Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider 7 bills under suspension of the Rules. The Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2578, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

House

 

Friday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.
  • Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    • 1) H.R. 5312 – Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Modernization Act of 2016, as amended(Sponsored by Rep. Darin LaHood / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)
    • 2) S. 337 – FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Sen. John Cornyn / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 3636 – O-VISA Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mimi Walters / Judiciary Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 4939 – United States–Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act of 2016, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 3694 – STOP Organ Trafficking Act, as amended(Sponsored by Rep. Dave Trott / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 6) H.Res. 343 – Expressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People’s Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • 7) H.R. 5049 – NSF Major Research Facility Reform Act of 2016, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Barry Loudermilk / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • On Monday, following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2578, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. The pending cloture motions on amendments will ripen at 5:30pm.
  • Monday at 5:30pm – up to 4 roll call votes:
    • Grassley amendment #4751, if cloture is not invoked then
    • Murphy amendment #4750, if cloture is not invoked then
    • Cornyn amendment #4749, if cloture is not invoked then
    • Feinstein amendment #4720.
  • If cloture is invoked on any of the amendments, there would be up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on the amendment and then we would move on to the next cloture vote.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Healthcare Leadership Council
“Private Sector Innovation in the Alternative Payment Model Environment”

Alliance for Health Reform
“The Emerging Biosimilars Market”

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

H.R.5505: To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to require annual studies on ending the conservatorship of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Hill, J. French [AR-2] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5511: To require the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to implement regulations easing certain restrictions on non-profit community development financial institution banks, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Delaney, John K. [MD-6] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5521: To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to authorize private parties to compel the Bureau to seek sanctions by filing civil actions, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Messer, Luke [IN-6] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5522: To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to require that civil investigative demands be appealed to courts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Pearce, Stevan [NM-2] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.5527: To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to require congressional review of rulemaking of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Williams, Roger [TX-25] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Financial Services; House Rules; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and 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.

HEALTH

H.R.5496: To extend protections under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to part-time workers.
Sponsor: Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce; House Oversight and Government Reform; House Administration
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, and House Administration, 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.5497: To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the public disclosure of charges for certain hospital and ambulatory surgical center treatment episodes.
Sponsor: Rep Lipinski, Daniel [IL-3] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5514 : To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide for increased flexibility in blood donor screening, while maintaining a safe blood donor pool, during times of national or local need.
Sponsor: Rep Honda, Michael M. [CA-17] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

TAX

H.R.5507: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit certain taxpayers from itemizing deductions for a taxable year if the taxpayers fail to submit proof of clean drug tests with their tax returns.
Sponsor: Rep Moore, Gwen [WI-4] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.5515: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require certain tax exempt organizations to certify that foreign funds will not be used to make any contribution or expenditure in connection with any election in the United States, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Kilmer, Derek [WA-6] (introduced 6/16/2016) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Administration
Latest Major Action: 6/16/2016 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, 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.

 

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