Today’s Daily Update

House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved several bills under suspension of the rules, including the “Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act” (H.R. 5817).

Today:

  • The House will consider several bills under suspension of the rules and a motion to go to conference on the “National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013” (H.R. 4310).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate considered an extension of the Transaction Account Guarantee (TAG) program (S. 3637) and approved a motion to go to conference on the “National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013” (H.R. 4310).


Today:

  • The Senate is will continue consideration of the TAG extension (S. 3637).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Agriculture Committee
“Dodd-Frank Derivatives Reform”
9:00 a.m.
1300 Longworth

House Financial Services Committee
“Examining the Impact of the Volcker Rule on Markets, Businesses, Investors and Job Creation, Part II”
9:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

Senate Finance Committee
“Improving Care for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries”
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Health Exchanges and Medicaid Expansion in Health Care Law”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

Senate Small Business Committee
“Response to Hurricane Sandy”
10:00 a.m.
428-A Russell

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
“Northeast Corridor Future: Options for High-Speed Rail Development and Opportunities for Private Sector Participation”
10:00 a.m.
2167 Rayburn

FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion
Open Meeting
1:30 p.m.
550 17th St NW

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Financial Services

S.3671 : A bill to provide certain assistance to North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies.
Sponsor: Sen Lugar, Richard G. [IN] (introduced 12/12/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.3677 : A bill to make a technical correction to the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973.
Sponsor: Sen Johnson, Tim [SD] (introduced 12/12/2012) Cosponsors (1)
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2012 Passed/agreed to in Senate.
Status: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

Fiscal Cliff

S.3673 : A bill to provide a comprehensive deficit reduction plan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Corker, Bob [TN] (introduced 12/12/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Health

H.R.6645 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to save and strengthen the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Rep Herger, Wally [CA-2] (introduced 12/11/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce; House Rules
Latest Major Action: 12/11/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Rules, 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.6653 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide standards for determining employment status, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Paulsen, Erik [MN-3] (introduced 12/12/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 12/12/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.