September 12, 2017
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The House will consider 12 bills under suspension of the rules and continue consideration of H.R. 3354 – Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018. The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2810, National Defense Authorization Act and consider the nomination of Kevin Hassett to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

House

 

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Senate

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

The Hill
Turning Genes into Medicine

Senate Foreign Relations
Pending Nominations

Senate HELP
Stabilizing Individual Insurance Market

Senate Finance
Health Care Cost and Coverage

Senate Banking
FinTech Landscape

Joint Economic
Free Digital Trade

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Minority
Roundtable Discussion on the Sales and Marketing Tactics of Insys Therapeutics and Opioid Manufacturers”

House Financial Services
Examining the Relationship Between Prudential Regulation and Monetary Policy at the Federal Reserve

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Rail Infrastructure

House Natural Resources
Markup – Opening Statements

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.3736 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the National Credit Union Administration to conduct a study of the appropriate capital requirements for credit unions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 09/11/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 09/11/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.1786 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to enhance the accuracy of credit reporting and provide greater rights to consumers who dispute errors in their credit reports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] (Introduced 09/11/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 09/11/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.3730 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the non-application of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex rehabilitative manual wheelchairs and accessories.
Sponsor: Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] (Introduced 09/11/2017) Cosponsors: (42)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 09/11/2017 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.3728 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to the health professions workforce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] (Introduced 09/11/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 09/11/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3727 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to include additional telehealth services for purposes of MA organization bids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] (Introduced 09/11/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 09/11/2017 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.