This Week’s Update

This week The House passed the “Encouraging Public Offerings Act of 2017” (H.R. 3903);  the “Helium Extraction Act of 2017” (H.R. 3279); the “Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017” (H.R. 2936); the “Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act (IPAB repeal)” (H.R. 849); and the “CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act (CHIP extension)” (H.R. 3922)

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Encouraging Public Offerings Act of 2017” (H.R. 3903);  the “Helium Extraction Act of 2017” (H.R. 3279); the “Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017” (H.R. 2936); the “Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act (IPAB repeal)” (H.R. 849); and the “CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act (CHIP extension)” (H.R. 3922)

 

  • Senate –The Senate confirmed Trevor N. McFadden, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia; Amy Barrett, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit; Joan Larsen, to be U. S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; Allison Eid, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Stephanos Bibas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House is expected to take up the “Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017” (H.R. 3043); the “Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act” (H.R. 3441) and the “Save Local Business Act” (H.R. 3441).

 

  • Senate –The Senate is expected to take up the nominations of Steven Andrew Engel, to be an Assistant Attorney General and William L. Wehrum, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

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