Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House met in pro forma session at 3:00 p.m.

Today:

  • The House will consider the following measures under suspension of the rules: 1) H.R. 251–South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act; 2) H.R. 993–Fruit Heights Land Conveyance Act; 3) H.R. 1157–Rattlesnake Mountain Public Access Act; 4) H.R. 1158–North Cascades National Park Service Complex Fish Stocking Act; and 5) H.R. 723–Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Protection Act.

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • Senator-designate Jeffrey S. Chiesa, of New Jersey, was administered the oath of office by the Vice President.
  • The Senate passed the Farm Bill (S. 954) as amended by a vote of 66 yeas to 27 nays.
  • Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 744 (Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act), to provide for comprehensive immigration reform


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 744, Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
“Federal Information Technology”
10:30 a.m., 342 Dirksen

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

 

HEALTH

H.R.2305: To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Sponsor: Rep Roskam, Peter J. [IL-6] (introduced 6/10/2013) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/10/2013 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.1123: A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Sponsor: Sen Carper, Thomas R. [DE] (introduced 6/10/2013) Cosponsors (11)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 6/10/2013 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.1124: A bill to establish requirements with respect to bisphenol A.
Sponsor: Sen Feinstein, Dianne [CA] (introduced 6/10/2013) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 6/10/2013 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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