April 6, 2017
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The House will consider H.R. 1219 – Supporting America’s Innovators Act of 2017.  The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be a member of the Supreme Court.

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Financial Services Committee
“Examination of the Federal Financial Regulatory System and Opportunities for Reform”

Senate Commerce
“FAA Reauthorization”

MedPAC

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.1964 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To preserve competition among mortgage lenders, provide relief from unnecessary regulatory requirements on responsible community mortgage lenders, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1958 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to include retrofit loans such as property assessed clean energy loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1948 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To raise the consolidated assets threshold under the small bank holding company policy statement, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Love, Mia B. [R-UT-4] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1940 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To allow homeowners of moderate-value homes who are subject to mortgage foreclosure proceedings to remain in their homes as renters.
Sponsor: Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1929 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To increase the maximum amount of increased cost of compliance coverage available under the National Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

H.R.1918 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To oppose loans at international financial institutions for the Government of Nicaragua unless the Government of Nicaragua is taking effective steps to hold free, fair, and transparent elections, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (24)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs, Financial Services
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to House Financial Services

S.838 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to include retrofit loans such as property assessed clean energy loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

S.836 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Federal Credit Union Act to exclude a loan secured by a non-owner occupied 1- to 4-family dwelling from the definition of a member business loan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

S.828 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to treat certain municipal obligations as level 2B liquid assets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.1955 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the extension of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital program.
Sponsor: Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1946 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to require reporting by the National Institutes of Health on requests for funding research that were not granted and had the greatest potential for improving public health, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1939 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure equal access of Medicare beneficiaries to community pharmacies in underserved areas as network pharmacies under Medicare prescription drug coverage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.1933 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to receive a premium assistance credit for insurance not purchased on an Exchange, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to House Energy and Commerce

H.R.1920 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means

 

Tax

H.R.1962 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect older, longer service and grandfathered participants in defined benefit plans.
Sponsor: Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R.1932 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To end offshore corporate tax avoidance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (56)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Financial Services
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to House Financial Services

H.R.1931 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to discourage corporate inversions and to impose tax on unrepatriated earnings and unrecognized gains in connection with corporate expatriations.
Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (46)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

S.852 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect older, longer service and grandfathered participants in defined benefit plans.
Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.851 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to end offshore corporate tax avoidance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] (Introduced 04/05/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 04/05/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance