May 9, 2018
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The House will consider H.R. 5645 – Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2018 and H.R. 2152 – Citizens’ Right to Know Act of 2017. The Senate will resume consideration of Kurt Engelhardt, to be Judge for the 5th Circuit, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Foreign Affairs
Markup of Pending Legislation

House Energy and Commerce
Markup of Opioid/Pipeline Legislation

House Armed Services
NDAA Markup

The Savings and Retirement Foundation
The Impact of ESG Investments on Retirement Wealth

House Appropriations
Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Markup

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

S.2803 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to improve the conversion, use, and storage of carbon dioxide produced from fossil fuels, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 05/08/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate - 05/08/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

 

Financial Services

H.R.5704 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to provide additional funding under the Community Development Block Grant program for units of general local government to digitize and make available online information regarding violations of housing construction, building, and safety codes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 05/08/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 05/08/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.5712 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to compel manufacturers to correct inaccurate classification data reported to the Medicaid rebate program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] (Introduced 05/08/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 05/08/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5711 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to allow National Health Service Corps members to provide obligated service as behavioral and mental health professionals at schools, other community-based setting, or patient homes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] (Introduced 05/08/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 05/08/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5702 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a strategy implementing recommendations relating to the Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] (Introduced 05/08/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 05/08/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5699 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop guidance on pain management and the prevention of opioid use disorder for hospitals receiving payment under part A of the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] (Introduced 05/08/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 05/08/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.2802 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the opportunity for responsible health savings to all American families.
Sponsor: Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO] (Introduced 05/08/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 05/08/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.