Today’s Daily Update

House

Yesterday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • The House will consider several bills under suspension of the rules including, the “United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012” (S. 2165) and the “Department of State Appropriations Act for FY 2013” (H.R. 6018).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate voted against cloture on the motion to proceed to the “DISCLOSE Act” (S. 3369).


Today:

  • The Senate will hold another cloture vote on the motion to proceed to the “DISCLOSE Act” (S. 3369).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee
Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
“U.S. Vulnerabilities to Money Laundering, Drugs, and Terrorist Financing: HSBC Case History”
9:30 a.m.
106 Dirksen


Senate Agriculture Committee
“Impact of Dodd-Frank Act”
10:00 a.m.
328-A Rayburn

Senate Banking Committee
“Federal Reserve Monetary Policy Report”
10:00 a.m.
G-50 Dirksen

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
“Protecting the Electric Grid from Cyber Attacks”
10:00 a.m.
366 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy

S.3379 : A bill to standardize the definition of the term “small business refiner” for purposes of laws administered by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Sponsor: Sen Roberts, Pat [KS] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.3383 : A bill to reject the final 5-year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for fiscal years 2012 through 2017 of the Administration and replace the plan with a 5-year plan that is more in line with the energy and economic needs of the United States.
Sponsor: Sen Vitter, David [LA] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.6111 : Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Heck, Joseph J. [NV-3] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6125 : To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and the Federal Credit Union Act with respect to privilege of information provided to Federal and State agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Renacci, James B. [OH-16] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6127 : Liquidity Enhancement for Small Public Companies Act
Sponsor: Rep McHenry, Patrick T. [NC-10] (introduced 7/13/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 7/13/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6129 : To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer reports and consumer information in making any determination involving auto insurance with respect to a consumer, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Clarke, Hansen [MI-13] (introduced 7/13/2012) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 7/13/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.6107 : Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Rangel, Charles B. [NY-15] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (12)
Committees: House Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Tax

H.R.6109 : Investing in American Innovation Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Levin, Sander M. [MI-12] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (10)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6110 : Customs Training Enhancement Act
Sponsor: Rep Lipinski, Daniel [IL-3] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6115 : Give Families Better Tools to Save for Education Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Buerkle, Ann Marie [NY-25] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6120 : Scaling Up Manufacturing Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Honda, Michael M. [CA-15] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (8)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.3377 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt private foundations from the tax on excess business holdings in the case of certain philanthropic enterprises which are independently supervised, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Lieberman, Joseph I. [CT] (introduced 7/12/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 7/12/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.6128 : Help Separated Families Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Roybal-Allard, Lucille [CA-34] (introduced 7/13/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/13/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.