Today’s Daily Update

The House completed consideration of H.R. 2028, making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for FY2016.

House

 

Friday:

  • Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2028 — “Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.” On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 240 – 177
    • Amendments Adopted:
      • An amendment, offered by Mr. Duncan (SC), to appropriate additional funds for “Corps of Engineers, Civil, Department of the Army, Investigations” by reducing funds for Department of Energy, Energy Programs, Departmental Administration” by $2,500,000. On agreeing to the Duncan (SC) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
      • On agreeing to the Rothfus amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 – 172
      • On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 224 – 184
      • On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 159 – 248
      • On agreeing to the McClintock amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 – 183
      • On agreeing to the LaMalfa amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 – 174
      • On agreeing to the LaMalfa amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 – 183

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, May 4, 2015. 
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the veto message to accompany S.J.Res.8 (NLRB). Senators should expect a vote in relation to the veto message at 5:30pm on Monday.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled today.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

DEFENSE

H.R.2195 : To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 to eliminate exceptions to the limitations imposed on the authority of the Secretary of the Army to take certain actions in connection with the transfer of AH-64 Apache helicopters from the Army National Guard.
Sponsor: Rep Rothfus, Keith J. [PA-12] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

H.R.2199 : To require the Department of Homeland Security to improve discipline, accountability, and transparency in acquisition program management.
Sponsor: Rep Perry, Scott [PA-4] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Homeland Security
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.2200 : To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear intelligence and information sharing functions of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security and to require dissemination of information analyzed by the Department to entities with responsibilities relating to homeland security, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep McSally, Martha [AZ-2] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Homeland Security
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.2201 : To amend the National Security Act of 1947 to establish a committee of the National Security Council on hostage recovery, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Delaney, John K. [MD-6] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Foreign Affairs; House Armed Services; House Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Intelligence (Permanent Select), 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.2206 : To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require recipients of State Homeland Security Grant Program funding to preserve and strengthen interoperable emergency communications capabilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Payne, Donald M., Jr. [NJ-10] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Homeland Security
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

ENERGY

H.R.2220 : To promote research, development, and demonstration of marine and hydrokinetic renewable energy technologies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Deutch, Theodore E. [FL-21] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.2205 : To protect financial information relating to consumers, to require notice of security breaches, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Neugebauer, Randy [TX-19] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, 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.2209 : To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to treat certain municipal obligations as level 2A liquid assets, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Messer, Luke [IN-6] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (9)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2213 : To provide for a temporary safe harbor from the enforcement of integrated disclosure requirements for mortgage loan transactions under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 and the Truth in Lending Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Pearce, Stevan [NM-2] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2231 : To transform neighborhoods of extreme poverty by reforming the public housing demolition and disposition rules to require one-for-one replacement and tenant protections, and to provide public housing agencies with additional resources and flexibility to preserve public housing units, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Waters, Maxine [CA-43] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

HEALTH

H.R.2196 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an increase in the limit on the length of an agreement under the Medicare independence at home medical practice demonstration program.
Sponsor: Rep Burgess, Michael C. [TX-26] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 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.2208 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to strengthen and protect Medicare hospice programs.
Sponsor: Rep Reed, Tom [NY-23] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2228 : To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada.
Sponsor: Rep Pingree, Chellie [ME-1] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.2232 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to condition receipt by States (and political subdivisions and public entities of States) of preventive health services grants on the establishment of a State requirement for students in public elementary and secondary schools to be vaccinated in accordance with the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Wilson, Frederica S. [FL-24] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

TAX

H.R.2202 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an excise tax on greenhouse gas emissions.
Sponsor: Rep Delaney, John K. [MD-6] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, 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.2207 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the dollar limitation on contributions to flexible spending accounts.
Sponsor: Rep Walters, Mimi [CA-45] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.2225 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a temporary dividends received deduction for repatriated foreign earnings, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Meadows, Mark [NC-11] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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.2229 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently modify the limitations on the deduction of interest by financial institutions which hold tax-exempt bonds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Reed, Tom [NY-23] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

TRANSPORTATION

H.R.2204 : To clarify the authority of States and political subdivisions thereof to regulate liquefied petroleum gas rail transload facilities that are owned or operated by or on behalf of a rail carrier.
Sponsor: Rep McGovern, James P. [MA-2] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R.2211 : To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 with respect to high priority corridors on the National Highway System, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Butterfield, G. K. [NC-1] (introduced 5/1/2015) Cosponsors (14)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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