Regulatory Roundup: July 12-18

By:
Chris Gaetano
Published Date:
Jul 18, 2017

AICPA

Association VP Byline on Business Agility Featured Nationally by American City Business Journals  Published June 29, 2017
In an organization’s quest to become agile, it cannot ignore the human dimension. In this byline in American City Business Journals, Ash Noah, CPA, CGMA, VP of CGMA External Relations, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, shares research from a recent Oracle/AICPA study on the 5 skillsets finance professionals need in order to make the best use of technology.

CBO

Cost Estimate
H.R. 2786, a bill to amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the criteria and process to qualify as a qualifying conduit hydropower facility
July 18, 2017 

Presentation
Productivity and Growth in CBO’s Forecasts
July 18, 2017

Presentation
Health Care Spending Today and in the Future: Impacts on Federal Deficits and Debt
July 18, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 3050, Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2017
July 17, 2017

Cost Estimate
S. 782, PROTECT Our Children Act of 2017
July 17, 2017

Cost Estimate
S. 1393, Jobs For Our Heroes Act
July 17, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.J. Res. 76, joint resolution granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Com
July 14, 2017

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H.R. 2565, a bill to require the use of replacement cost value in determining the premium rates for flood insurance coverage under the National Flood Insurance Act, and for other purposes
July 14, 2017

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H.R. 1351, Strengthening Oversight of TSA Employee Misconduct Act
July 14, 2017

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H.R. 2939, Water Rights Protection Act of 2017
July 14, 2017

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H.R. 1927, African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017
July 14, 2017

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H.R. 2883, Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act
July 14, 2017

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H.R. 2910, Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act
July 14, 2017

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H.R. 2480, Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act
July 14, 2017

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S. 1088, Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2017
July 14, 2017

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H.R. 806, Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017
July 14, 2017

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H.R. 1422, Private Flood Insurance Market Development Act of 2017
July 14, 2017

Cost Estimate
S. 21, Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017
July 14, 2017

Presentation
Changes in Federal Housing Assistance for Low-Income Households
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Proposals for Special Immigrant Visas—CBO’s Estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017 

Data and Technical Information
Proposals for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant and Contingency Fund—CBO’s Estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Proposals for Child Support Enforcement—CBO’s Estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Proposals for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation—CBO's Estimate of the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Mandatory and Receipt Proposals for Agriculture—CBO’s Estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Proposals for Special Immigrant Visas—CBO’s Estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Proposals for Unemployment Compensation—CBO’s Estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Proposals for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—CBO’s Estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Proposals for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income—CBO's Estimate of the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Proposals for Education—CBO's Estimate of the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Report
An Analysis of the President’s 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Data and Technical Information
Proposals Affecting Health Care Programs—CBO's Estimate of the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
July 13, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 218, King Cove Road Land Exchange Act
July 12, 2017

FASB

FASB Simplifies Accounting for Certain Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Liabilities and Equity  [07/13/17]

GAO

Countering ISIS and Its Effects:
Key Issues for Oversight
GAO-17-687SP:Published: Jul 18, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 2017.

DOD Excess Property:
Enhanced Controls Needed for Access to Excess Controlled Property
GAO-17-532:Published: Jul 18, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 2017.

Drug Discount Program:
Update on Agency Efforts to Improve 340B Program Oversight
GAO-17-749T:Published: Jul 18, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 2017.

Every Student Succeeds Act:
Early Observations on State Changes to Accountability Systems
GAO-17-757T:Published: Jul 18, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 2017.

Every Student Succeeds Act:
Early Observations on State Changes to Accountability Systems
GAO-17-660:Published: Jul 13, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 2017.

Biological Defense:
Additional Information That Congress May Find Useful as It Considers DOD's Advanced Development and Manufacturing Capability
GAO-17-701:Published: Jul 17, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 2017.

Defense Contracts:
Recent Legislation and DOD Actions Related to Commercial Item Acquisitions
GAO-17-645:Published: Jul 17, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 2017.

Embassy Evacuations:
State Department Should Take Steps to Improve Emergency Preparedness
GAO-17-714:Published: Jul 17, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 2017.

Medicare:
CMS Should Evaluate Providing Coverage for Disposable Medical Devices That Could Substitute for Durable Medical Equipment
GAO-17-600:Published: Jul 17, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 2017.

Military Personnel:
Improvements Needed in the Management of Enlistees' Medical Early Separation and Enlistment Information
GAO-17-527:Published: Jul 14, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2017.

Federal Low-Income Programs:
Eligibility and Benefits Differ for Selected Programs Due to Complex and Varied Rules
GAO-17-558:Published: Jun 29, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2017.

Early Childhood Learning and Child Care:
Overview of Federal Investment and Agency Coordination
GAO-17-671T:Published: Jul 13, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2017.

Early Learning and Child Care:
Agencies Have Helped Address Fragmentation and Overlap through Improved Coordination
GAO-17-463:Published: Jul 13, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2017.

Gulf War Illness:
Additional Actions Needed to Improve VA's Claims Process
GAO-17-692T:Published: Jul 13, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2017.

Improper Payments:
Improvements Needed in CMS and IRS Controls over Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit
GAO-17-467:Published: Jul 13, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2017.

Information Technology:
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Needs to Strengthen Its Strategic Planning and Oversight to Modernize Legacy Systems
GAO-17-488:Published: Jul 13, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2017.

Navy Shipbuilding:
Policy Changes Needed to Improve the Post-Delivery Process and Ship Quality
GAO-17-418:Published: Jul 13, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2017.

Puerto Rico:
Information on Trends and Challenges to Small Business Federal Contracting
GAO-17-752T:Published: Jul 13, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2017.

VA Health Care:
Improvements Needed in Data and Monitoring of Clinical Productivity and Efficiency
GAO-17-722T:Published: Jul 13, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2017

Management Report:
Improvements Needed in Controls over the Processes Used to Prepare the U.S. Consolidated Financial Statements
GAO-17-524:Published: Jul 12, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 2017.

VA Real Property:
Planning and Communication Improvements Could Help Better Align Facilities with Veterans' Needs
GAO-17-745T:Published: Jul 12, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 2017.

Department of Education:
Staffing Levels Have Generally Decreased Over Time, while Contracting Levels Have Remained Relatively Stable
GAO-17-669R:Published: Jun 12, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 2017.

GASB

GASB Issues Exposure Draft, Certain Disclosures Related to Debt, including Direct Borrowings and Direct Placements  [07/12/17]

IASB

18 July 2017
IASB Research Forum 2017—call for non-academic applicants

18 July 2017
IFRS Foundation seeks technical staff

17 July 2017
FSB urges insurers to start implementation of IFRS 17 as soon as possible

IRS 

Don’t Take the Bait, Step 2: Be Alert to Account Takeover Tactics
IR-2017-120, July 18, 2017 — The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned tax professionals that account takeovers by cybercriminals are on the rise and practitioners increasingly are the targets.

NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance 

Freeport Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Identities of Hundreds of People Across 31 States

A.G. Schneiderman & Acting Tax Commissioner Manion Announce Felony Conviction Of Nassau County Gas Station Owner For Theft Of Over $1 Million Dollars In Sales Tax

SEC 

SEC Files Insider Trading Charges Against Research Scientist Aiming to Avoid SEC Detection July 12, 2017

SEC Announces Charges in Massive Telemarketing Boiler Room Scheme Targeting Seniors July 12, 2017

Remarks at the Economic Club of New York July 12, 2017

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