. Lee #1840 (FISC Reform); not agreed to: 40-53.
  8. Passage Cal. #365, H.R.7888, to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (60 Votes); passed: 60-34.

Legislative Business
Passed the following bills:
S.3687, Preventing Child Trafficking Act of 2024
S.3998, Federal Judiciary Stabilization Act of 2024
 
Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.657, Arbor Day
S.Res.658, Financial Literacy Month
S.Res.659, South Carolina Women’s Basketball

Today

The Senate is not in session.

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

H.R.8085 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to promulgate regulations that accelerate the interconnection of electric generation and storage resources to the transmission system through more efficient and effective interconnection procedures.
Sponsor: Castor, Kathy [Rep.-D-FL-14] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8087 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize funding for the Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling Grant Program of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Sponsor: Espaillat, Adriano [Rep.-D-NY-13] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8092 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out certain activities to protect communities from the harmful effects of plastics, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Huffman, Jared [Rep.-D-CA-2] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture; Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Agriculture, and Foreign Affairs.

H.R.8095 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the energy credit with respect to electrochromic glass.
Sponsor: Kelly, Trent [Rep.-R-MS-1] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8096 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading of water and water rights for future delivery, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Khanna, Ro [Rep.-D-CA-17] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8100 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the issuance of a Great Lakes Restoration Semipostal Stamp.
Sponsor: Walberg, Tim [Rep.-R-MI-5] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability; Transportation and Infrastructure; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources.

H.R.8101 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To ensure that certain permit approvals by the Environmental Protection Agency have the force and effect of law, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bean, Aaron [Rep.-R-FL-4] (Introduced 04/20/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8104 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to improve wildlife habitat connectivity and wildlife migration corridors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Vasquez, Gabe [Rep.-D-NM-2] (Introduced 04/20/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Financial Services

H.R.8099 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency to assess the costs and benefits of requiring the enterprises obtain 2 rather than 3 credit reports and credit scores, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Torres, Ritchie [Rep.-D-NY-15] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8102 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an above-the-line deduction for flood insurance premiums.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 04/20/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 04/20/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Health Care

H.R.8084 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States to verify certain eligibility criteria for individuals enrolled for medical assistance quarterly, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bilirakis, Gus M. [Rep.-R-FL-12] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8088 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize reimbursement to applicants for uniformed military service for co-payments of medical appointments required as part of the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) process.
Sponsor: Finstad, Brad [Rep.-R-MN-1] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.8089 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require certain additional provider screening under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Garcia, Mike [Rep.-R-CA-27] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Transportation

H.J.Res.130 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Railroad Administration relating to “Train Crew Size Safety Requirements”.
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric [Rep.-R-MO-7] (Introduced 04/19/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 04/19/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.