June 7, 2018
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The House will consider H.R. 3 – Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act and begin consideration of H.R. 5895 – Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019. The Senate will consider Kenneth L. Marcus, to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education.

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Judiciary
Markup of S. 2837 – Preventing Drug Diversion Act

Senate Appropriations
T-HUD/MilCon-VA Appropriations Full Committee Markup

House Financial Services
Markup

House Ways and Means
Social Security’s Solvency Challenges

House Foreign Affairs
Advancing U.S. Business Investment and Trade in the Americas

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

S.3011 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to ban the exportation of crude oil or refined petroleum products derived from Federal land, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 06/06/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 06/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Financial Services

H.R.6021 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to exclude privately held, non-custody brokers and dealers that are in good standing from certain requirements under title I of that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 06/06/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 06/06/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6019 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish a penalty for the Department of Housing and Urban Development for failure to enforce compliance with the public housing community service and self-sufficiency requirement under law, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5] (Introduced 06/06/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services, Appropriations
Latest Action: House - 06/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Appropriations, 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...

S.3004 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to exclude privately held, non-custody brokers and dealers that are in good standing from certain requirements under title I of that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR] (Introduced 06/06/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 06/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

S.3016 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve essential oral health care for low-income and other underserved individuals by breaking down barriers to care, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Intaroduced 06/06/2018) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 06/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3008 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study and submit to Congress a report containing recommendation on how to improve the use of non-opioid treatments for acute and chronic pain management for individuals entitled to benefits under part A or enrolled under part B of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Young, Todd C. [R-IN] (Introduced 06/06/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 06/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.