April 9, 2019
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The House will begin consideration of H.R. 1644 – Save the Internet Act of 2019 and H.R. 2021 – Investing for the People Act of 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #21, Daniel Desmond Domenico, of Colorado, to be United States District Judge for the District of Colorado.

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Foreign Affairs
FY2020 Foreign Assistance Budget and Policy Priorities

House Science, Space and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

House Appropriations
FY2020 Treasury Department Budget Request

House Energy and Commerce
FY2020 EPA Budget Request

Senate Finance
Drug Pricing in America: Part III

House Education and Labor
Markup: H.R. 1010, To provide that the rule entitled "Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance" shall have no force or effect.

House Appropriations
FY2020 USDA Budget

House Ways and Means
Markup of the Prescription Drug Sunshine, Transparency, Accountability and Reporting Act" (STAR Act)

House Financial Services
The Annual Testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury

Senate Armed Services
Air Force Modernization

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

S.1065 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide grants to assist States in developing and implementing plans to address cybersecurity threats or vulnerabilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 04/08/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

 

Energy

H.R.2139 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to improve pipeline safety, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/08/2019 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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...

H.R.2114 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to provide Federal financial assistance to States to implement, review, and revise State energy security plans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1064 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to conduct a study on the national security implications of building ethane and other natural-gas-liquids-related petrochemical infrastructure in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate - 04/08/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

 

Health

H.R.2131 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate a provision under the Medicare Advantage program that inadvertently penalizes Medicare Advantage plans for providing high quality care to Medicare beneficiaries.
Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/08/2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.2117 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To improve the health and safety of Americans living with food allergies and related disorders, including potentially life-threatening anaphylaxis, food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, and eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/08/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2115 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide greater transparency of discounts provided by drug manufacturers.
Sponsor: Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/08/2019 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...

 

Financial Services

H.R.2126 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from providing bailouts or other financial assistance to a pension plan of a State or political subdivision thereof, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Education and Labor, Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 04/08/2019 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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.2120 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To establish a universal personal savings program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Education and Labor
Latest Action: House - 04/08/2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on 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 jurisdiction of the committee...

S.1063 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise the rules of the Commission relating to general solicitation or general advertising, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 04/08/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Tax

S.1062 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide authorization for nonpecuniary damages in an action resulting from a cruise ship accident occurring on the high seas.
Sponsor: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 04/08/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

 

Transportation

S.1062 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide authorization for nonpecuniary damages in an action resulting from a cruise ship accident occurring on the high seas.
Sponsor: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Introduced 04/08/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 04/08/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.