Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. to consider Seth Robert Aframe to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit (PN 1238).

The HOUSE

Friday

H. RES. 1213 – A resolution regarding violence against law enforcement officers.
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 337 – 61 (Roll no. 218).

Today

The House is not in session.


The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #599, Krissa Lanham, to be US District Judge for the District of Arizona.

At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #460 Seth Robert Aframe, of New Hampshire, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit.

Monday, May 20th at approx. 5:30 p.m. – 1 roll call vote:
Confirmation of Executive Calendar #460 Seth Robert Aframe, of New Hampshire, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cybersecurity

H.R.8466 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend division N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 to improve the Affordable Connectivity Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Williams, Brandon [Rep.-R-NY-22] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Science, Space, and Technology; Natural Resources; Oversight and Accountability; Foreign Affairs; Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Science, Space, and Technology, Natural Resources, Oversight and Accountability, Foreign Affairs, and the Judiciary.

Energy/ Environment

H.J.Res.150 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
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: Armstrong, Kelly [Rep.-R-ND-At Large] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8446 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Energy Act of 2020 to include critical materials in the definition of critical mineral, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ciscomani, Juan [Rep.-R-AZ-6] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8450 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to evaluate certain minerals for designation as critical minerals.
Sponsor: Cammack, Kat [Rep.-R-FL-3] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8447 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish centers of excellence for agricultural security research, extension, and education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bacon, Don [Rep.-R-NE-2] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8448 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a pilot program to establish a pre-approval process for direct farm ownership loans made under subtitle A of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act in order to streamline the application process and provide greater certainty to borrowers.
Sponsor: Bacon, Don [Rep.-R-NE-2] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8453 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a report on the fertilizer industry, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hinson, Ashley [Rep.-R-IA-2] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Financial Services

H.R.8464 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Comptroller of the Currency, and the National Credit Union Administration Board to jointly submit a report on trends in the use of blockchain technology to tokenize traditional assets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Timmons, William R. [Rep.-R-SC-4] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.8444 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to establish grant programs to promote mental health in schools, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Napolitano, Grace F. [Rep.-D-CA-31] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8458 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to psychological and behavioral services.
Sponsor: Malliotakis, Nicole [Rep.-R-NY-11] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8459 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 to require abortion providers to notify the National Human Trafficking Hotline of victims of trafficking, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moore, Barry [Rep.-R-AL-2] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.8465 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to increase health insurance access for individuals placing their newborns for adoption.
Sponsor: Van Duyne, Beth [Rep.-R-TX-24] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.8452 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to obtain membership status for Taiwan in the International Criminal Police Organization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance [Rep.-R-TX-5] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Transportation

H.R.8449 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Transportation to issue a rule requiring access to AM broadcast stations in motor vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bilirakis, Gus M. [Rep.-R-FL-12] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Homeland Security.

H.R.8456 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to implement certain recommendations made by the Comptroller General with respect to disaster recovery, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Jacobs, Sara [Rep.-D-CA-51] (Introduced 05/17/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/17/2024 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services.