Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the “Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012” (H.R. 5872) and begin consideration of the “FY 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act” (H.R. 5856).

Today:

  • The House will complete consideration of the “FY 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act” (H.R. 5856).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to the “Bringing Home Jobs Act” (S. 3364).


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of motion to proceed to the “Bringing Home Jobs Act” (S. 3364).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Ways and Means Committee
“Tax Reform and the U.S. Manufacturing Sector”
9:30 a.m.
1100 Longworth

House Financial Services Committee
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
“Impact of Dodd-Frank: Consumers”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

Senate HELP Committee
“Making College Affordability a Priority: Promising Practices and Strategies”
10:00 a.m.
430 Dirksen

House Financial Services Committee
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
“Impact of Dodd-Frank: Consumer Choice and Access to Credit”
2:00 p.m.
2128 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Health

H.R.6137 : To repeal provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act relating to health savings accounts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Fleming, John [LA-4] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 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.6138 : To bring an end to the spread of HIV/AIDS in the United States and around the world.
Sponsor: Rep Lee, Barbara [CA-9] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (26)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Foreign Affairs; House Education and the Workforce; House Judiciary; House Armed Services; House Financial Services; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Armed Services, Financial Services, and Ways and Means, 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.6142 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare physician payment rates for 1 year.
Sponsor: Rep Burgess, Michael C. [TX-26] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.6146 : To permit pass-through payment for reasonable costs of certified registered nurse anesthetist services in critical access hospitals notwithstanding the reclassification of such hospitals as urban hospitals, including hospitals located in “Lugar counties”, and for on-call and standby costs for such services.
Sponsor: Rep Hinojosa, Ruben [TX-15] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.3396 : A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a national campaign to increase public awareness and knowledge of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Sessions, Jeff [AL] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Financial Services

H.R.6139 : To create a Federal charter for National Consumer Credit Corporations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Luetkemeyer, Blaine [MO-9] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Tax

H.R.6140 : To prohibit waivers relating to compliance with the work requirements for the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Camp, Dave [MI-4] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on 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.

H.R.6142 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare physician payment rates for 1 year.
Sponsor: Rep Burgess, Michael C. [TX-26] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.6146 : To permit pass-through payment for reasonable costs of certified registered nurse anesthetist services in critical access hospitals notwithstanding the reclassification of such hospitals as urban hospitals, including hospitals located in “Lugar counties”, and for on-call and standby costs for such services.
Sponsor: Rep Hinojosa, Ruben [TX-15] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6148 : To make permanent the EGTRRA improvements to Coverdell education savings accounts.
Sponsor: Rep Kelly, Mike [PA-3] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6149 : To require the United States Trade Representative to take action to obtain the full compliance of the Russian Federation with its commitments under the protocol on the accession of the Russian Federation to the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Michaud, Michael H. [ME-2] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.3397 : A bill to prohibit waivers relating to compliance with the work requirements for the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Hatch, Orrin G. [UT] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (10)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3401 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily extend tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, to provide for temporary alternative minimum tax relief, to extend increased expensing limitations, and to provide instructions for tax reform.
Sponsor: Sen Hatch, Orrin G. [UT] (introduced 7/18/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Latest Major Action: 7/18/2012 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

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