Today’s Daily Update

The House will begin consideration of the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015”

House

 

Yesterday:

  • The following reports were filed yesterday:
    • H.R. 739, to require the Office of Management and Budget to prepare a crosscut budget for restoration activities in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to require the Environmental Protection Agency to develop and implement an adaptive management plan, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-453, Pt. 1)
    • Report on the Revised Sub-Allocation of Budget Allocations for Fiscal Year 2015 (H. Rept. 113-454)
    • Supplemental report on H.R. 4435, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2015 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-446, Pt. 2)
    • H. Res. 585, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4660) making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4435) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2015 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-455)

Today:

  • The House will begin consideration of the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015” (H.R. 4435)
  • The following legislation is expected to be considered under suspension of the rules:
    • Conference Report to H.R. 3080 – Water Resources Reform and Development Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee / Budget Committee / Ways and Means Committee / Natural Resources Committee)
    • H.R. 3530 – Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Poe / Judiciary Committee)
    • H.R. 3610 – Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act (Sponsored by Rep. Erik Paulsen / Judiciary Committee / Education and the Workforce Committee)
    • H.R. 4225 – Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation (SAVE) Act (Sponsored by Rep. Ann Wagner / Judiciary Committee)
    • H.R. 4058 – Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Dave Reichert / Ways and Means Committee)
    • H.R. 4573 – International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee / Judiciary Committee)
    • H.Res. 573 – Condemning the abduction of female students by armed militants from the terrorist group known as Boko Haram in northeastern provinces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Frederica Wilson / Foreign Affairs Committee)

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • The Senate met in pro forma session.

Today:

  • The Senate will convene at 10:00am, with votes at 5:30 pm on the confirmation of Gregg Jeffrey Costa to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Stanley Fischer to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.4672: To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide protections for active duty military consumers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-38] (introduced 5/19/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 5/19/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4669: To allow service members to maintain their domicile for auto insurance purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Royce, Edward R. [CA-39] (introduced 5/19/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 5/19/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

HEALTH

H.R.4673: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide bundled payments for post-acute care services under parts A and B of Medicare, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep McKinley, David B. [WV-1] (introduced 5/19/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 5/19/2014 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.4676: To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to apply the Medicare restriction on self-referral to State plan requirements under Medicaid, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] (introduced 5/19/2014) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/19/2014 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.

H.R.4677: To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require States with failed American Health Benefit Exchanges to reimburse the Federal Government for amounts provided under grants for the establishment and operation of such Exchanges.
Sponsor: Rep Reed, Tom [NY-23] (introduced 5/19/2014) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 5/19/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4674: To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the specially adapted housing assistance program for individuals with terminal illnesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Brownley, Julia [CA-26] (introduced 5/19/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Major Action: 5/19/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

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