Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.37, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

House

 

Friday

  • The House was not in session.

Today

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, March 6, 2017.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.37, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation, with the time until 6:00pm equally divided.
  • At 6:00pm, all time will expire and the Senate will vote on passage of the joint resolution.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.1344 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide grants to assist States in developing and implementing plans to address cybersecurity threats or vulnerabilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Homeland Security, Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.1335 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Federal Communications Commission to issue rules to secure communications networks against cyber risks, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1324 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for the establishment of cybersecurity standards for certain radio frequency equipment.
Sponsor: Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.516 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to provide grants to assist States in developing and implementing plans to address cybersecurity threats or vulnerabilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

 

Energy

H.R.1315 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate certain requirements under the renewable fuel program, to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from approving the introduction into commerce of gasoline that contains greater than 10-volume-percent ethanol, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (42)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1314 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To repeal the renewable fuel program of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Sponsor: Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (60)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

S.505 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an energy equivalent of a gallon of diesel in the case of liquefied natural gas for purposes of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund financing rate.
Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Financial Services

H.R.1360 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To exempt small seller financers from certain licensing requirements.
Sponsor: Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1345 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to create protected credit reports for minors and protect the credit of minors, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

H.R.1343 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise its rules so as to increase the threshold amount for requiring issuers to provide certain disclosures relating to compensatory benefit plans.
Sponsor: Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1321 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the National Housing Act to require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to issue guidance to reduce up-front premiums for FHA-insured mortgages if the capital ratio of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund exceeds the statutory limit, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1312 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Small Business Investment Incentive Act of 1980 to require an annual review by the Securities and Exchange Commission of the annual government-business forum on capital formation that is held pursuant to such Act.
Sponsor: Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

 

Health

H.R.1361 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the non-application of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex rehabilitative wheelchairs and accessories.
Sponsor: Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (19)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.1336 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with flexibility in providing choice of coverage through managed care under Medicaid.
Sponsor: Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1333 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States more flexibility with respect to using contractors to make eligibility determinations on behalf of the State Medicaid plan.
Sponsor: Rep. Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [R-GA-1] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1325 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with flexibility with respect to providing premium assistance under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

H.R.1323 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1319 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to permit cooperative governing of public entity health benefits through local governments in secondary States.
Sponsor: Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1316 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for pharmacy benefits manager standards under the Medicare prescription drug program and Medicare Advantage program to further transparency of payment methodologies to pharmacies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform

H.R.1307 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish a public health insurance option.
Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

S.527 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to improve access to emergency medical services, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.520 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to reform payment to States under the Medicaid program.
Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.495 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to provide incentives for investment in research and development for new medicines, to enhance access to new medicines, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

 

Tax

H.R.1337 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts to include rollovers for charitable life-income plans for charitable purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Transportation

H.R.1346 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform”.
Sponsor: Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

S.496 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform”.
Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] (Introduced 03/02/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 03/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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