Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. The Senate will convene today at 10:00 a.m. and is expected to resume consideration of David Rosner to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2027 (PN 1470). The chamber is also expected to resume consideration of Lindsay S. See to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2028 (PN 1471) and Judy W. Chang to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2029 (PN 1469).

The HOUSE

Yesterday

H R 2964 – WIPPES Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 351 – 56 (Roll no. 249).

H R 6543 – No Hidden FEES Act
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 384 – 25 (Roll no. 248).

Today

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 10:30 a.m. Last votes expected: 3:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

H. Res. __ – Report to accompany the Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives Find United States Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Duly Issued by the Committee on the Judiciary (Sponsored by Rep. Jordan / Judiciary Committee)

Begin consideration of H.R. 8070 – Servicemember Quality of Life Improvement and National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2025 (Sponsored by Rep. Rogers (AL) / Armed Services Committee)

Postponed suspension:

S. 138 – Promoting a Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute Act (Sponsored by Sen. Merkley / Foreign Affairs Committee)

The SENATE

Yesterday

Roll Call Vote
Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #669 – David Rosner, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2027; invoked: 67-24.
 
Legislative Business
Passed H.R.4581 – Maternal and Child Health Stillbirth Prevention Act
 
Adopted the following resolutions
S.Res.713, ALS Awareness Month
S.Res.727, Great Outdoors Month
S.Res.728, University of South Alabama
 
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

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #669, David Rosner, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2027, post-cloture.

At approximately 11:30am the Senate will vote on the confirmation of the Rosner nomination, followed by the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #670, Lindsay S. See, of West Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2028.

The Senate will then recess until 2:15pm to allow for weekly caucus meetings.

If cloture is invoked, at approximately 2:15pm the Senate will vote on confirmation of the See nomination, followed by the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #668, Judy W. Chang, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2029.

Cloture has been filed on the following:
Executive Calendar #669 – David Rosner, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2027
Executive Calendar #670 – Lindsay S. See, of West Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2028
Executive Calendar #668 – Judy W. Chang, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2029
Motion to proceed to Calendar #413, S.4445, A bill to protect and expand nationwide access to fertility treatment, including in vitro fertilization.

Wednesday, June 12th at approx. 11:30am – 2 roll call votes:
Confirmation of Executive Calendar #669 – David Rosner, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2027
Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #670, Lindsay S. See, of West Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2028

Wednesday, June 12th at approx. 2:15pm – 2 roll call votes expected:
Confirmation of Executive Calendar #670, Lindsay S. See, of West Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2028
Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #668, Judy W. Chang, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2029

HEARINGS COVERED

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee
“The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress”
           
Senate Budget Committee
“Making Wall Street Pay its Fair Share: Raising Revenue, Strengthening our Economy”

Senate Finance Committee
“Youth Residential Treatment Facilities: Examining Failures and Evaluating Solutions”

House Judiciary Committee
Subcommittee on Administrative State, Regulatory Reform, and Antitrust
“Climate Control: Decarbonization Collusion in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Investing”

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Full Committee Markup Of 13 Health Bills”

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cyber

S.4487 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce to develop artificial intelligence training resources and toolkits for United States small businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cantwell, Maria [Sen.-D-WA] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.4495 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to enable safe, responsible, and agile procurement, development, and use of artificial intelligence by the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Peters, Gary C. [Sen.-D-MI] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Energy/ Environment

S.4500 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to modify operations of the National Water Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Britt, Katie Boyd [Sen.-R-AL] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.4507 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to make the method used by the Department of Energy for calculating electric vehicle-equivalent petroleum fuel economy more accurate, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Barrasso, John [Sen.-R-WY] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.8676 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To reduce enteric methane emissions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Crockett, Jasmine [Rep.-D-TX-30] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.8682 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the exclusion for certain conservation subsidies to include subsidies for water conservation or efficiency measures, storm water management measures, and wastewater management measures.
Sponsor: Huffman, Jared [Rep.-D-CA-2] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Financial Services

S.4503 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to prevent exploitative private equity practices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Warren, Elizabeth [Sen.-D-MA] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.4493 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to create a safe harbor for finders and private placement brokers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Cramer, Kevin [Sen.-R-ND] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.8678 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend certain Acts to adjust rental payments with respect to certain Federal rental assistance programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bowman, Jamaal [Rep.-D-NY-16] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.8686 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To update thresholds for certain currency transaction reports and suspicious activity reports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Loudermilk, Barry [Rep.-R-GA-11] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health Care

S.4504 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a public awareness campaign with respect to screening for type 1 diabetes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Shaheen, Jeanne [Sen.-D-NH] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.8698 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a public awareness campaign with repsect to screening for type 1 diabetes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Schrier, Kim [Rep.-D-WA-8] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.4510 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to amend the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 to delay implementation of the inclusion of oral-only ESRD-related drugs in the Medicare ESRD prospective payment system.
Sponsor: Blackburn, Marsha [Sen.-R-TN] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.8680 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to award grants to train community mental wellness workers.
Sponsor: Espaillat, Adriano [Rep.-D-NY-13] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.8681 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To ensure that hospitals are considered an eligible entity when awarding health profession opportunity grants under section 2008 of the Social Security Act.
Sponsor: Horsford, Steven [Rep.-D-NV-4] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8697 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a demonstration project to test the impact of a guaranteed monthly income on the health of individuals enrolled for medical assistance under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Schiff, Adam B. [Rep.-D-CA-30] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.8700 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish international artificial intelligence research partnerships, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Torres, Norma J. [Rep.-D-CA-35] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Sanctions and Trade

S.4515 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to combat foreign terrorist acquisition of unmanned aerial systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Romney, Mitt [Sen.-R-UT] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Armed Services
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.8683 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State to monitor efforts by the People’s Republic of China to build or buy strategic foreign ports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Huizenga, Bill [Rep.-R-MI-4] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs; Financial Services; Armed Services
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Armed Services.

H.R.8693 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit certain businesses and persons from purchasing real estate adjacent to covered Federal lands in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Newhouse, Dan [Rep.-R-WA-4] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (34)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Transportation and Infrastructure

S.4492 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
A bill to improve the transparency of Amtrak operations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Fischer, Deb [Sen.-R-NE] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 06/11/2024 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.8675 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require the Transportation Security Administration conduct a study relating to the digitization of the law enforcement officer flying armed checkpoint data collection process, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Garbarino, Andrew R. [Rep.-R-NY-2] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.8689 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require Amtrak to publicly disclose certain bonus compensation paid to Amtrak executives, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Molinaro, Marcus J. [Rep.-R-NY-19] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.8692 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To require that the Amtrak Board of Directors comply with the open meetings requirements of section 552b of title 5, United States Code, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Nehls, Troy E. [Rep.-R-TX-22] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation.

H.R.8699 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Transportation to develop an enforcement mechanism with respect to certain provisions relating to the transport of animals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Titus, Dina [Rep.-D-NV-1] (Introduced 06/11/2024) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Agriculture; Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 06/11/2024 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure