Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the “Civilian Property Realignment Act” (H.R. 2606) and the “Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2012” (H.R. 3581).


Today:

  • The House will consider the “Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 2011” (H.R. 3521) and a Democratic Motion to Instruct Conferees on the “Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011” (H.R. 3630).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate was in a period of morning business.


Today:

  • The Senate is in recess for a Democratic retreat.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Ways and Means Committee
“Accounting Principles and Tax Policy”
9:00 a.m.
1100 Longworth

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Cybersecurity: Treats to Communications Networks and Private Sector Responses”
9:30 a.m.
2322 Rayburn

House Financial Services Committee
“Legislative Proposals to Promote Accountability and Transparency at the CFPB”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“America Energy Initiative – What EPA’s Utility MCAT Rule will Cost U.S. Consumers”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Science, Space and Technology Committee
“Report of Commission on America’s Nuclear Future”
10:00 a.m.
2318 Rayburn

House Judiciary Committee
“International Money Laundering and Organized Crime”
10:00 a.m.
2141 Rayburn

House Small Business Committee
“Placing Federal Tax Dollars at Risk: How the Small Business Administration Mismanages the Modernization of its Information Technology”
1:00 p.m.
2360 Rayburn

House Financial Services Committee
“Extraterritorial Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act”
2:00 p.m.
2128 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Financial Services

S.2078 : A bill to enable Federal and State chartered banks and thrifts to meet the credit needs of the Nation’s home builders, and to provide liquidity and ensure stable credit for meeting the Nation’s need for new homes.
Sponsor: Sen Menendez, Robert [NJ] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Postal Services

H.R.3916 : To reduce the operating costs of the United States Postal Service, to provide for continued postal services for certain areas, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Waters, Maxine [CA-35] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Tax

S.2075 : A bill to close unjustified corporate tax loopholes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.3917 : To extend the temporary suspension of duty on Disperse Red 60.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3918 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Disperse Yellow 64.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3919 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Vat Blue 66.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3920 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Acid Black 172.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3921 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Reactive Blue 224.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3922 : To extend the temporary suspension of duty on Cuprate (4-).
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3923 : To suspend temporarily the duty on certain other made up articles.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3924 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Reactive Yellow 27.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3925 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Disperse Blue 77.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3926 : To suspend temporarily the duty on other knitted or crocheted fabrics, of cotton, dyed, other, of single knit construction.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3927 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Solvent Yellow 163.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3928 : To suspend temporarily the duty on 1H-Xantheno.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3929 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Reactive Red 123.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3930 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Reactive Black 5.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3931 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Disperse Blue 284.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3932 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Reactive Red 198.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3933 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Acid Blue 324.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3934 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acid Yellow 151.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3935 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Acid Blue 221.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3936 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acid Yellow 137.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3937 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Acid Yellow 230.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3938 : To extend temporarily the suspension of duty on Acid Red 414.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3939 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of Disperse Red 367.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3940 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Reduced Vat Blue 1.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3941 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acid Red 278.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3942 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Direct Red 84.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3943 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acetic acid.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3944 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acid Yellow 79.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3945 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acid Blue 171.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3946 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Reactive Blue 19.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3947 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Disperse Yellow 184:1.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3948 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acid Red 182.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3949 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of (3-Pyridinecarbonitrile, 5-[(2-cyano-4-nitrophenyl)diazenyl]-2-[[2-(2-hydroxyethoxy) ethyl]amino]-4-methyl-6-(phenylamino)-) and (3-Pyridinecarbonitrile, 5-[(2-cyano-4-nitrophenyl)diazenyl]-6-[[2-(2-hydroxyethoxy) ethyl]amino]-4-methyl-2-(phenylamino)-).
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3950 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Direct Green 91.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3951 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Disperse Red 159.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3952 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Reactive Red 122.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3953 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of Cobaltate (2-) and Cobaltate (3-).
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3954 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Disperse Red 311.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3955 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Reactive Blue 187.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3956 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Disperse Yellow 71.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3957 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of Acid Black 244, (Chromate(2-), (Cobaltate(1-), and (Chromate(1-).
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3958 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acid Blue 284.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3959 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Basic Blue 94:1.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3960 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Disperse Orange 288.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3961 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Disperse Blue 284.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3962 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Disperse Blue 56.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3963 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acid Blue 264.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3964 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of (9,10-Anthracenedione, 1,5-diamino-4,8-dihydroxy(4-hydroxyphenyl)-) and (9,10-Anthracenedione, 1,5-diamino-4,8-dihydroxy(4-methoxyphenyl)-).
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3965 : To suspend temporarily the duty on Acid Red 426.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3966 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of Reactive Blue 250 and Reactive Black 5.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3967 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of Reactive Black 5, Benzenesulfonic acid, and 1-Naphthalenesulfonic acid.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3968 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of Disperse Red 367, Benzo, and Acetic acid.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3969 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of Disperse Blue 77.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3970 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of Reactive Red 198 and Reactive Red 239.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3971 : To suspend temporarily the duty on mixtures of Reactive Blue 19.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3972 : To suspend temporarily the duty on certain woven fabrics of cotton.
Sponsor: Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] (introduced 2/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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