Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

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

Today:

  • The House will consider 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).

 

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Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Energy and Environment

S.3649 : A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to provide assistance for natural disaster response at Superfund sites, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ] (introduced 11/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works
Latest Major Action: 11/29/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.3650 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to facilitate water leasing and water transfers to promote conservation and efficiency.
Sponsor: Sen Udall, Mark [CO] (introduced 11/29/2012) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 11/29/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Financial Services

H.R.6613 : To establish the Securities and Derivatives Commission in order to combine the functions of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission in a single independent regulatory commission.
Sponsor: Rep Frank, Barney [MA-4] (introduced 11/29/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services; House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 11/29/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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.6614 : To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to allow the rebuilding of certain structures located in special flood hazard zones, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Matsui, Doris O. [CA-5] (introduced 11/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 11/29/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.6611 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to promote public notification and provide incentives to reduce drug shortages, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Cassidy, Bill [LA-6] (introduced 11/29/2012) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/29/2012 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.

Tax

H.R.6616 : To protect securities transactions in the United States from enforcement of certain excise taxes imposed by any foreign government, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] (introduced 11/29/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Foreign Affairs
Latest Major Action: 11/29/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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.

S.3650 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to facilitate water leasing and water transfers to promote conservation and efficiency.
Sponsor: Sen Udall, Mark [CO] (introduced 11/29/2012) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 11/29/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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