This Week’s Update

The House passed the “Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017” (H.R. 1222); the “Action for Dental Health Act of 2017” (H.R. 2422); the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017” (H.R. 1865); and a measure changing capital requirements for systemically important banks (H.R. 4296). 

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017” (H.R. 1222); the “Action for Dental Health Act of 2017” (H.R. 2422); the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017” (H.R. 1865); and a measure changing capital requirements for systemically important banks (H.R. 4296). 

 

  • Senate –The Senate passed the “Taiwan Travel Act” (H.R. 535); the “TARGET Act” (H.R. 1625); the “Rural Wireless Act” (H.R. 1621); and confirmed Elizabeth L. Branch, A. Marvin Quattlebaum, and Terry A. Doughty to be United States District Judges; Russel Vought to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget; William Northey to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services; Gregory Doud, of Kansas, to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, USTR; Jason Kearns to be a Member of the United States International Trade; Denis Sheato to be Deputy United States Trade Representative; and  C.J. Mahoney to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Investment Services, Labor, Environment, Africa, China, and the Western Hemisphere).

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House may consider the “Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017” (H.R. 1917); and the “Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment Act” (H.R. 1119).

 

  • Senate –The Senate may consider the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act” (S. 2155); and the nominations of Karen Gren Schole, Tilman Eugene Self III, and Terry A. Doughty to be United States District Judges.

 

 Follow Williams & Jensen

 

 

Download This Week’s Update

Leave a Reply