November 14, 2017

The House is expected to consider several bills under suspension of the rules and is also expected to consider a measure (conference report to accompany HR 2810) that would authorize FY 2018 funding, programs and policy for the Defense Department and related agencies and a bill (HR 2874) that would reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The Senate will resume consideration of Stephen Gill Bradbury, to be General Counsel to the Department of Transportation.













Hearings Covered by W&J Today


Senate Finance
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Real Clear Politics
Examining the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands Hurricane Recovery

House Energy and Commerce
Hurricane Response/Recovery

House Financial Services

Senate HELP
Gene Editing Technology: Innovation and Impact

House Appropriations
VA Electronic Health Record Oversight

House Science, Space, and Technology
Bolstering Government Cybersecurity

House Natural Resources
Territories Disaster Recovery Financial Accountability

Senate Commerce
Technology in Agriculture


Notable Legislation Introduced



H.R.4381 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require certain holders of a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued under the Natural Gas Act to suspend activities authorized by the certificate until violations relating to air quality are remediated, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] (Introduced 11/13/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 11/13/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.


Financial Services

H.R.4373 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To modernize and strengthen the United States anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime.
Sponsor: Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] (Introduced 11/13/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/13/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.