Today’s Daily Update

House

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • TThe Senate continued consideration of the “3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act” (H.R. 674).


Today:

  • The Senate will begin consideration of a “net neutrality” disapproval resolution (S. J. Res. 6) and continue consideration of the “3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act” (H.R. 674).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

ERISA Advisory Council
Public Meeting
9:00 a.m.
200 Constitution Ave. NW, room C-5515-1A

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
“Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill”
10:00 a.m.
406 Dirksen

Senate Judiciary Committee
“Your Health and Your Privacy: Protecting Health Information in a Digital World”
2:30 p.m.
226 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Financial Services

S.1824 : A bill to amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration under that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Toomey, Pat [PA] (introduced 11/8/2011) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 11/8/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1829 : A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to empower the States to set the maximum annual percentage rates applicable to consumer credit transactions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Whitehouse, Sheldon [RI] (introduced 11/8/2011) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 11/8/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health

S.1819 : A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to improve programs and services.
Sponsor: Sen Kohl, Herb [WI] (introduced 11/8/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 11/8/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Tax and Trade

S.1826 : A bill to provide for the availability of self-employment assistance to individuals receiving extended compensation or emergency unemployment compensation.
Sponsor: Sen Wyden, Ron [OR] (introduced 11/8/2011) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 11/8/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1827 : A bill to establish a Trade Enforcement Division in the Office of the United States Trade Representative, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI] (introduced 11/8/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 11/8/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Telecom

S.1817 : A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission.
Sponsor: Sen Heller, Dean [NV] (introduced 11/8/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Major Action: 11/8/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Transportation

S.1818 : A bill to amend SAFETEA-LU to ensure that projects that assist the establishment of aerotropolis transportation systems are eligible for certain grants, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI] (introduced 11/8/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works
Latest Major Action: 11/8/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.