January 11, 2019
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The House will consider one bill under suspension if the rules as well as consider H.R. 266 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1, to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, and to halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people.

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.484 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to regulate hydraulic fracturing operations on Federal lands, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Natural Resources, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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.436 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To re-establish certain hydraulic fracturing chemical disclosure rules, standards for well construction, and waste management rules, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Transportation and Infrastructure, Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall...

 

Financial Services

H.R.472 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To allow communities to develop alternative flood insurance rate maps, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.471 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide for greater transfer of risk under the National Flood Insurance Program to private capital and reinsurance markets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.470 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To repeal the mandatory flood insurance coverage requirement for commercial properties located in flood hazard areas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.469 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require the use of replacement cost value in determining the premium rates for flood insurance coverage under the National Flood Insurance Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.442 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to extend the supervisory authority of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to include assessing compliance with the Military Lending Act.
Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services, Armed Services
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Armed 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

H.R.478 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada.
Sponsor: Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.465 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To significantly lower prescription drug prices for patients in the United States by ending government-granted monopolies for manufacturers who charge drug prices that are higher than the median prices at which the drugs are available in other countries.
Sponsor: Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 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.461 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure appropriate care by certain 340B covered entities for victims of sexual assault, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.460 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to amend the Federal medical assistance percentage for the District of Columbia for fiscal years after 2020, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.457 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum contribution limit for health savings accounts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.456 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to permit insurers to offer catastrophic coverage plans to anyone, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.448 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the negotiation of lower covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries and the establishment and application of a formulary by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under Medicare part D, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 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.447 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the importation of affordable and safe drugs by wholesale distributors, pharmacies, and individuals.
Sponsor: Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (21)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.437 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit research with human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.106 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to reauthorize and extend funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
Sponsor: Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (18)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 01/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.102 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to significantly lower prescription drug prices for patients in the United States by ending government-granted monopolies for manufacturers who charge drug prices that are higher than the median prices at which the drugs are available in other countries.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 01/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.99 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the negotiation of lower covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries and the establishment and application of a formulary by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under Medicare part D, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 01/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.97 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the importation of affordable and safe drugs by wholesale distributors, pharmacies, and individuals.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 01/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.80 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Sponsor: Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 01/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.476 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase for 2 years the residential energy credit and the investment tax credit with respect to solar property with a nameplate capacity of less than 20 kilowatts.
Sponsor: Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 01/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.110 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a permanent extension of the lower income threshold for the medical expense deduction.
Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 01/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.73 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny the deduction for advertising and promotional expenses for prescription drugs.
Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 01/10/2019) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 01/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.