Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider eight bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the House message on S.139, FISA.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • On Tuesday, 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:
    • 1) H.R. 4258 – Family Self-Sufficiency Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Sean Duffy / Financial Services Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 770 – American Innovation $1 Coin Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jim Himes / Financial Services Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 4279 – Expanding Investment Opportunities Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Trey Hollingsworth / Financial Services Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 4318 – Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Brady / Ways and Means Committee)
    • 5) S. 117 – Alex Diekmann Peak Designation Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. Steve Daines / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 6) H.R. 1107 – Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mark Amodei / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 7) H.R. 1532 – Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bradley Byrne / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 8) H.R. 2897 – To authorize the Mayor of the District of Columbia and the Director of the National Park Service to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance, and management of units of the National Park System in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton / Natural Resources Committee)

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • On Tuesday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House message on S.139, FISA. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the House message.
  • The filing deadline for 1st degree amendments to the bill is 4:45pm and the filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments is 5:15pm.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Domestic/Global Energy Outlook

Bipartisan Policy Center
Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule

Senate Judiciary
Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.4788 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a pilot program to award grants and loan guarantees to hospitals to carry out projects for the purpose of reducing energy costs and increasing resilience to improve security.
Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 01/12/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.4787 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To impose additional requirements on portions of petroleum pipelines that cross the waters of the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] (Introduced 01/12/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2018 Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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…

 

Financial Services

H.R.4792 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to expand access to capital for small businesses affected by hurricanes or other natural disasters, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 01/12/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4791 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to establish requirements for salaries, financial disclosures, and office staff of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] (Introduced 01/12/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4790 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Volcker rule to give the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System sole rulemaking authority, to exclude community banks from the requirements of the Volcker rule, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 01/12/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.4785 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To prohibit the consolidated audit trail from accepting personally identifying information, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] (Introduced 01/12/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Tax

H.R.4789 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
Cutting Local Taxes by Reinstating SALT Act
Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] (Introduced 01/12/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 01/12/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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