Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. and will resume consideration of Christopher T. Hanson to be a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (PN 1569).

The HOUSE

Friday

The House met for a pro forma session with no legislative business.

Today

The House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
H. Res. 1215 – Calling on elected officials and civil society leaders to join in efforts to educate the public on the contributions of the Jewish American community, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Wasserman Schultz / Judiciary Committee)
 
H.R. 3608 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 28081 Marguerite Parkway in Mission Viejo, California, as the “Major Megan McClung Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Kim (CA) / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 5476 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1077 River Road, Suite 1, in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, as the “Susan C. Barnhart Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Fitzpatrick / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 5640 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 12804 Chillicothe Road in Chesterland, Ohio, as the “Sgt. Wolfgang Kyle Weninger Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Joyce (OH) / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 5712 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Fremont Street in Kiel, Wisconsin, as the “Trooper Trevor J. Casper Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Grothman / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 6188 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 420 Highway 17 North in Surfside Beach, South Carolina, as the “Nancy Yount Childs Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Fry / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 6983 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 15 South Valdosta Road in Lakeland, Georgia, as the “Nell Patten Roquemore Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Austin Scott / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 1098 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 50 East Derry Road in East Derry, New Hampshire, as the “Chief Edward B. Garone Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Pappas / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 5034 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2119 Market Square in Christiansted, St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands, as the “Lieutenant General Samuel E. Ebbesen Post Office” (Sponsored by Del. Plaskett / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 1687 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6444 San Fernando Road in Glendale, California, as the “Paul Ignatius Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Schiff / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 6073 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9925 Bustleton Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the “Sergeant Christopher David Fitzgerald Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Boyle / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 6750 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 501 Mercer Street Southwest in Wilson, North Carolina, as the “Milton F. Fitch, Sr. Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Davis (NC) / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 1555 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2300 Sylvan Avenue in Modesto, California, as the “Corporal Michael D. Anderson Jr. Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. McClintock / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 1823 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 207 East Fort Dade Avenue in Brooksville, Florida, as the “Specialist Justin Dean Coleman Memorial Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Bilirakis / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 7180 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 80 1st Street in Kingsland, Arkansas, as the “Kingsland ‘Johnny Cash’ Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Westerman / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 7199 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at S74w16860 Janesville Road, in Muskego, Wisconsin, as the “Colonel Hans Christian Heg Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Fitzgerald / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 7417 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 135 West Spring Street in Titusville, Pennsylvania, as the “Edwin L. Drake Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Kelly (PA) / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 7606 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1087 Route 47 South in Rio Grande, New Jersey, as the “Carlton H. Hand Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Van Drew / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 7607 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at Block 1025, Lots 18 & 19, Northeast Corner of US Route 9 South and Main Street in the Township of Middle, County of Cape May, New Jersey, as the “George Henry White Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Van Drew / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 6810 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 518 North Ridgewood Drive in Sebring, Florida, as the “U.S. Army Air Corps Major Thomas B. McGuire Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Franklin / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 5985 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 517 Seagaze Drive in Oceanside, California, as the “Charlesetta Reece Allen Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Levin / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 7893 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 Pickens Street in Marion, Alabama, as the “Albert Turner, Sr. Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Sewell / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 7192 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 333 West Broadway in Anaheim, California, as the “Dr. William I. ‘Bill’ Kott Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Correa / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 6651 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 603 West 3rd Street in Necedah, Wisconsin, as the “Sergeant Kenneth E. Murphy Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Tiffany / Oversight and Accountability Committee)
 
H.R. 5867 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 109 Live Oaks Boulevard in Casselberry, Florida, as the “Colonel Joseph William Kittinger II Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Mills / Oversight and Accountability Committee)

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate convened for a pro forma session with no legislative business.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #647, Christopher T. Hanson, to be member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
 
At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on cloture on the Hanson nomination.

Cloture has also been filed on the following nominations:
Ex. Cal. #507 Tanya Monique Jones Bosier (Associate Judge of the D.C. Superior Court)
Ex. Cal. #511 Judith E. Pipe (Associate Judge of the D.C. Superior Court)
Ex. Ca. #590 Stephanie Sanders Sullivan (Representative to the African Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador)

Monday, June 3, at approx. 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:
1.   Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #647 Christopher T. Hanson to be member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

H.J.Res.161 — 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 “New Source Performance Standards for the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry and Group I & II Polymers and Resins Industry”.
Sponsor: Higgins, Clay [Rep.-R-LA-3] (Introduced 05/28/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/28/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8579 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out further improvement of Onondaga Lake, New York, and for the purposes of integrating research, education, planning and restoration of the watershed.
Sponsor: Williams, Brandon [Rep.-R-NY-22] (Introduced 05/28/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/28/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.Res.1265 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Expressing support for the designation of May 2024 as “Renewable Fuels Month” to recognize the important role that renewable fuels play in reducing carbon impacts, lowering fuel prices for consumers, supporting rural communities, and lessening reliance on foreign adversaries.
Sponsor: Nunn, Zachary [Rep.-R-IA-3] (Introduced 05/31/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/31/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.J.Res.162 — 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; Endangered Species Status for the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard”.
Sponsor: Pfluger, August [Rep.-R-TX-11] (Introduced 05/31/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 05/31/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.8583 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to revise the formula for allocation of community development block grant funds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cohen, Steve [Rep.-D-TN-9] (Introduced 05/31/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/31/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8581 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Small Business Act to provide for cancellation or repayment for certain Small Business Administration disaster loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brownley, Julia [Rep.-D-CA-26] (Introduced 05/31/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Small Business
Latest Action: House – 05/31/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.8591 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to add requirements to the annual report of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Williams, Roger [Rep.-R-TX-25] (Introduced 05/31/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/31/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

H.R.8574 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reform the 340B drug pricing program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bucshon, Larry [Rep.-R-IN-8] (Introduced 05/28/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/28/2024 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8575 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to revise the definition of institution for mental diseases under the Medicaid program to exclude from such definition institutions having 36 beds or less if such institutions meet certain standards.
Sponsor: Goldman, Daniel S. [Rep.-D-NY-10] (Introduced 05/28/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/28/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.8576 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a new criterion for the nonapplication of site-neutral payments to long-term care hospitals under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Hern, Kevin [Rep.-R-OK-1] (Introduced 05/28/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 05/28/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.Res.1264 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
Expressing support for the designation of May 2024 as “National Brain Tumor Awareness Month”.
Sponsor: Quigley, Mike [Rep.-D-IL-5] (Introduced 05/28/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/28/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Sanctions and Trade

H.R.8586 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To impose sanctions on the judges, prosecutors and investigators of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Revolutionary Courts.
Sponsor: Kim, Young [Rep.-R-CA-40] (Introduced 05/31/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Judiciary; Ways and Means; Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 05/31/2024 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, and Financial Services.

Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.8578 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish the truck fleet retreaded tire tax credit, to require Federal agencies to consider the use of retreaded tires, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sykes, Emilia Strong [Rep.-D-OH-13] (Introduced 05/28/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 05/28/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker.

H.R.8582 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To improve Federal disaster management and response for disadvantaged communities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brownley, Julia [Rep.-D-CA-26] (Introduced 05/31/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 05/31/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8585 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a National Auto Theft Bureau within the Department of Justice.
Sponsor: Gottheimer, Josh [Rep.-D-NJ-5] (Introduced 05/31/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 05/31/2024 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.