Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House approved the “Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013” (H.R. 1406) and approved the rule for consideration of the debt prioritization legislation, the “Full Faith and Credit Act” (H.R. 807).

Today:

  • The House will consider the “Full Faith and Credit Act” (H.R. 807).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate approved the “Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013” (S. 622) by unanimous consent. The Senate also considered amendments to the “Water Resources Development Act” (S. 601).


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the “Water Resources Development Act” (S. 601). Votes on amendments are expected.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Judiciary Committee
“Markup of S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act”
9:30 a.m.
216 Hart

Senate HELP Committee
“Pharmaceutical Compounding: Proposed Legislative Solutions”
10:00 a.m.
430 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Budget

H.R.1868 : To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to establish joint resolutions on the budget, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Black, Diane [TN-6] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Rules; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Rules, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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.1869 : To establish biennial budgets for the United States Government.
Sponsor: Rep Ribble, Reid J. [WI-8] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Budget; House Rules; House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and Oversight and Government Reform, 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.1870 : To amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to provide for a legislative line-item veto to expedite consideration of rescissions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Ryan, Paul [WI-1] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Budget; House Rules
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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.1871 : To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to reform the budget baseline.
Sponsor: Rep Woodall, Rob [GA-7] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Budget
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.

H.R.1872 : To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to increase transparency in Federal budgeting, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Garrett, Scott [NJ-5] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Budget; House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, 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.1873 : To require greater accountability in discretionary and direct spending programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Chaffetz, Jason [UT-3] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Budget; House Rules; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and 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.1874 : To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for macroeconomic analysis of the impact of legislation.
Sponsor: Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (29)
Committees: House Budget; House Rules
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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.

Energy

H.R.1879 : To provide for the safe disposal of Federal Government-owned transuranic waste for the benefit of all Americans.
Sponsor: Rep Pearce, Stevan [NM-2] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Armed 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.1887 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny certain tax benefits to persons responsible for an oil spill if such person commits certain additional violations.
Sponsor: Rep Engel, Eliot L. [NY-16] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Financial Services

H.R.1885 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow eligible veterans to use qualified veterans mortgage bonds to refinance home loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Davis, Susan A. [CA-53] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Health

S.902 : A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to apply the provisions of the Act to certain Congressional staff and members of the executive branch.
Sponsor: Sen Vitter, David [LA] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.907 : A bill to provide grants to better understand and reduce gestational diabetes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Shaheen, Jeanne [NH] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.908 : A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the diagnosis and treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Johnson, Tim [SD] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Immigration

S.903 : A bill to clarify State of residence requirements for aliens and nonimmigrant requirements for purposes of chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code.
Sponsor: Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ] (introduced 5/8/2013) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: Senate Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 5/8/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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