February 6, 2018
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The House will consider two bills under suspension of the rules as well as H.R. 772 – Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017 and the House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1892 – Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018. The Senate might vote on the House Message on H.R.695, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Judiciary
Illicit International Financial Networks

House Financial Services
FSOC Annual Report

Senate Banking
Virtual Currencies

House Armed Services
National Defense Strategy/Nuclear Posture Review

House Foreign Affairs
U.S. Cyber Diplomacy

House Homeland Security
Ensuring Effective and Reliable Alerts and Warnings

Senate HELP
Gig Economy/Future of Retirement Savings

Senate Commerce
Data Security/Uber Data Breach

House Ways and Means
Preventing Opioid Abuse/Dependence in Medicare

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

S.2375 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to allow consumers to prohibit certain consumer reporting agencies from releasing any information in the files of those consumers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 02/05/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 02/05/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Tax

H.R.4926 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emission fees, reduce the rate of the corporate income tax, provide tax credits to workers, deliver additional benefits to retired and disabled Americans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 02/05/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans' Affairs, Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House - 02/05/2018 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans' Affairs, Energy and Commerce, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for...

S.2373 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the credit for production of refined coal.
Sponsor: Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND] (Introduced 02/05/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 02/05/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Transportation

H.R.4925 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration to implement certain recommendations for management and collection of railroad safety data.
Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] (Introduced 02/05/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 02/05/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.4921 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Surface Board of Transportation to implement certain recommendations of the Inspector General of the Department of Transportation.
Sponsor: Rep. Mitchell, Paul [R-MI-10] (Introduced 02/05/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 02/05/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.