July 26, 2018
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The House will consider the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5515 – John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 The Senate will resume consideration of H.R.6147, Appropriations Minibus II (Interior/FSGG/THUD/Ag).

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.6538 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To authorize certain long-term contracts for Federal purchases of energy.
Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 07/25/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Action: House - 07/25/2018 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on 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 the jurisdiction of...

H.R.6511 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To authorize the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program to lease underutilized Strategic Petroleum Reserve facilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] (Introduced 07/25/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 07/25/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Financial Services

H.R.6531 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To strengthen the disclosure requirements for creditors under the Truth in Lending Act.
Sponsor: Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] (Introduced 07/25/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 07/25/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6509 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require all newly constructed, federally assisted, single-family houses and town houses to meet minimum standards of visitability for persons with disabilities.
Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 07/25/2018) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 07/25/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.6524 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to streamline enrollment of certain Medicaid providers and suppliers across State lines, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] (Introduced 07/25/2018) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 07/25/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6517 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network to establish and implement reforms to the criteria for liver allocation so that such allocation is not based on the donor candidate's place of residence or listing, except to the extent necessary to avoid wasting organs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 07/25/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 07/25/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6508 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the public disclosure of charges for certain hospital and ambulatory surgical center treatment episodes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] (Introduced 07/25/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 07/25/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6505 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate prices of prescription drugs furnished under part D of the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 07/25/2018) Cosponsors: (79)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 07/25/2018 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.6502 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a program to allow qualified group practices to furnish certain items and services at qualified skilled nursing facilities to individuals entitled to benefits under part A and enrolled under part B of the Medicare program to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3] (Introduced 07/25/2018) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 07/25/2018 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...