Category Archives: Banking & Finance

H.R.1101 – Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 24, 2017 H.R.1101 – Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017 Brief – CRS explains, “This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to provide for the establishment and governance of association health plans (AHPs), which are group health plans sponsored by business associations. To that […]

Repeal and Replace

  Who is covered, by how much, and who is not. ACA provides insurance premium support for low and moderate income persons and families based on income; the less you make the more you get. Those above the income cap would not receive subsidies and would be subject to premium increases levied by the insurers. […]

H.J.Res.67 – Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 16, 2017 H.J.Res.67 – Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees. Brief – Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees. […]

H.J.Res.66 – Every Vote Counts Amendment

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 16, 2017 H.J.Res.66 – Every Vote Counts Amendment Brief – Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees. “Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Congress disapproves the […]

H.J.Res.43 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 16, 2017 H.J.Res.43 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients. Brief – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter […]

H.J.Res.41 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers”.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.J.Res.41 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers”. Brief – The bill provides for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title […]

Trump Ex Orders Manufacturing Regulations

Presidential Memorandum Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing January 24, 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby […]

H.R.78 – SEC Regulatory Accountability Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 13, 2017 H.R.78 – SEC Regulatory Accountability Act Brief – CRS explains, “This bill amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to: before issuing a regulation under the securities laws, identify the nature and source of the problem that the proposed regulation […]

H.R.79 – HALOS Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 13, 2017 H.R.79 – HALOS Act Brief – Angel investors are wealthy individuals who often are actively involved in the startups they back, and who typically are not professional investors. According to the Angel Capital Association (ACA), angel investors deployed $24.1 billion in capital in 2014 which is an increase […]

H.R. 353 – Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week Ending January 13, 2017 H.R. 353 – Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 Brief – The bill claims to “improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s weather research through a focused program of investment on affordable and attainable advances in observational, computing, and modeling capabilities to support substantial improvement in […]