Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the “Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2013” (H.R. 5855) and the “Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012” (H.R. 436).

Today:

  • The House will consider the “Legislative Branch Appropriations Act of 2013” (H.R. 5882) and a motion to instruct conferees on the “Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012” (H.R. 4348).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate voted to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the Farm Bill (S. 3240).


Today:

  • The Senate is not in session.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Securities Exchange Commission
Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies
“Provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act”
9:00 a.m.
100 F St NE

House Ways and Means Committee
Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
“Tax Extenders Evaluation”
9:30 a.m.
1100 Longworth

House Energy and Commerce Committee
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation
“Medicare Contractors’ Efforts to Fight Fraud: Moving Beyond ‘Pay and Chase'”
9:30 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy

S.3275 : Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act
Sponsor: Sen Coons, Christopher A. [DE] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Health

H.R.5906 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.
Sponsor: Rep Polis, Jared [CO-2] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5909 : To improve access to oral health care for vulnerable and underserved populations.
Sponsor: Rep Cummings, Elijah E. [MD-7] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Judiciary; House Natural Resources; House Veterans’ Affairs; House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Veterans’ Affairs, and 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.

S.3271 : A bill to provide all Medicare beneficiaries with the right to guaranteed issue of a Medicare supplemental policy.
Sponsor: Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3272 : A bill to improve access to oral health care for vulnerable and underserved populations.
Sponsor: Sen Sanders, Bernard [VT] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Homeland Security

S.3279 : A bill to provide for alternative financing arrangements for the provision of certain services and the construction and maintenance of infrastructure at land border ports of entry, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Cornyn, John [TX] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Manufacturing

H.R.5908 : To require the Federal Government to buy paper and paper products from American sources.
Sponsor: Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Tax and Trade

H.R.5906 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.
Sponsor: Rep Polis, Jared [CO-2] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5920 : To create jobs and promote fair trade by increasing duties on certain foreign goods imported into the United States.
Sponsor: Rep Clarke, Hansen [MI-13] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.3275 : Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act
Sponsor: Sen Coons, Christopher A. [DE] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3277 : A bill to encourage exporting by small business concerns, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] (introduced 6/7/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Latest Major Action: 6/7/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

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