Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration Callista L. Gingrich to be Ambassador to the Holy See.

House

 

Friday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • On Monday, following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #226, Callista L. Gingrich to be Ambassador to the Holy See, with the time until 5:30pm equally divided. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Gingrich nomination.
  • Monday, October 16th at 5:30pm – 1 Roll Call Vote
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #226, Callista L. Gingrich to be Ambassador to the Holy See
  • Tuesday, October 17th at approx. 10:30am – 1 Roll Call Vote
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #191, David Joel Trachtenberg, to be Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearing scheduled

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.4061 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to improve the transparency of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, to improve the SIFI designation process, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] (Introduced 10/12/2017) Cosponsors: (49)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 10/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

H.R.4056 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act and other laws to return primary responsibility for disaster relief to the States, to establish a private corporation to insure States against risks and costs of disasters otherwise borne by the States, and to provide for reimbursable Federal assistance to States for activities in response to disasters, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] (Introduced 10/12/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure, Financial Services, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/12/2017 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within…

H.R.4053 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require an independent audit of the cybersecurity practices of certain consumer reporting agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] (Introduced 10/12/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 10/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4028 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to establish cybersecurity supervision and examination of large consumer reporting agencies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10] (Introduced 10/12/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 10/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Tax

H.R.4060 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make residents of Puerto Rico eligible for the earned income tax credit and to provide for equitable treatment for residents of Puerto Rico with respect to the refundable portion of the child tax credit.
Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 10/12/2017) Cosponsors: (12)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R.4045 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 for shareholder ownership and passive income rules of the personal holding company tax provisions.
Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 10/12/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 10/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Transportation

H.R.4050 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To support research, development, and other activities to develop innovative vehicle technologies, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] (Introduced 10/12/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Science, Space, and Technology, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 10/12/2017 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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…

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