December 4, 2017
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The House is expected to consider a motion to go to conference on a bill (HR 1) that would reduce corporate and individual federal tax rates and make additional changes to the federal tax code. The Senate will resume consideration of Kirstjen Nielsen, to be Secretary of Homeland Security.

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.4529 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise Form S-3 so as to add listing and registration of a class of common equity securities on a national securities exchange as an additional basis for satisfying the requirements of General Instruction I.B.1. of such form and to remove such listing and registration as a requirement of General Instruction I.B.6. of such form.
Sponsor: Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] (Introduced 12/01/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 12/01/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4519 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to repeal certain disclosure requirements related to resource extraction, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] (Introduced 12/01/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 12/01/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4517 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Home Owners' Loan Act to allow mutual holding companies to clarify requirements related to the waiver of dividends, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Faso, John J. [R-NY-19] (Introduced 12/01/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 12/01/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.4521 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to simplify the SNAP recertification process for the elderly and disabled, and to spur innovation in the application processes of SNAP, the Medicare Savings Program, and supplemental security income that will increase the utilization of entitlement programs among the most vulnerable of populations.
Sponsor: Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] (Introduced 12/01/2017) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House - Agriculture, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 12/01/2017 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of...

H.R.4520 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2017.
Sponsor: Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] (Introduced 12/01/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 12/01/2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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...

H.R.4515 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for a special rule during the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 for the redistribution of certain Children's Health Insurance Program allocations for certain shortfall States.
Sponsor: Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6] (Introduced 12/01/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 12/01/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.2183 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for a special rule during the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 for the redistribution of certain Children's Health Insurance Program allocations for certain shortfall States.
Sponsor: Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Introduced 12/01/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 12/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.