March 12, 2019
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The House will consider seven 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, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Banking
CFPB Semi-Annual Report

House Appropriations
Passenger Rail Development

House Appropriations
Treasury's Role in Combating Financial Crimes

House Ways and Means
Protecting/Improving Social Security

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Looking Forward: Aviation 2050

House Natural Resources
Bureau of Land Management, the United States Forest Service, and the Power Marketing Administrations

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Simplifying the FAFSA and Reducing the Burden of Verification

Senate Finance
World Trade Organization Outlook

House Energy and Commerce
Restoring Net Neutrality Protections

House Energy and Commerce
HHS Budget

House Ways and Means
Temporary Policy in the Internal Revenue Code

House Appropriations
USDA Office of the Inspector General

Senate Armed Services
Artificial Intelligence Initiatives within the Department of Defense

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.1668 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To leverage Federal Government procurement power to encourage increased cybersecurity for Internet of Things devices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] (Introduced 03/11/2019) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House - Oversight and Reform, Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House - 03/11/2019 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, 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...

S.734 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to leverage Federal Government procurement power to encourage increased cybersecurity for Internet of Things devices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 03/11/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 03/11/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

 

Energy

H.R.1675 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require a study on the public health and environmental impacts of the production, transportation, storage, and use of petroleum coke, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] (Introduced 03/11/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Financial Services

H.R.1666 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to allow for the consideration of private flood insurance for the purposes of applying continuous coverage requirements, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 03/11/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 03/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Tax

S.735 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that return information from tax-exempt organizations be made available in a searchable format and to provide the disclosure of the identity of contributors to certain tax-exempt organizations.
Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 03/11/2019) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/11/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Transportation

H.R.1673 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 with respect to the definition of agricultural commodities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] (Introduced 03/11/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 03/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.1667 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require a report on the contingency plan of the Department of Transportation in the event of the failure of a rail track in the North River Tunnel, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] (Introduced 03/11/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 03/11/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.