June 6, 2018
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The House will consider Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3249 – Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017 and begin consideration of H.R. 8 – Water Resources Development Act of 2018. The Senate will consider the nomination of Annemarie Carney Axon, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama. Following the vote on the Axon nomination the Senate is expected to proceed to the consideration of H.R. 5515, National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Education and the Workforce
HHS Policies and Priorities

House Energy and Commerce
Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act

House Ways and Means
Consumer-Directed Health Plans

House Small Business
Millennials and the Gig Economy

House Financial Services
CFPB Transparency

House Natural Resources
Onshore Energy Development

Senate Judiciary
China’s Infiltration of U.S. Academia

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.5999 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise section 230.163 of title 17, United States Code, to apply the exemption offered in such section to communications made by underwriters and dealers acting by or on behalf of a well-known seasoned issuer.
Sponsor: Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13] (Introduced 06/05/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 06/05/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.6004 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing medical assistance at a residential pediatric recovery center to infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Sponsor: Rep. Jenkins, Evan H. [R-WV-3] (Introduced 06/05/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 06/05/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5998 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a loan repayment program under which health professionals agree to conduct prevention activities, as employees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, in consideration of the Federal Government agreeing to make payments on the principal and interest of the educational loans of such health professionals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 06/05/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 06/05/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5997 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure prompt coverage of breakthrough devices under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] (Introduced 06/05/2018) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 06/05/2018 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...