April 11, 2019
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The House will complete Consideration of H.R. 1644 - Save the Internet Act of 2019. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #200 David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Secretary of the Interior, post-cloture.

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Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.2231 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To direct the Federal Trade Commission to require entities that use, store, or share personal information to conduct automated decision system impact assessments and data protection impact assessments.
Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1116 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to require providers of broadband internet access service and edge services to clearly and conspicuously notify users of the privacy policies of those providers, to give users opt-in or opt-out approval rights with respect to the use of, disclosure of, and access to user information collected by those providers based on the level of sensitivity of the information, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

 

Energy

H.R.2248 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To terminate the prohibitions on the exportation and importation of natural gas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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.2198 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Natural Gas Act with respect to application of the right to exercise eminent domain in construction of pipelines for the exportation of natural gas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1134 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an investment tax credit related to the production of electricity from nuclear energy.
Sponsor: Sen. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1102 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to promote security and energy partnerships in the Eastern Mediterranean, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

 

Health

H.R.2283 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide better care and outcomes for Americans living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their caregivers while accelerating progress toward prevention strategies, disease modifying treatments, and, ultimately, a cure.
Sponsor: Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 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.2282 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize the physician self-referral prohibitions to promote care coordination in the merit-based incentive payment system and to facilitate physician practice participation in alternative payment models under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 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.2281 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To direct the Attorney General to amend certain regulations so that practitioners may administer not more than 3 days' medication to a person at one time when administering narcotic drugs for the purpose of relieving acute withdrawal symptoms.
Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 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.2279 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require a group health plan (or health insurance coverage offered in connection with such a plan) to provide an exceptions process for any medication step therapy protocol, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Education and Labor
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

H.R.2268 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to treat certain menstrual products as misbranded if their labeling does not list each ingredient or component of the product, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2262 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prioritize educating and training for existing and new environmental health professionals.
Sponsor: Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Education and Labor
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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..

H.R.2243 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To exempt health insurance of residents of United States territories from the annual fee on health insurance providers.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 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.2235 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care, to amend title XVIII of such Act to modify the requirements for diabetic shoes to be included under Medicare, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 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.2216 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for States that provide flexibility in licensing for health care providers who offer services on a volunteer basis.
Sponsor: Rep. Burchett, Tim [R-TN-2] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1137 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to prioritize education and training for current and future members of the environmental health workforce.
Sponsor: Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1129 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (14)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1126 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide better care for Americans living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their caregivers, while accelerating progress toward prevention strategies, disease modifying treatments, and, ultimately, a cure.
Sponsor: Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1125 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Sponsor: Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (18)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1114 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill 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: Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Financial Services

H.R.2290 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require the Federal financial regulators to issue guidance encouraging financial institutions to work with consumers and businesses affected by a Federal Government shutdown, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2228 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To offer persistent poverty counties and political subdivisions of such counties the opportunity to have their rural development loans restructured.
Sponsor: Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Agriculture, Financial Services, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and 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...

 

Puerto Rico

H.R.2241 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to treat Puerto Rico as one of the 50 States for purposes of calculating the Federal medical assistance percentage under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Tax

H.R.2284 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To provide disaster tax relief for certain disasters occurring in 2019.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2273 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an increasingly larger earned income credit for families with more than 3 children.
Sponsor: Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2272 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for adjustments in the individual income tax rates to reflect regional differences in the cost-of-living.
Sponsor: Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2258 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Small Business Act to expand the availability of employee stock ownership plans in S corporations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Small Business
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Small Business, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction...

H.R.2256 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify limitations on the credit for plug-in electric drive motor vehicles, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (9)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2239 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for a deferral of the payment of a duty upon the sale of certain used vessels, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.1133 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide disaster tax relief for certain disasters occurring in 2019.
Sponsor: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1106 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for a credit against tax for rent paid on the personal residence of the taxpayer.
Sponsor: Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 04/10/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Transportation

H.R.2220 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 with respect to high priority corridors on the National Highway System, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] (Introduced 04/10/2019) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 04/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.