Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

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

Today:

  • The House will consider the “Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014” (H.R. 2216).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • 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

Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
“Iran Sanctions”
10:00 a.m.
538 Rayburn

FDIC
“Board Meeting”
10:00 a.m.
550- 17th St NW

House Natural Resources Committee
“Species Conservation”
10:00 a.m.
1324 Longworth

House Education and the Workforce Committee
“Fiscal 2014 Budget- HHS”
10:00 a.m.
2175 Rayburn

House Ways and Means Committee
“IRS Investigation”
10:00 a.m.
1100 Longworth

Senate Appropriations – Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
“2014 Appropriations: Transportation, HUD”
2:30 p.m.
138 Dirksen

Senate Commerce Committee
“State of Wireless Communications”
2:30 p.m.
253 Russell

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

 

Energy

S.1084: A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to establish the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy as the lead Federal agency for coordinating Federal, State, and local assistance provided to promote the energy retrofitting of schools.
Sponsor: Sen Udall, Mark [CO] (introduced 6/3/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committee: Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 6/3/2013 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

H.R.2218:  To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment. 
Sponsor: Rep McKinley, David B. [WV-1] (introduced 6/3/2013)      Cosponsors (35) 
Committee: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/3/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 

H.R.2226: To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 relating to State consultation on removal and remedial actions, State concurrence with listing on the National Priorities List, and State credit for contributions to the removal or remedial action, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Johnson, Bill [OH-6] (introduced 6/3/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 6/3/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.

Education

S.1086: A bill to reauthorize and improve the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Mikulski, Barbara A. [MD] (introduced 6/3/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committee: Senate HELP
Latest Major Action: 6/3/2013 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Health

H.R.2229: To require the Commissioner of Social Security to issue uniform standards for the method for truncation of Social Security account numbers in order to protect such numbers from being used in the perpetration of fraud or identity theft and to provide for a prohibition on the display to the general public on the Internet of Social Security account numbers by State and local governments and private entities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Ross, Dennis A. [FL-15] (introduced 6/3/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/3/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Immigration

H.R.2220: To provide for operational control of the international border of the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Poe, Ted [TX-2] (introduced 6/3/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Homeland Security; House Armed Services; House Rules; House Energy and Commerce; House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 6/3/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Rules, Energy and Commerce, 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..

Tax

S.1085: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for small businesses.
Sponsor: Sen Collins, Susan M. [ME] (introduced 6/3/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committee: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/3/2013 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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