July 27, 2017
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The House is expected to continue consideration of a bill (HR 3219) that would provide appropriations for FY 2018 for Defense, Energy and Water, the Legislative Branch, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs. The Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (Republican reconciliation bill).

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Senate

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Agriculture
CFTC Nominations

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Strategies for Improving Parity for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Coverage

House Financial Services
The Annual Testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the International Financial System

Senate Banking
Nominations Hearing

Senate Appropriations
Transportation – HUD Markup

House Judiciary Committee
Antitrust Concerns and the FDA Approval Process

House Energy and Commerce
Markup

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.3403 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide for an interagency cyber victim coordinator to respond to data breaches and other cyber attacks on Federal employees.
Sponsor: Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

 

Financial Services

H.R.3439 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To facilitate better information sharing to assist in the fight against the funding of terrorist activities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Pittenger, Robert [R-NC-9] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3425 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 to secure the authority of State and local governments to adopt and enforce measures restricting investment in business enterprises in Iran, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House - Financial Services, Rules
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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.1638 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to provide priority under certain federally assisted housing programs to assist youths who are aging out of foster care, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.3417 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a pilot program to improve community-based care infrastructure.
Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Tax

H.R.3434 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations.
Sponsor: Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3431 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the volumetric excise tax credit for liquid fuel derived from natural gas through the Fischer-Tropsch process.
Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3420 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emission fees, reduce the rate of the corporate income tax, provide tax credits to workers, deliver additional benefits to retired and disabled Americans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans' Affairs, Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans' Affairs, Energy and Commerce, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for...

S.1639 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emission fees, reduce the rate of the corporate income tax, provide tax credits to workers, deliver additional benefits to retired and disabled Americans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1637 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to prohibit the award of Federal Government contracts to inverted domestic corporations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.1636 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations.
Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Transportation

H.R.3435 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To prohibit the transportation of certain volatile crude oil by rail.
Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3430 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a Highly Automated Vehicle Information Sharing Advisory Council to make recommendations regarding the development of a framework that allows manufacturers of highly automated vehicles to share information related to testing or deployment events on public streets.
Sponsor: Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3421 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Transportation to establish a database of exemptions for motor vehicles from the Federal motor vehicle safety standards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3416 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a Rural and Mountainous Advisory Council to make recommendations regarding the testing and deployment of highly automated vehicles and automated driving systems in areas that are rural, remote, mountainous, insular, or unmapped.
Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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...

H.R.3414 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a Disability Mobility Advisory Council to make recommendations regarding advancing mobility access for the disabled community with respect to the deployment of automated driving systems.
Sponsor: Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.3412 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend section 30103 of title 49, United States Code, to establish sole authority for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over the regulation of highly automated vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3411 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration an Automated Driving System Cybersecurity Advisory Council to make recommendations regarding cybersecurity for the testing, deployment, and updating of automated driving systems.
Sponsor: Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3408 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend section 30113 of title 49, United States Code to establish new exemptions for motor vehicle safety standards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3407 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend chapter 301 of subtitle VI of title 49, United States Code, to require a cybersecurity plan for highly automated vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3406 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend section 30113 of title 49, United States Code, to increase the annual number of vehicles that may be exempted for the development of new vehicle safety features, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3405 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to expand the exemption from the motor vehicle safety standards for testing or evaluation purposes to cover manufacturers of highly automated vehicles and automated driving system components, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Walters, Mimi [R-CA-45] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3404 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide for the establishment in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of a Highly Automated Vehicle Advisory Council.
Sponsor: Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, 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...

H.R.3401 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend chapter 301 of subtitle VI of title 49, United States Code, to update or provide new motor vehicle safety standards for highly automated vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/26/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.