January 31, 2012
- The House was not in session.
- The House will vote on the Motion to go to Conference on the "FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act" (H.R. 658).
- The Senate invoked cloture on the motion to proceed to the "Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act" (S. 2038).
- The Senate will continue consideration of the "STOCK Act" (S. 2038).
Hearings Covered by W&J Today
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
"U.S. and Global Energy Outlook"
Senate Finance Committee
"Extenders and Tax Reform: Seeking Long-Term Solutions"
Senate Banking Committee
"Holding the CFPB Accountable: Review of First Semi-Annual Report"
Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday
S.2041 : A bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project and provide for environmental protection and government oversight.
Sponsor: Sen Hoeven, John [ND] (introduced 1/30/2012) Cosponsors (44)
Latest Major Action: 1/30/2012 Introduced in the Senate.
Status: Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
S.2043 : A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide religious conscience protections for individuals and organizations.
Sponsor: Sen Rubio, Marco [FL] (introduced 1/30/2012) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 1/30/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.