Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will resume consideration of H.R.6157, DOD-Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act of 2019.

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • The House is not in session.

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, August 20, 2018.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.6157, DOD-Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act of 2019. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote in relation to the Menendez-Murkowski amendment #3705 and Fischer-Baldwin amendment #3706.
  • Monday at 5:30pm – 2 roll call votes
    • 1. Menendez-Murkowski amendment #3705 (Firefighter Cancer Registry Act)
    • 2. Fischer-Baldwin amendment #3706 (POW/MIA identification)
  • Amendments Pending to H.R.6157, Minibus III
    • Shelby SA #3695 (substitute)
    • Shelby SA #3699 ($1 million for Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide)

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

S.3351 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to institute a 180-day waiting period before medical debt will be reported on a consumer’s credit report and to remove paid-off and settled medical debts from credit reports that have been fully paid or settled, to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to provide a timetable for verification of medical debt and to increase the efficiency of credit markets with more perfect information, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 08/16/2018) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 08/16/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Tax

H.R.6674 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit kindergarten through grade 12 educational expenses to be paid from a 529 account.
Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] (Introduced 08/17/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 08/17/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

 

Transportation

H.R.6673 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To ensure that certain requirements are included before tolls can be collected on certain routes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] (Introduced 08/17/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 08/17/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

S.3352 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations relating to commercial motor vehicle drivers under the age of 21, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Young, Todd C. [R-IN] (Introduced 08/16/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 08/16/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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