March 22, 2018
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The House will consider the House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, the omnibus appropriations bill for FY 2018. The Senate will begin consideration of the omnibus bill when it is received from the House. Funding for the government expires midnight tomorrow.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Ways and Means
Steel/Aluminum Trade Actions

Senate Banking
HUD Oversight

Senate Finance
Trade Policy

House Energy and Commerce
Combating the Opioid Epidemic

Senate Commerce
Enhancing the Marine Mammal Protection Act

House Energy and Commerce
Legislative Hearing on Four Communications Bills

House Oversight and Government Reform
Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery Bureaucratic Challenges

Alliance for Health Policy
Competition and Consolidation: Understanding Recent Trends in the Health Care Market

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Health Care

S.2582 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to provide health insurance reform, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/21/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.5377 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to make available an internet platform to prepare and file Forms 1099, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5376 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that contractors to whom return information is disclosed comply with confidentiality safeguards.
Sponsor: Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R.5372 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain provisions of Public Law 115-97, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mitchell, Paul [R-MI-10] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5370 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the IRS Oversight Board.
Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5368 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that certain tax refunds be made by electronic funds transfer, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5362 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize and improve the management of Internal Revenue Service information technology.
Sponsor: Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5361 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require that the Secretary of the Treasury establish a program for the issuance of identity protection personal identification numbers.
Sponsor: Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5360 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a credit against tax for qualified special law enforcement officers.
Sponsor: Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Transportation

H.R.5366 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for certain authorized actions regarding interdiction of unmanned aircraft, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Judiciary, Transportation and Infrastructure, Homeland Security
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within.

H.R.5358 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations relating to commercial motor vehicle drivers under the age of 21, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 03/21/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.2588 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to establish a program to allow States to assume certain Federal responsibilities under that title with respect to agency actions applicable to highway projects within the States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate - 03/21/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.2587 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish a program to allow States to assume certain Federal responsibilities under that Act with respect to agency actions applicable to highway projects within the States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 03/21/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate - 03/21/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.