Today’s Daily Update

The House authorizes health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage

House

 

Yesterday:

  • The House passed H.R. 3522, to authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposes by a vote of 247 – 167.

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • The Senate did not agree to the motion to invoke cloture on S.J.Res.19, constitutional amendment on campaign finance. The motion to proceed to the “Paycheck Fairness Act” (S. 2199) was agreed to by voice vote.

Today:

  • The Senate is not in session.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

 

HEALTHCARE

H.R.5453: To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Braley, Bruce L. [IA-1] (introduced 9/11/2014) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 9/11/2014 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.5460: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase access to ambulance services under the Medicare program and to reform payments for such services under such program.
Sponsor: Rep Walden, Greg [OR-2] (introduced 9/11/2014) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 9/11/2014 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.

S.2801: A bill to provide for conditions on the renewal of health insurance plans purchased through Exchanges.
Sponsor: Sen Enzi, Michael B. [WY] (introduced 9/11/2014) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 9/11/2014 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

TRANSPORTATION

H.R.5449: To reauthorize Federal support for passenger rail programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Shuster, Bill [PA-9] (introduced 9/11/2014) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 9/11/2014 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.