Today’s Daily Update


House

  • The House is not in session this week.

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate began consideration of the Appropriations Bill for Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, and Science; and Transportation/HUD (H.R. 2112).

Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the Agriculture, CJS and Transportation/HUD appropriations bill (H.R. 2112). Votes on amendments are expected.

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Banking Committee
“Market Microstructure: Examination of Exchange-Traded Funds”
9:30 a.m.
538 Dirksen

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions CommitteeSEC
“Markup of Elementary and Secondary Education Act”
10:00 a.m.
106 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Cybersecurity

S.1732 : Privacy Act Modernization for the Information Age Act of
Sponsor: Sen Akaka, Daniel K. [HI] (introduced 10/18/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Major Action: 10/18/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
 

Energy

H.R.3238 : Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act
Sponsor: Rep Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [NJ-8] (introduced 10/18/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/18/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Tax

H.R.3238 : Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act
Sponsor: Rep Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [NJ-8] (introduced 10/18/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/18/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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