Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved several bills under suspension of the rules.

Today:

  • The House will consider several bills under suspension of the rules, including the “Small Business Investment Company Modernization Act” (H.R. 6504).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate confirmed two judicial nominees.


Today:

  • The Senate will consider the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill (H.R. 1).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Banking Committee
“Computerized Trading Venues”
9:30 a.m.
538 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Health

H.R.6672 : To reauthorize certain programs under the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Rogers, Mike J. [MI-8] (introduced 12/17/2012) Cosponsors (8)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Major Action: 12/17/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ 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.3684 : A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for advanced illness care coordination services for Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Warner, Mark R. [VA] (introduced 12/17/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 12/17/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Tax

H.R.6674 : To simplify and improve the Federal student loan program through income-contingent repayment to provide stronger protections for borrowers, encourage responsible borrowing, and save money for taxpayers.
Sponsor: Rep Petri, Thomas E. [WI-6] (introduced 12/17/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 12/17/2012 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, 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.

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