July 24, 2018
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The House will consider seventeen bills under suspension of the rules then will move to consideration of H.R. 184 – Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2017. the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.6147, Appropriations Minibus II (Interior/FSGG/THUD/Ag).

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

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THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Factors Impacting Global Oil Prices

Senate Agriculture
CFTC Nomination

Senate Banking
SEC/HUD/OFR/GNMA Nomination

House Energy and Commerce
Advertising/Marketing in Substance Use Treatment

House Financial Services
Markup

House Ways and Means
Implementation of the Family First Prevention Services Act

House Judiciary
Wayfair Decision – Impact on Small Business

House Homeland
Markup

House OGR
U.S. Election System Cybersecurity

House Energy and Commerce
Commercializing the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

USTR
Section 301  Hearing Panel #3

House Ways and Means
Steel/Aluminum Tariff Product Exclusion Process

Senate Foreign Relations
The China Challenge: Economic Coercion as Statecraft

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.6476 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that the treatment of natural gas vehicles is equal to the treatment of electric vehicles.
Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] (Introduced 07/23/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 07/23/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6463 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate certain fuel excise taxes and impose a tax on greenhouse gas emissions to provide revenue for maintaining and building American infrastructure, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] (Introduced 07/23/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources, Education and the Workforce, Transportation and Infrastructure, Science, Space, and Technology, Agriculture
Latest Action: House - 07/23/2018 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources, Education and the Workforce, Transportation and Infrastructure, Science, Space, and Technology, and Agriculture, for a period to be...

 

Health

H.R.6478 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To enhance competition for prescription drugs by increasing the ability of the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission to enforce existing antitrust laws regarding biologic and biosimilar products, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] (Introduced 07/23/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 07/23/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6477 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To include lead poisoning prevention and mitigation education as a purpose of the education and obesity prevention program carried out under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] (Introduced 07/23/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Agriculture
Latest Action: House - 07/23/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.