NDAA, FY20 Government Spending

When lawmakers return to Washington next week, National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conferees will aim to bring a final package up for floor votes in each chamber by mid-October. Facing a November 21 deadline, Congressional leaders and the White House will also resume discussions around FY20 government spending.

Communications Decency Act – Section 230

Two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees will hold a joint hearing next Wednesday on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. With the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELAR) set to expire at the end of the year, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee is planning a hearing later this month on the satellite law. To date, reauthorization legislation has not been introduced in either chamber.

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