Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider eleven bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Justin Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of Treasury.

 

THE HOUSE

 

Friday

  •  The House was not in session

 

Today

  • On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.
  • Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    • 1) H.R. 5513 – Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 6108 – Preserving America’s Battlefields Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jody Hice / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 3008 – George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Conaway / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 6118 – To direct the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an American World War II Heritage City, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. David Rouzer / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 6665 – Offshore Wind for Territories Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Madeleine Bordallo / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 6) H.Res. 792 – Urging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the historical significance of Roberto Clemente’s place of death near Piñones in Loíza, Puerto Rico, by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. José Serrano / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 7) S. 245 – Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. John Hoeven / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 8) S. 825 – Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 9) S. 2511 – CENOTE Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Roger Wicker / Natural Resources Committee)
    • 10) H.R. 6893 – Secret Service Overtime Pay Extension Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Russell / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
    • 11) House Amendment to S. 2248 – Veterans Benefit and Transition Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Veterans Affairs Committee)

 

THE SENATE

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, December 10, 2018.
  • Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Justin Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of Treasury.
  • At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Muzinich nomination.
  • Monday at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote
    • 1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1046, Justin George Muzinich, of New York, to be Deputy Secretary of Treasure

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.7225 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To promote United States competitiveness in the evolving global virtual currency marketplace.
Sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Financial Services, Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 12/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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 concerned.

H.R.7224 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act of 2018
Sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services, Agriculture
Latest Action: House – 12/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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 concerned.

S.3731 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to provide regulatory relief to charitable organizations that provide housing assistance, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.3726 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act to clarify seasoning requirements for certain refinanced mortgage loans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.3723 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to allow for the registration of venture exchanges, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.3722 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to provide a criminal penalty for unauthorized disclosures by officers or employees of a Federal agency of certain living will and stress test determinations.
Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.3717 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit certain unfair credit practices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: Senate – 12/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.7223 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prevent the misclassification of drugs for purposes of the Medicaid drug rebate program.
Sponsor: Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.7222 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish the Megan Rondini national sexual assault care and treatment task force; and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Judiciary
Latest Action: House – 12/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of…

H.R.7217 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
IMPROVE Act
Sponsor: Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (4)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means
Latest Action: House – 12/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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…

 

Transportation

S.3720 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to provide loans for the acquisition of electric buses and related infrastructure.
Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 12/06/2018) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate – 12/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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