September 5, 2018

The House will consider three bills under suspension of the rules then will consider H.R. 1635 – Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act. The Senate will resume consideration of Elad L. Roisman, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission.













Hearings Covered by W&J Today


Farm Bill Conference Committee

Senate Select Intelligence Committee
Foreign Influence on Social Media

House Energy and Commerce
Opportunities to Improve Health Care

House Financial Services
Future of Coins and Banknotes

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Innovation in Surface Transportation

House Energy and Commerce
Twitter Algorithms/Content Monitoring


Notable Legislation Introduced


Financial Services

H.R.6701 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to improve services for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
Sponsor: Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 09/04/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 09/04/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.



H.R.6698 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To support States in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period and to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, to eliminate racial disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] (Introduced 09/04/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 09/04/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.