Today’s Daily Update


House

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate invoked cloture on the motion to proceed to the “3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act” (H.R. 674).


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the motion to proceed to the “3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act” (H.R. 674).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Armed Services Committee
“Counterfeit Electronic Parts”
9:30 a.m.
G-50 Dirksen

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
“Beyond NCLB: Views on the Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization Act”
10:00 a.m.
106 Dirksen

Alzheimer’s Association
“Alzheimer’s from the Frontlines: Challenges a National Alzheimer’s Plan Must Address”
10:00 a.m.
CVC-203

Center for American Progress
Michael Bloomberg on Deficit Reduction Strategies
10:00 a.m.
1333 H St NW, 10th floor

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
“Market Developments and Outlook for Natural Gas Exports”
10:30 a.m.
366 Dirksen

ERISA Advisory Council
Public Meeting
1:00 p.m.
200 Constitution Ave. NW, room C-5515-1A

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy

H.R.3374 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the credit for new qualified hybrid motor vehicles.
Sponsor: Rep Reichert, David G. [WA-8] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3379 : To amend the Clean Air Act to provide States increased flexibility in implementing standards through State implementation plans.
Sponsor: Rep Berg, Rick [ND] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3391 : To provide for the establishment of a national mercury monitoring program.
Sponsor: Rep Pingree, Chellie [ME-1] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3393 : To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to impose penalties and provide for the recovery of removal costs and damages in connection with certain discharges of oil from foreign offshore units, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Rivera, David [FL-25] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.1812 : A bill to amend the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Act of 2004 to promote the availability of affordable, clean-burning natural gas to North American markets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Begich, Mark [AK] (introduced 11/7/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 11/7/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.1815 : A bill to codify and delay the implementation of and compliance dates for a final rule relating to interstate transport of air pollution.
Sponsor: Sen Alexander, Lamar [TN] (introduced 11/7/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works
Latest Major Action: 11/7/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Health

H.R.3364 : To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care.
Sponsor: Rep Terry, Lee [NE-2] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3369 : To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on the provision of traumatic brain injury care in rural areas.
Sponsor: Rep Capito, Shelley Moore [WV-2] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.3380 : To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act concerning safe dietary ingredients in dietary supplements.
Sponsor: Rep Burton, Dan [IN-5] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3381 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program for viral hepatitis surveillance, education, and testing in order to prevent deaths from liver cancer, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Cassidy, Bill [LA-6] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3386 : To encourage the use of medical checklists through research, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.1814 : A bill to amend title XXVIII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain provisions relating to public health preparedness.
Sponsor: Sen Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [NY] (introduced 11/7/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 11/7/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Postal Services

H.R.3370 : To provide that the United States Postal Service may not close any post office that does not have another post office within 8 miles as measured by public roads with regular year-round access, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Crawford, Eric A. “Rick” [AR-1] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Tax

H.R.3364 : To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care.
Sponsor: Rep Terry, Lee [NE-2] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3366 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that bonus depreciation is not a cost allocated to a contract under the percentage of completion method for long-term contracts.
Sponsor: Rep Johnson, Sam [TX-3] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3374 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the credit for new qualified hybrid motor vehicles.
Sponsor: Rep Reichert, David G. [WA-8] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3384 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for the employment of wounded warriors.
Sponsor: Rep Heinrich, Martin [NM-1] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3394 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the energy credit for microturbine property.
Sponsor: Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-39] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.1811 : A bill to amend title 4 of the United States Code to limit the extent to which States may tax the compensation earned by nonresident telecommuters.
Sponsor: Sen Lieberman, Joseph I. [CT] (introduced 11/7/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 11/7/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation

H.R.3383 : To require railroad carriers to prepare and maintain a plan for notifying local emergency responders before transporting hazardous materials through their jurisdictions.
Sponsor: Rep Gonzalez, Charles A. [TX-20] (introduced 11/4/2011) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 11/4/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.1813 : A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA] (introduced 11/7/2011) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works
Latest Major Action: 11/7/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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