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 Farm Bill (S. 3240).


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the Farm Bill (S. 3240) and a judicial nominee.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Finance Committee
“Tax Reform: Impact on U.S. Energy Policy”
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen

Securities and Exchange Commission
Investor Advisory Committee
“Open Meeting”
10:00 a.m.
100 F St NE

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
“Open Meeting”
10:00 a.m.

American Hospital Association
“The Impact of Medicare Extenders on Rural Health Care Patients and Providers”
12:00 p.m.
234 Cannon

Senate Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies
“Markup of FY 2013 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act”
2:30 p.m.

Senate Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
“Markup of FY 2013 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act”
3:30 p.m.
138 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Defense

H.R.5936 : To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 to provide for the trial of covered persons detained in the United States pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force or the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 and to repeal the requirement for military custody.
Sponsor: Rep Garamendi, John [CA-10] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Armed Services; House Foreign Affairs
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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.5933 : To amend section 1120A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to modify the comparability of services requirements.
Sponsor: Rep Cohen, Steve [TN-9] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Financial Services

S.3283 : A bill to amend the Fair Housing Act to protect servicemembers and veterans from housing discrimination, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Brown, Scott P. [MA] (introduced 6/11/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 6/11/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.5929 : To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to change the asset coverage ratio and treatment of preferred stock for business development companies, to allow business development companies to purchase, otherwise acquire, or hold certain securities, and to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise rules under the Securities Act of 1933 relating to business development companies.
Sponsor: Rep Velazquez, Nydia M. [NY-12] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5940 : To establish pilot programs to encourage the use of shared appreciation mortgage modifications, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Peters, Gary C. [MI-9] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.5937 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery regarding, the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options.
Sponsor: Rep Lance, Leonard [NJ-7] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (12)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5938 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the dollar limitation on the exclusion for employer-provided dependent care assistance.
Sponsor: Rep Murphy, Christopher S. [CT-5] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5942 : To repeal certain changes to contracts with Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on 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.

H.R.5943 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an extension of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Reed, Tom [NY-29] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Tax

H.R.5930 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the rehabilitation credit for commercial buildings and to provide a rehabilitation credit for principal residences.
Sponsor: Rep McKinley, David B. [WV-1] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5932 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow 529 tuition programs with respect to elementary and secondary education expenses.
Sponsor: Rep Buerkle, Ann Marie [NY-25] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5938 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the dollar limitation on the exclusion for employer-provided dependent care assistance.
Sponsor: Rep Murphy, Christopher S. [CT-5] (introduced 6/8/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/8/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.