Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House began consideration of the “Repeal of Obamacare Act” (H.R. 6079).

Today:

  • The House will continue consideration of the “Repeal of Obamacare Act” (H.R. 6079).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate confirmed a judicial nominee and voted to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the “Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act” (S. 2237).


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the motion to proceed to the “Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act” (S. 2237).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Finance Committee
“Medicare Physician Payments: Perspectives from Physicians”
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen

House Agriculture Committee
“Markup of the 2012 Farm Bill”
10:00 a.m.
1300 Longworth

House Financial Services Committee
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
“Impact of Dodd-Frank Act: Mortgage Banking”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

Securities and Exchange Commission
“Open Meeting to Consider CAT”
10:00 a.m.
100 F St NE

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
Markup of H.R. 5881, the Access to Veterans Benefits Improvement Act, H.R. 4115, the Helping Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Return to Employment at Home Act, and H.R. 4057, the Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012
10:00 a.m.
334 Cannon

Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
“Board Meeting”
1:30 p.m.
Webcast via www.access-board.gov

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Elections

S.3369 : A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Whitehouse, Sheldon [RI] (introduced 7/10/2012) Cosponsors (8)
Latest Major Action: 7/10/2012 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

Energy and Environment

H.R.6093 : To establish a moratorium on aerial surveillance conducted by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.
Sponsor: Rep Smith, Adrian [NE-3] (introduced 7/10/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 7/10/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Health

H.R.6097 : To exempt employers from any excise tax and certain suits and penalties in the case of a failure of a group health plan to provide coverage to which an employer objects on the basis of religious belief or moral conviction.
Sponsor: Rep Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [WI-5] (introduced 7/10/2012) Cosponsors (56)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 7/10/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, 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.6097 : To exempt employers from any excise tax and certain suits and penalties in the case of a failure of a group health plan to provide coverage to which an employer objects on the basis of religious belief or moral conviction.
Sponsor: Rep Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [WI-5] (introduced 7/10/2012) Cosponsors (56)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 7/10/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, 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.

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