Today’s Daily Update


House

Prior to Recess:

  • The House approved the “Higher Education Act of 1965” (H.R. 1911).

Today:

  • The House will consider the “Safeguarding America’s Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013” (H.R. 1919).
  • The House will consider the “Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013” (S. 622)

 

Senate

Prior to Recess:

  • The Senate continued consideration of the 2013 Farm Bill (S. 954).


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the 2013 Farm Bill (S. 954).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

There are no hearings being covered today.

Notable Legislation Introduced Prior To Recess

Financial Services

H.R.2214: To amend the securities laws to require that registration statements, quarterly and annual reports, and proxy solicitations of public companies include a disclosure to shareholders of any expenditure made by that company in support of or in opposition to any candidate for Federal, State, or local public office.
Sponsor: Rep Meng, Grace [NY-6] (introduced 5/24/2013) Cosponsors (19)
Committee: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 5/24/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.2211: To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to provide for a timetable for verification of medical debt and to increase the efficiency of credit markets with more perfect information.
Sponsor: Rep Miller, Gary G. [CA-31] (introduced 5/24/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committee: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 5/24/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.2213: To incorporate into the design and construction of reconfigured and new ports of entry certain concerns relating to border location-dependent businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep McCaul, Michael T. [TX-10] (introduced 5/24/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committee: House Homeland Security and House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 5/24/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, 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.

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