February 7, 2019
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The House will consider four bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of S.47, Natural Resources Management Act, with all post-cloture time on the motion to proceed expired.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Infrastructure Investment

House Education and Labor
Raising the Minimum Wage

Senate Armed Services
U.S. Africa/Southern Command

House Energy and Commerce
FCC Net Neutrality Repeal

House Ways and Means
Presidential and Vice-Presidential Tax Returns

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.1024 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise labeling requirements for fuel pumps that dispense E15, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1009 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide for the study and evaluation of net metering, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.346 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide for the study and evaluation of net metering, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate - 02/06/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

 

Financial Services

H.R.1000 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To establish a National Full Employment Trust Fund to create employment opportunities for the unemployed, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Education and Labor, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2019 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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...

 

Health

H.R.990 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prevent the inter partes review process for challenging patents from diminishing competition in the pharmaceutical industry and with respect to drug innovation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.987 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for Federal Exchange outreach and educational activities.
Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Budget
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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 concerned.

H.R.986 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide that certain guidance related to waivers for State innovation under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act shall have no force or effect.
Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2019 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...

S.344 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prevent the inter partes review process for challenging patents from diminishing competition in the pharmaceutical industry and with respect to drug innovation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 02/06/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Tax

S.362 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform taxation of alcoholic beverages.
Sponsor: Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 02/06/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Transportation

H.R.1027 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate the credit for new qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicles and to provide for a Federal Highway user fee on alternative fuel vehicles.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 02/06/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.352 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the national limitation amount for qualified highway or surface freight transfer facility bonds.
Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 02/06/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 02/06/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.