Today’s Daily Update

The Senate continues consideration of the “Every Child Achieves Act” (S.1177).

House

 

Yesterday:

  • The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
    • Small Business Investment Company Capital Act of 2015: H.R. 1023, to amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to provide for increased limitations on leverage for multiple licenses under common control;
    • Superstorm Sandy Relief Act of 2015: H.R. 208, amended, to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a program to make loans to certain businesses, homeowners, and renters affected by Superstorm Sandy;
    • Microloan Modernization Act of 2015: H.R. 2670, to amend the Small Business Act to provide for expanded participation in the microloan program;
    • Veterans Entrepreneurship Act of 2015: H.R. 2499, amended, to amend the Small Business Act to increase access to capital for veteran entrepreneurs, and to help create jobs;
    • Economic Development Through Tribal Land Exchange Act: H.R. 387, to provide for certain land to be taken into trust for the benefit of Morongo Band of Mission Indians

Today:

  • On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    • H.R. 2722 – Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act, as amended
    • H.R. 251 – Homes for Heroes Act of 2015
    • H.R. 1047 – Housing Assistance Efficiency Act
    • H.R. 2482 – Preservation Enhancement and Savings Opportunity Act of 2015
    • H.R. 2997 – Private Investment in Housing Act of 2015
    • H.R. 1408 – Mortgage Servicing Asset Capital Requirements Act of 2015, as amended
    • H.R. 432 – SBIC Advisers Relief Act
    • H.R. 1334 – Holding Company Registration Threshold Equalization Act of 2015
    • H.R. 1723 – Small Company Simple Registration Act of 2015
    • H.R. 1847 – Swap Data Repository and Clearinghouse Indemnification Correction Act of 2015, as amended
    • H.R. 2064 – Improving Access to Capital for Emerging Growth Companies Act

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • Every Child Achieves Act: The Senate continued consideration of S. 1177, to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

Today:

  • Every Child Achieves Act: The Senate continued consideration of S. 1177, to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Medicare Part D: Measures Needed to Strengthen Program Integrity”

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
“Unlocking the Cures for America’s Most Deadly Diseases”

House Financial Services Committee
“Fed Oversight: Lack of Transparency and Accountability”

House Appropriations Committee Markup
Markup: FY2016 DHS Appropriations

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Oversight of Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty and Job Creation Act of 2011 and Related Issues”

Senate Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee Markup of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.3035: To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to clarify Federal law with respect to reporting certain positive consumer credit information to consumer reporting agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Ellison, Keith [MN-5] (introduced 7/13/2015) Cosponsors (13)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 7/13/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

HEALTH

H.R.3037: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to hospice care under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Reed, Tom [NY-23] (introduced 7/13/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/13/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

TAX

H.R.3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Sponsor: Rep Ryan, Paul [WI-1] (introduced 7/13/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Ways and Means; House Natural Resources; House Science, Space, and Technology; House Energy and Commerce; House Homeland Security; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 7/13/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Natural Resources, Science, Space, and Technology, Energy and Commerce, Homeland Security, and 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.3046: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and permanently extend qualified zone academy bonds, and to treat such bonds as specified tax credit bonds.
Sponsor: Rep Rangel, Charles B. [NY-13] (introduced 7/13/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/13/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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