March 8, 2019
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The House will complete Consideration of H.R. 1 - For the People Act of 2019.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

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THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.1594 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a process to review applications for certain grants to purchase equipment or systems that do not meet or exceed any applicable national voluntary consensus standards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Homeland Security
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.1592 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To direct the Secretary of Education to establish a pilot program to award competitive grants for the integration of cybersecurity education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Education and Labor
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

 

Energy/Environment

H.R.1633 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To improve the productivity and energy efficiency of the manufacturing sector by directing the Secretary of Energy, in coordination with the National Academies and other appropriate Federal agencies, to develop a national smart manufacturing plan and to provide assistance to small- and medium-sized manufacturers in implementing smart manufacturing programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, 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...

H.R.1619 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prohibit the Secretary of Energy from taking any action relating to the licensing, planning, development, or construction of a nuclear waste repository until the Director of the Office of Management and Budget submits to Congress a study on the economic viability and job-creating benefits of alternative uses of the Yucca Mountain site, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1616 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prioritize the efforts of and enhance coordination among United States agencies to encourage countries in Central and Eastern Europe to diversify their energy sources and supply routes, increase Europe's energy security, and help the United States reach its global energy security goals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.1606 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit oil-, gas-, and methane hydrate-related seismic activities in the North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas of the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.1584 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To repeal section 115 of the Clean Air Act.
Sponsor: Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-10] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.729 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to prohibit the use of funds to Federal agencies to establish a panel, task force, advisory committee, or other effort to challenge the scientific consensus on climate change, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (15)
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

S.721 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Energy from taking any action relating to the licensing, planning, development, or construction of a nuclear waste repository until the Director of the Office of Management and Budget submits to Congress a study on the economic viability and job-creating benefits of alternative uses of the Yucca Mountain site, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.704 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to prioritize the efforts of and enhance coordination among United States agencies to encourage countries in Central and Eastern Europe to diversify their energy sources and supply routes, increase Europe's energy security, and help the United States reach its global energy security goals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

 

Financial Services

H.R.1610 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to allow the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide capitalization grants to States to establish revolving funds to provide funding assistance to reduce flood risks, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1595 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (108)
Committees: House - Financial Services, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, 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

 

Health

H.R.1614 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 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.1607 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1587 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to enter into a 10-year arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct and update biennially a study on the effects of State legalized marijuana programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Education and Labor
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the...

S.724 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.709 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to establish an interactive dashboard to allow the public to review information on the price and utilization of prescription drugs purchased by Federal programs.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.691 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to enhance prescription drug affordability by expanding access to assistance with out-of-pocket costs under Medicare part D for low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Puerto Rico

S.698 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill 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: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.1625 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a safe harbor for determinations of worker classification, to require increased reporting, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.714 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the percentage depletion allowance for certain hardrock mines.
Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.700 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a safe harbor for determinations of worker classification, to require increased reporting, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.692 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.
Sponsor: Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (25)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Transportation

H.R.1600 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require that certain funds provided by the Department of Transportation for high-speed rail development in the State of California that are rescinded or otherwise reimbursed be made available to the Secretary of the Interior for water storage projects, and to the Secretary of Agriculture for nitrate contamination reduction grants and new well construction grants.
Sponsor: Rep. McCarthy, Kevin [R-CA-23] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker,

S.713 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to improve highway-rail grade crossing safety, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.