Today’s Daily Update

The House will vote on Conference Report to Accompany S. 2943 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. The Senate is not in session.

House

 

Yesterday

  • Summary of Legislative Business
    • Ordering the Previous Question on H.Res. 933 — “Providing amounts for further expenses of the Committee on Energy and Commerce in the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress.”
      • – ADOPTED 235 – 177, Roll Call 594
    • H.Res. 933 — “Providing amounts for further expenses of the Committee on Energy and Commerce in the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress.”
      • – ADOPTED 234 – 181, Roll Call 595
    • Ordering the Previous Question on H.Res. 937 — ” Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (S. 2943) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 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, and for other purposes.”
      • – ADOPTED 235 – 180, Roll Call 596
    • H.Res. 937 — “Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (S. 2943) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 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, and for other purposes.”
      • – ADOPTED 277 – 139, Roll Call 597
    • Davidson (R-OH) – Amendment No. 1 – “Prohibits the use of international standards not specifically provided in the bill.”
      • – ADOPTED BY VOICE
    • Democrat Motion to Recommit
      • – REJECTED 178 – 236, Roll Call 598
    • Final Passage of H.R. 6392 — “To amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to specify when bank holding companies may be subject to certain enhanced supervision, and for other purposes.”
      • – PASSED 254 – 161, Roll Call 599

Today

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes are expected at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Conference Report to Accompany S. 2943 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Sen. John McCain / Armed Services Committee)

Senate

 

Yesterday

  • Roll Call Votes
    • Passage of H.R.6297, Iran Sanctions Extension Act; passed: 99-0.
  • Legislative Business
    • Passed S.10 – to provide for the consideration of a definition of anti-Semitism for the enforcement of Federal antidiscrimination laws concerning education programs or activities.
    • Concurred in the House Message on S.2577 – Justice for All Reauthorization Act.
    • Passed Calendar #629, S.2058 – Metropolitan Weather Hazards Protection Act, with Burr substitute amendment and title amendment.
    • Passed H.R.6014 – Airport Construction and Alteration Reform Act of 2016.
    • Passed H.R.1561 – Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2016, with Thune substitute amendment and Cantwell amendment.
    • Adopted S.Res.606 – Baton Rouge, LA Officers
    • Passed S.3492 – Traverse City, Michigan, VA Clinic.
    • Adopted S.Res.627 – National Phenylketonuria Awareness Day.
    • Adopted S.Res.628 – Senate Rules

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, December 5, 2016.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Office of Financial Research
2016 Financial Stability Conference

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.6413 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
Big Oil Bailout Prevention Trust Fund Act of 2016
Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] (Introduced 11/30/2016) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure, Budget, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 11/30/2016 Referred to House Ways and Means

 

Financial Services

H.R.6423 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Truth in Lending Act and the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to provide justice to victims of fraud.
Sponsor: Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] (Introduced 12/01/2016) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 12/01/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Tax

H.R.6422 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat qualified alternative commuter programs as an excludable qualified transportation fringe benefit.
Sponsor: Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] (Introduced 12/01/2016) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 12/01/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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