Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will convene today at 3:00 P.M. and will resume consideration of Katherine E. Oler to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years (PN 1353).

The HOUSE

Friday

H.R. 8070 – Servicemember Quality of Life Improvement and National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2025
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 217 – 199 (Roll no. 279).
 
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 202 – 214 (Roll no. 278).
 
On agreeing to the James amendment – An amendment numbered 228 printed in Part B of House Report 118-551 to amend section 1725 to bolster the current report language on South Africa and to incorporate a full review of the bilateral relationship between the United States and South Africa; Agreed to by recorded vote: 272 – 144 (Roll no. 277).
 
On agreeing to the Perry amendment – An amendment numbered 56 printed in Part B of House Report 118-551 to require a report from the Secretary of Defense on the use of taxpayer-funded official time; Failed by recorded vote: 188 – 228 (Roll no. 276).

Today

The House is not in session.

The SENATE

Friday

The Senate was not in session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #510, Katherine E. Oler, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Oler nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:
1.   Executive Calendar #510, Katherine E. Oler, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years
2.   Executive Calendar # Mustafa Taher Kasubhai, of Oregon, to be United States District Judge for the District of Oregon
 
Monday, June 17th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:
1.   Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #510, Katherine E. Oler, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Cyber

H.R.8756 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish the Chief Artificial Intelligence Officers Council, Chief Artificial Intelligence Officers, and Artificial Intelligence Coordination Boards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Connolly, Gerald E. [Rep.-D-VA-11] (Introduced 06/14/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability; Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House – 06/14/2024 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
 
H.R.8770 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To establish a grant program carried out by the Department of Homeland Security to fund university-based cybersecurity clinics at junior or community colleges, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs), and other minority-serving institutions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc A. [Rep.-D-TX-33] (Introduced 06/14/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security; Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 06/14/2024 Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Energy/ Environment

H.R.8754 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to encourage practices that benefit both soil and wildlife habitat by increasing payments to producers for such practices under the environmental quality incentives program and the conservation stewardship program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Brownley, Julia [Rep.-D-CA-26] (Introduced 06/14/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 06/14/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
 
H.R.8757 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds to support cell-cultured meat, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Davidson, Warren [Rep.-R-OH-8] (Introduced 06/14/2024) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 06/14/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
 
H.R.8765 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 with respect to emergency assistance for farm workers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Salinas, Andrea [Rep.-D-OR-6] (Introduced 06/14/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 06/14/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
 
H.R.8769 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To provide financial assistance to States and Indian Tribes for the development, implementation, improvement, or expansion of a flex-tech energy program to enhance manufacturing competitiveness, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Tonko, Paul [Rep.-D-NY-20] (Introduced 06/14/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/14/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Health Care

H.R.8749 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to promote preparedness and Medicare beneficiary access to safer, more accurate sterile intravenous drug preparations through automated hospital infrastructure.
Sponsor: Kelly, Mike [Rep.-R-PA-16] (Introduced 06/14/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 06/14/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
 
H.R.8767 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the exclusion from medical assistance under the Medicaid program of items and services for patients in an institution for mental diseases.
Sponsor: Thanedar, Shri [Rep.-D-MI-13] (Introduced 06/14/2024) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 06/14/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.8751 — 118th Congress (2023-2024)
To direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a grant program to support State data infrastructure projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Bucshon, Larry [Rep.-R-IN-8] (Introduced 06/14/2024) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Oversight and Accountability
Latest Action: House – 06/14/2024 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability.