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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Apr 3, 2017
Legislative Digest
On the Floor Today: 1 Suspension and 1 Rule Bill

The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Last votes expected 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

1 Suspension 

1) Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 353 - Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK) | Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Topline Summary: This bill improves the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to focus on affordable and attainable advances in observational, computing, and modeling capabilities in an effort to deliver substantial improvement in weather forecasting and prediction of high impact weather events and reauthorizes the NOAA tsunami program.

1 Rule Bill

1) H.R. 1343 - Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) | Financial Services Committee

Topline Summary: This bill direct the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revise its Rule 701, within 60 days of enactment.

115th Congress