This Week’s Update

The Senate confirmed several nominations and passed a five-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill (H.R. 3935) and a one-week extension of FAA programs (H.R. 8289), sending it to President Biden, as the House considers the five-year FAA reauthorization bill.

This Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed several nominations and passed a five-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill (H.R. 3935) and a one-week extension of FAA programs (H.R. 8289), sending it to President Biden, as the House considers the five-year FAA reauthorization bill.
  • House – The House passed the Mining Regulatory Clarity Act of 2024 (H.R. 2925), the Hands Off Our Home Appliances Act (H.R. 6192), the Equal Representation Act (H.R. 7109), and H.J. Res. 109, a Congressional Review Act vote that would overturn an SEC staff position on crypto custodians and accounting for those crypto liabilities. It also passed H.R. 8289 to extend FAA programs for one week as it considers the five-year FAA reauthorization bill.
  • Biden Administration – On May 3, the White House announced that the Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, finalized a rule to remove the prohibition on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients’ eligibility for Affordable Care Act coverage.

Next Week In Washington 

  • Senate – The Senate will reconvene on Tuesday, May 14, and is expected to continue processing nominees.
  • House The House will reconvene on Tuesday, May 14, and is expected to consider the five-year FAA reauthorization bill. It may also consider the Detain and Deport Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Act (H.R. 7343) and the Police Our Border Act (H.R. 8146).

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