Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. and will resume consideration of Courtney Diesel O’Donnell to be United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, with the rank of Ambassador (PN 927).

The HOUSE

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

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. 4510 – NTIA Reauthorization Act of 2024, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Latta / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 4581 – Maternal and Child Health Stillbirth Prevention Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Hinson / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 6960 – Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act of 2024 (Sponsored by Rep. Carter (GA) / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 2964 – WIPPES Act, as amended  (Sponsored by Rep. McClain / Energy and Commerce)
 
H.R. 1797 – Setting Consumer Standards for Lithium-Ion Batteries Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Torres / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 4310 – Youth Poisoning Protection Act (Sponsored by Rep. Trahan / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 4814 – Consumer Safety Technology Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Soto / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 5390 – Critical Infrastructure Manufacturing Feasibility Act (Sponsored by Rep. Miller-Meeks / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 6132 – Awning Safety Act (Sponsored by Rep. Balderson / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 6571 – Promoting Resilient Supply Chains Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bucshon / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 6572 – Deploying American Blockchains Act of 2023, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bucshon / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 3950 – TICKET Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bilirakis / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H.R. 6543 – No Hidden FEES Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Kim (CA) / Energy and Commerce Committee)
 
H. Con. Res. 106 – Expressing support for local law enforcement officers and condemning efforts to defund local law enforcement agencies (Sponsored by Rep. Ezell / Judiciary Committee)
 
S. 546 – Recruit and Retain Act (Sponsored by Sen. Fischer / Judiciary Committee)
 
H.R. 7659 – Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2024, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Graves (MO) / Transportation and infrastructure Committee)
 
Senate Amendment to H.R. 3935 – FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024 (Sponsored by Rep. Graves (MO) / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #579 Courtney Diesel O’Donnell, of California, to be United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, with the rank of Ambassador.

At approx. 5:30pm the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the O’Donnell nomination.

Tuesday, May 14th at approx. 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #579 Courtney Diesel O’Donnell, of California, to be United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, with the rank of Ambassador

HEARINGS COVERED

House Veterans’ Affairs
Subcommittee on Technology Modernization
“U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information Technology Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2025.”