July 31, 2019
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The Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #205, Mark T. Pittman, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas.

THE HOUSE

 

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THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

 

Today

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Appropriations
Oversight of the FAA

Senate Commerce
Markup of Pipeline Legislation

Senate Foreign Relations
Markup of S. 1441

Senate Commerce
Next Steps for Positive Train Control Implementation

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

S.2332 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide for the modernization of the electric grid, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] (Introduced 07/30/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Action: Senate - 07/30/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

 

Financial Services

S.2338 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to prohibit the Export-Import Bank of the United States from financing the export of nuclear technology, equipment, fuel, materials, or other goods or services to Saudi Arabia, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] (Introduced 07/30/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate - 07/30/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

S.2326 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for expedited coding and coverage of novel medical products, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC] (Introduced 07/30/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 07/30/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax


S.2312 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a surtax on corporations with significant disparities in employee wages.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 07/30/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 07/30/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.