Today’s Daily Update

House

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

Yesterday:

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


Today:

  • The Senate will hold votes on the motion to proceed to a “net neutrality” disapproval resolution (S. J. Res. 6) and a disapproval resolution regarding cross-state air pollution standards (S. J. Res. 27). The Senate will also vote on amendments to and final passage of the “3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act” (H.R. 674).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
“Improving Quality, Lowering Costs: The Role of Health Care Delivery System Reform”
2:30 p.m.
430 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy and Environment

S.1833 : A bill to provide additional time for compliance with, and coordinating of, the compliance schedules for certain rules of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Sponsor: Sen Manchin, Joe, III [WV] (introduced 11/9/2011) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works
Latest Major Action: 11/9/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.1836 : A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to clarify that the Act applies to certain incidents that occur in water beyond the exclusive economic zone of the United States.
Sponsor: Sen Menendez, Robert [NJ] (introduced 11/9/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works
Latest Major Action: 11/9/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Financial Services

S.1831 : A bill to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation as a requirement for a certain exemption under Regulation D.
Sponsor: Sen Thune, John [SD] (introduced 11/9/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 11/9/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1832 : Marketplace Fairness Act
Sponsor: Sen Enzi, Michael B. [WY] (introduced 11/9/2011) Cosponsors (9)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 11/9/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1834 : A bill to restore and repair the United States mortgage markets by making them transparent, bringing in private capital, winding down the Government-sponsored enterprises, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Corker, Bob [TN] (introduced 11/9/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 11/9/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1835 : United States Covered Bond Act
Sponsor: Sen Hagan, Kay [NC] (introduced 11/9/2011) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 11/9/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Tax

S.1837 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and permanently extend the incentives to reinvest foreign earnings in the United States.
Sponsor: Sen Lee, Mike [UT] (introduced 11/9/2011) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 11/9/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.