November 29, 2018
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The House will consider seven bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Thomas Alvin Farr, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

 

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

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Senate Armed Services
Nomination Hearing

Senate Banking
Combatting Money Laundering

Senate Energy
Pending Legislation

Senate HELP
Pending Legislation/Nomination Markup

NIST
NIST Privacy Framework Q&A Webinar

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Communication

S.3668 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to eliminate the common carrier exemption for telecommunications companies.
Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Introduced 11/28/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 11/28/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

 

Energy

H.R.7179 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise certain ethylene oxide emissions standards under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] (Introduced 11/28/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 11/28/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.3673 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out quantum information science research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Introduced 11/28/2018) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate - 11/28/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.3671 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise certain ethylene oxide emissions standards under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 11/28/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate - 11/28/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.3664 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to create a national zero-emission vehicle standard, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 11/28/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate - 11/28/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

 

Financial Services

H.R.7182 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require a report on oligarchs and parastatal entities of Iran, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kustoff, David [R-TN-8] (Introduced 11/28/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs, Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 11/28/2018 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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...

S.3670 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program.
Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC] (Introduced 11/28/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 11/28/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Tax

H.R.7184 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide for a ban on the retroactive taxation of internet commerce, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Introduced 11/28/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 11/28/2018 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

S.3674 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the global intangible low-taxed income by repealing the tax-free deemed return on investments and determining net CFC tested income on a per-country basis.
Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 11/28/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 11/28/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.