November 8, 2017
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The House will consider H.R. 3043 – Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017. The Senate will resume consideration of Peter B. Robb, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.

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Senate

 

Yesterday

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Ways and Means
Tax Reform Markup

Federal Trade Commission
Understanding Competition in Prescription Drug Markets

House Energy and Commerce
Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization

House Financial Services
Administration Priorities for the International Financial Institutions

Senate Homeland Security
Nielsen Nomination

Senate Commerce
Data Breaches

House Education and the Workforce
How Opioids are Impacting Communities

House Financial Services
Financial Intelligence

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.4293 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To reform the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review process, the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test process, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4292 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To reform the living will process under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Sponsor: Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4289 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to repeal certain disclosure requirements related to coal and mine safety.
Sponsor: Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4281 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to expand access to capital for rural-area small businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kihuen, Ruben J. [D-NV-4] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4279 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise any rules necessary to enable closed-end companies to use the securities offering and proxy rules that are available to other issuers of securities.
Sponsor: Rep. Hollingsworth, Trey [R-IN-9] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4278 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To ensure that the operations of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System remain independent from the credit policy of the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4270 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to ensure transparency in the conduct of monetary policy, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4267 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to change certain requirements relating to the capital structure of business development companies, to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise certain rules relating to business development companies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4263 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to small company capital formation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.2092 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Bunning-Bereuter-Blumenauer Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004 to require insurance agents who sell flood insurance policies under the National Flood Insurance Program to take certain continuing educational courses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 11/07/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2091 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to provide relief from surcharges to small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Sponsor: Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 11/07/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

S.2090 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 to make reforms to flood mapping programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 11/07/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.4284 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish a Federal Coordinator within the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4275 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide for the development and dissemination of programs and materials for training pharmacists, health care providers, and patients on indicators that a prescription is fraudulent, forged, or otherwise indicative of abuse or diversion, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 11/07/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 11/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.