May 15, 2019
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The House will consider one bill under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #202, Kenneth Kiyul Lee, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture.

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Banking
Oversight of Financial Regulators

House Energy and Commerce
Oversight of the FCC

House Science, Space, and Technology
Solar and Wind Energy Technologies

House Ways and Means
The Economic and Health Consequences of Climate Change

Senate Appropriations
Treasury Department FY2020 Budget Request

House Agriculture
To Review USDA Farm Bill Conservation Programs

House Financial Services
Promoting Economic Growth: A Review of Proposals to Strengthen the Rights and Protections for Workers

House Budget
Retirement Security in the 21st Century

House Homeland Security
Markup

House Transportation and Infrastructure
Status of the Boeing 737 MAX

Senate Commerce
FAA Administrator Nomination Hearing

House Financial Services
Assessing the Use of Sanctions

Senate Rules & Administration
Oversight of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission

Senate Small Business
Reauthorization of the SBA’s Innovation Programs

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Power Marketing Administrations

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

S.1466 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to establish a grant program within the Department of Labor to support the creation, implementation, and expansion of registered apprenticeship programs in cybersecurity.
Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 05/14/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Energy

H.R.2711 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (30 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) to require the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations to reduce and prevent gas waste and to enhance gas measuring and reporting, to codify a final rule of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding certain emission standards for the oil and natural gas sector, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House - Natural Resources, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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.2699 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (13)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources, Armed Services, Budget, Rules
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, Armed Services, the Budget, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall...

 

Health

H.R.2734 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require certain practitioners authorized to prescribe controlled substances to complete continuing education.
Sponsor: Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 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.2732 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to require warning labels for prescription opioids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 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.2715 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for State approval and implementation of specified waivers under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Rep. Green, Mark E. [R-TN-7] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2710 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to innovative new medical devices furnished to individuals with end stage renal disease under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a new device add-on payment adjustment under such part.
Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 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.2700 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To incentivize low-cost drug options and generic competition, and to provide extensions for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (29)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 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.2693 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement.
Sponsor: Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (17)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 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...

S.1449 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to require warning labels for prescription opioids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 05/14/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1448 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to require certain practitioners authorized to prescribe controlled substances to complete continuing education.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 05/14/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Tax

H.R.2718 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include green infrastructure bonds in the definition of qualified private activity bonds.
Sponsor: Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2704 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for transfers of the renewable electricity production credit and the energy credit.
Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Trade

H.R.2690 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to provide adjustment assistance to farmers adversely affected by reduced exports resulting from tariffs imposed as retaliation for United States tariff increases, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 05/14/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 05/14/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.