Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of S.2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • The House is not in session today.

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, March 12, 2018.
  • Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #287, S.2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. As a reminder, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the substitute, as modified, and on the underlying bill, S.2155. The time following leader remarks until 5:30pm will be equally divided. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on substitute amendment #2151.
  • The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the underlying bill is 4:30pm. The filing deadline for second degree amendments to the substitute is 5:30pm.
  • Cloture has also been filed on Executive Calendar #598, the nomination of Kevin K. McAleenan, of Hawaii, to be Commissioner of U.S. Protection, Department of Homeland Security. The cloture vote on the McAleenan nomination will occur upon disposition of S.2155.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.5240 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide for certain programs and developments in the Department of Energy concerning the cybersecurity and vulnerabilities of, and physical threats to, the electric grid, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] (Introduced 03/09/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.5239 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a voluntary Cyber Sense program to identify and promote cyber-secure products intended for use in the bulk-power system, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 03/09/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Financial Services

H.R.5237 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the holder of a subordinate lien on the property that secures a federally related mortgage loan, upon a request by the homeowner for a short sale, to make a timely decision whether to allow the sale.
Sponsor: Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] (Introduced 03/09/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 03/09/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

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