Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013, H.R. 3080, to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States and to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, by a yea-and-nay vote of 417 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 560.
    • The following amendments were agreed to:
      • Gibbs manager’s amendment
      • Shuster en bloc amendment that consists of: Mullin amendment, Jackson Lee amendment, Grimm amendment, Peters (CA) amendment, Stutzman amendment, Pierluisi amendment, Cotton amendment, Hastings (WA) amendment, McCollum amendment, Thompson (CA) amendment, Lowenthal amendment, Brownley amendment, and Schneider amendment
      • Flores amendment
      • Richmond amendment
    • The following amendments were rejected:
      • Young (AK) amendment
      • Bentivolio amendment
      • Velazquez amendment
      • DeFazio amendment
      • Hastings (FL) amendment
    • The following amendments were withdrawn:
      • Jones amendment
      • Gardner amendment

Today:

  • The House is in recess until tomorrow in observance of the late Congressman C.W. Bill Young’s funeral.

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate sits in recess until Monday, October 28th.

Today:

  • The Senate sits in recess until Monday, October 28th.


Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

AEI
“Innovators versus litigators: Chairman Bob Goodlatte on the need for patent reform”
8:45am, 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW

House Energy and Commerce
“PPACA Implementation Failures: Didn’t Know or Didn’t Disclose?”
9:00am, 2123 Rayburn

Federal Reserve Board of Governors
“Open Meeting”
10:00am, Federal Reserve Board Building, 20th and C Streets, N.W.

Zillow & Bipartisan Center
“Getting our House in Order: Solving the Lingering Issues of the Housing Recession”
10:00am, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

 

 

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday:

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.3310 : To provide for additional protections and disclosures to consumers when financial products or services are related to the consumers’ military or Federal pensions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Cartwright, Matt [PA-17] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (39)
Committees: House Financial Services; House Veterans’ Affairs; House Armed Services; House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs, Armed Services, 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.3312 : To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to allow for monthly installment payments for flood insurance under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, to cap the annual cost of flood insurance under that Act, to provide for a ten-year phase-in of premium increases resulting from the enactment of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Bilirakis, Gus M. [FL-12] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3315 : To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to allow the repair, expansion, and construction, without elevation, of agricultural structures located in special flood hazard zones, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep LaMalfa, Doug [CA-1] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3317 : To strengthen the Federal statutes designed to deter money laundering and terrorism financing, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Waters, Maxine [CA-43] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Financial Services; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on 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.3329 : To enhance the ability of community financial institutions to foster economic growth and serve their communities, boost small businesses, increase individual savings, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Luetkemeyer, Blaine [MO-3] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3331 : To amend title 31, United States Code, to ensure that persons who form corporations or limited liability companies in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations or limited liability companies, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations and limited liability companies for criminal gain, to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, and other misconduct involving United States corporations and limited liability companies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-12] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

HEALTH

H.R.3319 : To modernize the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Issa, Darrell E. [CA-49] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform; House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and 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.

H.R.3320 : To ensure appropriate coverage of ventricular assist devices under the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Bucshon, Larry [IN-8] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.3322 : Eliminating Disparities in Diabetes Prevention, Access, and Care Act of 2013
Sponsor: Rep DeGette, Diana [CO-1] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.3334 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of certified adult day services under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-38] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (22)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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

H.R.3318 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the above-the-line deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers.
Sponsor: Rep Shea-Porter, Carol [NH-1] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (30)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3327 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an extension of the work opportunity tax credit for veterans.
Sponsor: Rep Kelly, Robin L. [IL-2] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3328 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an extension of the work opportunity tax credit for certain targeted groups.
Sponsor: Rep Kelly, Robin L. [IL-2] (introduced 10/23/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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