Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at noon for legislative business. The Senate will convene today at 10:00 a.m.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 3950 – TICKET Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 – 24 (Roll no. 212).

H R 6571 – Promoting Resilient Supply Chains Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 390 – 19 (Roll no. 211).

H R 6572 – Deploying American Blockchains Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 334 – 79 (Roll no. 210).

H R 1797 – Setting Consumer Standards for Lithium-Ion Batteries Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 378 – 34 (Roll no. 209).

H R 6960 – Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 399 – 13 (Roll no. 208).

H R 4581 – Maternal and Child Health Stillbirth Prevention Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 – 3 (Roll no. 207).

H R 4310 – Youth Poisoning Protection Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 376 – 33 (Roll no. 206).

H R 4510 – NTIA Reauthorization Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 374 – 36 (Roll no. 205).

H R 7343 – Detain and Deport Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 265 – 148 (Roll no. 204).

H R 7581 – Improving Law Enforcement Officer Safety and Wellness Through Data Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 356 – 55 (Roll no. 203).

H RES 1210 – Condemning the Biden border crisis and the tremendous burdens law enforcement officers face as a result
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 223 – 185, 1 Present (Roll no. 202).

H R 7530 – DC CRIMES Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 225 – 181 (Roll no. 201).

H R 3935 – Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act
On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 387 – 26 (Roll no. 200).

H RES 1227 – Providing for consideration of the bills H.R. 8369, H.R. 7530, H.R. 7343, H.R. 8146, H.R. 7581, and H.R. 354; and providing for consideration of the resolutions H. Res. 1213 and H. Res. 1210
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 212 – 200, 1 Present (Roll no. 199).

On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 212 – 201 (Roll no. 198).

Today

The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 4:00 p.m.
 
Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
H.R. 8369 – Israel Security Assistance Support Act (Sponsored by Rep. Calvert / Foreign Affairs Committee)
 
H.R. 354 – LEOSA Reform Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bacon / Judiciary Committee)
 
H.R. 8146 – Police Our Border Act (Sponsored by Rep. D’Esposito / Judiciary Committee


The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. On the Nomination: Confirmation: Courtney Diesel O’Donnell, of California, to be U.S. Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization; Confirmed 49-45
  1. On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture: Sanket Jayshukh Bulsara to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York; Agreed to 52-42
  1. On the Nomination: Confirmation: Sanket Jayshukh Bulsara, of New York, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York; Confirmed 51-42
  1. On the Nomination: Confirmation: Eric C. Schulte, of South Dakota, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Dakota; Confirmed 61-33

Legislative Business

  1. On the Joint Resolution: S.J.Res. 57; A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to “Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds;” Rejected 46-49

Today

The Senate will convene today at 10:00 a.m. The chamber is expected to resume consideration of a joint resolution 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 (H.J.Res. 109).

HEARINGS COVERED

House Select Committee on the CCP
“All Roads Leading to Beijing? The CCP’s Global Development Offensive.”

Senate Finance
“Hearings to Examine Rural Health Care, Focusing on Supporting Lives and Improving Communities.”

House Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Emergency Management and Technology
“Unmanned Aerial Systems: An Examination of the Use of Drones in Emergency Response.”

House Financial Services
“Markup of Various Measures.”

House Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Accountability
“Security Risk: The Unprecedented Surge in Chinese Illegal Immigration.”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.8415 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services to evaluate the cybersecurity practices and protocols of the Department, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Steel, Michelle [Rep.-R-CA-45] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/ Environment

S.J.Res.80 — 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 United States Fish and Wildlife Service relating to “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations Pertaining to Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants”.
Sponsor: Lummis, Cynthia M. [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.J.Res.81 — 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 National Marine Fisheries Service relating to “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for Interagency Cooperation”.
Sponsor: Sullivan, Dan [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.J.Res.84 — 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 United States Fish and Wildlife Service relating to “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing Endangered and Threatened Species and Designating Critical Habitat”.
Sponsor: Ricketts, Pete [Sen.-R-NE] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.J.Res.85 — 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 National Marine Fisheries Service relating to “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing Endangered and Threatened Species and Designating Critical Habitat”.
Sponsor: Ricketts, Pete [Sen.-R-NE] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.4342 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to reauthorize and expand the Rural Innovation Stronger Economy grant program.
Sponsor: Welch, Peter [Sen.-D-VT] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.4343 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish and maintain a coordinated program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that improves wildfire, fire weather, fire risk, and smoke related forecasting, detection, modeling, observations, and service delivery, and to address growing needs in the wildland-urban interface, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cantwell, Maria [Sen.-D-WA] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.4345 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to reauthorize and expand State-wide assessments and strategies for forest resources.
Sponsor: Hickenlooper, John W. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.4346 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to provide assistance in support of nurseries and seed orchards, to establish a grant program in support of nurseries and seed orchards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hickenlooper, John W. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.4348 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Power Act to prohibit the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from issuing permits for the construction or modification of electric transmission facilities in a State over the objection of the State, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hawley, Josh [Sen.-R-MO] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.8402 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for accurate energy appraisals in connection with residential mortgage loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Casten, Sean [Rep.-D-IL-6] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Financial Services

S.J.Res.79 — 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 Department of Labor relating to “Retirement Security Rule: Definition of an Investment Advice Fiduciary”.
Sponsor: Budd, Ted [Sen.-R-NC] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.J.Res.142 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to “Retirement Security Rule: Definition of an Investment Advice Fiduciary”.
Sponsor: Allen, Rick W. [Rep.-R-GA-12] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (25)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.8407 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the discharge of parent borrower liability if a student on whose behalf a parent has received certain student loans becomes disabled.
Sponsor: Magaziner, Seth [Rep.-D-RI-2] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Health Care

S.J.Res.82 — 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 Food and Drug Administration relating to “Medical Devices; Laboratory Developed Tests”.
Sponsor: Paul, Rand [Sen.-R-KY] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4338 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for the establishment of hybrid primary care payments under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Whitehouse, Sheldon [Sen.-D-RI] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4349 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require private health plans to provide for secure electronic transmission of prior authorization requests for prescription drugs.
Sponsor: Marshall, Roger [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4350 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend acute hospital care at home waiver flexibilities.
Sponsor: Carper, Thomas R. [Sen.-D-DE] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4351 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain poison control programs.
Sponsor: Murray, Patty [Sen.-D-WA] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.8404 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create a Radiation Oncology Case Rate Value Based Payment Program exempt from budget neutrality adjustment requirements, and to amend section 1128A of title XI of the Social Security Act to create a new statutory exception for the provision of free or discounted transportation for radiation oncology patients to receive radiation therapy services.
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [Rep.-R-PA-1] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8409 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To assist parents in locating and utilizing child care that meets individual family needs.
Sponsor: Nickel, Wiley [Rep.-D-NC-13] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8412 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To modernize clinical trials and remove barriers for participation in clinical trials, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ruiz, Raul [Rep.-D-CA-25] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.8411 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish prohibitions with respect to vessels loaded or previously held at ports, harbors, or marine terminals in certain Western Hemisphere countries and with respect to which land owned, held, or controlled directly or indirectly by United States persons that is necessary to access the ports, harbors, marine terminals, or relevant port infrastructure has been nationalized, forcibly limited, or expropriated by the governments of such countries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Pfluger, August [Rep.-R-TX-11] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Foreign Affairs; Intelligence (Permanent Select); Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Intelligence (Permanent Select), and Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8414 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To support efforts of the governments of Western Hemisphere countries to increase the diversity of their upstream supply chains and downstream supply chains.
Sponsor: Stanton, Greg [Rep.-D-AZ-4] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.8416 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to increase the rate of duty on unmanned aircraft, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Stefanik, Elise M. [Rep.-R-NY-21] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Agriculture.

Tax

S.4344 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the firearm transfer tax, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cotton, Tom [Sen.-R-AR] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/15/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.8401 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for a portion of employer social security taxes paid with respect to service charges paid by the employer to an employee in the form of wages, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blumenauer, Earl [Rep.-D-OR-3] (Introduced 05/15/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/15/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.