August 3, 2017
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The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2430, FDA Reauthorization Act and will consider the nomination of Dan R. Brouillette, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy.

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

S.1726 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require shareholder authorization before a public company may make certain political expenditures, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 08/02/2017) Cosponsors: (15)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1717 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to ensure that persons who form corporations or limited liability companies in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations or limited liability companies, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations and limited liability companies for criminal gain, to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, and other misconduct involving United States corporations and limited liability companies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 08/02/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

S.1729 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for independent accreditation for dialysis facilities and assurances of high quality surveys.
Sponsor: Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS] (Introduced 08/02/2017) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1707 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide for a standard medical expense deduction under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 08/02/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Action: 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

 

Tax

S.1710 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to reduce the Federal budget deficit by closing big oil tax loopholes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 08/02/2017) Cosponsors: (21)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.