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).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Appropriations Committee
“Markup of FY 2013 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act and the FY 2013 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act”
10:30 a.m.
106 Dirksen

Senate Finance Committee
“Medicare Physician Payment Policy: Lessons from the Private Sector”
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services and International Security
“Efforts to Curb Waste and Fraud in Medicaid”
10:00 a.m.
342 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Health

S.3289 : A bill to expand the Medicaid home and community-based services waiver to include young individuals who are in need of services that would otherwise be required to be provided through a psychiatric residential treatment facility, and to change references in Federal law to mental retardation to references to an intellectual disability.
Sponsor: Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] (introduced 6/13/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/13/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Telecom

S.3291 : A bill to prohibit unauthorized third-party charges on wireline telephone bills, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Rockefeller, John D., IV [WV] (introduced 6/13/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Major Action: 6/13/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Trade

S.3292 : A bill to require the United States International Trade Commission to recommend temporary duty suspensions and reductions to Congress, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen McCaskill, Claire [MO] (introduced 6/13/2012) Cosponsors (20)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/13/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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