May 10, 2017
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The Senate is expected to move to proceed to H.J.Res.36, the congressional joint resolution of disapproval regarding methane.

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

SEC Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
“Reviving the U.S. IPO Market.”

SEC
Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
“Secondary Sanctions Against Chinese Institutions: Assessing Their Utility for Constraining North Korea”

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
“RAISE Family Caregivers Act"; and S.934, the "Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act.”

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
“Cyber Threats Facing America: An Overview of the Cybersecurity Threat Landscape”

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
“Endangered Species Act Modernization”

Senate Judiciary Committee
“Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Across Borders: Facilitating Cooperation and Protecting Rights”

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

S.1075 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy and the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a study of the feasibility of establishing an ethane storage and distribution hub in the United States.
Sponsor: Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV] (Introduced 05/09/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Latest Action: 05/09/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.1071 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the evaluation and consolidation of duplicative green building programs within the Department of Energy.
Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Introduced 05/09/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: 05/09/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

 

Financial Services

S.1076 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify certain provisions relating to multiemployer pensions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 05/09/2017) Cosponsors: (9)
Latest Action: 05/09/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

 

Health

S.1079 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to revoke the approval of one opioid pain medication for each new opioid pain medication approved.
Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]

S.1078 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to establish procedures regarding the approval of opioid drugs by the Food and Drug Administration.
Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]