Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

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


Today:

  • The House will continue consideration of the “Civilian Property Realignment Act” (H.R. 2606).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate adopted the conference report accompanying the “FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act” (H.R. 658).


Today:

  • The Senate may begin consideration of the Surface Transportation Bill (S.1813).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Markup of Keystone XL Pipeline Legislation”
9:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Financial Services Committee
“Markup of Housing and FHA Reform Legislation”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

House Science, Space and Technology Committee
“Markup of H.R. 3834, the “Advancing America’s Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2012”
10:00 a.m.
2318 Rayburn

Conference Committee
“Payroll Tax Cut and Unemployment Benefits Extension”
10:00 a.m.
216 Hart

House Ways and Means Committee
“Medicare Physician Payment System”
10:00 a.m.
1100 Longworth

Senate Finance Committee
“Markup of “The Highway Investment, Job Creation and Economic Growth Act of 2012”
3:00 p.m.
215 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy

S.2070 : A bill to promote the domestic development and deployment of natural gas and clean energy technologies.
Sponsor: Sen Casey, Robert P., Jr. [PA] (introduced 2/6/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/6/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Financial Services

S.2072 : A bill to discourage disincentives to the housing missions of government sponsored enterprises and require consistent putback risks at the enterprises to assist homeowners.
Sponsor: Sen Franken, Al [MN] (introduced 2/6/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 2/6/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Tax

H.R.3903 : To reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers.
Sponsor: Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] (introduced 2/6/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/6/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.2070 : A bill to promote the domestic development and deployment of natural gas and clean energy technologies.
Sponsor: Sen Casey, Robert P., Jr. [PA] (introduced 2/6/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/6/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2074 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the rehabilitation credit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Cardin, Benjamin L. [MD] (introduced 2/6/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/6/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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