April 11, 2018
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The House will consider H.R. 4293 – Stress Test Improvement Act of 2017 and H.R. 4061 – Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017. The Senate will resume consideration of John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Short-term, limited-duration insurance plans – Briefing

House Appropriations
Rail Safety and Infrastructure

Senate HELP
Opioid Response Bill

House Energy and Commerce
Facebook/Social Media Privacy

House Financial Services
CFPB Annual Report

House Oversight and Government Reform
Opioid Epidemic Local Responses and Resources

House Appropriations
National Institutes of Health

Senate Homeland Security
FEMA’s Culture of Preparedness

House Armed Services
Defense/Security Cyber Operations

Senate Appropriations
USDA

House Appropriations
Treasury International Programs

House Appropriations
NOAA

House Energy and Commerce
Puerto Rico’s Electric Infrastructure

House Energy and Commerce
Medicare/Medicaid Opioid Addiction Care

Senate Finance
Market Access Challenges in China

Senate Appropriations
Department of Transportation

Senate Judiciary
Fentanyl/Opioid Crisis

House Armed Services
Cyber Operations/U.S. Cyber Command Budget

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.5445 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve cybersecurity and taxpayer identity protection, and modernize the information technology of the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Energy

S.2643 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to clarify the effect of certain final rules and determinations of the Environmental Protection Agency relating to greenhouse gas emissions standards for light-duty vehicles.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

 

Health

H.R.5459 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to modify the offenses relating to fentanyl, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2018 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within...

H.R.5457 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to improve the quality, health outcomes, and value of maternity care under the Medicaid and CHIP programs by developing maternity care quality measures and supporting maternity care quality collaboratives.
Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2018 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.5456 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to health centers to expand access to evidence-based substance abuse treatment services.
Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5455 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To prioritize funding for the National Institutes of Health to discover treatments and cures, to maintain global leadership in medical innovation, and to restore the purchasing power which the National Institutes of Health had after the historic doubling campaign that ended in fiscal year 2003.
Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Budget
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2018 Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.

H.R.5453 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act, in relation to requiring adrenoleukodystrophy screening of newborns.
Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.2637 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to improve the quality, health outcomes, and value of maternity care under the Medicaid and CHIP programs by developing maternity care quality measures and supporting maternity care quality collaboratives.
Sponsor: Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2636 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a community action opioid response grant program.
Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Tax

H.R.5463 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for equity investments in research intensive small business concerns, to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-thru entities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5444 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize and improve the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] (Introduced 04/10/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2018 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, 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...