Today’s Daily Update



  • The House is not in session this week.


  • The House is not in session this week.




  • The Senate approved the Surface Transportation Bill (S. 1813).


  • The Senate will begin consideration of a Small Business Capital Formation Bill (H.R. 3606).


Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Appropriations Committee
“FY 2013: Transportation Overview”
9:00 a.m.
138 Dirksen

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee
“Risk Management and Commodities in the 2012 Farm Bill”
9:00 a.m.
216 Hart

Senate Finance Committee
“Russia’s WTO Accession-Implications for the United States”
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee
“Strengthening the Housing Market and Minimizing Losses to Taxpayers”
2:30 p.m.
538 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday


S.2191 : A bill to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to prohibit the Attorney General from administering or enforcing certain accessibility regulations relating to pools at public accommodations or provided by public entities.
Sponsor: Sen DeMint, Jim [SC] (introduced 3/14/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Latest Major Action: 3/14/2012 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

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