May 14, 2019
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The House will consider thirteen bills under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #25, Michael J. Truncale, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, post-cloture.

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THE SENATE

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Judiciary
5G: National Security Concerns, Intellectual Property Issues, and the Impact on Competition and Innovation

Senate Finance
Challenges in the Retirement System

Texas A&M, Scowcroft Institute
3rd Annual Pandemic & Biosecurity Forum

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

S.1437 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require that direct-to-consumer advertisements for prescription drugs and biological products include truthful and non-misleading pricing information.
Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 05/13/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 05/13/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1431 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform retirement provisions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] (Introduced 05/13/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 05/13/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1422 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to transfer revenues from the net investment income tax to the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 05/13/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 05/13/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Health

S.1424 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to promote affordable access to evidence-based opioid treatments under the Medicare program and require coverage of medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorders, opioid overdose reversal medications, and recovery support services by health plans without cost-sharing requirements.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 05/13/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 05/13/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1423 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of dental, vision, and hearing care under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 05/13/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 05/13/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.