Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved several post office and federal building naming bills.

Today:

  • The House will consider the rule for consideration of the “STEM Jobs Act” (H.R. 6429).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate considered amendments to the “FY 2013 Defense Authorization Act” (S. 3254).


Today:

  • The Senate is will continue consideration of amendments to the “FY 2013 Defense Authorization Act” (S. 3254).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Financial Services Committee
“Proposed Basel III Banking Rules”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

House Energy and Commerce Committee
Subcommittee on Energy and Power
“Clean Air Act Implementation”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
“Identity Theft and Tax Fraud”
10:00 a.m.
2247 Rayburn

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
“The Costs of Treating Autism and the Response of the Federal Government”
2:00 p.m.
2154 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Defense

S.3643 : A bill to amend section 1059(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 to clarify that a period of employment abroad by the Chief of Mission or United States Armed Forces as a translator, interpreter, or in a security-related position in an executive or managerial capacity is to be counted as a period of residence and physical presence in the United States for purposes of qualifying for naturalization, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Toomey, Pat [PA] (introduced 11/28/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 11/28/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.3644 : A bill to provide for indemnification of transferees of property at any closed military installation.
Sponsor: Sen Coats, Daniel [IN] (introduced 11/28/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 11/28/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

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