March 11, 2019
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The House will consider four bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #19, Paul B. Matey, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.

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THE SENATE

 

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy/Environment

H.R.1650 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To clarify that the Bureau of Land Management shall not require permits for oil and gas activities conducted on non-Federal surface estate to access subsurface mineral estate that is less than 50 percent federally owned, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cheney, Liz [R-WY-At Large] (Introduced 03/08/2019) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 03/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

 

Financial Services

H.R.1661 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide the National Credit Union Administration Board flexibility to increase Federal credit union loan maturities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] (Introduced 03/08/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 03/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.1659 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other long-term care facilities to improve their preparedness for power outages.
Sponsor: Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] (Introduced 03/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1657 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to facilitate the transition to Medicare for individuals enrolled in group health plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA-11] (Introduced 03/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/08/2019 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.1656 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to support initiatives focused on addressing pediatric public health disparities in children's hospitals graduate medical education programs.
Sponsor: Rep. Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA-11] (Introduced 03/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1655 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide for enhanced penalties for certain offenses relating to controlled substances containing fentanyl, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] (Introduced 03/08/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Judiciary, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/08/2019 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.1643 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To establish a grant program that provides grants to States, Territories of the United States, and Indian tribes for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] (Introduced 03/08/2019) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Tax

H.R.1660 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit against income tax for employees who participate in qualified apprenticeship programs.
Sponsor: Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] (Introduced 03/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.