Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • Under suspension of the rules, the House approved the “European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act” (S. 1956) and the “Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act” (H.R. 6371).

Today:

  • The House will consider the “New York City Natural Gas Supply Enhancement Act” (H.R. 2606) and a bill to amend the Recovery Act of 2009 to consolidate certain CBO reporting requirements (H.R. 6570).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to the “Sportsmen’s Act of 2012” (S. 3525).


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the “Sportsmen’s Act of 2012” (S. 3525).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Energy and Commerce Committee
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
“The Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: Could it have been prevented?”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance
Open Meeting
1:30 p.m.
1500 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Senate Banking Committee
“Oversight of Basel II”
2:30 p.m.
538 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Health

H.R.6585: To amend subtitle B of title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to extend the temporary high-risk insurance pool program to the territories.
Sponsor: Rep Christensen, Donna M. [VI] (introduced 11/6/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 11/6/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6584 : Verifying Authority and Legality In Drug Compounding Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-7] (introduced 11/2/2012) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/2/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Infrastructure

S.3626 : A bill to provide financing assistance for qualified water infrastructure projects, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Merkley, Jeff [OR] (introduced 11/13/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works
Latest Major Action: 11/13/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Tax

H.R.6583 : To require the Secretary of the Treasury to implement a program to prevent the fraudulent use of taxpayer identification numbers of residents of United States territories and possessions to be used to obtain a credit or refund on tax returns filed with the United States.
Sponsor: Rep Dent, Charles W. [PA-15] (introduced 11/2/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/2/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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