Capital Thinking Update - March 26, 2012


In this issue:

General Legislative; Agriculture; Budget, Appropriations; Education; Energy; Environment; Financial Services; Health Care; Tax; and, Transportation.

Excerpt from General Legislative

On Monday, March 26, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. The following legislation will be considered under suspension of the rules: H.R. 2779, a bill to exempt the inter-affiliate swaps from certain regulatory requirements in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; H.R. 2682, the Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2011; H.R. 4014, a bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act with respect to information provided to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; H.R. 3298, the Homes for Heroes Act of 2011; and H.R. 4239, the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012. The Senate convenes at 2:00 p.m. on Monday for a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 2204, the Repeal Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act.

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Published In: Agriculture Updates, Education Updates, Energy & Utilities Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Health Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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