Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House began consideration of the “Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act” (H.R. 5817).

Today:

  • The House will consider a bill to “allow for innovations and alternative technologies that meet or exceed desired energy efficiency goals” (H.R. 6582). The House will also hold a postponed vote on the “Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act” (H.R. 5817).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate invoked cloture on and approved additional amendments to the “FY 2013 Defense Authorization Act” (S. 3254).


Today:

  • The Senate is will continue consideration of the “FY 2013 Defense Authorization Act” (S. 3254) and vote on the Resolution of Advise and Consent to Ratification of the “Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Treaty” (Treaty Doc. 112-7).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Veteran’s Affairs Committee
“Wading through Warehouses of Paper: The Challenges of Transitioning Veterans Records to Paperless Technology”
2:00 p.m.
334 Cannon

Senate Commerce Committee
“Nominations Hearing – FTC Commissioner”
2:30 p.m.
253 Russell

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Health

H.R.6626 : Health Care Innovation and Marketplace Technologies Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Honda, Michael M. [CA-15] (introduced 12/3/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Small Business
Latest Major Action: 12/3/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Small Business, 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.

Patents

H.R.6621 : To correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and title 35, United States Code.
Sponsor: Rep Smith, Lamar [TX-21] (introduced 11/30/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Tax

H.R.6627 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for veteran first-time homebuyers and for adaptive housing and mobility improvements for disabled veterans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Langevin, James R. [RI-2] (introduced 12/3/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 12/3/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Telecom

H.R.6624 : Family Telephone Connection Protection Act of 2012
Sponsor: Rep Rush, Bobby L. [IL-1] (introduced 11/30/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/30/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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