January 9, 2018
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The House will consider 15 bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of William L. Campbell, Jr., of Tennessee, to be US District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

GSA/OMB
“Procurement Through Commercial e-Commerce Portals”

Senate Finance
“Azar Nomination”

Senate Banking
“Combatting Money Laundering and Illicit Finance”

Senate HELP
“The Opioid Crisis: An Examination of How We Got Here and How We Move Forward”

House Energy and Commerce
“DOE Modernization: Advancing DOE’s Mission for National, Economic, and Energy Security of the United States”

House Financial Services
“Evaluating CFIUS: Challenges Posed by a Changing Global Economy”

House Financial Services
“Legislative Proposals for a More Efficient Federal Financial Regulatory Regime: Part III”

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.4738 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to provide complaint and burden of proof requirements for certain actions for breach of fiduciary duty.
Sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] (Introduced 01/08/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2018 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, 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.2282 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to modify venue requirements relating to bankruptcy proceedings.
Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 01/08/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate - 01/08/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

 

Tax

H.R.4740 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitation on the deduction for certain taxes, including state and local property and income taxes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 01/08/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Transportation

H.R.4739 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide dedicated funding for the national infrastructure investment program and the capital investment grant program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] (Introduced 01/08/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2018 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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...

H.R.4737 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the air transportation security programs established by airport operators to contain certain elements.
Sponsor: Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] (Introduced 01/08/2018) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Homeland Security
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.