July 28, 2017
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The House is expected to consider measures under suspension of the rules and is also expected to consider a bill (HR 3180) that would authorize activities for U.S. intelligence agencies and a bill (S 114) that would provide $3.1 billion for the Veterans Choice Program.

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

S.1654 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.1657 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers and for geolocation information in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

 

Financial Services

H.R.3519 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To increase accountability of the Securities and Exchange Commission and to require the Commission to implement a rigorous, fair, and public process for waiving bad actor disqualifications in the securities laws.
Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3502 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to withdraw guidance regarding disclosure related to climate change.
Sponsor: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.1659 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish a national usury rate for consumer credit transactions.
Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1647 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to treat certain non-significant investments in the capital of unconsolidated financial institutions as qualifying capital instruments, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1642 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Revised Statutes, the Home Owners' Loan Act, the Federal Credit Union Act, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to require the rate of interest on certain loans remain unchanged after transfer of the loan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.3495 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the 21st Century Cures Act to appropriate funds for the Account for the State Response to the Opioid Abuse Crisis through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3494 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a National Care Corps, and to authorize grants for local care corps programs, through which qualified volunteers provide care, companionship, and other services to individuals in need, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 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.3493 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for local care corps programs through which qualified volunteers provide care, companionship, and other services to seniors and individuals in need, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3482 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the use of telehealth under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 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.3451 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to expand the program for payments to teaching health centers with GME programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3450 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates.
Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3447 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide prescription drug plans under part D of the Medicare program with parts A and B Medicare claims data to promote the appropriate use of medications and improve health outcomes.
Sponsor: Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 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.1667 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates.
Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1656 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide cybersecurity protections for medical devices.
Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Pensions

H.R.3501 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish a procedure under which certain small employers may withdraw from a multi-employer plan in connection with the establishment of a collectively bargained plan.
Sponsor: Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, 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...

 

Tax

H.R.3499 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand personal saving and retirement savings coverage by enabling employees not covered by qualifying retirement plans to save for retirement through automatic IRA arrangements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.3476 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the cover-over of rum excise tax revenue.
Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Transportation

H.R.3475 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 23, United States Code, to permit certain vehicles to continue to operate on an Interstate System route in the State of Kentucky.
Sponsor: Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] (Introduced 07/27/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 07/27/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.