Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the will consider the “Workplace Democracy and Fairness Act” (H.R. 3094).


Today:

  • The House will consider a measure to end taxpayer financing of presidential elections (H.R. 3463) and a bill requiring agencies to periodically review existing regulations, the “Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011” (H.R. 527).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate invoked cloture on the “Department of Defense Authorization Act” (S. 1867).


Today:

  • The Senate expects to complete consideration of the “Department of Defense Authorization Act” (S. 1867).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

FDIC
Advisory Committee Meeting
8:45 a.m.

House Small Business Committee
“Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Small Business”
10:00 a.m.
2360 Rayburn

Senate Agriculture Committee
“Continuing Oversight of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act”
10:00 a.m.
106 Dirksen

House Financial Services Committee
“FHA Insurance Fund”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

Senate Banking Committee
“Capital Formation Proposals”
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen

Senate Judiciary Committee
Markup
226 Dirksen
10:00 a.m.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
“The Financial and Societal Costs of Medicating America’s Foster Children”
10:30 a.m.
342 Dirksen

House Financial Services Committee
“FHFA Oversight”
2:00 p.m.
2128 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Cybersecurity

H.R.3523 : To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Rogers, Mike J. [MI-8] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (28)
Committees: House Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).

Energy

S.1924 : A bill to authorize States to enforce pipeline safety requirements related to wellbores at interstate storage facilities.
Sponsor: Sen Roberts, Pat [KS] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1932 : A bill to require the Secretary of State to act on a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline.
Sponsor: Sen Lugar, Richard G. [IN] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (37)
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

Financial Services

H.R.3527 : To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to clarify the definition of swap dealer.
Sponsor: Rep Hultgren, Randy [IL-14] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (8)
Committees: House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.3530 : To require the exercise of clean-up call options under securities issued by the Federal National Mortgage Association or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation and to prohibit any new mortgage-backed securities issued by such enterprises to contain provisions for a clean-up call option.
Sponsor: Rep Perlmutter, Ed [CO-7] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.3522 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for the costs of certain infertility treatments, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3526 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve women’s health by prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Capps, Lois [CA-23] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Tax and Trade

H.R.3522 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for the costs of certain infertility treatments, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3529 : To provide for the reinstatement of certain NAFTA Customs fees exemption, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Owens, William L. [NY-23] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.1931 : A bill to provide civilian payroll tax relief, to reduce the Federal budget deficit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Heller, Dean [NV] (introduced 11/30/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2011 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

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