August 2, 2017
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The Senate will resume consideration of Marvin Kaplan, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board.

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Assessing the Colombia Peace Process: The Way Forward in U.S.-Colombia Relations

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

S.1691 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to provide minimal cybersecurity operational standards for Internet-connected devices purchased by Federal agencies, and for other purposes
Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 08/01/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: 08/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

 

Financial Services

S.1685 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to establish procedures for considering certain credit scores in making a determination whether to purchase a residential mortgage, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC] (Introduced 08/01/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 08/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.3635 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act in order to improve the process whereby medicare administrative contractors issue local coverage determinations under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] (Introduced 08/01/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 08/01/2017 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.1689 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marihuana, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 08/01/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: 08/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.1688 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate fair prescription drug prices under part D of the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 08/01/2017) Cosponsors: (32)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 08/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.3633 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to adjust the rate of income tax of a publicly traded corporation based on the ratio of compensation of the corporation's highest paid employee to the median compensation of all the corporation's employees.
Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 08/01/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: 08/01/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.