March 13, 2017
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The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Seema Verma, to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Education

H.R.1510 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide for the elimination of the Department of Education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] (Introduced 03/10/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: 03/10/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

 

Health

H.R.1508 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the recruitment of physicians in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Sponsor: Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] (Introduced 03/10/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Veterans' Affairs
Latest Action: 03/10/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

H.R.1505 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the maximum market pay of physicians and dentists in the Veterans Health Administration who work in health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] (Introduced 03/10/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Veterans' Affairs
Latest Action: 03/10/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

 

Transportation

H.R.1501 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to apportionments to small transit intensive cities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] (Introduced 03/10/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 03/10/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.