Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House is not in session this week.

Today:

  • The House is not in session this week.

 

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). Votes on amendments and final passage are scheduled this afternoon.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Kaiser Family Foundation
“Panel discussion on the policy implications of the PPACA Supreme Court Case”
10:15 a.m.
1330 G St NW

Senate Appropriations Committee
“FY 2013 Labor Appropriations”
10:30 a.m.
138 Dirksen

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee
“Examining Issues in the Prepaid Card Market”
2:30 p.m.
538 Dirksen

Senate Appropriations Committee
“FY 2013 Budget Request for the Department of Energy”
2:30 p.m.
192 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Financial Services

S.2190 : A bill to amend the securities laws to provide for registration exemptions for certain crowdfunded securities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Merkley, Jeff [OR] (introduced 3/13/2012) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 3/13/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Tax

H.R.4196 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the allowance for bonus depreciation for certain business assets.
Sponsor: Rep Tiberi, Patrick J. [OH-12] (introduced 3/13/2012) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/13/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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