Saturday, January 19, 2019

House Floor Schedule

On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 439 – National FFA Organizations Federal Charter Amendments Act (Sponsored by Rep. James Langevin / Judiciary Committee)

2) H.R. 498 – Clean Up the Code Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot / Judiciary Committee)

3) H.R. 31 – Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)

4) H.R. 353 – To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Yoho / Foreign Affairs Committee)

5) H.R. 676 – NATO Support Act (Sponsored by Rep. Jimmy Panetta / Foreign Affairs Committee)

6) H.R. 328 – Hack Your State Department Act (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Lieu / Foreign Affairs Committee)

On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 624 – Promoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act (Sponsored by Rep. Maxine Waters / Financial Services Committee)

2) H.R. 502 – FIND Trafficking Act (Sponsored by Rep. Juan Vargas / Financial Services Committee)

3) H.R. 56 – Financial Technology Protection Act (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Budd / Financial Services Committee)

4) H.R. 424 – Department of Homeland Security Clearance Management and Administration Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bennie Thompson / Homeland Security Committee)

5) H.R. 480 – Homeland Threat Assessment Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Rogers / Homeland Security Committee)

6) H.R. 495 – FIRST State and Local Law Enforcement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee / Homeland Security Committee)

7) H.R. 428 – Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Virtual Currencies Act (Sponsored by Rep. Kathleen Rice / Homeland Security Committee)

8) H.R. 449 – Pathways to Improving Homeland Security at the Local Level Act (Sponsored by Rep. Val Demings / Homeland Security Committee)

9) H.R. 504 – DHS Field Engagement Accountability Act (Sponsored by Rep. Don Bacon / Homeland Security Committee)

H.R. 648Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee)

Postponed Vote of H.J.Res. 28Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Appropriations Committee)

Legislation Related to FY19 Appropriations

Additional Legislative Items are Possible

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Organizational business meeting to consider committee rules and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 116th Congress.

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine access to care, focusing on health centers and providers in underserved communities.

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