Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

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

Today:

  • The House will continue consideration of the “Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2013” (H.R. 5325). The House will also consider a motion to instruct conferees on the “Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012” (H.R. 4348) and begin consideration of the “Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2013” (H.R. 5855).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate voted against a motion to proceed to the “Paycheck Fairness Act” (S. 3220).


Today:

  • The Senate will begin consideration of the motion to proceed to the Farm Bill (S. 3240).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

National Journal Live Policy Summit
“Clearing the Air: Debating the Impact of Anti-Pollution Efforts on Public Health, the Economy, and the Environment”
8:30 a.m.
5555 Pennsylvania Ave NW

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
“Addressing Concerns about the Integrity of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Jobs Reporting”
9:30 a.m.
2154 Rayburn

Senate Banking Committee
“Implementing Wall Street Reform: Enhancing Bank Supervision and Reducing Systemic Risk”
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen

House Financial Services Committee
“The Investment Adviser Oversight Act of 2012”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

House Energy and Commerce Committee
Subcommittee on Energy and Power
“EPA Enforcement Oversight”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA
“Fiscal 2013 Appropriations”
10:00 a.m.
2362-A Rayburn

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
“Department of Veterans Affairs Pharmaceutical Prime Vendor Contract”
10:30 a.m.
334 Cannon

House Judiciary Committee
“Markup”
11:00 a.m.
2141 Rayburn

House Financial Services Committee
“An Examination of the Federal Reserve’s Final Rule on the CARD Act’s ‘Ability to Repay’ Requirement”
2:00 p.m.
2128 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Defense

H.R.5891 : To amend the Defense Base Act to require the provision of insurance under that Act under a Government self-insurance program, and to require an implementation strategy for such self-insurance program.
Sponsor: Rep Cummings, Elijah E. [MD-7] (introduced 6/5/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce; House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 6/5/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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.

Education

H.R.5895 : To provide interest-free deferment on unsubsidized student loans during periods of unemployment, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Bass, Karen [CA-33] (introduced 6/5/2012) Cosponsors (28)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 6/5/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Energy

H.R.5892 : To improve hydropower, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [WA-5] (introduced 6/5/2012) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/5/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.3265 : A bill to amend the Federal Power Act to remove the authority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to collect land use fees for land that has been sold, exchanged, or otherwise transferred from Federal ownership but that is subject to a power site reservation.
Sponsor: Sen Murkowski, Lisa [AK] (introduced 6/5/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 6/5/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Health

H.R.5894 : To repeal section 4004 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (authorizing an education and outreach campaign).
Sponsor: Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-6] (introduced 6/5/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Appropriations
Latest Major Action: 6/5/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Appropriations, 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.5893 : To jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Grimm, Michael G. [NY-13] (introduced 6/5/2012) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Judiciary; House Ways and Means; House Science, Space, and Technology; House Appropriations; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/5/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Science, Space, and Technology, Appropriations, and Energy and Commerce, 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.

Transportation

S.3263 : A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to modify the final rule relating to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements for passenger operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operations of air carriers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA] (introduced 6/5/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Major Action: 6/5/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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