Today’s Daily Update

The House will continue consideration of H.R. 2822 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016. The Senate will resume consideration of S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act.

House

 

Yesterday:

  • Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
    • United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015: H.R. 907, amended, to improve defense cooperation between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan;
    • Veterans Identification Card Act 2015: Concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 91, to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to issue, upon request, veteran identification cards to certain veterans, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 411 yeas with none voting ”nay”, Roll No. 391; and
    • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act: H.R. 1531, to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide a pathway for temporary seasonal employees in Federal land management agencies to compete for vacant permanent positions under internal merit promotion procedures.
  • Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016: The House considered H.R. 2822, making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016. Consideration began on June 25th.
    • Agreed to: 
      • Poe (TX) amendment that redirects funding within the Land Acquisition Account by $1,000,000;
      • Polis amendment that redirects funding within Wildland Fire Management by $1,000,000; 
      • Young (AK) amendment that prohibits the use of funds to implement the revised comprehensive conservation plan for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska; 
      • Grijalva amendment that prohibits the use of funds in contravention of the Executive Order regarding Indian Sacred Sites; 
      • Poliquin amendment (No. 12 printed in the Congressional Record of June 24, 2015) that prohibits the use of funds to enforce the Code of Federal Regulations regarding biomass; 
      • Gosar amendment that prohibits the use of funds to treat the Sonoran Desert Tortoise as an endangered species or threatened species; 
      • Gosar amendment that prohibits the use of funds for the United Nations Environment Programme; 
      • Smith (TX) amendment that reduces funding for the EPA’s programs and management account to not more than $1,713,500, and not more than $3,581,500 for the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations account; 
      • Huffman amendment that prohibits the use of funds to enter into a new contract or agreement or to administer a portion of an existing contract with a concessioner in any facility within a unit of the National Park System of an item with a Confederate flag as a stand-alone feature; 
      • Collins (GA) amendment that prohibits the use of funds to reduce or terminate any of the propagation programs listed in the March 2013 National Fish Hatchery System Strategic Hatchery and Workforce Planning Report; 
      • Gallego amendment that prohibits the use of funds to issue a grazing permit or lease in contravention of section 4110.1 or 4130.1-1(b) of title 43, Code of Federal Regulations; 
      • Huffman amendment that prohibits the use of funds to implement National Park Service Director’s Order 61 as it pertains to allowing a grave in any Federal cemetery to be decorated with a Confederate flag; 
      • Walberg amendment (No. 9 printed in the Congressional Record of June 24, 2015) that prohibits the use of funds to lobby in contravention of section 1913 of title 18, United States Code, on behalf of the proposed rule entitled “Definition of Waters of the United States Under the Clean Water Act; 
      • Walden amendment (No. 30 printed in the Congressional Record of June 25, 2015) that prohibits the use of funds to complete or implement the revision of the resource management plans for the Coos Bay, Eugene, Medford, Roseburg, or Salem Districts of the Bureau of Land Management or the Klamath Falls Field Office of the Lakeview District of the Bureau of Land management proposed in the bureau of Land Management Plan Revisions and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Western Oregon published in the Federal Register on April 24, 2015; 
      • Engel amendment that prohibits the use of funds to be used by the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency, or any other Federal agency to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles for any executive fleet or agency’s fleet inventory, except in accordance with Presidential Memorandum-Federal Fleet Performance, dated May 24, 2011; 
      • Byrne amendment that prohibits the use of funds to be used to propose legislation to redirect funds allocated under section 105(a)(2)(A) of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006; 
      • Grayson amendment (No. 34 printed in the Congressional Record of June 25, 2015) that prohibits the use of funds to enter into a contract with any offeror if the offeror certifies, pursuant to the Federal Acquisition Regulation, that they have been convicted of fraud, charged by a governmental entity with stated offenses, or have been notified of any delinquent Federal taxes in an amount that exceeds $3,000 for which the liability remains unsatisfied; 
      • Jolly amendment that prohibits the use of funds to research, investigate, or study offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Planning Area; 
      • Crawford amendment that prohibits the use of funds by EPA to enforce the requirements of part 112 of title 40, Code of Federal Regulations with respect to any farm; 
      • Jeffries amendment that prohibits the use of funds by the National Park Service to purchase or display a confederate flag except in situations where such flags would provide historical context pursuant to a National Park Service memorandum; 
      • Smith (TX) amendment that prohibits the use of funds by the EPA to propose, finalize, implement, or revise any regulation in which the research data relied upon to support such action is not derived from established scientific methods; 
      • Newhouse amendment that prohibits the use of funds by the Administrator of the EPA to issue any regulation that applies to an animal feeding operation, including a concentrated animal feeding operation and a large concentrated animal feeding operation; 
      • Jackson Lee amendment that prohibits the use of funds to eliminate the Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership; 
      • Yoder amendment that prohibits the use of funds to implement or enforce the threatened species listing of the lesser prairie chicken; 
      • Jackson Lee amendment that prohibits the use of funds to limit outreach programs administered by the Smithsonian Institution; 
      • Rothfus amendment that prohibits the use of funds by the Director of the National Park Service to implement, administer, or enforce Policy Memorandum 11-03 or to approve a request by a park superintendent to eliminate the sale in National Parks of water in disposable plastic bottles; 
      • Jackson Lee amendment that prohibits the use of funds by the National Park Service in contravention of section 320101 of title 54, United States Code; 
      • Weber (TX) amendment (No. 7 printed in the Congressional Record of June 24, 2015) that prohibits the use of funds in contravention of Section 321(a) of the Clean Air Act; 
      • Noem amendment that prohibits the use of funds to close or move the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives; 
      • Hudson amendment that prohibits the use of funds by the Environmental Protection Agency to issue, implement, administer, or enforce any regulation of particulate matter emissions from residential barbecues; 
      • Thompson (PA) amendment that prohibits the use of funds to treat the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973; 
      • Lamborn amendment that prohibits the use of funds to implement or enforce the threatened species listing of the Preble’s meadow jumping mouse under the Endangered Species Act of 1973; 
      • Lamborn amendment that prohibits the use of funds to implement or enforce the threatened species or endangered species listing of any plant or wildlife that has not undergone a review as required by the Endangered Species Act of 1973; 
      • Black amendment that prohibits the use of funds by the EPA to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce a revision of the Code of Federal Regulations or any rule with respect to glider kits and glider vehicles; 
      • Mica amendment that prohibits the use of funds to implement Alternative A, Alternative C, or Alternative D, described in the Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Castillo de San Marcos National Monument in St. Augustine, Florida educational center; 
      • Burgess amendment that prohibits the use of funds by EPA to hire or pay the salary of any officer or employee of EPA under the Public Health Service Act who is not already receiving pay under that Act on the date of enactment of this Act; 
      • Rokita amendment that prohibits the use of funds by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to enforce the Endangered Species Act with respect to the Clubshell, Fanshell, Rabbitsfoot, Rayed Bean, Sheepnose or Snuffbox mussels; 
      • Graves (LA) amendment that prohibits the use of funds in contravention of 33 United States Code 1319 with respect to a permit issued or required to be issued to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pursuant to 33 United States Code 1344 for discharges of dredged or fill material impacting wetlands; and 
      • Perry amendment that prohibits the use of funds on an unmanned aircraft system or to operate any such system owned by the Department of Interior for the performance of surveying, mapping, or collecting remote sensing data.
    • Rejected:
      • Grijalva amendment that sought to strike section 416, which reports on the use of climate change funds;
      • Lawrence amendment (No. 12 printed in the Congressional Record of June 24, 2015) that sought to strike section 422, pertaining to the definition of waters under the jurisdiction of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act;
      • Beyer amendment that sought to strike section 429, pertaining to the definition of fill material;
      • Yoho amendment that sought to remove the requirement that 85 percent of nonattainment counties must achieve full compliance with the ozone standard before the limitation on funds in section 438 can take effect (agreed by unanimous consent to withdraw the earlier request for a recorded vote to the end that the amendment stand disposed of in accordance with the previous voice vote thereon);
      • Lowenthal amendment that sought to remove the primary designation as one of the ambient air quality standards for ozone subject to the limitation in section 438;
      • Peters amendment that sought to prohibit the use of funds to be used to enforce section 435 of this Act;
      • Garamendi amendment (No. 23 printed in the Congressional Record of June 25, 2015) that sought to prohibit the use of funds in the bill to transfer funds made available by the bill for fire preparedness activities to the Wildland Fire Management appropriation for fire suppression activities; and
      • Murphy (FL) amendment that sought to prohibit the use of funds to carry out seismic airgun testing or surveys off the coast of Florida.
    • Withdrawn:
      • Cartwright amendment that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have provided that only the funds made available by the bill may be subject to the prohibition on hydraulic fracturing contained in section 439;
      • Lowenthal amendment that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have prohibited the use of funds to issue any new Federal oil or gas lease and drilling permit to any person that does not commit to following Department of Commerce regulations regarding the requirement of obtaining a license for exporting crude oil;
      • Norcross amendment that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have increased funding for Superfund sites by $22,884,840;
      • Rice (SC) amendment that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have prohibited the use of funds to issue any oil and gas lease under the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program unless the Secretary of the Interior has entered into revenue sharing agreement with each affected State; and
      • Fitzpatrick amendment that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have increased funding for the Forest Legacy Program by $5,985,000.
    • Point of Order sustained against:
      • Speier amendment that sought to prohibit the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the final rule following the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Dog Management Plan, Golden Gate National Recreation Area; and
      • Garamendi amendment that sought to prohibit the use of funds made available for California drought response or relief in contravention of implementation of the California Water Code.
    • Proceedings Postponed:
      • Grijalva amendment that seeks to strike section 423, relating to stream buffers;
      • Tsongas amendment that seeks to strike section 425, relating to the limitation on the use of funds for National Ocean Policy;
      • Grijalva amendment that seeks to strike section 433, relating to the availability of vacant grazing allotments;
      • Polis amendment that seeks to strike section 437, relating to the use of funds for the social cost of carbon;
      • Edwards amendment that seeks to strike section 438, which provides for a limitation on the use of funds regarding ozone standards;
      • Lawrence amendment (No. 12 printed in the Congressional Record of June 24, 2015) that seeks to strike section 439, which provides for prohibitions regarding hydraulic fracturing;
      • Polis amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of Public Law 94-579;
      • Tsongas amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds to implement or enforce sections 117, relating to Sage-Grouse, section 121 relating to reissuance of rules (wolves), and section 122 relating to the Northern Long Eared Bat;
      • Grijalva amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds to implement or enforce section 120, with respect to ivory;
      • Beyer amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of Executive Orders regarding climate change;
      • Blackburn amendment (No. 6 printed in the Congressional Record of June 24, 2015) that seeks to reduce funds by 1 percent across-the-board;
      • Pearce amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds to increase the rate of any royalty required to be paid to the United States for oil and gas produced on Federal land, or to prepare or publish a proposed rule relating to such an increase;
      • Hardy amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds to make a Presidential declaration by public proclamation of a national monument under chapter 3203 of title 54, United States Code in the counties of Mohave and Cococino in the State of Arizona, in the counties of Modoc and Siskiyou in the State of California, in the counties of Chaffee, Moffat, and Park in the State of Colorado, in the counties of Lincoln, Clark, and Nye in the State of Nevada, in the county of Otero in the State of New Mexico, in the counties of Jackson, Josephine and Malheur in the State of Oregon, or in the counties of Wayne, Garfield, and Kane in the State of Utah;
      • Zinke amendment (No. 39 printed in the Congressional Record of June 25, 2015) that seeks to prohibit the use of funds to implement, finalize, or enforce subparts F and J of part 1206 of the proposed rule by the Department of the Interior called ”Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform” dated January 6, 2015;
      • Garamendi amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of Executive Order 13693;
      • Newhouse amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds by the Department of Interior or the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to treat any gray wolf in Washington, Oregon, or Utah as an endangered species or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973;
      • Rouzer amendment that seeks to prohibit use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the rule entitled ”Standards of Performance for New Residential Wood Heaters, New Residential Hydronic Heaters and Forced-Air Furnaces” published in the Federal Register by the EPA;
      • Hudson amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds to remove oil and gas lease sale 260 from the Draft Proposed OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program;
      • Goodlatte amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds by the EPA to take any actions described as a ”backstop” in the Dec. 29, 2009 letter from EPA’s Regional Administrator to the States in the Watershed and the District of Columbia in response to the development or implementation of a State’s watershed implementation and referred to in enclosure B of such letter;
      • Westmoreland amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds to pay legal fees pursuant to a settlement in any case, in which the Federal Government is a party, that arises under the Clean Air Act, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act or the Endangered Species Act; and
      • LaMalfa amendment that seeks to prohibit the use of funds to pay attorney fees in a civil suit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 pursuant to a court order that states such fees were calculated at an hourly rate in excess of $125 per hour.
  • H. Res. 333, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 2822) and (H.R. 2042) was agreed to on June 24th
    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016: The House agreed to the Thornberry motion to close portions of the conference on the bill (H.R. 1735) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, at such times as classified national security information may be broached, by a yea-and-nay vote of 402 yeas to 12 nays, Roll No. 390.

Today:

  • On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:15-2:15 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    • 1) H. Res. 310 – Expressing the Sense of the House of Representatives Regarding Srebrenica (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 2) H. Res. 337 – Calling for substantive dialogue, without preconditions, in order to address Tibetan grievances and secure a negotiated agreement for the Tibetan people, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)
  • Complete Consideration of H.R. 5 – Student Success Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. John Kline / Education and the Workforce Committee)
    • The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
      • Reps. Rokita / Grothman Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Walker / DeSantis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Matt Salmon Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Jared Polis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
    • Postponed Amendment Votes:
      • Rep. Lee Zeldin Amendment
      • Rep. Will Hurd Amendment
      • Rep. Alan Grayson Amendment
      • Rep. Frederica Wilson Amendment
      • Rep. André Carson Amendment
      • Rep. Julia Brownley Amendment
      • Rep. David Loebsack Amendment
      • Rep. Jared Polis Amendment
      • Rep. Bennie Thompson Amendment
      • Rep. Bobby Scott Amendment
  • Continue Consideration of H.R. 2822 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 (Modified Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Ken Calvert / Appropriations Committee)
    • The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order any amendment offered that complies with the House rules. Additionally, the Rule provides for 10 minutes of debate per amendment equally divided between the proponent and an opponent and up to 10 pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate offered by the Chair and Ranking Member or their designee.
    • Postponed Amendment Votes:
      • Rep. John Garamendi Amendment #1
      • Rep. Lois Capps Amendment
      • Rep. Gregorio Sablan Amendment
      • Rep. Kathy Castor Amendment
      • Rep. Raul Grijalva Amendment #1
      • Rep. Niki Tsongas Amendment #1
      • Rep. Raul Grijalva Amendment #2
      • Rep. Jared Polis Amendment #1
      • Rep. Donna Edwards Amendment
      • Rep. Brenda Lawrence Amendment
      • Rep. Jared Polis Amendment #2
      • Rep. Niki Tsongas Amendment #2
      • Rep. Raul Grijalva Amendment #3
      • Rep. Don Beyer Amendment
      • Rep. Marsha Blackburn Amendment
      • Rep. Steve Pearce Amendment
      • Rep. Cresent Hardy Amendment
      • Rep. Ryan Zinke Amendment
      • Rep. John Garamendi Amendment #2
      • Rep. Dan Newhouse Amendment
      • Rep. David Rouzer Amendment
      • Rep. Richard Hudson Amendment
      • Rep. Bob Goodlatte Amendment
      • Rep. Lynn Westmoreland Amendment
      • Rep. Doug LaMalfa Amendment

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • Measures Considered:
  • Every Child Achieves Act–Agreement: Senate began consideration of S. 1177, to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to ensure that every child achieves, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:
    • Pending:
      • Alexander/Murray Amendment No. 2089, in the nature of a substitute.
      • Alexander (for Fischer) Amendment No. 2079 (to Amendment No. 2089), to ensure local governance of education.
      • Murray (for Peters) Amendment No. 2095 (to Amendment No. 2089), to allow local educational agencies to use parent and family engagement funds for financial literacy activities.
      • Alexander (for Rounds/Udall) Amendment No. 2078 (to Amendment No. 2089), to require the Secretary of Education and the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study regarding elementary and secondary education in rural or poverty areas of Indian country.
      • Murray (for Reed/Cochran) Amendment No. 2085 (to Amendment No. 2089), to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding school librarians and effective school library programs.
      • Murray (for Warner) Amendment No. 2086 (to Amendment No. 2089), to enable the use of certain State and local administrative funds for fiscal support teams.
      • Toomey Amendment No. 2094 (to Amendment No. 2089), to protect our children from convicted pedophiles, child molesters, and other sex offenders infiltrating our schools and from schools ”passing the trash”–helping pedophiles obtain jobs at other schools.
    • A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that each bill manager be in order to offer side-by-side amendments to Toomey Amendment No. 2094 (to Amendment No. 2089) (listed above), and that no second-degree amendments be in order to Toomey Amendment No. 2094 (to Amendment No. 2089) or side-by-side amendments.
    • A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill at approximately 10 a.m., on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

Today:

  • The Senate will convene at 10:00am. Following any leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
  • We expect to vote in relation to some of the pending amendment/s before caucus. Another message will be sent when any votes are scheduled.
  • The following amendments are pending to S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act:
    • Alexander-Murray SA #2089 (substitute)
    • Fischer SA #2079 (local control)
    • Peters SA #2095 (financial literacy)
    • Rounds SA #2078 (tribal study)
    • Reed SA #2085 (libraries)
    • Warner SA #2086 (school efficiency)

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Health Affairs Panel
“Medicaid And Health Care Delivery”

House Agriculture Committee
“Energy and the Rural Economy: The Economic Impact of Exporting Crude Oil”

Senate Judiciary Committee
“Encryption, Technology, and the Balance Between Public Safety and Privacy”

Senate Banking Committee
“The Role of the Financial Stability Board in the U.S. Regulatory Framework”

Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee
“Stopping an Avian Influenza Threat to Animal and Public Health”

House Appropriations Committee
Fiscal 2016 Agriculture Appropriations

House Energy & Commerce Committee
“Medicaid at 50: Strengthening and Sustaining the Program”

House Financial Services Committee
“Examining the Designation and Regulation of Bank Holding Company SIFIs”

House Science, Space and Technology Committee
“Is the OPM Data Breach the Tip of the Iceberg?”

Senate Judiciary Committee
Cyber Crime: Modernizing our Legal Framework for the Information Age

Senate Select Intelligence Committee
“Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and the Challenges of ‘Going Dark’”

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

ENERGY

 S.1706 : A bill to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to promote energy efficiency via information and computing technologies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Risch, James E. [ID] (introduced 7/7/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 7/7/2015 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.2947 : To amend title 11 of the United States Code in order to facilitate the resolution of an insolvent financial institution in bankruptcy.
Sponsor: Rep Trott, David A. [MI-11] (introduced 7/7/2015) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 7/7/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.2953 : Housing Assistance Reform Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep Carney, John C., Jr. [DE] (introduced 7/7/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 7/7/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.1709 : A bill to reduce risks to the financial system by limiting banks’ ability to engage in certain risky activities and limiting conflicts of interest, to reinstate certain Glass-Steagall Act protections that were repealed by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Warren, Elizabeth [MA] (introduced 7/7/2015) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 7/7/2015 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1711 : A bill 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: Sen Scott, Tim [SC] (introduced 7/7/2015) Cosponsors (10)
Committees: Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 7/7/2015 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

HEALTH

H.R.2948 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an incremental expansion of telehealth coverage under the Medicare program.
Sponsor: Rep Thompson, Mike [CA-5] (introduced 7/7/2015) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/7/2015 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.