Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene today at 10:00 am for a pro forma session with no legislative business.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 192 – To prohibit individuals who are not citizens of the United States from voting in elections in the District of Columbia
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 262 – 143 (Roll no. 232).
 
H R 192 – To prohibit individuals who are not citizens of the United States from voting in elections in the District of Columbia
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 195 – 212 (Roll no. 231).
 
H R 5403 – CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 216 – 192 (Roll no. 230).
 
H R 5403 –
On agreeing to the Davidson amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 212 – 195 (Roll no. 229).
 
H R 5403 –
On agreeing to the Mooney amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 206 – 193 (Roll no. 228).
 
H R 5403 –
On agreeing to the Ogles amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 204 – 176 (Roll no. 227).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #552 Melissa Griffin Dalton, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of the Air Force; confirmed: 56-39.

2.    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; not agreed to: 43-50.

Legislative Business

?Passed H.R.2365 – Dr. Emmanuel Bilirakis and Honorable Jennifer Wexton National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act.

Passed Cal. #367, S.138 – Promoting a Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute Act

Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.706 Foster Care Month
S.Res.707 Jewish American Heritage Month
S.Res.708 100th Anniversary of Gila Wilderness
S.Res.712  Older Americans Month

Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations:
Executive Calendar numbers 653 through 665 and all nominations on the secretary’s desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only with no business being conducted on the following dates and times:

              Friday, May 24th at 10:00am

              Tuesday, May 28th at 10:30am

              Friday, May 31st at 4:30pm

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cyber

S.4409 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prohibit the disclosure of intimate digital depictions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hassan, Margaret Wood [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.J.Res.153 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Safeguarding and Securing the Open Internet; Restoring Internet Freedom”.
Sponsor: Latta, Robert E. [Rep.-R-OH-5] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Energy/ Environment

S.4405 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to repeal the natural gas tax.
Sponsor: Cruz, Ted [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.4406 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to eliminate certain subsidies for fossil-fuel production.
Sponsor: Sanders, Bernard [Sen.-I-VT] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4411 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require Transmission Organizations to allow aggregators of retail customers to submit to organized wholesale electric markets bids that aggregate demand flexibility of customers of certain utilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Durbin, Richard J. [Sen.-D-IL] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.4413 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for the establishment of a National Synthetic Biology Center, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Young, Todd [Sen.-R-IN] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.4420 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve connections between the Department of Agriculture and national and homeland security agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.4421 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish the Office of Biotechnology Policy in the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Padilla, Alex [Sen.-D-CA] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.4424 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to encourage and expand the use of prescribed fire on land managed by the Department of the interior or the Forest Service, with an emphasis on units of the National Forest System in the western United States, to acknowledge and support the longstanding use of cultural burning by Tribes and Indigenous practitioners, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Wyden, Ron [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.4427 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for Department of Energy and Small Business Administration joint research and development activities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kennedy, John [Sen.-R-LA] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.4431 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reinstate the Bull Mountains Mining Plan Modification, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Daines, Steve [Sen.-R-MT] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.4432 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to allow certain Federal minerals to be mined consistent with the Bull Mountains Mining Plan Modification.
Sponsor: Daines, Steve [Sen.-R-MT] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.J.Res.154 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Fluid Mineral Leases and Leasing Process”.
Sponsor: Boebert, Lauren [Rep.-R-CO-3] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.J.Res.155 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
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: Duarte, John S. [Rep.-R-CA-13] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.J.Res.156 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
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: Duarte, John S. [Rep.-R-CA-13] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8520 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to implement the Climate Ready Tribes Initiative.
Sponsor: Underwood, Lauren [Rep.-D-IL-14] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8522 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To improve connections between the Department of Agriculture and national and homeland security agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bice, Stephanie I. [Rep.-R-OK-5] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8527 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the establishment of a Climate Justice Working Group to help guide the Nation’s just and equitable transition towards a clean, climate-resilient, zero-emission economy, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Clarke, Yvette D. [Rep.-D-NY-9] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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.8538 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish an interagency committee to coordinate activities of the Federal Government relating to biotechnology oversight, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Khanna, Ro [Rep.-D-CA-17] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8539 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish the Office of Biotechnology Policy in the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Khanna, Ro [Rep.-D-CA-17] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8554 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To eliminate certain subsidies for fossil-fuel production.
Sponsor: Omar, Ilhan [Rep.-D-MN-5] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (27)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Natural Resources; Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services; Science, Space, and Technology; Agriculture; Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs; Appropriations
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, Transportation and Infrastructure, Financial Services, Science, Space, and Technology, Agriculture, Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs, and Appropriations, 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.8557 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to encourage and expand the use of prescribed fire on land managed by the Department of the Interior or the Forest Service, with an emphasis on units of the National Forest System in the western United States, to acknowledge and support the long-standing use of cultural burning by Tribes and Indigenous practitioners, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schrier, Kim [Rep.-D-WA-8] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources; Agriculture; Oversight and Accountability; Budget
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Oversight and Accountability, and the Budget, 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.

Financial Services

S.4400 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study and rulemaking on the definition of the term “small entity” for purposes of the securities laws, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Britt, Katie Boyd [Sen.-R-AL] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.8531 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to promulgate regulations relating to the disclosure of certain commercial data, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Foster, Bill [Rep.-D-IL-11] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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

Health Care

S.J.Res.90 — 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 Health and Human Services relating to “Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities”.
Sponsor: Marshall, Roger [Sen.-R-KS] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4407 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to effectively staff the high-need public elementary schools and secondary schools of the United States with school-based mental health services providers.
Sponsor: Merkley, Jeff [Sen.-D-OR] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (21)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.8524 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To effectively staff the high-need public elementary schools and secondary schools of the United States with school-based mental health services providers.
Sponsor: Clark, Katherine M. [Rep.-D-MA-5] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

S.4429 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants to demonstrate pharmacy-based addiction care programs.
Sponsor: Booker, Cory A. [Sen.-D-NJ] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.4430 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to establish a Health Engagement Hub demonstration program to increase access to treatment for opiate use disorder and other drug use treatment, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cantwell, Maria [Sen.-D-WA] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.8529 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize assistance to train and retain obstetrician-gynecologists and sub-specialists in urogynecology and to help improve the quality of care to meet the health care needs of women in least developed countries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: DeLauro, Rosa L. [Rep.-D-CT-3] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.8532 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To identify and address barriers to coverage of remote physiologic devices under State Medicaid programs to improve maternal and child health outcomes for pregnant and postpartum women.
Sponsor: Frankel, Lois [Rep.-D-FL-22] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8543 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Social Security Act and the Public Health Service Act to permanently authorize certified community behavioral health clinics, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Matsui, Doris O. [Rep.-D-CA-7] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 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.

H.R.8565 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To advance research, promote awareness, and provide patient support with respect to endometriosis, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Williams, Nikema [Rep.-D-GA-5] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

S.4414 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the State Trade Expansion Program of the Small Business Administration.
Sponsor: Shaheen, Jeanne [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders.

S.4418 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the United States Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund to advocate for increased transparency with respect to exchange rate policies of the People’s Republic of China, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.4433 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to enhance United States cooperation with European countries to improve the security of Taiwan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ricketts, Pete [Sen.-R-NE] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.8550 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the prohibition on the use of United States passports for travel to, in, or through the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Sponsor: Ogles, Andrew [Rep.-R-TN-5] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.8551 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Director of National Intelligence to prepare and make available a report on the wealth and corrupt activities of the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Ogles, Andrew [Rep.-R-TN-5] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).

Tax

S.4395 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a floor on the work geographic index for physicians’ services furnished in Hawaii.
Sponsor: Schatz, Brian [Sen.-D-HI] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4398 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a microemployer pension plan startup credit.
Sponsor: Hassan, Margaret Wood [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 05/23/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.8540 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance the employer-provided child care credit.
Sponsor: Kustoff, David [Rep.-R-TN-8] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8546 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration to take certain actions to improve the processing of claims and appeals for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Neguse, Joe [Rep.-D-CO-2] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8547 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish a universal design standards certification system and to establish a refundable tax credit for individuals and groups that construct or renovate buildings and residences, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Neguse, Joe [Rep.-D-CO-2] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 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.8559 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect small businesses from unemployment insurance premium increases by reason of unrepaid State advances.
Sponsor: Steel, Michelle [Rep.-R-CA-45] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation and Infrastructure
H.R.8533 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall update the regulations to issue regulations to phase out the use of bleed air systems in certain aircraft, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Frost, Maxwell [Rep.-D-FL-10] (Introduced 05/23/2024) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/23/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.