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The Week Ahead in Washington - September 17, 2018
Posted September 17, 2018 by CUNA Advocacy


The House of Representatives is in recess until September 25.  

The Senate is expected to consider and vote on the “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act” (H.R. 6) and “the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act” (S.2554).  

In addition, the Senate may consider the conference report to H.R. 6157, the Defense, Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act for FY 2019.  This bill also includes a continuing resolution for all government functions until December 7, 2018 for any government agencies funded by appropriations bills not enacted into law before September 30, 2018, the end of fiscal year 2018. 



The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a full committee hearing: "Fintech: Examining Digitization, Data, and Technology."