Today’s Daily Update

The House passes FY 2015 CJS Appropriations.

House

 

Yesterday:

  • The House passed H.R. 4660, making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015 by a vote of 321 – 87.

Today:

  • The House is expected to vote on the “Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015” (H.R. 4681). Last votes are expected between 12:30 – 1:30 P.M.

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • The Senate will convene for a pro forma session at 2:00 P.M.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

 

ENERGY

H.R.4761: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum nameplate capacity of a small wind turbine qualifying for an energy credit from 100 kilowatts to 20 megawatts.
Sponsor: Rep Blumenauer, Earl [OR-3] (introduced 5/29/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/29/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.4768: To prohibit the Export-Import Bank of the United States from providing financial support for certain high carbon intensity energy projects.
Sponsor: Rep Huffman, Jared [CA-2] (introduced 5/29/2014) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 5/29/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

HEALTH

H.R.4760: To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of veterans to receive health care at private medical facilities.
Sponsor: Rep Ribble, Reid J. [WI-8] (introduced 5/29/2014) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Major Action: 5/29/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

H.R.4762: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to cover transitional care services to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of care under the Medicare Program.
Sponsor: Rep Blumenauer, Earl [OR-3] (introduced 5/29/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/29/2014 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.4765: To address childhood obesity, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Fudge, Marcia L. [OH-11] (introduced 5/29/2014) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Agriculture; House Education and the Workforce; House Judiciary; House Financial Services; House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 5/29/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Financial Services, and Natural Resources, 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.4771: To amend the Controlled Substances Act to more effectively regulate anabolic steroids.
Sponsor: Rep Pitts, Joseph R. [PA-16] (introduced 5/29/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 5/29/2014 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.4757: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand certain exceptions to the private activity bond rules for first-time farmers, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Latham, Tom [IA-3] (introduced 5/29/2014) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/29/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.4763: To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to requirements for domestic industries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Cardenas, Tony [CA-29] (introduced 5/29/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/29/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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