February 7, 2018
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The House will consider H.R. 1153 – Mortgage Choice Act of 2017 then will consider four bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the House Message on H.R.695, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018.

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Special Aging
Cost and Competition Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Homeland Security Department Reauthorization

Crnic Institute Human Trisome Project
Down Syndrome Research Discovery Engine

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.4943 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to improve law enforcement access to data stored across borders, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] (Introduced 02/06/2018) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Judiciary, Rules
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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 concerned.

S.2383 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to improve law enforcement access to data stored across borders, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] (Introduced 02/06/2018) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate - 02/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

 

Health

H.R.4955 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide certain protections from civil liability with respect to the emergency administration of opioid overdose drugs.
Sponsor: Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] (Introduced 02/06/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2018 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.4952 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study and submit a report on the effects of the inclusion of quality increases in the determination of blended benchmark amounts under part C of the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] (Introduced 02/06/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2018 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.4938 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To address the opioid epidemic, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] (Introduced 02/06/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Budget
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such...

 

Tax

S.2378 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from gross income for interest on certain small business loans.
Sponsor: Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD] (Introduced 02/06/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 02/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.