October 12, 2017
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The House will consider one bill under suspension of the rules and consider S. 585 – Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 as well as the motion to go to Conference on H.R. 2810 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, and Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees.

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Financial Services
HUD Oversight

SEC
Investor Advisory Committee

House Energy and Commerce
Energy Department Missions/Management Priorities

House Energy & Commerce
Cross Border Data Flow Policies

Speaker’s Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs hearing.
Are We “Federalizing” Federalism? A Primer on Federalism, State and Local Government and Interrelations with the Federal Government

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.4015 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To improve the quality of proxy advisory firms for the protection of investors and the U.S. economy, and in the public interest, by fostering accountability, transparency, responsiveness, and competition in the proxy advisory firm industry.
Sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] (Introduced 10/11/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 10/11/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4007 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To revise the quorum requirement for the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
Sponsor: Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] (Introduced 10/11/2017) Cosponsors: (31)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 10/11/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.4006 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program to target home and community-based care to eligible Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] (Introduced 10/11/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 10/11/2017 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...

 

Sanctions

H.R.4027 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require global economic and political pressure to support diplomatic denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, including through the imposition of sanctions with respect to the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and any enablers of the activities of that Government, and to reauthorize the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] (Introduced 10/11/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, Intelligence (Permanent)
Latest Action: House - 10/11/2017 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within...

 

Transportation

H.R.4021 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide funding for public transportation services offered by high-performing public and private systems, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-4] (Introduced 10/11/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 10/11/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.