October 5, 2017
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The House will complete consideration of H.Con.Res. 71 – establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. The Senate will resume consideration of Randal Quarles, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Financial Services
Equifax Breach

Senate Agriculture
Nominations

Senate HELP
Opioid Crisis Federal Response

Senate Finance
Nomination Hearing

Senate Judiciary
Nomination Vote

Senate Budget
Markup of FY 2018 Budget Resolution

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.3958 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish a pilot program on securing energy infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] (Introduced 10/04/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House - 10/04/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

 

Financial Services

H.R.3948 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from compelling a person to produce or furnish algorithmic trading source code or similar intellectual property to the Commission unless the Commission first issues a subpoena, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] (Introduced 10/04/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 10/04/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3937 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Federal prudential banking agencies to determine whether certain institutions they regulate engage in a pattern or practice of violations of Federal banking and consumer protection laws and regulations, to provide for the revocation of banking charters and Federal deposit insurance for such institutions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 10/04/2017) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 10/04/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

S.1914 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act in order to strengthen rules in case of competition for diabetic testing strips, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 10/04/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 10/04/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.3956 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify the treatment of seasonal positions for purposes of the employer shared responsibility requirement.
Sponsor: Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] (Introduced 10/04/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 10/04/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.