Today’s Daily Update


 House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved two tax bills: “to modify the calculation of modified gross income for purposes of determining eligibility for certain health-care related programs” (H.R. 2576); and “to repeal the imposition of 3 percent withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities” (H.R. 674).

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

Today:

  • The Senate is not in session this week.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

EPA
“IRS Reporting by Financial Institutions”
Public Hearing on Air Transport Rule
9:00 a.m.

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy

H.R.3280 : Powering America for Tomorrow Act
Sponsor: Rep Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [WI-5] (introduced 10/27/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 10/27/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Health

 

H.R.3269 : Diagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act of 2011
Sponsor: Rep Olson, Pete [TX-22] (introduced 10/27/2011) Cosponsors (32)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/27/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: 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 concerned.

Tax

 

H.R.3275 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow the refundable portion of the child credit to taxpayers using individual taxpayer identification numbers issued by the Internal Revenue Service.
Sponsor: Rep Bucshon, Larry [IN-8] (introduced 10/27/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/27/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.3273 : Port Security Efficiency Act
Sponsor: Rep Rigell, E. Scott [VA-2] (introduced 10/27/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Homeland Security; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 10/27/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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 concerned.

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