Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet today at 10:00 am with first votes expected at 1:20 pm. The Senate will convene at 10:00 am to resume consideration of Melissa Griffin Dalton to be Under Secretary of the Air Force, post-cloture (PN1212).

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 4763 – Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 279 – 136 (Roll no. 226).

H R 4763 –
On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 – 191 (Roll no. 225).

H R 4763 –
On agreeing to the Norman amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 411 – 0 (Roll no. 224).

H R 4763 –
On agreeing to the Casar amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 204 – 209 (Roll no. 223).

H RES 1243 – Providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 4763) Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act; (H.R. 5403) CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act; and (H.R. 192) to prohibit individuals who are not citizens of the United States from voting in elections in the District of Columbia
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 204 – 203 (Roll no. 222).

H RES 1243 – Providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 4763) Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act; (H.R. 5403) CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act; and (H.R. 192) to prohibit individuals who are not citizens of the United States from voting in elections in the District of Columbia
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 205 – 203 (Roll no. 221).

Today

The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 1:20 p.m.
 
Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:
H.R. 192 – To prohibit individuals who are not citizens of the United States from voting in elections in the District of Columbia (Sponsored by Rep. Pfluger / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 5403 – CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act (Sponsored by Rep. Emmer / Financial Services Committee)  

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #600, Angela Martinez, to be US District Judge for the District of Arizona; confirmed 66-28
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #571 Dena M. Coggins, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of California; invoked: 50-44.
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #571 Dena M. Coggins, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of California; confirmed: 50-44.
  4. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #552 Melissa Griffin Dalton, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of the Air Force; invoked: 56-38.

Legislative Business
Adopted S.Res.701, Public Works Week
 
Completed the Rule 14 process to place S. 4381 Right to Contraception Act on the Legislative Calendar of Business.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, May 23, 2024.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #552 Melissa Griffin Dalton, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of the Air Force, post-cloture.

At approximately 11:00am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Dalton nomination.

At approximately 2:00pm the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Cal. #397, S.4361 – A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for border security and combating fentanyl for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes.

Senators are encouraged to vote in a timely manner during tomorrow’s session in order to prevent delays.

Thursday, May 23rd at approx. 11:00am –  1 roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #552 Melissa Griffin Dalton, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of the Air Force

Thursday May 23rd at approx. 2:00pm – 1 roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Cal. #397, S.4361 – A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for border security and combating fentanyl for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024

HEARINGS COVERED

House Budget
“Breaking Up Health Care Monopolies: Examining the Budgetary Effects of Health Care Consolidation”

Senate Appropriations
Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
A Review of the President’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request for the National Institutes of Health

Senate Finance
“Front Lines of the Fentanyl Crisis: Supporting Communities and Combating Addiction through Prevention and Treatment”

House Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce
“Markup of Three Bills” – American Privacy Rights Act (H.R.__), Kids Online Safety Act (H.R. 7891), and AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act (H.R. 8449)

House Agriculture
“Markup: The Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cyber

S.4394 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to support National Science Foundation education and professional development relating to artificial intelligence.
Sponsor: Cantwell, Maria [Sen.-D-WA] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 05/22/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Energy/ Environment

S.4386 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program under which the Secretary shall award competitive grants to eligible entities for the purpose of establishing and enhancing farming and ranching opportunities for veterans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Moran, Jerry [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/22/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.4389 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to promote the increased use of renewable natural gas, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful transportation-related emissions that contribute to poor air quality, and to increase job creation and economic opportunity throughout the United States.
Sponsor: Tillis, Thomas [Sen.-R-NC] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/22/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.J.Res.152 — 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 “Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System: Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals From Electric Utilities; Legacy CCR Surface Impoundments”.
Sponsor: Griffith, H. Morgan [Rep.-R-VA-9] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (26)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8491 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to make certain improvements in the laws relating to coal royalties, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cartwright, Matt [Rep.-D-PA-8] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.8492 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit wildlife killing contests on public lands, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cohen, Steve [Rep.-D-TN-9] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (16)
Committees: House – Natural Resources; Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.8494 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide that certain local parks are eligible for E-Rate support, to provide that local parks are eligible for the loan, lease, or transfer of certain excess research equipment, and to direct the Secretary of Labor to carry out a program to make grants for conducting technology training programs in local parks, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Davis, Danny K. [Rep.-D-IL-7] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce; Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.8495 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To ensure electric vehicle companies do not use child or slave labor in the manufacture of, or sourcing of materials for, electric vehicles.
Sponsor: Duarte, John S. [Rep.-R-CA-13] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability; Education and the Workforce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.8507 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the designation of areas within which fishing activities carried out using bottom trawls may be carried out.
Sponsor: Peltola, Mary Sattler [Rep.-D-AK-At Large] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8508 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to reauthorize the bycatch reduction engineering program and establish the Bycatch Mitigation Assistance Fund.
Sponsor: Peltola, Mary Sattler [Rep.-D-AK-At Large] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8510 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to encourage the use of native vegetation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tokuda, Jill N. [Rep.-D-HI-2] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8513 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a demonstration project to allow Tribal entities to purchase agricultural commodities under the commodity supplemental food program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Vasquez, Gabe [Rep.-D-NM-2] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Financial Services

H.R.8493 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish the Task Force to Stop Price Gouging, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Craig, Angie [Rep.-D-MN-2] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Judiciary; Agriculture; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Health Care

H.R.8503 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide States with support to establish integrated care programs for individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mike [Rep.-R-PA-16] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.8512 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2025 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Turner, Michael R. [Rep.-R-OH-10] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).

Tax

H.R.8500 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to collect and make publicly available data on properties receiving an allocation of credit under the low-income housing tax credit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Horsford, Steven [Rep.-D-NV-4] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.8504 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish the critical supply chains reshoring investment tax credit.
Sponsor: Malliotakis, Nicole [Rep.-R-NY-11] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8506 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage domestic insourcing and discourage foreign outsourcing.
Sponsor: Pascrell, Bill [Rep.-D-NJ-9] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.8505 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to expand the authority of the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to assess penalties for violations of laws and regulations relating to the shipping of household goods, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Norton, Eleanor Holmes [Del.-D-DC-At Large] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8515 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To promote and recruit the United States maritime industry workforce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Waltz, Michael [Rep.-R-FL-6] (Introduced 05/22/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Armed Services; Science, Space, and Technology; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/22/2024 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.