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 was in pro-forma session on September 6.

 

  • Senate – The Senate convened on September 6 to allow the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to file the “Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons” (S. J. Res. 21.)

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is expected to consider H.R. 2775 to condition the provision of premium and cost-sharing subsidies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The House is also expected to considered the following under suspension of the rules: the “Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013” (H.R. 2052), the “Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2013” (H.R. 2844), the “National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers Reform Act of 2013” (H.R. 1155), the “Science Laureates of the United States Act of 2013” (H.R. 1891), the “Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act” (H.R. 2747), and H.R. 1003 to improve consideration by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the costs and benefits of its regulations and orders, as amended.

 

  • Senate – The Senate is expected to consider the “Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons” (S. J. Res. 21.) The Senate is also expected to vote on the nominations of Valerie Caproni and Vernon Broderick to be United States District Judges for the Southern District of New York.

 

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