Today’s Daily Update

House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the House amendment to the “Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act” (S. 3187) and began consideration of the “Domestic Energy and Jobs Act” (H.R. 4480).

Today:

  • The House will complete consideration of the “Domestic Energy and Jobs Act” (H.R. 4480)

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate continued consideration of the Farm Bill (S. 3240).


Today:

  • The Senate will complete consideration of the Farm Bill (S. 3240). It is possible that the Senate will also begin consideration of the “National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act” (S. 1940).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Banking Committee
“Money Market Mutual Funds”
10:00a .m.
538 Dirksen

Senate Finance Committee
“Russia’s WTO Accession”
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen

House Energy and Commerce Committee
Subcommittee on Health
“NIH Oversight”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
“Veterans Economic Opportunity Bills”
10:00 a.m.
334 Cannon

Commodity Futures Trading Commission
“Open Meeting ”
1:00 p.m.
1155 21st St NW

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Agriculture

H.R.5973 : Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Kingston, Jack [GA-1] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Appropriations
House Reports: 112-542
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 388.

Financial Services

S.3320 : A bill to authorize the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to waive the 30-day waiting period for flood insurance policies purchased for private properties affected by wildfire on Federal lands.
Sponsor: Sen Bingaman, Jeff [NM] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.3323 : A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to improve the protections for servicemembers against mortgage foreclosures, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Rockefeller, John D., IV [WV] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Health

H.R.5979 : To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to reform payment to States under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Rep Cassidy, Bill [LA-6] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Pensions

H.R.5981 : To amend title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for a guarantee by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation for qualified preretirement survivor annuities under insolvent or terminated multiemployer pension plans.
Sponsor: Rep Petri, Thomas E. [WI-6] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Tax

H.R.5974 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend bonus depreciation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Levin, Sander M. [MI-12] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (14)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5981 : To amend title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for a guarantee by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation for qualified preretirement survivor annuities under insolvent or terminated multiemployer pension plans.
Sponsor: Rep Petri, Thomas E. [WI-6] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.5982 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the value of certain historic property shall be determined using an income approach in determining the taxable estate of a decedent.
Sponsor: Rep Shuler, Heath [NC-11] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Transportation

H.R.5972 : Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Sponsor: Rep Latham, Tom [IA-4] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Appropriations
House Reports: 112-541
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 387.

H.R.5976 : Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for the TIGER Discretionary Grant program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Waters, Maxine [CA-35] (introduced 6/20/2012) Cosponsors (40)
Committees: House Appropriations; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 6/20/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, 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.