Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • The House will continue consideration of the “Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2013” (H.R. 5325).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate confirmed a judicial nominee and continued consideration of the motion to proceed to the “Paycheck Fairness Act” (S. 3220).


Today:

  • The Senate will hold a procedural vote on the “Paycheck Fairness Act” (S. 3220).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Commodity Futures Trading Commission
“Roundtable on proposed regulations implementing Core Principle 9 for Designated Contract Markets”
9:30 a.m.
1155 21st St NW

Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee
“Veterans Employment and Government Contractors”
10:00 a.m.
342 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Budget

H.R.5872 : Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Hensarling, Jeb [TX-5] (introduced 5/31/2012) Cosponsors (39)
Committees: House Budget
Latest Major Action: 5/31/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.

Defense

S.3254 : An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI] (introduced 6/4/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Armed Services
Senate Reports: 112-173
Latest Major Action: 6/4/2012 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 419.

Energy

H.R.5863 : To clarify section 1702 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to include penalties for violations of title XVII of that Act.
Sponsor: Rep Burgess, Michael C. [TX-26] (introduced 5/30/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Major Action: 5/30/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, 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.

Financial Services

H.R.5860 : Executive Compensation Clawback Full Enforcement Act
Sponsor: Rep Frank, Barney [MA-4] (introduced 5/30/2012) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Financial Services; House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 5/30/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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.

Health

H.R.5866 : Medical Device Patient Safety Act
Sponsor: Rep Braley, Bruce L. [IA-1] (introduced 5/30/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 5/30/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Labor

S.3256 : A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to improve nonretaliation provisions relating to equal pay requirements.
Sponsor: Sen Heller, Dean [NV] (introduced 6/4/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 6/4/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Manufacturing

H.R.5865 : American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Lipinski, Daniel [IL-3] (introduced 5/30/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 5/30/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on 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.

Tax

H.R.5878 : Deductibility and Incentives to Promote Learning Opportunities
Sponsor: Rep Lowey, Nita M. [NY-18] (introduced 5/31/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/31/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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