April 5, 2017
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The House will consider two bills under suspension of the rules and begin consideration of H.R. 1304 – Self-Insurance Protection Act. The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

House

 

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Senate

 

Yesterday

 

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Financial Services Committee
“The 2016 Semi-Annual Report of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection”

SEC
Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
“Federal Highway/Transit Aid Implementation”

Senate HELP Committee
“Nomination of Scott Gottlieb to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration”

Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
"The Current State of Retirement Security in the United States"

House Appropriations
Federal Response to the Opioid Crisis

House Oversight
Oversight of the FEMA Response to the Baton Rouge Flood Disaster: Part II

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Health

H.R.1871 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to reduce Federal financial participation for certain States that require political subdivisions to contribute towards the non-Federal share of Medicaid.
Sponsor: Rep. Faso, John J. [R-NY-19] (Introduced 04/04/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 04/04/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.815 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to make premium and cost-sharing subsidies available to low-income Medicare part D beneficiaries who reside in Puerto Rico or another territory of the United States.
Sponsor: Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] (Introduced 04/04/2017) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 04/04/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

 

Tax

H.R.1897 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow rollovers from 529 programs to ABLE accounts.
Sponsor: Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] (Introduced 04/04/2017) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 04/04/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R.1896 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals with disabilities to save additional amounts in their ABLE accounts above the current annual maximum contribution if they work and earn income.
Sponsor: Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] (Introduced 04/04/2017) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 04/04/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R.1874 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for qualified ABLE programs.
Sponsor: Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] (Introduced 04/04/2017) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 04/04/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

S.818 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals with disabilities to save additional amounts in their ABLE accounts above the current annual maximum contribution if they work and earn income.
Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC] (Introduced 04/04/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 04/04/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

S.817 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for qualified ABLE programs.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 04/04/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 04/04/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.816 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow rollovers from 529 programs to ABLE accounts.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 04/04/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 04/04/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.