October 10, 2018
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The Senate will vote on the  motion to concur in the House amendments to S.3021, WRDA and will consider the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.63, providing for congressional disapproval relating to “Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance.”

THE HOUSE

 

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Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Threats to the Homeland

Senate Armed Services
Air Force Readiness

Senate Commerce
Consumer Data Privacy

Senate EPW
Successful State Wildlife Conservation-Recovery-Management

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.7054 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To establish an Office of Housing Innovation in the Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist in exploring and developing new approaches for increasing and diversifying the supply of housing and for meeting the challenges of housing shortages, housing affordability, and traffic congestion, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 10/09/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 10/09/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.7050 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require Community Development Block Grant recipients to develop a strategy to support inclusive zoning policies, to allow for a credit to support housing affordability, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] (Introduced 10/09/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 10/09/2018 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, 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...

 

Health

S.3560 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to allow individuals to choose to opt out of the Medicare part A benefit.
Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 10/09/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 10/09/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.7057 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code to increase the exclusion for employer-provided dependent care assistance and to allow limited annual carryforward of unused dependent care flexible spending arrangement account balances.
Sponsor: Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] (Introduced 10/09/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 10/09/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.