June 5, 2019
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The House will consider four bills under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #224, David Schenker, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Near Eastern Affairs).

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Axios
Beyond 2020: Making Care Affordable

Senate Finance
Foreign Threats to Taxpayer-Funded Research

SEC
Open Meeting – Regulation Best Interest

Senate Banking
Nomination Hearing

Senate Commerce
Hearing on Television and Video Marketplace

House Natural Resources
H.R. 1373 and H.R. 2181

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.3093 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To establish acquisition pathways for software applications and software upgrades and software development and software acquisition training and management programs for the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Armed Services
Latest Action: House - 06/04/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

 

Energy

H.R.3079 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to encourage the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 06/04/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1706 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to encourage the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate - 06/04/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

 

Financial Services

H.R.3088 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to adjust certain resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals.
Sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 06/04/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3082 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require $20 notes to include a portrait of Harriet Tubman, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (8)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 06/04/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.3080 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance the national strategy for combating and eliminating tuberculosis, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 06/04/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1712 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage the development and use of DISARM antimicrobial drugs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 06/04/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.3098 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the deduction allowed for student loan interest.
Sponsor: Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (20)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 06/04/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3078 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the age for making catch-up contributions to retirement accounts to take into account time out of the workforce to provide dependent care services.
Sponsor: Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 06/04/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.1708 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a refundable tax credit for the installation of a storm shelter at a qualified residence.
Sponsor: Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 06/04/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

 

Trade

S.1711 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to require online retailers to disclose the country of origin of products imported into the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 06/04/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

 

Transportation

S.1709 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a grant program to improve evacuation routes in rural communities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL] (Introduced 06/04/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate - 06/04/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.