December 6, 2017
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The House will consider H.R. 38 – Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. Senator McConnell is expected to lay the House Message on H.R.1 (tax reconciliation) before the Senate. At that time there will then be up to 10 hours of debate.

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Department of Health and Human Services
Opioid Symposium

Senate Special Aging
America’s Aging Workforce

House Financial Services
Housing Finance Reform

Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance
Open Meeting

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.4557 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to provide disaster assistance to States and units of general government under a community development block grant disaster recovery program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] (Introduced 12/05/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 12/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4550 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to exclude law firms and licensed attorneys who are engaged in activities related to legal proceedings from the definition of a debt collector, to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to prevent the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection from exercising supervisory or enforcement authority with respect to attorneys when undertaking certain actions related to legal proceedings, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15] (Introduced 12/05/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 12/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4546 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to specify when a nationally traded security is exempt from State regulation of security offerings.
Sponsor: Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] (Introduced 12/05/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 12/05/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.4554 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish a smart card pilot program to combat fraud, waste, and abuse and to protect beneficiary identity under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] (Introduced 12/05/2017) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 12/05/2017 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on 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 the committee...

H.R.4552 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish rules for payment for graduate medical education (GME) costs for hospitals that establish a new medical residency training program after hosting resident rotators for short durations.
Sponsor: Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] (Introduced 12/05/2017) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 12/05/2017 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on 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 the committee...