Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the “Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act” (H.R. 749) and a bill requiring a “study of voluntary community-based flood insurance options and how such options could be incorporated into the national flood insurance program” (H.R. 1035).

Today:

  • The House will consider the “Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013” (H.R. 890).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • Majority Leader Reid filed cloture on the continuing resolution to find the government through the end of FY 2013 (H.R. 933).


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the continuing resolution (H.R. 933).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance
Open Meeting
9:00 a.m.
1500 Pennsylvania Ave

House Homeland Security Committee
“DHS Role in Cybersecurity”
10:00 a.m.
311 Cannon

House Ways and Means Committee
“U.S. – India Trade Relations”
10:00 a.m.
1100 Longworth

House Education and the Workforce Committee
“Keeping College Within Reach: Examining Opportunities to Strengthen Federal Student Loan Programs”
10:00 a.m.
2175 Rayburn

House Financial Services Committee
“Mortgage Insurance: Private vs. Government Approaches”
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Obamacare’s Impact on Jobs”
10:15 a.m.
2123 Rayburn

House Budget Committee
“Markup of FY 2014 Budget”
10:30 a.m.
210 Cannon

House Judiciary Committee
“Investigating and Prosecuting Cyber Threats”
11:30 a.m.
2237 Rayburn

House Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
“Hurricane Sandy Supplemental Oversight”
2:00 p.m.
2359 Rayburn

House Armed Services Committee
“IT and Cyber Operations”
2:00 p.m.
2212 Rayburn

Senate Budget Committee
“Markup of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY 2014”
2:00 p.m.
608 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Financial Services

H.R.1062 : To improve the consideration by the Securities and Exchange Commission of the costs and benefits of its regulations and orders.
Sponsor: Rep Garrett, Scott [NJ-5] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (15)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1064 : To reform the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Neugebauer, Randy [TX-19] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (41)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1077 : To amend the Truth in Lending Act to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction.
Sponsor: Rep Huizenga, Bill [MI-2] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1101 : To strengthen America’s financial infrastructure, by requiring pre-funding for catastrophe losses using private insurance premium dollars to better prepare and protect homeowners from natural catastrophes and to protect taxpayers from massive bailouts, and to provide dedicated funding from insurance premiums to improve catastrophe preparedness, loss prevention and mitigation, and to improve the availability and affordability of private market homeowners insurance coverage for catastrophic events, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Sires, Albio [NJ-8] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, 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.

S.534 : A bill to reform the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Tester, Jon [MT] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (13)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Health

H.R.1070 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening.
Sponsor: Rep Dent, Charles W. [PA-15] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 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.1074 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes.
Sponsor: Rep Olson, Pete [TX-22] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1076 : To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for savings to the Federal Government by permitting pass-through funding for State authorized public entity health benefits pools.
Sponsor: Rep Hall, Ralph M. [TX-4] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 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.1098 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to traumatic brain injury and to trauma research.
Sponsor: Rep Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [NJ-9] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1099 : To repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund.
Sponsor: Rep Pitts, Joseph R. [PA-16] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1100 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve mental and behavioral health services on college campuses.
Sponsor: Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (11)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on 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.1102 : To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.
Sponsor: Rep Welch, Peter [VT] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (10)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 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.

S.539 : A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes.
Sponsor: Sen Shaheen, Jeanne [NH] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Homeland Security

H.R.1093 : To direct the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to prohibit airplane passengers from bringing aboard a passenger aircraft any item that was prohibited as of March 1, 2013.
Sponsor: Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-5] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Homeland Security
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Tax

H.R.1065 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the Federal tax on fuels by the amount of any increase in the rate of tax on such fuel by the States.
Sponsor: Rep Garrett, Scott [NJ-5] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (13)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1069 : To amend title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to implement a drug screening and testing program for applicants for and recipients of assistance under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [LA-3] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1085 : To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend to 2025 the production certificate program that allows refunds of duties on certain articles produced in United States insular possessions.
Sponsor: Rep Christensen, Donna M. [VI] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1086 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the taxation of income of controlled foreign corporations attributable to imported property.
Sponsor: Rep Cicilline, David N. [RI-1] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.526 : A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the special rule for contributions of qualified conservation contributions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Baucus, Max [MT] (introduced 3/12/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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