Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the rule for consideration of the “Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergi Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012” (H.R. 6156), which would repeal trade restrictions and effectively extend permanent normal trade relations to Russia.

Today:

  • The House will consider the “Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergi Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012” (H.R. 6156).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate invoked cloture on the “Sportsmen’s Act of 2012” (S. 3525) and confirmed Martin J. Gruenberg and Thomas Hoening for FDIC posts.


Today:

  • The Senate is not in session.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
“Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority: A Review of the Department of Transportation Inspector General’s Findings and Recommendations”
9:00 a.m.
2167 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy

S.3633 : A bill to provide for the unencumbering of title to non-Federal land owned by the city of Anchorage, Alaska, for purposes of economic development by conveyance of the Federal reversion interest to the City.
Sponsor: Sen Murkowski, Lisa [AK] (introduced 11/15/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 11/15/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Transportation

H.R.6592 : To ensure that the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority complies with the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
Sponsor: Rep Norton, Eleanor Holmes [DC] (introduced 11/15/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 11/15/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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