Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House began consideration of the “Require a PLAN Act” (H.R. 444).

Today:

  • The House will complete consideration of the “Require a PLAN Act” (H.R. 444).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate was not in session.


Today:

  • The Senate is not in session.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Financial Services Committee
“FHA Financial Condition and its Role in the Housing Market”
9:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Budget

H.R.504 : To save at least $10,000,000,000 by consolidating some duplicative and overlapping Government programs.
Sponsor: Rep Culberson, John Abney [TX-7] (introduced 2/5/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform; House Appropriations
Latest Major Action: 2/5/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Appropriations, 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.505 : To repeal sequester while achieving balance in deficit reduction between revenue and cuts, and between non-defense cuts and defense cuts, to invest in job creation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Ellison, Keith [MN-5] (introduced 2/5/2013) Cosponsors (14)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Budget; House Oversight and Government Reform; House Armed Services; House Education and the Workforce; House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/5/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services, Education and the Workforce, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Financial Services, 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.

Financial Services

H.R.508 : To extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program for five years.
Sponsor: Rep Grimm, Michael G. [NY-11] (introduced 2/5/2013) Cosponsors (9)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/5/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.500 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for any citizen or permanent resident of the United States to buy into Medicare.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 2/5/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/5/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Immigration

H.R.519 : To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote family unity, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Nadler, Jerrold [NY-10] (introduced 2/5/2013) Cosponsors (16)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 2/5/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Tax

H.R.494 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a reduced rate of excise tax on beer produced domestically by certain qualifying producers.
Sponsor: Rep Gerlach, Jim [PA-6] (introduced 2/5/2013) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/5/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.495 : To make the Internal Revenue Service Free File Program permanent.
Sponsor: Rep Roskam, Peter J. [IL-6] (introduced 2/5/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/5/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.514 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to designate overpayments of income tax for disaster relief.
Sponsor: Rep Hastings, Alcee L. [FL-20] (introduced 2/5/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 2/5/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.516 : To extend the payroll tax reduction.
Sponsor: Rep Maffei, Daniel B. [NY-24] (introduced 2/5/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/5/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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