Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will vote on Jackie Walcott to be Representative of the United States of America to the International Atomic Energy Agency and to be Representative of the United States of America to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and Peter A. Feldman, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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 be in a period of morning business until 5:30pm. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote in relation to the Walcott and Feldman nominations.
  • 5:30pm Monday, September 24—2 roll call votes expected
    • 1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #849 and #850, Jackie Walcott (to be Representative of the United States of America to the International Atomic Energy Agency and to be Representative of the United States of America to the Vienna Office of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador)
    • 2. Cloture on Calendar #938, Peter A. Feldman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the remainder of the term expiring October 26, 2019.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.6861 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 31, United States Code, with respect to FinCEN no-action letters, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] (Introduced 09/20/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 09/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6858 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Treasury to take a more prominent role in coordinating AML/CFT policy and examinations across the Government, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] (Introduced 09/20/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 09/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6853 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title 31, United States Code, with respect to sharing of suspicious activity reports within a financial group, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 09/20/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 09/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6851 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To direct the Attorney General to assess the usefulness of Bank Secrecy Act reporting, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] (Introduced 09/20/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 09/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6850 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To update thresholds for certain currency transaction reports and suspicious activity reports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Loudermilk, Barry [R-GA-11] (Introduced 09/20/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 09/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.6849 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
Bank Secrecy Innovation Act
Sponsor: Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13] (Introduced 09/20/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: House – 09/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

 

Health

H.R.6856 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To extend certain authorities relating to United States efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria globally, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] (Introduced 09/20/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House – 09/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.6855 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to codify and permanently extend the Medicare hospital wage index imputed rural floor.
Sponsor: Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3] (Introduced 09/20/2018) Cosponsors: (11)
Committees: House – Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 09/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.6848 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
VA Safe Opioid Return Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] (Introduced 09/20/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 09/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

S.3476 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to extend certain authorities relating to United States efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria globally, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Corker, Bob [R-TN] (Introduced 09/18/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate – 09/18/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.3473 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand permissible distributions from an employee’s health flexible spending account or health reimbursement arrangement to their health savings account.
Sponsor: Sen. Sasse, Ben [R-NE] (Introduced 09/18/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Finance
Latest Action: Senate – 09/18/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.