March 20, 2017
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The House will consider eleven bills under suspension of the rules.

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.1593 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To repeal the corporate average fuel economy standards.
Sponsor: Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Financial Services

H.R.1611 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to establish a Gender Diversity Advisory Group to study and make recommendations on strategies to increase gender diversity among the members of the board of directors of issuers, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to make disclosures to shareholders with respect to gender diversity, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1595 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to allow mutual capital certificates to satisfy capital requirements for mutual depositories.
Sponsor: Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health Care

H.R.1621 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to distribute additional information to Medicare beneficiaries to prevent health care fraud, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means.

H.R.1617 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit nurse practitioners and physician assistants to satisfy the documentation requirement under the Medicare program for coverage of certain shoes for individuals with diabetes.
Sponsor: Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means.

H.R.1610 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and title XVIII of the Social Security Act, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct audits of medical loss ratio reports submitted by health insurance issuers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means.

H.R.1606 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to improve health care coverage under vision and dental plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1605 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide loan repayment incentives for physician assistants, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means.

H.R.1604 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend to physician assistants eligibility for Medicaid incentive payments for the adoption and use of certified electronic health records, whether or not such physician assistants practice at a rural health center or Federally qualified health center.
Sponsor: Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Tax

H.R.1600 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the work opportunity tax credit for veterans and to allow an exemption from an employer's employment taxes in an amount equivalent to the value of such credit in the case of veterans.
Sponsor: Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1599 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To prohibit the provision of performance awards to employees of the Internal Revenue Service who owe back taxes.
Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Transportation

H.R.1623 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To repeal the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program.
Sponsor: Rep. Russell, Steve [R-OK-5] (Introduced 03/17/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/17/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.