Today’s Daily Update

The House will continue consideration of House Amendments to Senate Amendments to H.R. 22 – DRIVE Act. The Senate will resume consideration of S.J.Res.22 (CRA on WOTUS).

House

 

Yesterday:

  • Hire More Heroes Act of 2015: The House began consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 22, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Consideration is expected to resume tomorrow, November 4th.
  • Pursuant to the Rule, the amendment printed in part A of H. Rept. 114-325 is adopted and the Senate amendment, as amended, shall be considered as read. Further, the amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-32 shall be considered as pending, shall be considered as read, shall not be debatable, and shall not be subject to amendment except those printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325.
    • Agreed to:
      • Shuster amendment (No. 1 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that makes technical and conforming changes to Rules Committee Print 114-32;
      • Walden amendment (No. 3 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that clarifies that projects within National Scenic Areas, and projects to increase capacity of highway segments to improve mobility, and are eligible for federal funding under Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects;
      • Babin amendment (No. 6 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that designates the Central Texas Corridor as the future Interstate Route I-14;
      • Massie amendment (No. 7 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that allows the GSA to construct, install, and operate electric car charging stations on federal properties for use by employees; the construction, installation, and operation will be funded solely through user fees, so taxpayers will incur no cost;
      • Fleischmann amendment (No. 8 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that reports language encouraging the use of geosynthetic materials and other innovative technologies;
      • Gibbs amendment (No. 9 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that requires the Secretary of Transportation to study the methods State’s use to procure culvert and storm sewer materials, and report their findings to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee;
      • Gibson amendment (No. 10 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that directs the Secretary of Transportation to develop a comprehensive strategy, within 1 year, to address ”structurally deficient” and ”functionally obsolete” bridges, as defined by the National Bridge Inventory, and to identify the unique challenges and policy solutions with regards to these respective categories;
      • Hanna amendment (No. 12 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that adds a Sense of Congress that the engineering industry provides critical technical expertise, innovation, and local expertise to federal and state agencies to efficiently deliver surface transportation projects and urges the Secretary to reinforce these partnerships;
      • DeSaulnier amendment (No. 16 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that directs the U.S. Department of Transportation to study methods of inventorying roadside highway safety hardware devices (i.e. guardrails) for the purpose of improving in-service evaluation of these devices;
      • Scott (VA) amendment (No. 17 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that includes a sense of Congress that the Department of Transportation should utilize modeling and simulation technology to analyze federally funded highway and public transit projects to ensure that these projects will increase transportation capacity and safety, alleviate congestion, reduce travel time and environmental impact, and are as cost effective as practicable;
      • Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX) amendment (No. 18 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that strikes the Department of Transportation’s authority to redistribute unallocated TIFIA funds;
      • Sewell (AL) amendment (No. 20 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that seeks a public safety report to be provided to the House and Senate Transportation Committees on the security of locations intended to encourage public use of alternative transportation as well as personal transportation such as carpool parking lots, mass transit parking; local, state, and regional rail station parking, college or university parking, bike paths or walking trails and other locations the Secretary deems would be appropriate;
      • Sewell (AL) amendment (No. 21 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that provides a report on the Internet of Things (IoT) and its potential to improve transportation services to the elderly and persons with disabilities as well as assist local, state and federal transportation planners in achieving better inefficiencies and cost effectiveness, while protecting privacy and security of persons who use IoT technology;
      • Kirkpatrick amendment (No. 23 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that increases safety by allowing additional states that have passed distracted driving legislation to qualify for incentive grant funding;
      • Duncan (TN) amendment (No. 26 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that requires the Department of Transportation to conduct a study on the safety of operations of a double-decker motorcoach equipped with a luggage carrier at the rear of the vehicle;
      • Comstock amendment (No. 27 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that clarifies the restrictions placed on institutions applying for UTC grants, and broadens the paragraph on Focused Research for regional UTCs; directs the Secretary of Transportation to develop a 5-Year Transportation R&D Strategic Plan for FY 18 through FY 22; authorizes the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology to conduct a traffic congestion study; authorizes the Assistant Secretary to submit a rail safety study to Congress;
      • Barletta amendment (No. 28 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that requires all legacy tank cars retrofit for continued Class 3 Flammable Liquid service to include enhanced top fittings protections for pressure relief valves;
      • Lynch amendment (No. 29 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that provides for an additional, independent safety review of an approved pipeline route or segment of route, should a state or tribal government deem it necessary;
      • Costello amendment (No. 33 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that allows otherwise eligible Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects, which do not meet the minimum $100,000,000 threshold, to qualify for the specific reserved amount as provided in the legislation for such projects that fail to reach that threshold;
      • Edwards amendment (No. 35 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that seeks to improve highway designs to better manage storm water by moving up in the planning process from the end so that thought goes into how best to plan design, and construct project effectively while also reducing costs;
      • Calvert amendment (No. 36 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that increases the limit on 10 local governments with whom the State can exercise its authority to eliminate duplicative reviews to 25;
      • Brown (FL) amendment (No. 15 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that creates a National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure which will advise the Secretary of Transportation on infrastructure needs related to the use of the nation’s intermodal transportation network to facilitate travel and tourism (by a recorded vote of 216 ayes to 207 noes, Roll No. 589);
      • Farenthold amendment (No. 38 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that allows for only certain trucks with current weight exemptions to be allowed to continue riding at those higher weight exemptions once certain segments of Texas State Highways are converted into Interstate 69;
      • Beyer amendment (No. 42 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that removes a federal preemption and restore the full right to regulate towing to states and localities;
      • DelBene amendment (No. 44 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that requires a report on the Frontline Workforce Development Program for each fiscal year; the report would include an evaluation of the program and policy recommendations to improve program effectiveness; and
      • Napolitano amendment (No. 45 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that changes the degradation standard of an HOV lane from maintaining an average operating speed above 45 mph over a consecutive 180 day period during peak hours from 90 percent of the time to 50 percent of the time.
    • Rejected:
      • Guinta amendment (No. 11 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study to understand the purchasing power of a federal highway dollar and quantifying the things that weaken it, such as labor and environmental regulations and other inefficiencies that cause delays and drive up the cost of projects;
      • Mullin amendment (No. 13 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to allow bridge work to be done despite the presence of swallows if the bridge has a condition rating of 3 or less until a rulemaking has occurred, requires notification to the Secretary of Interior, and directs the Sec. of Interior to promulgate a rulemaking to allow for bridge work under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA);
      • Welch amendment (No. 19 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to strike Section 3010 of division A, which would lower the current federal share of bicycle facility projects from 95 and 90 percent to 80 percent;
      • Blumenauer amendment (No. 22 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to increase the number of states eligible for funding through the nonmotorized National Priority Safety Program, and double the funding for that program;
      • Swalwell (CA) amendment (No. 2 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to expand the eligibility of the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) program to include innovative shared use mobility projects that can reduce congestion and improve air quality; expand associated transit improvements to include those shared-use projects that directly enhance transit (by a recorded vote of 181 ayes to 237 noes, Roll No. 586);
      • Gosar amendment (No. 5 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to require the federal government to track the total number, cost, and time required for each environmental review of transportation projects when reporting the status of these projects to the public (by a recorded vote of 196 ayes to 225 noes, Roll No. 587);
      • Ribble amendment (No. 14 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to give states the option of increasing the truck weight limits on their Interstate Highways from 80,000 pounds to 91,000 pounds if the trucks are equipped with an additional sixth axle; would not impact existing exemptions already enacted under the law (by a recorded vote of 187 ayes to 236 noes, Roll No. 588);
      • Lynch amendment (No. 29 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to provide for an additional, independent safety review of an approved pipeline route or segment of route, should a state or tribal government deem it necessary (by a recorded vote of 160 ayes to 263 noes, Roll No. 590);
      • Takano amendment (No. 31 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to allow for a program of eligible projects to count as a single project to meet the $100,000,000 threshold of project costs (by a recorded vote of 174 ayes to 248 noes, Roll No. 591);
      • Brownley (CA) amendment (No. 32 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to increase the freight program small project set aside from 10 percent to 20 percent (by a recorded vote of 160 ayes to 263 noes, Roll No. 592); and
      • Radewagen amendment (No. 34 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that sought to require the secretary to allocate program funds made available to the territories according to quantifiable measures that are indicative of the surface transportation requirements of each of the territories (by a recorded vote of 113 ayes to 310 noes, Roll No. 593).
    • Withdrawn:
      • Rice (NY) amendment (No. 24 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have required states to strengthen graduated driver’s licensing requirements to be eligible for State Graduated Driver Licensing Incentive Grants;
      • Lewis amendment (No. 30 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have struck Section 339(b) of the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 and make construction of Type II noise barriers eligible for funds from the surface transportation block grant programs; and
      • Mica amendment (No. 43 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that would have required that a state may not prohibit the operation of an automobile transporter with a gross weight of 84,000 pounds or less on any segment of the Interstate System or qualified Federal aid primary highways designated by the Secretary; allow the chief executive officer of a State, after consultation with units of local government, to request an exemption from the Secretary if it is determined that an interstate segment is not capable of safely accommodating such commercial motor vehicles.
    • Proceedings Postponed:
      • Hartzler amendment (No. 37 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325), as modified, that seeks to repeal the authority of the Secretary of Transportation to approve as part of the construction of federal-aid highways the costs of landscape and roadside development;
      • Rooney (FL) amendment (No. 39 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that seeks to provide that a state may allow, by special permit, the operation of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of up to 95,000 pounds for the hauling of livestock; the cost of a special permit may not exceed $200 per year for a livestock trailer;
      • Rothfus amendment (No. 40 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that seeks to exempt projects to reconstruct any road, highway, railway, bridge, or transit facility that is damaged by an emergency declared by the Governor of the State and concurred in by the Secretary of Homeland Security from any environmental reviews, approvals, licensing, and permit restrictions if reconstruction takes place in the same location and using the same design, capacity, and dimensions as before the emergency; and
      • DeSaulnier amendment (No. 41 printed in part B of H. Rept. 114-325) that seeks to establish a peer review group and a comprehensive risk management plan to prevent cost overruns and project delays for transportation mega projects exceeding $2,500,000,000.
    • H. Res. 507, amended, the rule providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 22) was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 248 yeas to 171 nays, Roll No. 584, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 241 yeas to 178 nays, Roll No. 583.

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: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 8:45-9:45 p.m.
  • Continue Consideration of House Amendments to Senate Amendments to H.R. 22 – DRIVE Act (Structured Rule) (Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
    • The Rule provides for no further general debate, makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments printed in Part A of the Rule en bloc.
      • Reps. Cummings et al. Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Tim Ryan Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Duncan Hunter Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Dels. Sablan / Radewagen Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Mark DeSaulnier Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Raul Grijalva (AZ) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Hunter et al. Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Denham et al. Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Pete Aguilar Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Hahn / Cicilline Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Heck (WA) / Kilmer Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. King (IA) et al. Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Rick Larsen Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. John Culberson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Comstock et al. Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Meng / Love Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Steve Russell Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Edwards / Comstock Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Lois Frankel Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Duncan / Paulsen Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. John Lewis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Hank Johnson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Ribble et al. Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. David Schweikert Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. David Schweikert Amendment #2 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Reichert et al. Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Newhouse / Schrader Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Lipinski et al. Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Ron DeSantis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Gwen Moore Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Garret Graves Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Jared Polis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Suzanne Bonamici Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Kurt Schrader Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Duffy / Ribble Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Crawford / Nolan Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Lipinski et al. Amendment #2 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Nolan / Crawford Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Cohen / LoBiondo / Langevin Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Marc Veasey Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Lipinski / Nadler / Dold Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Alma Adams Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Virginia Foxx / DelBene Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Brenda Lawrence Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Gwen Moore Amendment #2 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Rodney Davis / Lipinski Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Gwen Moore Amendment #3 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Crawford et al. Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Meng / Cramer Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Meng / Cramer Amendment #2 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Grace Napolitano Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Seth Moulton Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Neugebauer / Farenthold / Bustos Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Elijah Cummings Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Walz / Lipinski Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Herrera-Beutler et al. Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Steve Chabot Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Perry / Mulvaney Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Mick Mulvaney Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Mick Mulvaney Amendment #2 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Mick Mulvaney Amendment #3 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Mick Mulvaney Amendment #4 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Mick Mulvaney Amendment #5 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Keith Rothfus Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Ed Royce (CA) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. David Schweikert Amendment #3 (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. David Young Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Mike Pompeo Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Bill Foster Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Roger Williams Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Adam Kinzinger Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Jan Schakowsky Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Markwayne Mullin Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Michael Burgess Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Neugebauer / Huizenga Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Paul Gosar Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Reps. Goodlatte / Marino Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Jeb Hensarling Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Fred Upton Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Rep. Lynn Westmoreland Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
      • Postponed Amendment Votes:
      • Rep. Vicky Hartzler Amendment
      • Rep. Tom Rooney Amendment
      • Rep. Keith Rothfus Amendment
      • Rep. Mark DeSaulnier Amendment

 

Senate

 

Yesterday:

  • Measures Considered:
  • Federal Water Quality Protection Act: Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1140, to require the Secretary of the Army and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to propose a regulation revising the definition of the term ”waters of the United States”.
  • During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action:
    • By 57 yeas to 41 nays (Vote No. 295), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, not having voted in the affirmative, Senate rejected the motion to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill.
    • Subsequently, the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, was withdrawn.
  • Department of Defense Appropriations Act–Cloture: Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 2685, making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016.
    • A motion was entered to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Thursday, November 5, 2015.
  • Waters of the United States–Agreement: By 55 yeas to 43 nays (Vote No. 296), Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to consideration of S.J. Res. 22, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of ”waters of the United States” under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.
    • A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the joint resolution at approximately 10 a.m., on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, with the time until 12 noon equally divided in the usual form; and that at 12 noon, Senate vote on passage of the joint resolution.

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, November 4, 2015.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration ofS.J.Res.22 (CRA on WOTUS), with the time until 12:00 noon equally divided.
  • At 12:00 noon, there will be a roll call vote on passage of S.J.Res.22.
  • As a reminder, during today’s session Senator McConnell moved to proceed to Calendar #118, H.R.2685, Department of Defense Appropriations, and filed cloture on the motion to proceed. The cloture vote on the motion to proceed to DoD Appropriations would occur 1 hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday, November 5.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Affordable Drug Pricing Task Force Press Conference

House Agriculture Committee
“American Agriculture & Our National Security”

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Health Subcommittee Markup”

House Financial Services Committee
“Semi-Annual Testimony on the Federal Reserve’s Supervision and Regulation of the Financial System”

National Transitions of Care Coalition
“Medications Management: Ensuring the Safe Use of Medications by Patients and Their Care Partners”

Council for Affordable Health Coverage
“Key challenges and limitations of existing health insurance exchanges”

Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance
Open Meeting

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
“FITARA’s Role In Reducing It Acquisition Risk, Part II – Measuring Agencies’ FITARA Implementation”

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

  

ENERGY

H.R.3880: To prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from exceeding its statutory authority in ways that were not contemplated by the Congress.
Sponsor: Rep Palmer, Gary J. [AL-6] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (107)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Natural Resources; House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Agriculture, 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.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.3890: To exempt safe and sound depository institutions, credit unions, and depository institution holding companies from certain titles of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Clawson, Curt [FL-19] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3891: To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to exempt issuers with a total market capitalization of less than $2,000,000,000 from the auditor attestation requirement for internal control assessments.
Sponsor: Rep Clawson, Curt [FL-19] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.2232: A bill to require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Paul, Rand [KY] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (21)
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

HEALTH

S.2228: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit review of certain Medicare payment determinations for disproportionate share hospitals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Grassley, Chuck [IA] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

TAX

H.R.3895: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for combined heat and power system property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3896: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for qualified fuel cell property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3897: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for qualified microturbine property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3898: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for qualified small wind energy property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3899: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for residential energy efficient property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3900: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for solar energy property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3901: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for thermal energy property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3902: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for combined heat and power system property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3903: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for qualified fuel cell property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3904: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for qualified microturbine property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3905: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for qualified small wind energy property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3906: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for residential energy efficient property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3907: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for solar energy property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.3908: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for thermal energy property.
Sponsor: Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-9] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

S.2227: A bill to amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to permit the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to authorize Federal agencies to accept certain payments related to spectrum efficiency and reallocation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Manchin, Joe, III [WV] (introduced 11/3/2015) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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