March 5, 2018
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The House will consider seven bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will vote on consideration of the following nominations: Karen Scholer, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; Tilman Eugene Self III, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia; and Terry Doughty, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana.

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.5132 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To impose additional sanctions with respect to Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] (Introduced 03/01/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Judiciary, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/01/2018 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Oversight and Government Reform, the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of...

 

Health

H.R.5151 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a grant program improving treatment for pregnant and postpartum women.
Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 03/01/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/01/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5150 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require drug manufacturers to pay a Medicare part B rebate for certain drugs if the price of such drugs increases faster than inflation.
Sponsor: Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9] (Introduced 03/01/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/01/2018 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.5140 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To make improvements to the Account For the State Response to the Opioid Abuse Crisis to improve tribal health.
Sponsor: Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] (Introduced 03/01/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/01/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5138 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve access to health care through modernized health savings accounts.
Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] (Introduced 03/01/2018) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/01/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Tax

H.R.5145 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate tax preferences for foreign profits by repealing the reduced rate of tax on foreign-derived intangible income and global intangible low-taxed income.
Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 03/01/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/01/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.2478 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny the deduction for advertising and promotional expenses for prescription drugs.
Sponsor: Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO] (Introduced 03/01/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/01/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.