Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved a resolution of disapproval of the President’s “exercise of authority to increase the debt limit” (H.J. Res. 98).


Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate was not in session.


Today:

  • The Senate is not in session.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Internal Revenue Service
“Public Hearing on Income Tax Regulations”
10:00 a.m.
1111 Constitution Ave. NW

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Defense

H.R.3785 : To repeal section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.
Sponsor: Rep Paul, Ron [TX-14] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Foreign Affairs; House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Education

H.R.3793 : To establish State infrastructure banks for education.
Sponsor: Rep Shuler, Heath [NC-11] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Energy

H.R.3784 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a windfall profit tax on oil and natural gas (and products thereof) and to allow an income tax credit for purchases of fuel-efficient passenger vehicles, and to allow grants for mass transit.
Sponsor: Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Financial Services

H.R.3789 : To amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish clear regulatory standards for mortgage servicers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep DeLauro, Rosa L. [CT-3] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3791 : To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require annual disclosures relating to the compensation brackets in which an issuer’s minority and women employees reside.
Sponsor: Rep Meeks, Gregory W. [NY-6] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.3790 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education under the Medicare Program and to provide for research to improve cancer symptom management.
Sponsor: Rep Israel, Steve [NY-2] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Internet

H.R.3782 : To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to address unfair trade practices relating to infringement of copyrights and trademarks by certain Internet sites, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Issa, Darrell E. [CA-49] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (25)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Tax

H.R.3780 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an ordinary and necessary business expense deduction for contributions to regional infrastructure improvement zones, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Davis, Geoff [KY-4] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3782 : To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to address unfair trade practices relating to infringement of copyrights and trademarks by certain Internet sites, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Issa, Darrell E. [CA-49] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (25)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.3784 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a windfall profit tax on oil and natural gas (and products thereof) and to allow an income tax credit for purchases of fuel-efficient passenger vehicles, and to allow grants for mass transit.
Sponsor: Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.3790 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education under the Medicare Program and to provide for research to improve cancer symptom management.
Sponsor: Rep Israel, Steve [NY-2] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Telecom

H.R.3788 : To ensure that State and local E911 fees, taxes, and surcharges are imposed in a fair and equitable manner with respect to prepaid mobile services.
Sponsor: Rep Davis, Danny K. [IL-7] (introduced 1/18/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 1/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

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