Category Archives: Courts

H.R.2471 – TRACER Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2471 – TRACER Act Brief – HR 2471 would ‘direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to share with State, local, and regional fusion centers release information from a Federal correctional facility, including name, charging date, and expected place and date of release, of certain individuals who may pose […]

H.R.3178 – Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3178 – Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017 Brief – The bill aims to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the delivery of home infusion therapy and dialysis and the application of the Stark rule under the Medicare program, and for other purposes. […]

H. J. RES. 111 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration Agreements

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H. J. RES. 111 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration Agreements”. Brief – Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in […]

H.R.3004 – Kate’s Law

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.3004 – Kate’s Law Brief – The bill aims to amend section 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to reentry of removed aliens. To that end – ‘Any alien who has been denied admission, excluded, deported, or removed, or who has departed the United States while […]

H.R.3003 – No Sanctuary for Criminals Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.3003 – No Sanctuary for Criminals Act Brief – The bill states its aim “To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify provisions relating to assistance by States, and political subdivision of States, in the enforcement of Federal immigration laws, and for other purposes.” To that end, […]

S.1094 – Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 S.1094 – Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 Brief – “S. 1094 would modify administrative and personnel procedures of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and reorganize the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection.” – cbo Under the bill there is established in […]

H.R.1215 – Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.1215 – Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017 Brief – This bill generally limits awards for medical malpractice under specific circumstances; The bill report states its purpose – “The Protecting Access to Care Act’s reforms are premised on the need to provide checks and balances on otherwise […]

HR 10 Minority Views

MINORITY VIEWS to HR 10 the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017   H.R. 10, the “Financial CHOICE Act” (herein called the “Wrong Choice Act”), will eliminate several of the most important aspects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“Wall Street Reform”). Wall Street Reform effectively addressed failures in the […]

S.722 – Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 9, 2017 S.722 – Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 Brief – The bill defines and increases sanction on Iran related to its ballistic missile program and human rights behavior. Amended, the bill also brings further sanction on Russia and reaffirms the US committeemen to NATO Article 5 that […]

H.R.10 – Financial CHOICE Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 9, 2017 H.R.10 – Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 Brief – The bill states its purpose “To create hope and opportunity for investors, consumers, and entrepreneurs by ending bailouts and Too Big to Fail, holding Washington and Wall Street accountable, eliminating red tape to increase access to capital and credit, […]