Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider 16 bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will vote on passage of S. 2873, ECHO Act, as amended.

House

 

Yesterday

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • 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:
    • H.R. 5458 – Veterans TRICARE Choice Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Stewart / Ways and Means Committee)
    • H.R. 6135 – To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the “Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse” (Sponsored by Rep. Marsha Blackburn / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
    • House Amendment to S. 546 – RESPONSE Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
    • House Amendment to S. 2577 – Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Sen. John Cornyn / Judiciary Committee)
    • H.R. 5422 – To ensure funding for the National Human Trafficking Hotline, and for other purposes. (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Poe / Judiciary Committee)
    • H.R. 5877 – United States-Israel Advanced Research Partnership Act of 2016, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Ratcliffe / Homeland Security Committee)
    • H.R. 5843 – United States-Israel Cybersecurity Cooperation Enhancement Act of 2016, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jim Langevin / Homeland Security Committee)
    • H.R. 4757 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the eligibility for headstones, markers, and medallions furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for deceased individuals who were awarded the Medal of Honor and are buried in private cemeteries, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Miller / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • H.R. 5399 – Ethical Patient Care for Veterans Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • H.R. 5047 – Protecting Veterans’ Educational Choice Act of 2016 (Sponsored by Rep. Jody Hice / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • H.R. 5166 – WINGMAN Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Yoho / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • H.R. 3286 – HIRE Vets Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • H.R. 5600 – No Hero Left Untreated Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Knight / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • H.R. 6323 – To name the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system in Long Beach, California, the “Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center” (Sponsored by Rep. Alan Lowenthal / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • H.Con.Res. 165 – Expressing the sense of Congress and reaffirming longstanding United States policy in support of a direct bilaterally negotiated settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and opposition to United Nations Security Council resolutions imposing a solution to the conflict (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Foreign Affairs Committee)
    • H.Con.Res. 40 – Encouraging reunions of divided Korean American families (Sponsored by Rep. Charles Rangel / Foreign Affairs Committee)

 

Senate

 

Yesterday

  • The Senate met in pro forma session.

 

Today:

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 11:00am. By consent, at 11:00am the HELP committee will be discharged from further consideration of S. 2873, ECHO Act, and the Alexander substitute amendment will be agreed to. There will be up to 30 minutes of debate followed by a vote on passage of the bill, as amended. A roll call vote is expected at approximately 11:30am.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

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Public Meeting: Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.6392 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2016
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 11/22/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 11/22/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6391 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2016
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 11/18/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 11/18/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6390 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2016
Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Introduced 11/18/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 11/18/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Tax

H.R.6388 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for mortgage insurance premiums treated as interest.
Sponsor: Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] (Introduced 11/18/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 11/18/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6387 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for mortgage insurance premiums treated as interest.
Sponsor: Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] (Introduced 11/18/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 11/18/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6386 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for qualified fuel cell property.
Sponsor: Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] (Introduced 11/18/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 11/18/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6385 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for qualified fuel cell property.
Sponsor: Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] (Introduced 11/18/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 11/18/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6384 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the credit for qualified microturbine property.
Sponsor: Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] (Introduced 11/18/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 11/18/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6383 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the credit for qualified microturbine property.
Sponsor: Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] (Introduced 11/18/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 11/18/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

 

 

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