Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene today at noon and will resume consideration of legislation to reauthorize and improve the Federal Aviation Administration and other civil aviation programs (H.R. 3935).

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 4143 – National Construction Safety Team Enhancement Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 358 – 41 (Roll no. 195).

S 870 – Fire Grants and Safety Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 – 13, 1 Present (Roll no. 194).

H R 7109 – Equal Representation Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 206 – 202 (Roll no. 193).

On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 203 – 207 (Roll no. 192).

H R 2925 – Mining Regulatory Clarity Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 216 – 195 (Roll no. 191).

On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 203 – 208 (Roll no. 190).

H J RES 109 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 121”
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 228 – 182 (Roll no. 189).

H RES 1209 – Declaring the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives to be vacant
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 359 – 43, 7 Present (Roll no. 188).

H R 8289 – Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2024, Part II
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 – 24, 1 Present (Roll no. 187).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Vote

  1. Marshall motion to table Schumer Amendment to Cal. #211, H.R.3935; not agreed to: 12-85.

Legislative Business
Passed S.Con.Res.36 – use of Emancipation Hall for an event to celebrate King Kamehameha

Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.677  – Teacher Appreciation Week
S.Res.678  – Foreign Service Day
S.Res.679 – Child Abuse Prevention Month

Passed Calendar #178, S.2195 – Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

Passed Calendar #343, S.3791 – America’s Conservation Enhancement Reauthorization Act

Passed S.2861 – Congressional Gold Medal to Billie Jean King

Executive Business
At a time to be determined by the Majority leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations, that there be 2 minutes of debate equally divided, and upon the use or yielding back of time the Senate vote without intervening action or debate on the nominations:

  • Executive Calendar #572 – Eric C. Schulte, of South Dakota, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Dakota
  • Executive Calendar #573  – Camela C. Theeler, of South Dakota, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Dakota

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of 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.

At approximately 1:00 p.m., the cloture motion with respect to substitute amendment #1911, as modified, will ripen and the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the substitute amendment.

Additional roll call votes are possible during Thursday’s session.

Thursday, May 9th at approx. 1:00pm – 1 roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on substitute  amendment #1911, as modified

HEARINGS COVERED

Congressional Digital Health Caucus
“Briefing: The Impact and Promise of Remote Patient Monitoring.”

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Dept. of Transportation
“Hearing on Airline and Credit Card Rewards Programs.”

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
“Consumer Protection: Examining Fees in Financial Services and Rental Housing.”

House Appropriations
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
“Member Day.”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

S.4288 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to provide for more efficient hearings on nuclear facility construction applications, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Scott, Tim [Sen.-R-SC] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/08/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.8305 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a payment program for unexpected loss of markets and revenues to timber harvesting and timber hauling businesses due to major disasters, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Golden, Jared F. [Rep.-D-ME-2] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8308 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize the Nutria Eradication and Control Act of 2003.
Sponsor: Harder, Josh [Rep.-D-CA-9] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.8287 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to issue a rule relating to stress capital buffer requirements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barr, Andy [Rep.-R-KY-6] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8288 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to carry out a review of discount window operations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barr, Andy [Rep.-R-KY-6] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8291 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
End Zuckerbucks Act
Sponsor: Tenney, Claudia [Rep.-R-NY-24] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8293 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
American Donor Privacy and Foreign Funding Transparency Act
Sponsor: Schweikert, David [Rep.-R-AZ-1] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability.

H.R.8297 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the HOME Investment Partnerships Act to establish a Project Turnkey Program to leverage vacant hotels and motels for housing and enhance shelter capacity nationally, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bonamici, Suzanne [Rep.-D-OR-1] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8302 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a commission to review the programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and make recommendations for legislative reforms, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Davidson, Warren [Rep.-R-OH-8] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Rules
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Rules.

Health Care

S.4278 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue regulations to ensure due process rights for physicians before any termination, restriction, or reduction of the professional activity of such physicians or staff privileges of such physicians.
Sponsor: Marshall, Roger [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/08/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.8325 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue regulations to ensure due process rights for physicians before any termination, restriction, or reduction of the professional activity of such physicians or staff privileges of such physicians.
Sponsor: Ruiz, Raul [Rep.-D-CA-25] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.4280 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities to permit essential caregivers access during any period in which regular visitation is restricted.
Sponsor: Blumenthal, Richard [Sen.-D-CT] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/08/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4283 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish grants to provide education on guardianship alternatives for older adults and people with disabilities to health care workers, educators, family members, and court workers and court-related personnel.
Sponsor: Casey, Robert P., Jr. [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/08/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4286 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide emergency assistance to States, territories, Tribal nations, and local areas affected by substance use disorder, including the use of opioids and stimulants, and to make financial assistance available to States, territories, Tribal nations, local areas, public or private nonprofit entities, and certain health providers, to provide for the development, organization, coordination, and operation of more effective and cost efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with substance use disorder and their families.
Sponsor: Warren, Elizabeth [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/08/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.8323 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide emergency assistance to States, territories, Tribal nations, and local areas affected by substance use disorder, including the use of opioids and stimulants, and to make financial assistance available to States, territories, Tribal nations, local areas, public or private nonprofit entities, and certain health providers, to provide for the development, organization, coordination, and operation of more effective and cost efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with substance use disorder and their families.
Sponsor: Raskin, Jamie [Rep.-D-MD-8] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (82)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; Judiciary; Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, the Judiciary, and Oversight and Accountability.

S.4289 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to cancel existing medical debt, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sanders, Bernard [Sen.-I-VT] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/08/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.8311 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To cancel existing medical debt, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Khanna, Ro [Rep.-D-CA-17] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services.

H.J.Res.138 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services relating to “Clarifying the Eligibility of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Recipients and Certain Other Noncitizens for a Qualified Health Plan through an Exchange, Advance Payments of the Premium Tax Credit, Cost-Sharing Reductions, and a Basic Health Program”.
Sponsor: Pfluger, August [Rep.-R-TX-11] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8294 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a waiver of certain criteria with respect to the designation of a critical access hospital.
Sponsor: Van Orden, Derrick [Rep.-R-WI-3] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8299 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the Secretary of Commerce, the Council for Technology and Innovation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, to carry out a program to facilitate and coordinate efforts between the United States and Israel to expand and enhance collaboration on the development and delivery of health care products and services.
Sponsor: Buchanan, Vern [Rep.-R-FL-16] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8317 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under the Medicaid program for services provided by doulas and midwives, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moore, Gwen [Rep.-D-WI-4] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8327 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for the redistribution of unused territorial cap amounts under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [Del.-D-MP-At Large] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8328 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish grants to provide education on guardianship alternatives for older adults and people with disabilities to health care workers, educators, family members, and court workers and court-related personnel.
Sponsor: Scanlon, Mary Gay [Rep.-D-PA-5] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.8330 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase access to accelerated nursing degree programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stevens, Haley M. [Rep.-D-MI-11] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8331 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities to permit essential caregivers access during any period in which regular visitation is restricted.
Sponsor: Tenney, Claudia [Rep.-R-NY-24] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.8315 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 to prevent foreign adversaries from exploiting United States artificial intelligence and other enabling technologies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: McCaul, Michael T. [Rep.-R-TX-10] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

S.4279 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Department of State and the Department of Defense to engage with the Government of Japan regarding areas of cooperation within the Pillar Two framework of the AUKUS partnership, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Romney, Mitt [Sen.-R-UT] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 05/08/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.8290 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Foreign Grant Reporting Act
Sponsor: Smucker, Lloyd [Rep.-R-PA-11] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8295 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the President to deliver ammunition to Israel, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Van Duyne, Beth [Rep.-R-TX-24] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.8310 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require strategies on United States policy towards the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: James, John [Rep.-R-MI-10] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8329 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reauthorize and modify the Belarus Democracy Act of 2004.
Sponsor: Smith, Christopher H. [Rep.-R-NJ-4] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Financial Services; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and the Judiciary.

Tax

H.R.8292 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase penalties for unauthorized disclosure of taxpayer information.
Sponsor: Smith, Jason [Rep.-R-MO-8] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (24)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8314 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose penalties with respect to contributions to political committees from certain tax exempt organizations that receive contributions from foreign nationals.
Sponsor: Malliotakis, Nicole [Rep.-R-NY-11] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8318 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat Indian Tribal Governments in the same manner as State governments for certain Federal tax purposes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moore, Gwen [Rep.-D-WI-4] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.8320 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To allow taxpayers to indicate whether the Federal income taxes they pay should be used for domestic or international purposes, to rescind certain balances made available to the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Nehls, Troy E. [Rep.-R-TX-22] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/08/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.8289 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Graves, Sam [Rep.-R-MO-6] (Introduced 05/08/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Science, Space, and Technology; Judiciary; Homeland Security; Ways and Means
Latest Action: Senate – 05/08/2024 Received in the Senate.