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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Mar 20, 2017
Legislative Digest
On the Floor Today: 2 Postponed Suspension Votes 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 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Last votes expected 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


2 Postponed Suspensions 

1) H.R. 1353 - Transparency in Technology Acquisitions Act of 2017 (PDF)

Sponsor: Sen. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) | Homeland Security Committee

Topline Summary: This bill requires annual updates from the Transportation Security Administration on strategic investment goals relating to technology procurement.

2) H.R. 1297 - Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 2017  (PDF)

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

Topline Summary: This bill revises the requirements for the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) with the purpose of improving the quality and timeliness of the review that the Department of Homeland Security carries out.


1 Rule Bill 

1) H.R. 372 - Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) |Judiciary Committee

Topline Summary: This bill amends a section of the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 which exempted the insurance industry from the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act.

115th Congress