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Format: 2014-07-24
Format: 2014-07-24
12/11/2013
Bill
Section 917 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 established a joint United States-Israel grant program to support the development and commercialization of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.  H.R. 3683 would expand the existing bi-national grant program so that it can support natural gas and water efficiency technologies in addition to energy efficiency...
12/11/2013
Bill
On December 9, 2013, Congressman Brett Guthrie and Congresswoman Doris Matsui introduced H.R. 3674, the Federal Spectrum Incentive Act. The bill creates new incentives for federal agencies to relinquish underutilized spectrum for commercial mobile broadband services. Specifically, the bill gives the federal agencies relinquishing their spectrum assignments a choice to either (1) continue to...
12/11/2013
Floor Action
On December 13, 2013, H.R. 2019 was considered under a suspension of the rules and proceeded with 40 minutes of debate.  The bill was passed with a roll call vote of 295 - 103. 
12/11/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “PPACA Implementation Failures: What’s Next?”
12/10/2013
Bill
H.R. 2666 jointly requires the Department of Commerce and the National Indian Gaming Commission to implement and regulate a licensing program for Internet poker operations run by “qualified regulatory authorities” at the state and tribal level, respectively, which determines licensees who may accept an Internet poker bet or wager from eligible U.S.-located individuals.  In...
12/10/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 12:30 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “The State of Online Gaming.” 
12/10/2013
Markup
The Subcommittee on Health held a markup on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R. 3527, “Poison Center Network Act of 2013”; • H.R. 1098, “Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act;” and, • H.R. 1281, “Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act...
12/10/2013
Markup
The Energy and Commerce Committee held a markup beginning on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The Committee considered the following: • H.R. 3527, Poison Center Network Act of 2013; • H.R. 1098, Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act; • H.R. 724, a bill to amend the Clean Air Act to remove the requirement for dealer certification of new light-duty motor vehicles; • H...
12/10/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the oral arguments before the Supreme Court on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) cross-state air pollution rule: