This Week’s Update

This week’s Washington Update covers: taxes; financial services; energy and environment; defense; health; transportation and infrastructure; and technology.

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House approved several cybsersecurity bills, including the “Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA)” (H.R. 624), the “Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013” (H.R. 1163), the “Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013” (H.R. 756), and the “Advancing America’s Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2013” (H.R. 967).


  • Senate – The Senate defeated several amendments to the gun control legislation, the “Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013” (S. 649). The bill has been set aside for consideration at a later date.


Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is likely to consider the “Helping Sick Americans Now Act” (H.R. 1549) and the “Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act” (H.R. 527).


  • Senate – The Senate will consider the “Marketplace Fairness Act” (S. 743).


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