Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved two minor bills under suspension of the rules.


Today:

  • The House will consider a bill to extend the Airport and Airway Trust Fund (H.R. 3800) and may consider a motion to go to conference on the FAA authorization (H.R. 658).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate confirmed a judicial nominee.


Today:

  • The Senate will be in a period of morning business, no votes are expected.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
“How Will the CFPB Function Under Richard Cordray?
1:30 p.m.
2154 Rayburn

Conference Committee
Payroll Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance, Doc Fix
2:30 p.m.
1100 Longworth

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy

H.R.3807 : To provide for funding of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) with a dedicated revenue source consisting of a tax on offshore oil production.
Sponsor: Rep Murphy, Christopher S. [CT-5] (introduced 1/23/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 1/23/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Education and the Workforce, 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 and Trade

H.R.3800 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Mica, John L. [FL-7] (introduced 1/23/2012) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/23/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.

H.R.3801 : To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify the definition of aircraft and the offenses penalized under the aviation smuggling provisions under that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Giffords, Gabrielle [AZ-8] (introduced 1/23/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 1/23/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.

H.R.3804 : To permanently extend tax relief and repeal certain tax increases.
Sponsor: Rep Huelskamp, Tim [KS-1] (introduced 1/23/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Education and the Workforce; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 1/23/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Energy and Commerce, 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.3807 : To provide for funding of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) with a dedicated revenue source consisting of a tax on offshore oil production.
Sponsor: Rep Murphy, Christopher S. [CT-5] (introduced 1/23/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 1/23/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Education and the Workforce, 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.

S.2033 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to end the costly derivatives blended rate loophole, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI] (introduced 1/23/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 1/23/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Transportation

H.R.3800 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Mica, John L. [FL-7] (introduced 1/23/2012) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/23/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.

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