Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the “Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011” (H.R. 2845).


Today:

  • The House will consider the “Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011” (H.R. 3630).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate considered two nominations.


Today:

  • The Senate will consider two resolutions regarding a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution (S.J. Res. 10 and S.J. Res 24).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Agriculture Committee
“MF Global Bankruptcy”
10:00 a.m.
216 Hart

CFTC
Open Meeting
10:00 a.m.

Senate Banking Committee
“Oversight of FHFA and Nominations”
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen

House Judiciary Committee
“The Costs and Burdens of Civil Discovery”
1:30 p.m.
2141 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Education

S.1978 : A bill to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to provide for community-based job training grants, to provide Federal assistance for community college modernization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Blumenthal, Richard [CT] (introduced 12/12/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Financial Services

H.R.3635 : To encourage initiatives for financial products and services that are appropriate and accessible for millions of American small businesses that do not have access to the financial mainstream.
Sponsor: Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-14] (introduced 12/12/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.3633 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the reduction in Medicare disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments made by section 3133 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Sponsor: Rep Buerkle, Ann Marie [NY-25] (introduced 12/12/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.1979 : A bill to provide incentives to physicians to practice in rural and medically underserved communities and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Conrad, Kent [ND] (introduced 12/12/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2011 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Tax

H.R.3633 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the reduction in Medicare disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments made by section 3133 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Sponsor: Rep Buerkle, Ann Marie [NY-25] (introduced 12/12/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.3632 : To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to prescribe regulations requiring air carriers to provide passengers with certain amenities and facilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Kissell, Larry [NC-8] (introduced 12/12/2011) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2011 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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