Regulatory Roundup - Oct. 29 to Nov. 4

By:
Chris Gaetano
Published Date:
Nov 4, 2019

CBO 

Cost Estimate
H.R. 3596, Keep America’s Waterfronts Working Act
November 1, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Natural Resources on September 25, 2019

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H.R. 4372, MSI STEM Achievement Act
November 1, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on September 25, 2019

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H.R. 4373, Engineering Biology Research and Development Act of 2019
November 1, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on September 25, 2019

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H.R. 565, Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing Our Success Act
November 1, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on the Judiciary on October 23, 2019

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H.R. 835, Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019
November 1, 2019
As passed by the House of Representatives on October 22, 2019

Report
Alternatives for Modernizing the Navy’s Sealift Force
October 31, 2019
CBO estimates that the Navy’s plan to modernize and operate its sealift ships over the next 30 years would cost roughly $39 billion. In this report, CBO explores four alternatives that would vary in cost from $34 billion to $40 billion.

Report
CBO’s Economic Forecasting Record: 2019 Update
October 31, 2019
CBO’s economic forecasts have been comparable in quality to those of the Administration and the Blue Chip consensus. Large errors in CBO’s forecasts tend to reflect challenges faced by all forecasters.

Presentation
CBO’s Relationships With Agencies: Communication Is Key
October 31, 2019
Presentation by Megan Carroll, chief of scorekeeping in CBO’s Budget Analysis Division, at the Budget Line of Business’s Fall Forum.

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H.R. 1922, Restoring Access to Medication Act of 2019
October 31, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Ways and Means on October 23, 2019

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H.R. 3619, Appraisal Fee Transparency Act of 2019
October 31, 2019
As passed by the House of Representatives on September 19, 2019

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H.R. 3708, Primary Care Enhancement Act of 2019
October 31, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Ways and Means on October 23, 2019

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H.R. 4716, Inhaler Coverage and Access Now Act of 2019
October 31, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Ways and Means on October 23, 2019

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H.R. 4742, Protecting American Lungs Act of 2019
October 31, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Ways and Means on October 23, 2019

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H.R. 4782, National Commission on Online Platforms and Homeland Security Act
October 31, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Homeland Security on October 23, 2019

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S. 1874, BRIGHT Act
October 31, 2019
As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on June 19, 2019

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S. 2333, Energy Cybersecurity Act of 2019
October 31, 2019
As reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on October 23, 2019

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S. 2372, Save Our Seas 2.0: Enhanced Global Engagement to Combat Marine Debris Act
October 31, 2019
As reported by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on September 26, 2019

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S. 990, Platte River Recovery Implementation Program Extension Act
October 31, 2019
As reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on October 24, 2019

Presentation
A Presentation on Financial Regulation and the Federal Budget
October 30, 2019
Presentation by Michael Falkenheim, a senior adviser in CBO’s Financial Analysis Division, at a joint seminar by CBO and the Congressional Research Service.

Cost Estimate
H.R. 2665, Smart Energy and Water Efficiency Act of 2019
October 30, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on July 17, 2019

Blog Post
A Presentation on CBO’s Latest Budget and Economic Projections
October 29, 2019
In a presentation before the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee, CBO Director Phillip Swagel spoke about CBO’s latest 10-year budget and economic projections.

Cost Estimate
H.R. 3541, Coastal State Climate Preparedness Act of 2019
October 29, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Natural Resources on September 25, 2019

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H.R. 3632, Fair and Open Skies Act
October 29, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on September 19, 2019

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H.R. 4242, Greater Accountability in Pay Act of 2019
October 29, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Financial Services on September 20, 2019

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H.R. 4355, Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks Act
October 29, 2019
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on September 25, 2019

Presentation
Prospects for DoD’s Acquisition Budget Over the Next Decade
October 29, 2019
Presentation by David Mosher, CBO’s Assistant Director for National Security, at the Professional Services Council’s Vision Conference 2019.

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S. 2095, Enhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act
October 29, 2019
As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on September 25, 2019

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S. 2297, Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2019
October 29, 2019
As reported by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on September 26, 2019

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S. 334, Clean Water for Rural Communities Act
October 29, 2019
As reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on October 22, 2019

Report
Additional Information About the Effects of Public Law 115-97 on Revenues


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H.R. 1865, National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act
As introduced on March 25, 2019

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H.R. 2423, Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act
As introduced on April 30, 2019

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H.R. 2514, COUNTER Act of 2019
As posted on the website of the House Majority Leader on October 25, 2019

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H.R. 3356, VETS Safe Travel Act
As reported by the House Committee on Homeland Security on September 12, 2019

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H.R. 3749, Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Act
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on October 16, 2019

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H.R. 4067, Financial Inclusion in Banking Act of 2019
As posted on the Website of the House Majority Leader on October 28, 2019

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H.R. 4477, Reducing High Risk to Veterans and Veterans Services Act
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on October 16, 2019

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S. 1751, Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act
As reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on October 23, 2019

FAF

Beginning November 2, you will be able to access both the FASB Online Codification and GASB GARS Online Basic views without entering login credentials. Access to digital content remains subject to terms of use.  [10/29/19]

FASB

Presentation of FASB Member R. Harold Schroeder at the Ross and Salomon Roundtable on Current Expected Credit Losses
NYU Stern School of Business, New York, NY  [10/29/19]
Presentation

GAO

Defense Management:
Defense-Wide Working Capital Fund Agencies Apply Most Key Operating Principles but Should Improve Pricing Transparency
GAO-20-65: Published: Nov 1, 2019. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 2019.

2020 Census:
Status Update on Early Operations
GAO-20-111R: Published: Oct 31, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 2019.

Religious-Based Hate Crimes:
DOJ Needs to Improve Support to Colleges Given Increasing Reports on Campuses [Reissued with revisions on Oct. 31, 2019.]
GAO-20-6: Published: Oct 25, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 2019.

Federal Financial Management:
Substantial Progress Made since the CFO Act of 1990 and Preliminary Observations on Opportunities for Enhancement
GAO-20-203T: Published: Oct 30, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 2019.

Information Technology:
Agencies Need to Fully Implement Key Workforce Planning Activities
GAO-20-129: Published: Oct 30, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 2019.

Medicaid Eligibility:
Accurate Beneficiary Enrollment Requires Improvements in Oversight, Data, and Collaboration
GAO-20-147T: Published: Oct 30, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 2019.

Space Command and Control:
Comprehensive Planning and Oversight Could Help DOD Acquire Critical Capabilities and Address Challenges
GAO-20-146: Published: Oct 30, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 2019.

Infrastructure Projects:
Actions Needed to Fully Develop Performance Schedules for Environmental Reviews
GAO-20-19: Published: Oct 29, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 2019.

Payments in Lieu of Taxes:
Revisions to DOE Order Could Provide Better Assurance That Payments Meet Goals
GAO-20-122: Published: Oct 29, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 2019.

Transportation Security:
TSA Has Taken Steps to Improve Security Areas Identified in the TSA Modernization Act, but Additional Actions Are Needed
GAO-20-225T: Published: Oct 29, 2019. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 2019.

Asistencia de Los EE. UU. Para América Central:
El Departamento de Estado debería establecer un plan abarcador para evaluar el progreso hacia la prosperidad, la gobernanza y la seguridad
GAO-19-709: Published: Sep. 26, 2019 Publicly Released: Oct. 28, 2019

Dairy Cooperatives:
Potential Implications of Consolidation and Investments in Dairy Processing for Farmers
GAO-19-695R: Published: Sep. 27, 2019 Publicly Released: Oct. 28, 2019

U.S. Assistance to Central America:
Department of State Should Establish a Comprehensive Plan to Assess Progress toward Prosperity, Governance, and Security
GAO-19-590: Published: Sep. 26, 2019 Publicly Released: Oct. 28, 2019


IASB

04 November 2019
2019 IASB Research Forum: discussions now available online

31 October 2019
October IASB podcast published

31 October 2019
IFRS Taxonomy 2018 now available in Turkish

IRS 

Get Ready for Taxes:  Get ready today to file 2019 federal income tax returns
IR-2019-178, October 31, 2019 – The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to act now to avoid a tax-time surprise and ensure smooth processing of their 2019 federal tax return.

SEC

SEC Charges International Security-Based Swaps Dealer That Targeted U.S. Investors
2019-226, Oct. 31, 2019 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged XBT Corp. SARL d/b/a First Global Credit, a Switzerland-based securities dealer, for offering and selling unregistered security-based swaps to U.S. investors using bitcoins and for failing to transact its swaps on a registered national exchange

SEC Issues Agenda for Nov. 4 Meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee
2019-225., Oct. 31, 2019 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today released the agenda for the Nov. 4 meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (FIMSAC). The meeting will be held at the SEC’s New York Regional Office at 200 Vesey Street, New York, NY.

SEC to Host Veterans Day Program for Active Duty Service Members and Veterans
2019-224, Oct. 30, 2019 — The Securities and Exchange Commission will host a Veterans Day program on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The program will feature a conversation with SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and Colonel James Tuite of the U.S. Army’s “Old Guard” that will focus on financial readiness, including the basics of saving, investing, preparing for retirement and avoiding scams, for an audience of active duty service members and veterans.

SEC and Fordham University School of Law to Host Conference on Combating Community-Based Financial Fraud
2019-222, Oct. 28, 2019 — The Securities and Exchange Commission’s New York Regional Office and Fordham University School of Law will host a conference on November 1 on combating community-based financial fraud.  The conference will focus on fraudulent and manipulative schemes that target potential victims based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, and other associations.  Conference participants from the SEC, Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), and New Jersey Bureau of Securities will discuss effective strategies for detecting, preventing, and combating community-based financial fraud.

 

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