November 29, 2017
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The House will consider one bill under suspension of the rules as well as consider H.R. 3905 – Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act. Senator McConnell is expected to make a motion to proceed to S.1519, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. It is also expected that sometime during Wednesday’s session Senator McConnell will move to proceed to H.R.1, the vehicle for Republican tax legislation with a roll call vote on the motion to proceed.

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Senate

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Appropriations
Agriculture's Role in Disaster Recovery

House Financial Services
Ginnie Mae Role in Housing Finance System

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Emerging Uses in a Changing National Airspace

Senate HELP
Azar Nomination

House Natural Resources
Modernizing NEPA for the 21st Century

Senate EPW
CEQ/EPA Nomination Votes

House Energy and Commerce
Algorithms: How Companies’ Decisions About Data and Content Impact Consumers

Joint Economic Committee
Economic Outlook

House Financial Services
Counterterrorism/Human Trafficking Legislation

House Foreign Affairs
“A Global Update on Alzheimer's Disease”

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.4464 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To repeal the rule issued by the National Credit Union Administration titled "Risk-Based Capital".
Sponsor: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 11/28/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4460 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To improve the provision of disaster and mitigation assistance to eligible individuals and households and to eligible State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments and certain private nonprofit organizations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] (Introduced 11/28/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure, Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/28/2017 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of...

S.2167 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to make certifications with respect to United States and foreign financial institutions' aircraft-related transactions involving Iran, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 11/28/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 11/28/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

S.2164 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings.
Sponsor: Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] (Introduced 11/28/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Budget
Latest Action: Senate - 11/28/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget.

 

Puerto Rico

S.2165 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to provide additional disaster recovery assistance for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 11/28/2017) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 11/28/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Transportation

H.R.4474 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To enhance the security of surface transportation assets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] (Introduced 11/28/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Homeland Security
Latest Action: House - 11/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.