May 16, 2017
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The House is expected to consider four bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Jeffrey Rosen, to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation.

House

 

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Senate

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Committee
Nomination Hearing

Senate Finance Committee
“Examining Bipartisan Medicare Policies that Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions”

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
“Leveraging Federal Funding: Innovative Solutions for Infrastructure”

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.2412 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
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: Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] (Introduced 05/11/2017) Cosponsors: (26)
Committees: House - Education and the Workforce, Judiciary, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 05/11/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means

S.1117 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to protect the investment choices of investors in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] (Introduced 05/11/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 05/11/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

S.1115 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to improve access to prescription drugs.
Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 05/11/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: 05/11/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1109 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title VIII of the Public Health Service Act to extend advanced education nursing grants to support clinical nurse specialist programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 05/11/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: 05/11/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Tax

H.R.2420 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for tax preferred savings accounts for individuals under age 26, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] (Introduced 05/11/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 05/11/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2413 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an investment tax credit related to the production of electricity from offshore wind.
Sponsor: Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] (Introduced 05/11/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 05/11/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.1102 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an investment tax credit related to the production of electricity from offshore wind.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 05/11/2017) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 05/11/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.