September 13, 2018
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The House will consider four bills under suspension of the rules as well as consider the conference report to accompany H.R. 5895 – Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

SEC
Investor Advisory Committee

House Financial Services
Markup

House Energy and Commerce
Health Care/SPR Bill Markup

House Ways and Means
Tax Reform 2.0 Markup

Senate Agriculture
U.S. Agricultural Trade

Senate Commerce
Emerging Transportation Technology

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Positive Train Control Implementation

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Evolving Threats to the Homeland

House Foreign Affairs
U.S. Sanctions Policy Oversight

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
U.S. Natural Gas and European Energy Needs

House Small Business
Opioid Epidemic Affecting Small Businesses

House Energy and Commerce
Expanding Innovative, Value-Based Care in Medicare

House Armed Services
Army Futures Command

House Veterans Affairs
VA Electronic Health Record Modernization

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

S.3437 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to establish a Federal rotational cyber workforce program for the Federal cyber workforce.
Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 09/12/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

 

Energy

H.R.6771 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
Domestic Offshore Energy Reinvestment Act of 2018
Sponsor: Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House - Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 09/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

 

Financial Services

H.R.6792 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to States for use to eliminate blight and assist in neighborhood revitalization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 09/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6789 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require certain Federal financial regulators to carry out an independent study of their regulated entities' processes for allowing third parties to access consumer-authorized financial data.
Sponsor: Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 09/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.3431 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to impose sanctions with respect to certain militias in Iraq that are backed by the Government of Iran.
Sponsor: Sen. Perdue, David [R-GA] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 09/12/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.6781 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of certain mental health telehealth services.
Sponsor: Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 09/12/2018 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.6779 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to require the Drug Enforcement Administration to report certain information on distribution of opioids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 09/12/2018 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...

H.R.6778 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide guidance to States regarding Federal reimbursement for furnishing services and treatment for substance use disorders under Medicaid using telehealth services.
Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 09/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.3434 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for grants to enable States to carry out activities to reduce administrative costs and burdens in health care.
Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 09/12/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3429 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to States to improve care for infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome and their mothers and fathers or guardians under Medicaid.
Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 09/12/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3428 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to require warning labels for prescription opioids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 09/12/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 09/12/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.