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US HR 2670 - Michael Dennis Rogers
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024
12/14/2023 - Presented to President.
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 This bill authorizes FY2024 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, military construction, the national security programs of the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Maritime Administration. It also authorizes appropriations for the Defense Nuclear Safety Board and the Naval Petroleum Reserves. The bill authorizes appropriations but it does not provide budget authority, which is provided by appropriations legislation. For additional information on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) see * CRS In Focus IF10516, Defense Primer: Navigating the NDAA, * CRS In Focus IF10515, Defense Primer: The NDAA Process, and  * CRS Insight IN12210, FY2024 NDAA: Status of Legislative Activity. DIVISION A--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATIONS TITLE I--PROCUREMENT This title authorizes appropriations for acquiring or modifying various military items (such as aircraft, ships, tracked combat vehicles, missiles, and ammunition) and sets policy for certain procurement programs. Below are some examples of provisions in this title. Sec. 131 authorizes the Navy to enter into multiyear procurement contracts for up to 13 Virginia class submarines (nuclear-powered attack submarines), as well as advance procurement contracts (i.e., contracts to procure components needed for an item long before the item itself  is purchased) for equipment and subsystems associated with the Virginia class submarine program. Sec. 157 prohibits the use of funds made available to the Air Force for FY2024 from being used to reduce the number of certain KC-135 aerial refueling aircraft within the Air Force's reserve components. Sec. 158 prohibits the use of funds made available to the Air Force for FY2024 from being used to terminate a production line for HH-60W combat rescue helicopters. Sec. 181 authorizes DOD to enter into multiyear procurement contracts for rare earth elements (generally, a group of elements used in many products, such as rechargeable batteries and defense applications) that are processed in the United States by qualified domestic sources, and to enter into related advance procurement contacts. For additional information see * CRS Report RL32418, Navy Virginia (SSN-774) Class Attack Submarine Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress, * CRS In Focus IF11226, Defense Primer: Acquiring Specialty Metals and Sensitive Materials, * CRS In Focus IF10599, Defense Primer: Procurement, and  * CRS Report R46618, An Overview of Rare Earth Elements and Related Issues for Congress. TITLE II--RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION This title authorizes appropriations for research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) and sets policy for certain RDT&E activities, such as additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing), artificial intelligence, and quantum computing. Below are some examples of provisions in this title. Sec. 214 requires DOD to establish certain disclosure requirements for applicants and recipients of DOD research funding conducted by an institution of higher education (IHE). The disclosures must include the researchers' date and place of birth, country of citizenship, educational background, employment background, and affiliations with foreign governments.  Sec. 220 requires DOD to implement a process to assess whether an artificial intelligence (AI) technology used by DOD is functioning responsibly and report and address instances where the technology is not functioning responsibly, including by discontinuing its use if necessary. Sec. 222 establishes a pilot program to enable organizations within DOD to test and evaluate how quantum and quantum-hybrid applications may be used to solve technical challenges and provide needed capabilities. Specifically, DOD shall seek to carry out the pilot program in partnership with (1) a federally funded research and development center, and (2) one or more private-sector entities with e

US HR 2811 - Jodey Cook Arrington
Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023
05/04/2023 - Committee on the Budget. Hearings held.
Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023 This bill increases the federal debt limit and decreases spending. It also repeals several energy tax credits, modifies the permitting process and other requirements for energy projects, expands work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other programs, and nullifies regulations for the cancellation of federal student loan debt. Specifically, the bill * suspends the debt limit through March 31, 2024, or until the debt increases by $1.5 trillion, whichever occurs first; * establishes discretionary spending limits for FY2024-FY2033 that include decreases in discretionary spending; * rescinds certain unobligated funds that were provided to address COVID-19 and to the Internal Revenue Service; * nullifies certain executive actions and regulations for cancelling federal student loan debt and implementing an income-driven repayment plan for student loans; * repeals or modifies tax credits for renewable and clean energy, energy efficient property, alternative fuels, and electric vehicles; * establishes new work requirements for Medicaid and expands the work requirements for SNAP and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program; and * requires major federal rules (e.g., rules likely to result in an annual economic effect of at least $100 million) to be approved by Congress before they take effect. The bill also includes various provisions related to the development of energy resources such as oil, natural gas, and minerals. For example, the bill requires additional federal oil and gas leasing, reduces or eliminates certain royalties and fees, and expedites the permitting process for various energy projects.

US HR 2872 - Garret Neal Graves
Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes.
01/19/2024 - Signed by President.
This bill modifies provisions regarding the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, commonly referred to as the duck stamp, including to require an individual to be carrying an electronic stamp, validated by a paper stamp, at the time of taking waterfowl. The bill requires states to issue electronic stamps at the time of purchase and the Department of the Interior to issue paper stamps after March 10 each year to each individual who purchased an electronic stamp for the preceding waterfowl seasons. The electronic stamps are valid until the first June 30 after issuance.

US HR 2921 - Nikema Natassha Williams
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require a certain percentage of funds appropriated for revolving fund capitalization grants be used for green projects, and for other purposes.
04/26/2023 - Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

US HR 3935 - Samuel Bruce Graves Jr.
Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act
09/29/2023 - S.Amdt.1292 Considered by Senate.
Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act This bill reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through FY2028, including activities and programs related to airport planning and development, facilities and equipment, and operations. The National Transportation Safety Board is also reauthorized through FY2028. The bill also addresses a wide range of issues. For example, the bill * directs the FAA to increase air traffic controller hiring targets; * establishes a workforce development program to support the education, recruitment, and retention of aviation professionals; * establishes an FAA Ombudsman to coordinate the response to submissions of inquiries or objections relating to issues such as aircraft certifications and registrations, pilot certificates, and operational approvals, waivers, or exemptions; * raises the commercial airline pilot retirement age to 67 (currently 65); * prohibits aircraft dispatchers from working remotely, with limited exceptions for emergencies; * requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish standards to ensure the aircraft boarding and deplaning process is accessible for individuals with disabilities, including for individuals who use wheelchairs; * requires DOT to establish a policy directing certain air carriers to seat a young child next to an accompanying adult if adjacent seats are available without charging an additional fee; * prohibits the FAA from requiring mask wearing or COVID-19 vaccines for passengers, air carrier employees, or FAA employees; * requires the FAA to issue rules to update the requirements for testing and operating unmanned aircraft (i.e., drones), including for drones operating beyond the visual line of sight; and * requires the FAA to issue rules for certifying pilots for powered-lift aircraft (i.e., capable of vertical takeoff and landing) and operational rules for powered-lift aircraft.

US HR 4368 - Andrew Peter Harris
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024
09/27/2023 - H.Amdt.306 On agreeing to the Good (VA) amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 175 - 254 (Roll no. 408).
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024 This bill provides FY2024 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to USDA for agricultural programs, including * the Office of the Secretary, * Executive Operations, * the Economic Research Service, * the National Agricultural Statistics Service, * the Agricultural Research Service, * the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, * the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, * the Agricultural Marketing Service, and * the Food Safety and Inspection Service. The bill also provides appropriations to USDA for farm production and conservation programs, including * the Farm Production and Conservation Business Center, * the Farm Service Agency, * the Risk Management Agency, and * the Natural Resources Conservation Service. The bill provides appropriations to the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Fund and the Commodity Credit Corporation Fund. For USDA rural development programs, the bill includes appropriations for * Salaries and Expenses, * the Rural Housing Service, * the Rural Business-Cooperative Service, and * the Rural Utilities Service. The bill provides appropriations to the Food and Nutrition Service for * Child Nutrition Programs; * the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); * the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); * the Commodity Assistance Program; and * Nutrition Programs Administration. The bill provides appropriations to the Foreign Agricultural Service for (1) Food for Peace Title II Grants, and (2) McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program Grants. The bill also provides appropriations for * the Food and Drug Administration, * the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and * the Farm Credit Administration. Additionally, the bill sets forth requirements and restrictions for using funds provided by this and other appropriations acts.

US HR 4665 - Mario Rafael Diaz-Balart Caballero
Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2024
10/03/2023 - Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 222.
Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2024 This bill provides FY2024 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for * Administration of Foreign Affairs, * International Organizations, and * International Commissions. The bill provides appropriations for related agencies and programs, including * the U.S. Agency for Global Media, * the Asia Foundation, * the U.S. Institute of Peace, * the Center for Middle Eastern-Western Dialogue Trust Fund, * the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Program, * the Israeli Arab Scholarship Program, * the East-West Center, and * the National Endowment for Democracy. The bill provides appropriations for other commissions, including * the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad, * the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, * the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, * the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China, and * the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The bill provides appropriations to * the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), * the State Department and the President for International Security Assistance, and * International Financial Institutions for Multilateral Assistance. The bill provides appropriations for bilateral economic assistance, including programs and activities conducted by * the President; * the State Department; * Independent Agencies, including the Peace Corps, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the Inter-American Foundation, and the U.S. African Development Foundation; and * the Department of the Treasury. The bill provides appropriations for export and investment assistance to * the Export-Import Bank of the United States, * the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, and * the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. The bill sets forth requirements and restrictions for using funds provided by this and other appropriations acts.

US HR 5894 - Robert Brown Aderholt
Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes.
11/15/2023 - H.Amdt.802 On agreeing to the Roy amendment (A078) Agreed to by voice vote.
Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024 This bill provides FY2024 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for * the Employment and Training Administration, * the Employee Benefits Security Administration, * the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, * the Wage and Hour Division, * the Office of Labor-Management Standards, * the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, * the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, * the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, * the Mine Safety and Health Administration, * the Bureau of Labor Statistics, * the Office of Disability Employment Policy, and * Departmental Management. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for * the Health Resources and Services Administration, * the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, * the National Institutes of Health, * the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, * the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, * the Administration for Children and Families, * the Administration for Community Living, * the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response, and * the Office of the Secretary. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Education for * Education for the Disadvantaged; * Impact Aid; * School Improvement Programs; * Indian Education; * Innovation and Improvement; * Safe Schools and Citizenship Education; * Special Education; * Rehabilitation Services; * Special Institutions for Persons with Disabilities; * Career, Technical, and Adult Education; * Student Financial Assistance; * Student Aid Administration; * Higher Education; * Howard University; * the College Housing and Academic Facilities Loan Program; * the Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program Account; * the Institute of Education Sciences; and * Departmental Management. The bill also provides appropriations to several related agencies, including * the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, * the Corporation for National and Community Service, * the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, * the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, * the Institute of Museum and Library Services, * the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, * the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, * the National Council on Disability, * the National Labor Relations Board, * the National Mediation Board, * the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, * the Railroad Retirement Board, and * the Social Security Administration. The bill also sets forth requirements and restrictions for using funds provided by this and other appropriations acts.

US HR 6363 - Norvell Kay (Mullendore) Granger
Further Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act, 2024
11/16/2023 - Presented to President.
Further Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act, 2024 This bill provides continuing FY2024 appropriations for federal agencies and extends several expiring programs and authorities. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown that would otherwise occur if the FY2024 appropriations bills have not been enacted when the existing CR expires on November 17, 2023. The CR generally funds most programs and activities at the FY2023 levels with several exceptions that provide funding flexibility and additional appropriations for various programs. The CR provides funding through January 19, 2024, for agencies and programs that were funded in the following four FY2023 appropriations acts: * the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023; * the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023; * the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023; and * the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023. For most other federal agencies and programs, the CR provides funding through February 2, 2024. The CR also extends several programs and authorities, including * programs authorized by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (commonly known as the 2018 farm bill), * several public health programs and authorities, * the U.S. Parole Commission, and * the Department of Homeland Security's Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office.

US S 1203 - Robert Menendez
Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2023
07/25/2023 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 150.

US S 1634 - Michael Farrand Bennet
Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act
07/12/2023 - Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.

US S 1780 - Markwayne Mullin
A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to allow the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into self-determination contracts with Tribal organizations to carry out the authority of the Food Safety and Inspection Service, and for other purposes.
05/31/2023 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

US S 1865 - Gary Charles Peters Sr.
TAG Act
06/14/2023 - Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

US S 1987 - Raymond Jon Tester
Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 2023
07/12/2023 - Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.

US S 2045 - Edward John Markey
A bill to improve air quality management and the safety of communities using the best available monitoring technology and data.
06/20/2023 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

US S 2840 - Bernard Sanders
Bipartisan Primary Care and Health Workforce Act
09/21/2023 - Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.

US S 2973 - Ronald Lee Wyden
Modernizing and Ensuring PBM Accountability Act
12/07/2023 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 266.

US S 3082 - John Anthony Barrasso
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to make changes with respect to water quality certification, and for other purposes.
10/19/2023 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

US S 3433 - Michael Shumway Lee
A bill to require the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to propose a new nationwide permit under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act for dredging projects, and for other purposes.
12/07/2023 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

US S 418 - Joshua David Hawley
Justice for Jana Elementary Act of 2023
04/27/2023 - Message on Senate action sent to the House.

US S 480 - Raymond Jon Tester
A bill to require the establishment of a working group to evaluate the threat to food safety and animal health posed by beef imported from Brazil, and for other purposes.
02/16/2023 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

US S 636 - Michael Farrand Bennet
Dolores River National Conservation Area and Special Management Area Act
07/12/2023 - Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
Dolores River National Conservation Area and Special Management Area Act This bill establishes the Dolores River National Conservation Area and the Dolores River Special Management Area in Colorado. A management plan must be developed for each area. The bill allows for the continued use of the areas by members of Indian tribes for traditional ceremonies and as a source of traditional plants and other materials. The Department of the Interior shall establish the Dolores River National Conservation Area Advisory Council. Interior must manage the areas identified as Ponderosa Gorge in a manner that maintains its wilderness character, including certain restrictions on (1) road construction; (2) the use of motor vehicles, motorized equipment, or mechanical transport; and (3) projects undertaken for the purpose of harvesting commercial timber. The bill releases segments of the Dolores River inside the areas from further study for potential addition to the Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

US S 797 - Marco Antonio Rubio
United States Legal Gold and Mining Partnership Act
05/04/2023 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 57.

US S 873 - Joseph Manchin III
America’s Outdoor Recreation Act of 2023
05/17/2023 - Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.

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    02/20/2024 - From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 18.
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