November 30, 2017
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The House will finish consideration of H.R. 3905 – Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act and begin consideration of H.R. 3017 – Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017, and H.R. 4182 – Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of 2017. The Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018 (vehicle for Republican tax legislation).

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate HELP
Opioid Crisis

House Energy and Commerce
Implementing the 21st Century Cures Act

House Appropriations
Supplemental Request – FEMA

SEC
Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation

House Financial Services
Consolidated Audit Trails Cybersecurity

House Homeland
World Wide Threats: Keeping America Secure in the New Age of Terror

House Energy and Commerce
Identity Verification After Breaches

Department of Transportation
TAM Internal Coordination

House Financial Services
U.S. Sanctions Programs Effectiveness

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.4483 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To abolish the Federal Insurance Office of the Department of the Treasury, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] (Introduced 11/29/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/29/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.2171 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to set the rate of pay for employees of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection in accordance with the General Schedule.
Sponsor: Sen. Enzi, Michael B. [R-WY] (Introduced 11/29/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 11/29/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.4487 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To authorize the collection of supplemental payments to increase congressional investments in medical research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 11/29/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 11/29/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4482 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To deter opioid abuse and addiction, to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, to encourage the development of abuse-deterrent formulations, to require a study and report on policy changes that may have contributed to the opioid epidemic, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] (Introduced 11/29/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 11/29/2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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...

S.2172 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to authorize the collection of supplemental payments to increase congressional investments in medical research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 11/29/2017) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 11/29/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.