A Daily Legislative Update Service of the Governmental Affairs Office
daily edition 9.15.2010
The Senate and House are in session today.
Congressional Record Vol. 156, No. 123 (September 14, 2010)
Federal Register, Vol. 75, Nos. 178 (September 15, 2010)
CQ Today Vol. 46, No. 118 (September 15, 2010)
Hearings  
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “Investigating and Prosecuting Financial Fraud after the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act.” 9/22/10, 2 pm, 226 Dirksen.
 
Hearings  
The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing titled “Welfare Reform: A New Conversation on Women and Poverty.” 9/21/10, 10 am, 215 Dirksen.
   
Bills Introduced  
H Res 1612 ( Latta, R-OH), to express the support for and honoring 9/17/10 as “Constitution Day”; to Oversight and Government Reform. H6682, CR 9/14/10.  
Notices  
On 9/15/10, the Commission on Civil Rights announced a 9/24/10 meeting in Washington, D.C. to consider findings and recommendations for the briefing report on health care disparities, to approve the New Black Panther Party Enforcement Report, and for other purposes. FR 56052.
 
Notices  
On 9/15/10, the Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice (DOJ), announced a final rule, effective 3/15/11, to revise DOJ’s regulation that implements Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), relating to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in public accommodations and in commercial facilities. FR 56236.
On 9/15/10, the Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice (DOJ), announced a final rule, effective 3/15/11, to revise the DOJ regulation implementing Title II of ADA, relating to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in state and local government services. FR 56164.
 
Bills Introduced  
HR 6116 ( Larson, D-CT), to reform the financing of House elections, and for other purposes; to House Administration. H6681, CR 9/14/10.
 
Bills Introduced  
S 3774 ( Tester, D-MT), to extend the deadline for Social Services Block Grant expenditures of supplemental funds appropriated following disasters occurring in 2008; to Finance. S7089, CR 9/14/10.
 
Bills Introduced  
HR 6109 ( Baldwin, D-WI), to amend the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to ensure that each HHS health service program or HHS health survey provides, to the extent the Secretary determines appropriate and practicable, for the voluntary collection of data on the sexual orientation and gender identity of individuals who apply or receive health services through such program, or who respond to such survey; to Energy and Commerce. H6681, CR 9/14/10
HR 6110 ( Butterfield, D-NC), to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize telehealth and telemedicine grant programs; to Energy and Commerce. H6681, CR 9/14/10.  
Hearings  
The Health Subcommittee, House Energy and Commerce Committee, will hold a hearing titled “Cutting Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid.” 9/21/10, 2 pm, 2322 Rayburn.
 
Notices  
On 9/15/10, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced a request for public comment on a proposed information collection, Certification of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, or Stalking, to be used in response to an incident of actual or threatened domestic violence, dating violence or stalking that may affect an individual’s participation in the Section 8 or public housing programs. Comments are due 11/15/10. FR 56129.
 
Bills Introduced  
H Con Res 315 ( Ros-Lehtinen, R-FL), to recognize the formation and to support the objectives of the Friends of Israel Initiative; to Foreign Affairs. H6681, CR 9/14/10.
H Con Res 316 ( Garrett, R-NJ), to express the sense of Congress that Taiwan and its 23,000,000 people deserve membership in the United Nations; to Foreign Affairs. H6681, CR 9/14/10.
H Res 1613 ( Berman, D-CA), to express condolences and solidarity with the people of Pakistan in the aftermath of the devastating floods that began on 7/22/10; to Foreign Affairs. H6682, CR 9/14/10.
 
Bills Introduced  
S 3776 ( Kerry, D-MA), to provide for safe and humane policies and procedures pertaining to the arrest, detention, and processing of aliens in immigration enforcement operations; to Judiciary. S7089, CR 9/14/10.
 
Notices  
On 9/15/10, the Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, announced a request for public comment on an extended information collection, the YouthBuild (YB) Reporting System. Comments are due 11/15/10. FR 56140.
 
Bills Introduced  
HR 6122 ( Thompson, D-MS), to enhance homeland security, including domestic preparedness and collective response to terrorism, by improving the Federal Protective Service, and for other purposes; to Transportation and Infrastructure. H6681, CR 9/14/10.
H Res 1610 ( Hoyer, D-MD), to express the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the terrorist attacks launched against the United States on 9/11/01; to Oversight and Government Reform. H6681, CR 9/14/10.
H Res 1618 ( Thompson, D-MS), to urge the federal government, states, localities, schools, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and other entities, and the people of the United States to observe National Preparedness Month, and for other purposes; to Homeland Security. H6682, CR 9/14/10.  
Hearings
The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing titled “Nine Years After 9/11: Confronting the Terrorist Threat to the Homeland.” 9/22/10. 10 am, 342 Dirksen.
 
Notices
On 9/15/10, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced a 9/27/10 meeting of three SAMHSA advisory councils in Rockville, MD: Mental Health Services National Advisory Council; Center for Abuse Prevention National Advisory Council; and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment National Advisory Council. The agenda will include a report from the SAMHSA Administrator and discussions related to SAMHSA’s strategic initiatives. FR 56113.
 
Bills Introduced  
HR 6123 ( Walz, D-MN), to amend Title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of rehabilitative services for veterans with traumatic brain injury, and for other purposes; to Veterans’ Affairs. H6681, CR 9/14/10.
 
 
 

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