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Tuesday, March 20th

Mar 19, 2018
Legislative Digest

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1 Rule Bill 

1) H.R. 4566 - Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act, Rules Committee Print (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) | Financial Services Committee

Topline Summary: This bill amends Title I of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) to exempt nonbank financial institutions not under the supervision by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve) from the Dodd-Frank Act's stress-testing requirements.


1) H.R. 4227 - Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) | Homeland Security Committee

Topline Summary: This bill requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine the threat of vehicular terrorism and develop a strategy to improve Department of Homeland Security (DHS) support for the efforts of emergency responders and the private sector to prevent, mitigate, and respond to such a threat. 

2) H.R. 5131 - Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) | Homeland Security Committee

Topline Summary: This bill improves the effectiveness of federal efforts to identify and address homeland security risks to surface transportation, secure against vehicle-based attacks, and conduct a feasibility assessment of introducing new security technologies and measures.

115th Congress