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Wednesday, November 28th

Nov 28, 2018
Legislative Digest

On Wednesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. No votes are expected in the House.

4 Suspensions 

1) H.R. 6753 - Strengthening the Health Care Fraud Prevention Task Force Act of 2018, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) | Energy and Commerce Committee

Topline Summary: This bill amends the Social Security Act to codify the Healthcare Fraud Prevention Partnership (HFPP) – a voluntary public-private partnership between the federal government, state agencies, law enforcement, private health insurance plans, and health care anti-fraud associations. 

2) Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2422 - Action for Dental Health Act of 2018 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) | Energy and Commerce Committee

Topline Summary: This bill reauthorizes the oral health promotion and disease prevention activities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), expanding initiatives to enhance oral health education and community-wide dental disease prevention. 

3) H.R. 6032 - State of Modern Application, Research, and Trends of IoT Act (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Bob Latta (R-PA) | Energy and Commerce Committee

Topline Summary: This bill directs the Department of Commerce to study and report on the state of the industry for internet-connected devices.

4) H.R. 7164 - To add Ireland to the E–3 nonimmigrant visa program, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. James F. Sensenbrenner (R-WI) | Judiciary Committee

Topline Summary: This bill makes nationals of Ireland eligible to apply for E-3 nonimmigrant work visas, pursuant to a reciprocal visa program being instituted by Ireland. 

115th Congress