Today’s Daily Update



  • The House was not in session.


  • The House will vote on the Motion to go to Conference on the “FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act” (H.R. 658).




  • The Senate invoked cloture on the motion to proceed to the “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act” (S. 2038).


  • The Senate will continue consideration of the “STOCK Act” (S. 2038).


Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
“U.S. and Global Energy Outlook”
10:00 a.m.
366 Dirksen

Senate Finance Committee
“Extenders and Tax Reform: Seeking Long-Term Solutions”
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen

Senate Banking Committee
“Holding the CFPB Accountable: Review of First Semi-Annual Report”
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday


S.2041 : A bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project and provide for environmental protection and government oversight.
Sponsor: Sen Hoeven, John [ND] (introduced 1/30/2012) Cosponsors (44)
Latest Major Action: 1/30/2012 Introduced in the Senate.
Status: Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.


S.2043 : A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide religious conscience protections for individuals and organizations.
Sponsor: Sen Rubio, Marco [FL] (introduced 1/30/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 1/30/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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