June 27, 2019
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The House will complete consideration of H.R. 2722 – Securing America’s Federal Elections Act (Rep. Lofgren – House Administration). The Senate will resume consideration of S.1790, National Defense Authorization Act.

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

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Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Judiciary
Drug Pricing Markup

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Hearing to Examine Storage of Nuclear Waste and the Nuclear Waste Administration Act

Senate Banking
Oversight and Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank

Alliance for Aging Research
The Real-World Medicare Costs of Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.3508 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To impose sanctions with respect to the People's Republic of China in relation to activities in the South China Sea and the East China Sea, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs, Judiciary, Financial Services, Armed Services, Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House - 06/26/2019 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Financial Services, Armed Services, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of...

H.R.3501 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To expose and deter unlawful and subversive foreign interference in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (28)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs, Judiciary, Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 06/26/2019 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and 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...

 

Health

H.R.3523 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish reference prices for prescription drugs for purposes of Federal health programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Oversight and Reform, Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 06/26/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Oversight and Reform, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for...

H.R.3520 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To reauthorize the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 06/26/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3502 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Public Health Service Act and title XI of the Social Security Act to protect health care consumers from surprise billing practices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (32)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Oversight and Reform, Education and Labor
Latest Action: House - 06/26/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Oversight and Reform, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as...

H.R.3496 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to, and enter into cooperative agreements with, States and units of local government to develop, implement, or expand 1 or more programs to provide medication-assisted treatment to individuals who have opioid use disorder and are incarcerated within the jurisdictions of the States or units of local government.
Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 06/26/2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

S.1993 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to restrict Federal funding for health care entities that do not respect all human life and patient rights.
Sponsor: Sen. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 06/26/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1989 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency of Medicare secondary payer reporting information, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 06/26/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1987 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish reference prices for prescription drugs for purposes of Federal health programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 06/26/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.1983 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to, and enter into cooperative agreements with, States and units of local government to develop, implement, or expand 1 or more programs to provide medication-assisted treatment to individuals who have opioid use disorder and are incarcerated within the jurisdictions of the States or units of local government.
Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 06/26/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate - 06/26/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.