July 12, 2017
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The House is expected to consider several bills under suspension of the rules as well as HR 23 — Gaining Responsibility on Water Act and HR 2810 — Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization. The Senate will resume consideration of David C. Nye, to be United States District Judge for the District of Idaho. Immediately upon disposition of the Nye nomination, there will be a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of William Francis Hagerty IV, to be Ambassador to Japan.

House

 

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Senate

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate EPW
Markup of Pending Business

House Energy and Commerce
Combating the Opioid Crisis: Battles in the States

House Financial Services
Semi-Annual Testimony on the Federal Reserve’s Supervision and Regulation of the Financial System

Senate EPW
Innovative Transportation Infrastructure Financing

House Science, Space and Technology
U.S. Fire Administration and Fire Grant Programs Reauthorization: Examining Effectiveness and Priorities

House Energy and Commerce
Examining Medical Product Manufacturer Communications

House Appropriations
Markup: FY2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill and FY2018 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill

House Financial Services
Examining Legislative Proposals to Provide Targeted Regulatory Relief to Community Financial Institutions

House Oversight and Government Reform
GSA Acquisition Oversight and Reform

House Judiciary Committee
Markup of H.R. 469; H.R. 2851

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.3179 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies, when issuing certain prudential regulations that are substantively more stringent than a corresponding international prudential standard to publish the rationale for doing so and a cost-benefit analysis of the difference, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hollingsworth, Trey [R-IN-9] (Introduced 07/11/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 07/11/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.3181 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage Medicare beneficiaries to voluntarily adopt advance directives guiding the medical care they receive.
Sponsor: Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] (Introduced 07/11/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 07/11/2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.3178 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the delivery of home infusion therapy and dialysis and the application of the Stark rule under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] (Introduced 07/11/2017) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 07/11/2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

S.1530 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage Medicare beneficiaries to voluntarily adopt advance directives guiding the medical care they receive.
Sponsor: Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Introduced 07/11/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 07/11/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

S.1529 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand eligibility for the refundable credit for coverage under a qualified health plan.
Sponsor: Sen. Heitkamp, Heidi [D-ND] (Introduced 07/11/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 07/11/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance