February 5, 2019
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The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. The Senate will resume consideration of S.1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, post-cloture.

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THE SENATE

 

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VA Electronic Health Record Modernization

NCPERS
2018 Public Retirement Systems Survey

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

S.322 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to promote retirement savings on behalf of small business employees by making improvements to SIMPLE retirement accounts and easing the transition from a SIMPLE plan to a 401(k) plan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 02/04/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 02/04/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Health

S.317 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing coordinated care for children with complex medical conditions through a health home.
Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 02/04/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 02/04/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Puerto Rico

H.R.947 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To extend the supplemental security income program to Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jennifer [R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 02/04/2019) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 02/04/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.