Saturday, June 15, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Monday — June 17, 2019

Weathering the Storm: Improving Hurricane Resiliency through Research
Subcommittee on Environment (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Source: House.gov


Tuesday — June 18, 2019

• H.R. 3055 — Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 [Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020]
Committee on Rules 

Source: House.gov

House Floor Schedule

MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2019
On Monday, the House is not in session.  No votes are expected.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with first votes expected at 6:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.
On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.
On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business, with last votes expected 2:00 3:00 p.m.

Suspension (1 bill)
  1. H.R. 3253 Empowering Beneficiaries, Ensuring Access, and Strengthening Accountability Act of 2019 (Rep. Dingell Energy and Commerce)
Complete Consideration of H.R. 2740 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 (Rep. DeLauro Appropriations)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 3055 Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 (Rep. Serrano Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

Members are advised that votes will occur after 7:00 p.m. when the House is considering appropriations bills, therefore the House is expected to be voting late on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 and Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine deferred maintenance needs and potential solutions on Federal lands administered by the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine the Lower Health Care Costs Act.

Finance
Hearings to examine the President's 2019 trade policy agenda and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate meets in a pro forma session.

Thursday, 6/13, Senate began consideration of the following:

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Sean Cairncross, of Minnesota, to be Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Matthew J. Kacsmaryk, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Allen Cothrel Winsor, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Florida.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of James David Cain, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Greg Girard Guidry, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1790, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

Devin Nunes: Andrew McCarthy invited to hearing on Mueller investigation to counter Democrats' impeachment 'show'

Meadows predicts DOJ inspector general FISA abuse report will be late due to new developments

Republicans shred John Dean’s record: 'How many presidents have you accused of being Richard Nixon?'

FDNY Fire Officers Association President Applauds House Committee’s Move to Reauthorize 9/11 Victims Fund

Former top Trump aide Hope Hicks to appear before Judiciary Committee

Committee votes to hold Barr, Ross in contempt

Who should control the technological doors of expression?

House Judiciary schedules hearing on reparations


Floor Outlook

Pelosi: Democrats will take up measure to ban foreign opposition research

Senate will try to advance stalled border deal

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

House passes bill to increase security for churches, synagogues, and mosques

House votes to take Trump administration to court over unanswered subpoenas

List of Pro-Life Issues in first Appropriations Minibus

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia

Senate passes bipartisan IRS modernization bill

Senate rejects effort to block Trump's Qatar, Bahrain arms sales

The Senate basically just voted to arm ISIS with your tax dollars


Floor attempts to protect human life, prohibit infanticide

House: Monday, TuesdayTuesdayWednesday, Thursday

List of Pro-Life Issues in first Appropriations Minibus

List of Pro-Life Issues in H.R. 2740

FY2020 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Text

TITLE X: The Trump Administration’s final Protect Life (Title X) rule is repealed. Title X funding is increased to $400 ($114 million increase). (In FY19, Title X was funded at $286 million).

CONSCIENCE PROTECTION RULE: The Trump Administration’s final Conscience Protection Rule is repealed.

TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION (TPP) FUNDING: TPP is funded at $110 million ($9 million increase). (In FY19, TPP was funded at $101 million).

SEXUAL RISK AVOIDANCE (SRA) FUNDING: SRA funding is eliminated ($35 million decrease)

FY2020 State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Text

PROTECTING LIFE IN GLOBAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE (PLGHA): President Trump’s PLGHA policy is repealed, and future Administrations are prohibited from establishing a similar policy.

UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND (UNFPA): The bill appropriates $55.5 million ($23 million increase).

INTERNATIONAL FAMILY PLANNING: The bill appropriates not less than $750 million for family planning/reproductive health programs ($175 million increase from FY19 levels).

MORE FUNDING FOR CONTRACEPTION: Longstanding HIV/AIDs Provision altered.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Monday — June 10, 2019

Lessons from the Mueller Report: Presidential Obstruction and Other Crimes
Committee on the Judiciary 

• H. Res. 430 — Authorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes.;
• H.R. 2740 — Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 [Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Legislative Branch, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020]

Committee on Rules 

Source: House.gov

House Floor Schedule

Members are advised that votes will occur after 7:00 p.m. when the House is considering appropriations bills, therefore the House is expected to be voting late on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019
On Monday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine data brokers and the impact on financial data privacy, credit, insurance, employment, and housing.

Judiciary
Hearings to examine the crisis at the southwest border, including
• S. 1494, to amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to protect alien minors and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to end abuse of the asylum system and establish refugee application and processing centers outside the United States.

Environment and Public Works
Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
Hearings to examine the nomination of William B. Kilbride, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Judiciary
Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
Hearings to examine the state of patent eligibility in America.

Intelligence
Closed business meeting to consider pending calendar business;
to be immediately followed by a closed hearing to examine certain intelligence matters.

United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
Hearings to examine the global narcotics epidemic and the United States strategy to confront the rising epidemic.

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