Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H.R. 8369 – Israel Security Assistance Support Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 224 – 187 (Roll no. 217).

On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 202 – 210 (Roll no. 216).

H.R. 8146 – Police Our Border Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 – 157 (Roll no. 215).

On agreeing to the Houlahan amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 197 – 213 (Roll no. 214).

H.R. 354 – LEOSA Reform Act
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 221 – 185 (Roll no. 213).

Today

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:00 a.m.
 
Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
H. Res. 1213 – A resolution regarding violence against law enforcement officers (Sponsored by Rep. Stauber / Judiciary Committee


The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Passage of 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; passed: 60-38.
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #573 Camela C. Theeler, of South Dakota, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Dakota; confirmed: 90-4.
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #460 Seth Robert Aframe, of New Hampshire, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit; invoked: 52-43.

Legislative Business
Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.695 Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
S.Res.696 Carl Daniel Erskine
S.Res.697 Police Week
S.Res.698 Veterans Get Outside Day
S.Res.699 National Charter Schools Week

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader, no later than May 24, 2024, if S.J.Res.58 is discharged from the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, it will be in order for Senator Cruz or his designee to move to proceed to the consideration of S.J.Res.58. If the motion is agreed to, there will be up to 10 hours of debate equally divided between the proponents and opponents. Upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will vote on passage of the joint resolution.

Executive Business
Cloture was filed on the following nominations:
Executive Calendar #599, Krissa Lanham, to be US District Judge for the District of Arizona
Executive Calendar #600, Angela Martinez, to be US District Judge for the District of Arizona

Today

The Senate is not in session.

HEARINGS COVERED

House Oversight and Accountability
Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation
“Red Alert: Countering the Cyberthreat from China.”

House Administration
“American Confidence in Elections: Preventing Noncitizen Voting and Other Foreign Interference.”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

S.J.Res.86 — 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 for Interagency Cooperation”.
Sponsor: Sullivan, Dan [Sen.-R-AK] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.J.Res.88 — 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 “National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Coal- and Oil-Fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units Review of the Residual Risk and Technology Review”.
Sponsor: Hoeven, John [Sen.-R-ND] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.4353 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify a provision relating to quality loss adjustment coverage.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.4359 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the National Dam Safety Program Act to reauthorize that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.4362 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to increase parking opportunities for persons recreating at Federal recreational lands and waters, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hickenlooper, John W. [Sen.-D-CO] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.8431 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide regular updates to Livestock Indemnity Program payment rates to reflect market prices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Feenstra, Randy [Rep.-R-IA-4] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8436 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify a provision relating to quality loss adjustment coverage.
Sponsor: Letlow, Julia [Rep.-R-LA-5] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8439 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to modify household income to exclude income earned by a member who is 21 years of age or younger and who is an elementary or secondary school student.
Sponsor: Molinaro, Marcus J. [Rep.-R-NY-19] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Financial Services

H.R.8421 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To abolish the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks, to repeal the Federal Reserve Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Massie, Thomas [Rep.-R-KY-4] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.4355 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to prohibit the knowing possession of a pill press mold with intent to manufacture in violation of such Act a counterfeit substance in schedule I or II in a capsule, tablet, and other form intended for distribution, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cassidy, Bill [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.4358 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary to establish a grant program under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to address substance use disorders among older adults, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Casey, Robert P., Jr. [Sen.-D-PA] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.J.Res.146 — 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: Mace, Nancy [Rep.-R-SC-1] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (34)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.J.Res.145 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
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: Finstad, Brad [Rep.-R-MN-1] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8418 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to update the Lethal Means Safety and Suicide Prevention training course of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Underwood, Lauren [Rep.-D-IL-14] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.8422 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to establish programs for the provision of mental health services to individuals affected by a major disaster, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Balint, Becca [Rep.-D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security.

S.4357 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve access to oral health care for vulnerable and underserved populations.
Sponsor: Sanders, Bernard [Sen.-I-VT] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4361 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for border security and combatting fentanyl for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Murphy, Christopher [Sen.-D-CT] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

H.R.8433 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to require the National Institutes of Health to select awardees based on merit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hageman, Harriet M. [Rep.-R-WY-At Large] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.J.Res.148 — 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 the Treasury relating to “Clean Vehicle Credits Under Sections 25E and 30D; Transfer of Credits; Critical Minerals and Battery Components; Foreign Entities of Concern”.
Sponsor: Miller, Carol D. [Rep.-R-WV-1] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.J.Res.87 — 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 the Treasury relating to “Clean Vehicle Credits Under Sections 25E and 30D; Transfer of Credits; Critical Minerals and Battery Components; Foreign Entities of Concern”.
Sponsor: Manchin, Joe, III [Sen.-D-WV] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/16/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.8435 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain price protection payments as eligible rollover distributions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mike [Rep.-R-PA-16] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.8429 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the use of Byrne-JAG grants for the purchase of disaster response and tactical vehicles.
Sponsor: Craig, Angie [Rep.-D-MN-2] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8438 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit qualified distributions from section 529 plans for certain transportation and parking expenses.
Sponsor: McClellan, Jennifer L. [Rep.-D-VA-4] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8440 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To waive the statute of limitations for cases against the government related to the General Motors bailout that were filed on or before July 9, 2015, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moore, Barry [Rep.-R-AL-2] (Introduced 05/16/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/16/2024 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.