September 6, 2018
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The House will consider H.R. 4606 – Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act as well as the motion to go to conference on H.R. 6147, Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019 and the Democrat motion to instruct conferees. The Senate is expected to hold at least one roll call vote on a judicial nomination today around 1:45p.m.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Financial Services
GSE Reform

Senate Appropriations
International Trade/Industry and Security Oversight

Senate Banking
Russia Sanctions

House Oversight
Permitting Policy

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Airspace Integration of New Aircraft

House Homeland Security
Aviation Sector Cybersecurity Threats

House Energy and Commerce
Quality of Care and Resident Safety in Nursing Homes

MedPAC
Unified Payment System For Post-Acute Care

House Oversight and Government Reform
Federal Disaster Response and Recovery Efforts

House Foreign Affairs
U.S. Policy Towards Cuba

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Health

H.R.6709 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To prohibit the use of Federal funds by the Department of Health and Human Services to award a grant for the development of any video game.
Sponsor: Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5] (Introduced 09/05/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 09/05/2018 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions...

H.R.6703 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To allow individuals to choose to opt out of the Medicare part A benefit.
Sponsor: Rep. Palmer, Gary J. [R-AL-6] (Introduced 09/05/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 09/05/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6702 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To clarify the congressional intent behind the requirements relating to immediate suspension orders and corrective action plans under the Controlled Substances Act that were added by the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016.
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 09/05/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 09/05/2018 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.3411 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to ensure medications are affordable.
Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 09/05/2018) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 09/05/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.