March 14, 2017
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The Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.42, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Finance Committee
“The Nomination of Robert Lighthizer to be USTR”

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
“Improving Energy Infrastructure”

Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
“Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program, Part I”

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
“Continuing to Improve Truck Safety on our Nation's Highways”

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

S.613 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to provide for the consideration by State regulatory authorities and nonregulated electric utilities of whether subsidies should be provided for the deployment, construction, maintenance, or operation of a customer-side technology.
Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Introduced 03/13/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: 03/13/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

 

Financial Services

S.610 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to promote transparency by permitting the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to allow its disciplinary proceedings to be open to the public, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] (Introduced 03/13/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 03/13/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.