Legislative Activity Update for January 8 2018



Jan 5, 2018 2:50 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up S. 139

Rapid DNA Act of 2017 This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

Jan 5, 2018 2:50 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up S. 140

A bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund. This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: This bill passed in the Senate on May 8, 2017 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 535

Taiwan Travel Act This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 12, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 1486

Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017 This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 3202

Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure Reporting Act This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 26, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 3320

To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes. This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 28, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 4433

Securing DHS Firearms Act of 2017 This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 4555

DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017 This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 4567

DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 4559

Global Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017 This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 4577

Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act of 2017 This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 4564

Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017 This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 4578

Counter Terrorist Network Act This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 4561

SAFE TECH Act This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.R. 4581

Screening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act of 2017 This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 13, 2017.

Jan 5, 2018 5 p.m. — Legislation Coming Up H.Res. 676

Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes. This resolution has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. Last Action: This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 5, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Jan 8, 2018 7:29 a.m. — Bill Summary H.R. 4682

Open Internet Preservation Act A new bill would allow a never-before-permitted feature on the internet: “paid prioritization,” in which service providers could make some websites faster if they’re paid to do so.

What is net neutrality? For years, a government principle called “net neutrality” had allowed the internet to flourish in a way that television and radio never matched. Essentially, it required that all internet service providers — such as Comcast, Verizon, AT&T;, and Time Warner — treat all internet traffic equally.Legislative Activity Update for January 8 2018