Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • Under suspension of the rules, the House approved the “Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center Designation Act” (H.R. 667).

Today:

  • The House will consider the “Academic Competition Resolution of 2013” (H. Res. 77).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate confirmed a judicial nominee.


Today:

  • The Senate will hold a cloture vote on the nomination of Senator Hagel to be Secretary of Defense.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Banking Committee
“Semi-Annual Monetary Policy Report”
10:00 a.m.
106 Dirksen

House Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on Defense
“Fiscal Challenges Facing the Defense Department”
10:00 a.m.
2359 Rayburn

House Science, Space and Technology Committee
“Cyber R&D Issues”
10:00 a.m.
2318 Rayburn

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“American Energy Security and Innovation: An Assessment of Private-Sector Successes and Opportunities in Energy Efficient Technologies”
10:00 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Ways and Means Committee
“Budget Views and Estimates”
10:00 a.m.
1100 Longworth

Senate Finance Committee
“Ten Year Budget and Economic Outlook”
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen

Senate Budget Committee
“Impact of Federal Investments on People, Communities, and Long-Term Economic Growth”
10:30 a.m.
608 Dirksen

House Appropriations Committee
“Budget Hearing – Nuclear Nonproliferation and Naval Reactors”
1:00 p.m.
2362-A Rayburn

Commodity Futures Trading Commission
International Organization of Securities Commissioners Roundtable
1:00 p.m.
1155 21st Street, NW

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Agriculture

H.R.693 : To reform the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Pitts, Joseph R. [PA-16] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (42)
Committees: House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

S.334 : A bill to terminate agricultural direct payments beginning with the 2013 crop year.
Sponsor: Sen McCaskill, Claire [MO] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S.345 : A bill to reform the Federal sugar program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Shaheen, Jeanne [NH] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (9)
Committees: Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.785 : To prevent excessive speculation in energy commodities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-5] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (18)
Committees: House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Budget

H.R.699 : To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to repeal and replace the fiscal year 2013 sequestration.
Sponsor: Rep Van Hollen, Chris [MD-8] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (15)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Budget; House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and 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.807 : To require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached.
Sponsor: Rep McClintock, Tom [CA-4] (introduced 2/25/2013) Cosponsors (23)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/25/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.816 : To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to allow intraagency transfers of funds to provide more flexibility for the agency to comply with a presidential sequestration order for fiscal year 2013 or 2014.
Sponsor: Rep Ribble, Reid J. [WI-8] (introduced 2/25/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Budget
Latest Major Action: 2/25/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.

Energy

S.329 : A bill to eliminate certain fuel subsidies and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain energy tax incentives.
Sponsor: Sen Sanders, Bernard [VT] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.344 : A bill to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from approving the introduction into commerce of gasoline that contains greater than 10-volume-percent ethanol, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Wicker, Roger F. [MS] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Environment and Public Works
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

H.R.786 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that tar sands are crude oil for purposes of the Federal excise tax on petroleum.
Sponsor: Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-5] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.787 : To greatly enhance America’s path toward energy independence and economic and national security, to rebuild our Nation’s aging roads, bridges, locks, and dams, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Murphy, Tim [PA-18] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Natural Resources; House Judiciary; House Energy and Commerce; House Rules; House Budget; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, Rules, the Budget, and 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.

Financial Services

H.R.686 : To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to modify the ineligibility requirements for producers that produce an annual crop on native sod, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Noem, Kristi L. [SD] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

H.R.688 : To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to provide certain credit unions with the authority to make additional member business loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Royce, Edward R. [CA-39] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (41)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.701 : To amend a provision of the Securities Act of 1933 directing the Securities and Exchange Commission to add a particular class of securities to those exempted under such Act to provide a deadline for such action.
Sponsor: Rep McHenry, Patrick T. [NC-10] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.719 : To clarify the National Credit Union Administration authority to improve credit union safety and soundness.
Sponsor: Rep King, Peter T. [NY-2] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (15)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.736 : To provide for the expansion of affordable refinancing of mortgages held by the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation.
Sponsor: Rep Welch, Peter [VT] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.737 : Homeowners’ Defense Act of 2013
Sponsor: Rep Wilson, Frederica S. [FL-24] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.361 : A bill to require the lender or servicer of a home mortgage, upon a request by the homeowner for a short sale, to make a prompt decision whether to allow the sale.
Sponsor: Sen Murkowski, Lisa [AK] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

H.R.742 : To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodity Exchange Act to repeal the indemnification requirements for regulatory authorities to obtain access to swap data required to be provided by swaps entities under such Acts.
Sponsor: Rep Crawford, Eric A. “Rick” [AR-1] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Agriculture; House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on 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.

H.R.749 : To amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to provide an exception to the annual privacy notice requirement.
Sponsor: Rep Luetkemeyer, Blaine [MO-3] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (18)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.790 : To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the disclosure of the total number of a company’s domestic and foreign employees.
Sponsor: Rep Peters, Gary C. [MI-14] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.797 : To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to clarify provisions relating to the regulation of municipal advisors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Stivers, Steve [OH-15] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.801 : To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to make the shareholder threshold for registration of savings and loan holding companies the same as for bank holding companies.
Sponsor: Rep Womack, Steve [AR-3] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.698 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish safeguards and standards of quality for research and transplantation of organs infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Sponsor: Rep Capps, Lois [CA-24] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.713 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.
Sponsor: Rep Gerlach, Jim [PA-6] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 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.

H.R.728 : To establish certain duties for pharmacies to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administration-approved contraception, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-12] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (20)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.729 : To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt the National Institutes of Health from sequestration under section 251A for fiscal year 2013, and to reduce the sequestration by the amount of the exemption.
Sponsor: Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Budget
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.

S.325 : A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Tester, Jon [MT] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: Senate Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.328 : A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow certain critical access hospitals and sole community hospitals to use interactive telecommunications systems to satisfy requirements with respect to having a physician available to stabilize an individual with an emergency medical condition under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Sen Thune, John [SD] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.351 : A bill to repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
Sponsor: Sen Cornyn, John [TX] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (31)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.367 : A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.
Sponsor: Sen Cardin, Benjamin L. [MD] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.741 : To require the Secretary of Defense to develop and implement a plan to provide chiropractic health care services and benefits for certain new beneficiaries as part of the TRICARE program.
Sponsor: Rep Rogers, Mike D. [AL-3] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.743 : To restore the application of the Federal antitrust laws to the business of health insurance to protect competition and consumers.
Sponsor: Rep DeFazio, Peter A. [OR-4] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.762 : To repeal title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce.
Sponsor: Rep Blackburn, Marsha [TN-7] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (14)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, 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.763 : To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Sponsor: Rep Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [LA-3] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (16)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 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.

H.R.779 : To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and to amend title 5, United States Code, to establish a national health program administered by the Office of Personnel Management to offer Federal employee health benefits plans to individuals who are not Federal employees, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Issa, Darrell E. [CA-49] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Oversight and Government Reform; House Education and the Workforce; House Natural Resources; House Judiciary; House Rules; House Appropriations; House Administration
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform, Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Rules, Appropriations, and House Administration, 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.781 : To amend title II of the Social Security Act to prohibit the inclusion of Social Security account numbers on Medicare cards.
Sponsor: Rep Johnson, Sam [TX-3] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.792 : To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration’s jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars.
Sponsor: Rep Posey, Bill [FL-8] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (17)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.800 : To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare.
Sponsor: Rep Whitfield, Ed [KY-1] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (31)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 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.

H.R.805 : To repeal certain changes to contracts with Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] (introduced 2/25/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/25/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.809 : To provide for improvement of field emergency medical services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Bucshon, Larry [IN-8] (introduced 2/25/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/25/2013 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.

Immigration

H.R.707 : To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to simplify and rename the H-2C worker program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Crawford, Eric A. “Rick” [AR-1] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Judiciary; House Education and the Workforce; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Energy and Commerce, 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.717 : To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote family unity, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Honda, Michael M. [CA-17] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (61)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Labor

H.R.795 : To amend the National Labor Relations Act to modify the authority of the National Labor Relations Board with respect to rulemaking, issuance of complaints, and authority over unfair labor practices.
Sponsor: Rep Scott, Austin [GA-8] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (23)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.803 : To reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive in the 21st century.
Sponsor: Rep Foxx, Virginia [NC-5] (introduced 2/25/2013) Cosponsors (14)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce; House Judiciary; House Agriculture; House Veterans’ Affairs; House Energy and Commerce; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 2/25/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Agriculture, Veterans’ Affairs, Energy and Commerce, and 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.

Tax

H.R.694 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance by corporations of tax on foreign income.
Sponsor: Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.734 : To create jobs and promote fair trade by increasing duties on certain foreign goods imported into the United States.
Sponsor: Rep Stivers, Steve [OH-15] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.324 : A bill to amend part B of the title XVIII of the Social Security Act to apply deemed enrollment to residents of Puerto Rico and to provide a special enrollment period and a reduction in the late enrollment penalties for certain residents of Puerto Rico.
Sponsor: Sen Schumer, Charles E. [NY] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.337 : A bill to provide an incentive for businesses to bring jobs back to America.
Sponsor: Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.355 : A bill to require the United States Trade Representative to notify the World Trade Organization if any member of the World Trade Organization fails during 2 consecutive years to disclose subsidies under the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Merkley, Jeff [OR] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.766 : To reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers.
Sponsor: Rep Cicilline, David N. [RI-1] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.769 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the lower threshold for the refundable portion of the child tax credit and to adjust the credit amount for inflation.
Sponsor: Rep DeLauro, Rosa L. [CT-3] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (72)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.774 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish small business start-up savings accounts.
Sponsor: Rep Gardner, Cory [CO-4] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (10)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.782 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate tax and retain stepped-up basis at death.
Sponsor: Rep Latta, Robert E. [OH-5] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.789 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the tax treatment for certain build America bonds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Neal, Richard E. [MA-1] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (14)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.793 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an excise tax on concealable firearms and to require the Attorney General to establish a firearms buyback grant program.
Sponsor: Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-38] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (18)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.815 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make certain dividends and distributions paid to individuals from certain small businesses exempt from tax to the extent of the increased wages of the small business.
Sponsor: Rep Owens, William L. [NY-21] (introduced 2/25/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/25/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Technology

H.R.756 : To advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep McCaul, Michael T. [TX-10] (introduced 2/15/2013) Cosponsors (10)
Committees: House Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Transportation

H.R.721 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit.
Sponsor: Rep Jenkins, Lynn [KS-2] (introduced 2/14/2013) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/14/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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