September 13, 2017
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The House is expected to consider HR 3354 the expected legislative vehicle for Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations. The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2810, National Defense Authorization Act.

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Senate

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

The Hill
America's Opioid Epidemic: Search for Solutions

Health Affairs
“Understanding the Value of Innovations in Medicine”

Senate Commerce
Self-Driving Trucks

House Natural Resources
Markup

Senate Judiciary
Guest Worker Program/DACA

House Energy and Commerce
Environmental Regulatory Burden Reduction

House Financial Services
North Korea Sanctions

House Energy and Commerce
Modernizing FDA’s Regulation of Over-the-Counter Drugs

House Energy and Commerce
Markup of CHIP Legislation

Tax Foundation
Talking Tax Reform: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.3750 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to facilitate the commercialization of energy and related technologies developed at Department of Energy facilities with promising commercial potential.
Sponsor: Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] (Introduced 09/12/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology, Armed Services
Latest Action: 09/12/2017 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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...

S.1799 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to facilitate the commercialization of energy and related technologies developed at Department of Energy facilities with promising commercial potential.
Sponsor: Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] (Introduced 09/12/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: 09/12/2017 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.

 

Financial Services

H.R.3747 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require financial institutions to freeze the assets of individuals arrested under suspicion of participating in domestic terrorism or providing material support to terrorists, to establish a national clearinghouse for information on incidents of homegrown "lone wolf" terrorism, domestic terrorism, and persons providing material support to terrorists, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] (Introduced 09/12/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Judiciary, Financial Services
Latest Action: 09/12/2017 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, 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.3746 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to clarify the authority of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection with respect to persons regulated by a State insurance regulator, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] (Introduced 09/12/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 09/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Service

H.R.3741 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To codify the Minority Bank Deposit Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] (Introduced 09/12/2017) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: 09/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.1798 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to establish a Federal standard in order to improve the Nation's resilience to current and future flood risk.
Sponsor: Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] (Introduced 09/12/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 09/12/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.3749 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
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: Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] (Introduced 09/12/2017) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House - Agriculture, Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: 09/12/2017 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and 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...

H.R.3748 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for individuals who are ages 50 to 64 to buy into Medicare, to provide for health insurance market stabilization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] (Introduced 09/12/2017) Cosponsors: (34)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 09/12/2017 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.