January 9, 2019
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The House will consider H.R. 264 – Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019 and complete consideration of H.Res. 6 – A resolution providing for the House Rules of the 116th Congress. Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019.

 

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.334 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To increase cybersecurity education and job growth, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Oversight and Reform
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and Labor, and Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such...

H.R.328 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require the Secretary of State to design and establish a Vulnerability Disclosure Process (VDP) to improve Department of State cybersecurity and a bug bounty program to identify and report vulnerabilities of internet-facing information technology of the Department of State, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

 

Energy

H.R.330 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect the climate.
Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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.310 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to permanently prohibit the conduct of offshore drilling on the outer Continental Shelf off the coast of California, Oregon, and Washington.
Sponsor: Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House - Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.291 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to place a ten-year moratorium on oil and gas preleasing, leasing, and related activities on the Outer Continental Shelf in the North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas and in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Sponsor: Rep. Cunningham, Joe [D-SC-1] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.287 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prohibit oil and gas leasing on the outer Continental Shelf off the coast of New England.
Sponsor: Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House - Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.286 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit oil and gas preleasing, leasing, and related activities in certain areas of the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of Florida, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.279 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To permanently prohibit oil and gas leasing off the coast of the State of California, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (41)
Committees: House - Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

 

Financial Services

H.R.342 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To improve mapping under the National Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.331 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To direct the Federal Trade Commission to review and potentially revise its standards for safeguarding customer information to ensure that such standards require certain consumer reporting agencies and service providers of such agencies to maintain sufficient safeguards against cyber attacks and related threats, to provide for additional authority to enforce such standards with respect to such agencies and providers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.295 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking.
Sponsor: Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs, Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 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...

H.R.281 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to require Federal Reserve banks to interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one individual reflective of racial or ethnic diversity when appointing Federal Reserve bank presidents, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.352 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To remove penalties for health insurers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
Sponsor: Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.345 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne disease surveillance and control.
Sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.321 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to create a National Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium to provide grants and coordinate research with respect to the causes of, and risk factors associated with, neuromyelitis optica, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.296 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (57)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.275 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.
Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 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.269 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To reauthorize certain programs under the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response, to clarify the regulatory framework with respect to certain nonprescription drugs that are marketed without an approved drug application, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Homeland Security, Veterans' Affairs, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

 

Tax

H.R.302 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide equitable treatment for residents of Puerto Rico with respect to the refundable portion of the child tax credit and to provide the same treatment to families in Puerto Rico with one child or two children that is currently provided to island families with three or more children.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 01/08/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 01/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.