Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate is not in session.

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 8580 – Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2025
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 209 – 197 (Roll no. 247).

On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 199 – 207 (Roll no. 246).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Votes
Confirmation of Executive Calendar #511 Judith E. Pipe, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the D.C. Superior Court; confirmed: 55-38.
Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #590 Stephanie Sanders Sullivan, of Maryland, to be Representative to the African Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador; agreed to: 53-40.
Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #400, S.4381, Right to Contraception Act; not agreed to: 51-39.
 
Legislative Business
Concurred in the House amendment to S.2051, Missing Children’s Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2023.
 
Passed Cal. #257, S.2291 – Northern Border Coordination Act w/Peters substitute amendment.
 
Adopted S.Res.726, Naloxone Awareness Day
 
Completed the Rule 14 process to place the following bill on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
S.4447, Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act (Ernst)
 
Executive Business
At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #590 Stephanie Sanders Sullivan, of Maryland, to be Representative to the African Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador.

Today

The Senate is not in session.

HEARINGS COVERED

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
“Investor Advisory Committee Meeting”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Energy/ Environment

S.J.Res.92 — 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 “New Source Performance Standards for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New, Modified, and Reconstructed Fossil Fuel-Fired Electric Generating Units; Emission Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Existing Fossil Fuel-Fired Electric Generating Units; and Repeal of the Affordable Clean Energy Rule”.
Sponsor: Capito, Shelley Moore [Sen.-R-WV] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (44)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.J.Res.95 — 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 “Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System: Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals From Electric Utilities; Legacy CCR Surface Impoundments”.
Sponsor: Mullin, Markwayne [Sen.-R-OK] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.J.Res.163 — 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 Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New, Modified, and Reconstructed Fossil Fuel-Fired Electric Generating Units; Emission Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Existing Fossil Fuel-Fired Electric Generating Units; and Repeal of the Affordable Clean Energy Rule”.
Sponsor: Balderson, Troy [Rep.-R-OH-12] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (138)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.4462 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to provide for the establishment of a National Interagency Seed and Restoration Center, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Hirono, Mazie K. [Sen.-D-HI] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.4483 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to extend, and repeal the waiver authority under, the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act of 2019.
Sponsor: Cruz, Ted [Sen.-R-TX] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.8624 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the Secretary of Agriculture to withdraw a final determination relating to energy efficiency standards for housing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Biggs, Andy [Rep.-R-AZ-5] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Financial Services; Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.8631 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security from procuring certain foreign-made batteries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Gimenez, Carlos A. [Rep.-R-FL-28] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.8632 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of the Interior to withdraw a proposed rule relating to the biological integrity, diversity, and environmental health of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Sponsor: Grothman, Glenn [Rep.-R-WI-6] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Natural Resources
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.8640 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide for the establishment of a National Interagency Seed and Restoration Center, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Quigley, Mike [Rep.-D-IL-5] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Natural Resources; Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8644 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 2022 to expand eligibility for underserved community harbor projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Steil, Bryan [Rep.-R-WI-1] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Financial Services

S.4463 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill 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: Lee, Mike [Sen.-R-UT] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.8628 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection from issuing new rules or guidance relating to buy now pay later services until the Bureau and the Comptroller General of the United States each conduct a study on such services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Donalds, Byron [Rep.-R-FL-19] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8637 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To make protection against damage and loss resulting from the erosion and undermining of shorelines available under the National Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Murphy, Gregory F. [Rep.-R-NC-3] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8647 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to take certain actions to prevent or resolve a default of a housing loan guaranteed by the Secretary, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Van Orden, Derrick [Rep.-R-WI-3] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Health Care

S.4469 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the understanding of, and promote access to treatment for, chronic kidney disease, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cardin, Benjamin L. [Sen.-D-MD] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.8633 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to limit copayments for outpatient visits for mental health or behavioral health under the TRICARE program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Houlahan, Chrissy [Rep.-D-PA-6] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.8643 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend subpart 1 of part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to strengthen State plan requirements to include comprehensive mental health and well-being for children and youth in foster care to ensure their thriving and success.
Sponsor: Steel, Michelle [Rep.-R-CA-45] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Sanctions and Trade

S.4465 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reauthorize the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.4466 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the Attorney General to prepare a report on the Department of Justice activities related to countering Chinese national security threats, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blackburn, Marsha [Sen.-R-TN] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.4467 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to reauthorize the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.4475 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to establish a Special Envoy for Sudan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Kaine, Tim [Sen.-D-VA] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.4484 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons of the International Criminal Court engaged in any effort to investigate, arrest, detain, or prosecute any protected person of the United States and its allies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cotton, Tom [Sen.-R-AR] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.4486 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to strengthen provisions relating to employment transparency regarding individuals who perform work in the People’s Republic of China.
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric [Sen.-R-MO] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.8625 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to modify temporarily certain rates of duty for bicycle manufacturing components, to establish an electric bicycle production tax credit, to direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish the U.S. Bicycle and E-Bicycle Manufacturing Initiative to make loans to support domestic investment in the manufacturing of bicycles and electric bicycles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Blumenauer, Earl [Rep.-D-OR-3] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax

H.R.8635 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to double the value of certain tax benefits relating to children and dependents.
Sponsor: Molinaro, Marcus J. [Rep.-R-NY-19] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation and Infrastructure

S.4478 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit access by certain individuals to certain areas of airports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rubio, Marco [Sen.-R-FL] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.4480 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program to provide to rural communities technical assistance in recovering from disasters, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Welch, Peter [Sen.-D-VT] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: Senate – 06/05/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.8630 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To improve the passenger experience during aviation checkpoint security screening, without reducing security effectiveness, by encouraging the deployment of technological and other solutions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Garcia, Robert [Rep.-D-CA-42] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.8642 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reprogram funds appropriated to the United States Postal Service for the acquisition and support of zero-emission delivery vehicles to support the hiring and retention of rural employees.
Sponsor: Stauber, Pete [Rep.-R-MN-8] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability.

H.R.8645 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To improve airport security screening for certain veterans and passengers with disabilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Thanedar, Shri [Rep.-D-MI-13] (Introduced 06/05/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security; Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/05/2024 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.