October 2, 2017
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The House will consider six bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Ajit Varadaraj Pai, to be a member of the Federal Communications Commission.

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

S.1900 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require all persons who acquire, maintain, or use personal information to have in effect reasonable cybersecurity protections and practices whenever acquiring, maintaining, or using personal information in commerce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 09/28/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

 

Financial Services

H.R.3878 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide access to free credit freezes for all consumers.
Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3866 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to exclude extensions of credit made to veterans from the definition of a member business loan.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3861 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
Federal Insurance Office Reform Act of 2017
Sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.1893 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to specify when bank holding companies may be subject to certain enhanced supervision, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 09/28/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.3891 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to clarify the authority of State Medicaid fraud and abuse control units to investigate and prosecute cases of Medicaid patient abuse and neglect in any setting, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3888 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants for additional residency slots in children's hospitals graduate medical education programs.
Sponsor: Rep. Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA-16] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3880 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize and support the creation and dissemination of cardiomyopathy education, awareness, and risk assessment materials and resources to identify more at-risk families, to authorize research and surveillance activities relating to cardiomyopathy, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3877 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect health care consumers from surprise billing practices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 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...

H.R.3862 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend funding for the National Health Service Corps program.
Sponsor: Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1899 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to reauthorize and extend funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
Sponsor: Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 09/28/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1898 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to retroactively repeal the individual mandate for health insurance.
Sponsor: Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 09/28/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.3892 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exception for certain spun-off voluntary employees' beneficiary associations to the limitation on the exemption from tax on unrelated business taxable income of amounts set aside for qualified benefits.
Sponsor: Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3886 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the unified credit against the estate and gift tax and to simplify the estate and gift tax rates.
Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Transportation

H.R.3889 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the FAST Act to modify eligibility requirements for participation in a commercial driver pilot program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 09/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.1885 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to support the development of highly automated vehicle safety technologies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Introduced 09/28/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 09/28/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.