July 13, 2017
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The House will continue consideration of HR 2810 — Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization. The Senate will resume consideration of William Francis Hagerty IV, to be Ambassador to Japan.

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Senate

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Roll Call Live
Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Senate HELP
Nomination Hearing for Deputy Secretary of Labor and Members of the National Labor Relations Board

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

House Financial Services
Impact of the DOL Fiduciary Rule on the Capital Markets

Bipartisan Policy Center
“Future of Health Care: Can Increased State Flexibility Balance Innovation, Cost and Coverage?”

House Ways and Means
Tax Reform and Small Businesses Growth

House Appropriations
FY 2018 Commerce, Justice & Science; FY 2018 Finance Services

Senate Finance
McAleenan Nomination

Senate Appropriations
Transportation Appropriations

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.3202 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit a report on cyber vulnerability disclosures, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 07/12/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Homeland Security
Latest Action: 07/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.3191 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds to establish, support, or otherwise promote a joint cybersecurity initiative with Russia, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] (Introduced 07/12/2017) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: 07/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

S.1544 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to prevent Federal funds from being used to establish a cybersecurity unit in cooperation with the Russian Federation.
Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 07/12/2017) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations
Latest Action: 07/12/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

 

Financial Services

H.R.3215 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To authorize appropriations for the public housing Capital Fund for addressing urgent capital needs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] (Introduced 07/12/2017) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 07/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.3192 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure access to mental health services for children under the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] (Introduced 07/12/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1546 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide greater flexibility in offering health insurance coverage across State lines.
Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 07/12/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: 07/12/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1545 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the same level of Federal matching assistance for every State that chooses to expand Medicaid coverage to newly eligible individuals, regardless of when such expansion takes place.
Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 07/12/2017) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 07/12/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

S.1533 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care, to amend title XVIII of such Act to modify the requirements for diabetic shoes to be included under Medicare, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 07/12/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 07/12/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.