Today’s Daily Update

House

Yesterday:

  • The House agreed to the conference report accompanying the “FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act” (H.R. 658) and approved the “Baseline Reform Act of 2012” (H.R. 3578).


Today:

  • The House will consider minor bills under suspension of the rules and begin consideration of the “Civilian Property Realignment Act” (H.R. 2606).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate was not in session.


Today:

  • The Senate will vote on the adoption of the conference report accompanying the “FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act” (H.R. 658).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

W&J is not covering any hearings today.

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy

H.R.3882 : Mid-Atlantic Energy and Jobs Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Rigell, E. Scott [VA-2] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

S.2064 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate certain energy tax subsidies and lower the corporate income tax rate.
Sponsor: Sen DeMint, Jim [SC] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Introduced in the Senate.
Status: Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

Financial Services

H.R.3880 : To require the imposition of sanctions on foreign financial institutions that are members of an entity that provides services relating to secure communications, electronic funds transfers, or cable transfers to the Central Bank of Iran or sanctioned financial institutions.
Sponsor: Rep Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [FL-18] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Foreign Affairs; House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Financial 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.3887 : To provide increased funding for the reinsurance for early retirees program.
Sponsor: Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on 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.

Health

H.R.3884 : Emergency Medic Transition Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Capps, Lois [CA-23] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.2067 : A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to medical device regulation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Casey, Robert P., Jr. [PA] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2068 : A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to preserve consumer and employer access to licensed independent insurance producers.
Sponsor: Sen Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.2069 : A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to speed American innovation in research and drug development for the leading causes of death that are the most costly chronic conditions for our Nation, to save American families and the Federal and State governments money, and to help family caregivers.
Sponsor: Sen Mikulski, Barbara A. [MD] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Tax

H.R.3885 : Farm Risk Abatement and Mitigation Election Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Crawford, Eric A. “Rick” [AR-1] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.2064 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate certain energy tax subsidies and lower the corporate income tax rate.
Sponsor: Sen DeMint, Jim [SC] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Introduced in the Senate.
Status: Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

Technology

S.2063 : A bill to prohibit the transfer of technology developed using funding provided by the United States Government to entities of certain countries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Webb, Jim [VA] (introduced 2/2/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.