Today’s Daily Update

The House began consideration of FY 2015 CJS Appropriations

House

 

Yesterday:

  • The House began consideration of H.R. 4660, making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

Today:

  • The House is expected to complete consideration of the “Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015” (H.R. 4660). Last votes are expected to be held in the late evening.

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • The Senate is not in session.

 

Hearings Covered By W&J Today

 

House Appropriations Committee
Fiscal 2015 Appropriations: Agriculture

House Financial Services Committee
Financial Services Bills

CFTC
Cross-Border Issues

House Ways and Means — Subcommittee on Human Resources
“Medication Rate for Foster Care Children”

House Ways & Means
Tax Extenders Markup

 

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

 

HEALTH

H.R.4750: To clarify the treatment of health care provider standards of care under Federal health care provisions.
Sponsor: Rep Gingrey, Phil [GA-11] (introduced 5/28/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 5/28/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.

TAX

H.R.4753: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for clean energy and to repeal fossil fuel subsidies for big oil companies.
Sponsor: Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] (introduced 5/28/2014) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/28/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.4754 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by requiring a Federal emission permit for the sale or use of covered substances and to return funds to the American people.
Sponsor: Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] (introduced 5/28/2014) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 5/28/2014 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.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

H.R.4752: To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to limit the authority of the Federal Communications Commission over providers of broadband Internet access service.
Sponsor: Rep Latta, Robert E. [OH-5] (introduced 5/28/2014) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 5/28/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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