This Week’s Update

The House passed the “JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018” (S. 488); the “Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018” (H.R. 3030); the “Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act” (H.R. 4989); and the “Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019” (H,.R. 6147).

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018” (S. 488); the “Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018” (H.R. 3030); the “Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act” (H.R. 4989); and the “Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019” (H,.R. 6147).

 

  • Senate –The Senate passed a bill “to delay the reduction in Federal medical assistance percentage for Medicaid personal care services furnished without an electronic visit verification system” (H.R. 6042); confirmed Scott Stump to be Assistance Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Department of Education; James Blew  to be Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, Department of Education; Randal Quarles to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal reserve; and Andrew S. Oldham to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit. 

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House may consider the “Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018” (H.R. 6199); the “Increasing Access to Lower Premium Plans and Expanding Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018” (H.R. 6331); and the “Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2017” (H.R. 184).

 

  • Senate –The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Robert L. Wilkie to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

 

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