Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the “San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act” (H.R. 1837).

Today:

  • The House will consider the “St. Croix River Crossing Project Authorization Act” (S. 1134).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

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


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the Surface Transportation Bill (S. 1813). A roll call vote on the Blunt contraception and health care amendment will be held this afternoon.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

CFTC
“Roundtable on Customer Collateral Protections”
9:30 a.m.
1155 21st St NW

Senate Appropriations Committee
“FY 2013 Appropriations: Transportation and HUD”
9:30 a.m.
138 Dirksen

House Financial Services Committee
“Understanding the Effects of the Repeal of Regulation Q on Financial Institutions and Small Businesses”
9:30 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

Senate Banking Committee
“The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress”
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen

Senate Budget Committee
“Tax Reform to Encourage Growth, Reduce the Deficit and Promote Fairness”
10:00 a.m.
608 Dirksen

Senate Judiciary Committee
“Markup of S. 1002, the SAFE DOSES Act”
10:00 a.m.
226 Dirksen

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“FY 2013 HHS Budget with Sec. Sebelius”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Prescription Drug Diversion: Combating the Scourge”
10:15 a.m.
2322 Rayburn

Friends of NIDA
“Developing Medications to Treat Addiction: Challenges for Science, Policy and Practice”
12:00 p.m.
B-339 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Education

H.R.4113 : To amend title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to help close the gaps in principal preparation and provide new principals with the support and tools they need to meet the complex challenges of school leadership.
Sponsor: Rep Payne, Donald M. [NJ-10] (introduced 2/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Energy

H.R.4108 : Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1] (introduced 2/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Natural Resources; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and the Budget, 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.2143 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that paper which is commonly recycled does not constitute a qualified energy resource under the section 45 credit for renewable electricity production.
Sponsor: Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI] (introduced 2/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Labor

S.2142 : A bill to permit employees to request, and to ensure employers consider requests for, flexible work terms and conditions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Casey, Robert P., Jr. [PA] (introduced 2/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Tax and Trade

H.R.4105 : To apply the countervailing duty provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930 to nonmarket economy countries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Camp, Dave [MI-4] (introduced 2/29/2012) Cosponsors (101)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.4108 : Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1] (introduced 2/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Natural Resources; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and the Budget, 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.4111 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain State foster care program payments made to the biological parents of disabled children.
Sponsor: Rep Green, Gene [TX-29] (introduced 2/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.2143 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that paper which is commonly recycled does not constitute a qualified energy resource under the section 45 credit for renewable electricity production.
Sponsor: Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI] (introduced 2/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.2144 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income of individual taxpayers discharges of indebtedness attributable to certain foreign residential mortgage obligations.
Sponsor: Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI] (introduced 2/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/29/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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