Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at 10:00 a.m. The Senate will convene today at 10:00 a.m. to consider legislation to reauthorize and improve the Federal Aviation Administration and other civil aviation programs (H.R. 3935).

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H RES 1112 – Denouncing the Biden administration’s immigration policies
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 223 – 191 (Roll no. 176).

H R 2925 – Mining Regulatory Clarity Act
On motion to recommit Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 210 – 204 (Roll no. 175).

H R 6285 – Alaska’s Right to Produce Act
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 214 – 199, 2 Present (Roll no. 174).

On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 201 – 211 (Roll no. 173).

H R 6090 – Antisemitism Awareness Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 320 – 91 (Roll no. 172).

Today

The House will meet today at 10:00 a.m.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #598, Georgia N. Alexakis, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; confirmed: 54-44.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Cal. #211, H.R.3935, An act to amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize and improve the Federal Aviation Administration and other civil aviation programs; agreed to: 89-10.

Legislative Business
Passed the following bills:
S.2181, Keeping Military Families Together Act
S.3126, Mark Our Place Act

Adopted S.Res.668, Honoring the life of Daniel Robert ‘‘Bob’’ Graham, former Senator for the State of Florida
Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations:
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Exec. Cal. #575 – Clinton J. Fuchs, of Maryland, to be United States Marshal for the District of Maryland for the term of four years
Exec. Cal.#606 – Gary D. Grimes, Sr., of Arkansas, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Arkansas for the term of four years

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Cal. #211, H.R.3935, An act to amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize and improve the Federal Aviation Administration and other civil aviation programs, post-cloture.
 
At approximately 1:45pm all post-cloture time will be considered expired and the Senate will vote on the motion to proceed to Cal. #211, H.R.3935, An act to amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize and improve the Federal Aviation Administration and other civil aviation programs.
 
Thursday, May 2nd at approx. 1:45pm – 1 roll call vote:
Motion to proceed to Cal. #211, H.R.3935, An act to amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize and improve the Federal Aviation Administration and other civil aviation programs.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Small Business
“Under the Microscope: Examining FinCEN’s Implementation of the Corporate Transparency Act.”

Senate Foreign Relations
Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy
“Hearings to Examine U.S. Policy on Taiwan.”

House Appropriations
Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
“Member Day.”

House Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Indo-Pacific
“From 1979 to 2024: Evaluating the Taiwan Relations Act and Assessing the Future of U.S.-Taiwan Relations.”

Senate Appropriations
Subcommittee on DOT, HUD, and Related Agencies
“Hearings to Examine Proposed Budget Estimates and Justification for Fiscal Year 2025 for the DOT.”

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
“Hearings to Examine How Shrinkflation and Technology Impact Consumers’ Finances.”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

S.4236 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to authorize the Director of the National Science Foundation to identify grand challenges and award competitive prizes for artificial intelligence research and development.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Energy/ Environment

H.R.8214 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To ratify and approve all authorizations, permits, verifications, extensions, biological opinions, incidental take statements, and any other approvals or orders issued pursuant to Federal law necessary for the establishment and administration of the Coastal Plain oil and gas leasing program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Peltola, Mary Sattler [Rep.-D-AK-At Large] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8215 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To exempt certain vessels transporting liquefied natural gas from certain coastwise endorsement requirements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Perry, Scott [Rep.-R-PA-10] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.J.Res.74 — 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 “Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles-Phase 3”.
Sponsor: Sullivan, Dan [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (44)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.J.Res.133 — 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 “Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles-Phase 3”.
Sponsor: Fulcher, Russ [Rep.-R-ID-1] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (40)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.J.Res.75 — 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 “Multi-Pollutant Emissions Standards for Model Years 2027 and Later Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Vehicles”.
Sponsor: Ricketts, Pete [Sen.-R-NE] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (48)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.4219 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to eliminate a requirement that certain individuals be related by blood or marriage to be eligible for farm loans as a qualified beginning farmer or rancher, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Welch, Peter [Sen.-D-VT] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.8210 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to eliminate a requirement that certain individuals be related by blood or marriage to be eligible for farm loans as a qualified beginning farmer or rancher, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lee, Summer L. [Rep.-D-PA-12] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8198 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize and improve the relending program to resolve ownership and succession on farmland, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bishop, Sanford D. [Rep.-D-GA-2] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

S.4220 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to collect information regarding water access needs across the United States, to understand the impacts of the water access gap in each State and territory, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wyden, Ron [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.4222 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to adjust the boundary of the Mojave National Preserve in the State of California to include the land within the Castle Mountains National Monument.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.J.Res.136 — 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 “Multi-Pollutant Emissions Standards for Model Years 2027 and Later Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Vehicles”.
Sponsor: James, John [Rep.-R-MI-10] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (117)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8193 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit and restrict certain actions in the Bristol Bay watershed, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Peltola, Mary Sattler [Rep.-D-AK-At Large] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Financial Services

H.R.8196 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to safeguard access to information for consumers and to stop abusive debt litigation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bonamici, Suzanne [Rep.-D-OR-1] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.4223 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish certain duties for pharmacies to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administration-approved contraception, medication related to contraception, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (22)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4229 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require that coinsurance for drugs under Medicare part D be based on the drug’s net price and not the drug’s list price.
Sponsor: Rosen, Jacky [Sen.-D-NV] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4231 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for the establishment of Medicare part E public health plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Merkley, Jeff [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4232 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit former employees of covered health agencies from serving on the board of entities involved in development and research of a drug, biological product, or device and from profiting from a drug, biological product, or device, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Vance, J. D. [Sen.-R-OH] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8200 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants to eligible entities to carry out construction or modernization projects designed to strengthen and increase capacity within the specialized pediatric health care infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cárdenas, Tony [Rep.-D-CA-29] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8202 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service-connection under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for certain diseases associated with the COVID-19 vaccine that become manifest during the one-year period following the receipt of the vaccine, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Davidson, Warren [Rep.-R-OH-8] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (22)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs; Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.8207 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the establishment of Medicare part E public health plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gomez, Jimmy [Rep.-D-CA-34] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Education and the Workforce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Ways and Means.

H.R.8211 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit former employees of covered health agencies from serving on the board of entities involved in development and research of a drug, biological product, or device and from profiting from a drug, biological product, or device, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Lesko, Debbie [Rep.-R-AZ-8] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8217 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a special enrollment period under Medicare for individuals enrolled in COBRA continuation coverage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Smucker, Lloyd [Rep.-R-PA-11] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce.

H.R.8220 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To clarify coverage of occupational therapy under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Trone, David J. [Rep.-D-MD-6] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.4226 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to decriminalize and deschedule cannabis, to provide for reinvestment in certain persons adversely impacted by the War on Drugs, to provide for expungement of certain cannabis offenses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.8212 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for nonapplicability of a policy of denial for exports, re-exports, or transfers of defense articles and defense services destined for or originating in the Republic of Cyprus.
Sponsor: Pappas, Chris [Rep.-D-NH-1] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Tax

H.R.8194 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude compensation from secondary employment for certain taxpayers from the income tax and payroll taxes.
Sponsor: Bacon, Don [Rep.-R-NE-2] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8201 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to lower the corporate tax rate for small businesses and close the carried interest loophole, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Craig, Angie [Rep.-D-MN-2] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8203 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prevent and address intentional misuse of subrecipient TANF funds.
Sponsor: Davis, Danny K. [Rep.-D-IL-7] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

S.4230 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the tracking and processing of security and safety incidents and risks associated with artificial intelligence, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Warner, Mark R. [Sen.-D-VA] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/01/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.8213 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for a national standard to prevent driving while intoxicated by requiring ignition interlocks for DWI offenders.
Sponsor: Pappas, Chris [Rep.-D-NH-1] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8216 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal years 2024 through 2028, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ruiz, Raul [Rep.-D-CA-25] (Introduced 05/01/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/01/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.