October 4, 2018
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The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

MedPAC
Managing prescription opioid use in Medicare Part D

MedPAC
Opioids and alternatives in hospital settings: Payments, incentives, and Medicare data

U.S. Trade and Development Agency
India Energy Storage and Smart Grid Workshop

Senate Banking
Combatting Money Laundering

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

S.3542 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to break up large financial entities.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 10/03/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 10/03/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

S.3545 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve home health payment reforms under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 10/03/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 10/03/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3541 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish limitations on cost-sharing for out-of-network services, to prohibit balance billing for such services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 10/03/2018) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 10/03/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.