Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R.6 (Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act) and S.2554 (Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act).

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

  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R.6, with debate time on H.R.6 (Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act) and S.2554 (Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act) running concurrently and equally divided until 5:30pm. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote in relation to the two bills, as provided under the order reached last week.
  • Monday, September 17 at 5:30pm – 3 roll call votes
    • 1. Lee amendment #4011 to S.2554
    • 2. Passage of S.2554, as amended, if amended
    • 3. Passage of H.R.6, as amended with Alexander amendment #4013

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Consumer Financial Protection
“Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility”

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Energy

H.R.6807 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to make certain improvements in the laws relating to coal royalties, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] (Introduced 09/13/2018) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Natural Resources, Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 09/13/2018 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such…

H.R.6802 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide support to develop career and technical education programs of study and facilities in the areas of renewable energy.
Sponsor: Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] (Introduced 09/13/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: House – 09/13/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

 

Health

H.R.6823 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States to suspend, rather than terminate, an individual’s eligibility for medical assistance under the State Medicaid plan while such individual is an inmate of a public institution.
Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Robert C. “Bobby” [D-VA-3] (Introduced 09/13/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/13/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.6809 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for temporary stabilization of Medicare Advantage payments following Hurricane Maria.
Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] (Introduced 09/13/2018) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/13/2018 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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 the committee…

H.R.6808 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To provide payment for patient navigator services under title XIX of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 09/13/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 09/13/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Tax

H.R.6813 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow qualified distributions from health savings account for certain home care expenses.
Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] (Introduced 09/13/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/13/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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