November 7, 2017
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The House will consider 11 bills under suspension of the rules and H.R. 3441 – Save Local Business Act. The Senate will resume consideration of John H. Gibson, to be Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense.

House

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Senate

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Ways and Means
Tax Reform Markup

The Hill
America's Opioid Epidemic: Strategies for Prevention

House Natural Resources
Puerto Rico Challenges

House Financial Services
Sustainable Housing Finance, Part III

Senate Banking
North Korea Sanctions Markup

Senate Armed Services
Pending Nominations

Senate Commerce
Internet of Things in Rural America

House Homeland Security
Science and Technology Directorate Effectiveness

Ad Hoc Codex Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (TFAMR)

House Financial Services
Examining Federal Reserve Reform Proposals

House Judiciary
IP & the Internet

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.4258 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To promote the development of local strategies to coordinate use of assistance under sections 8 and 9 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 with public and private resources, to enable eligible families to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] (Introduced 11/06/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/06/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.2080 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking.
Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 11/06/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 11/06/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.4260 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a new tax credit and grant program to stimulate investment and healthy nutrition options in food deserts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] (Introduced 11/06/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Agriculture
Latest Action: House - 11/06/2017 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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.4259 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants for naloxone rescue kits in public libraries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] (Introduced 11/06/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 11/06/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4256 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the expansion of activities related to Alzheimer's disease, cognitive decline, and brain health under the Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] (Introduced 11/06/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 11/06/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.2076 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the expansion of activities related to Alzheimer's disease, cognitive decline, and brain health under the Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 11/06/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 11/06/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Tax

H.R.4255 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude corporations operating prisons from the definition of taxable REIT subsidiary.
Sponsor: Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] (Introduced 11/06/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 11/06/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.2075 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude corporations operating prisons from the definition of taxable REIT subsidiary.
Sponsor: Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 11/06/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 11/06/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.