Saturday, February 9, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Monday — February 11, 2019

• H.J. Res. 37 — Directing the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.
Committee on Rules


House Floor Schedule

On Monday, 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. 1063 – Presidential Library Donation Reform Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings / Oversight and Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 1065 – Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Stephen Lynch / Oversight and Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 1064 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow whistleblowers to disclose information to certain recipients (Sponsored by Rep. Katie Hill / Oversight and Reform Committee)

4) H.R. 995 – Settlement Agreement Information Database Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Gary Palmer / Oversight and Reform Committee)

5) H.R. 1079 – CASES Act (Sponsored by Rep. Garret Graves / Oversight and Reform Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Armed Services
Hearings to examine the United States Indo-Pacific Command and United States Forces Korea in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2020 and the Future Years Defense Program.

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine managing pain during the opioid crisis.

Armed Services
To receive a closed briefing on the United States Indo-Pacific Command and United States Forces Korea in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2020 and the Future Years Defense Program.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate resumes consideration of S. 47, Natural Resources Management Act, and votes on the motion to invoke cloture on the bill at 5:30 p.m.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

Powerful Senate committee invites pharma executives to testify

Former Trump lawyer Cohen delays congressional testimony until Feb. 28just before he reports to prison

Trump's Venezuela envoy to testify to U.S. House panel amid crisis

House Democrats take first step toward tighter gun laws

Senate panel chief sees no Trump-Russia collusion so far: report

Scalise Knocks House Dems for ‘Bizarre’ Decision to Block Him from Testifying at Gun Control Hearing

House panel to weigh bill seeking universal gun background checks

Trump's attorney general nominee William Barr clears Senate Judiciary Committee

House panel passes 'NOPEC' bill, full House vote uncertain

Whitaker hearing erupts in partisan acrimony as top Republican seeks to adjourn it

6 heated moments during Whitaker's testimony, including a call to end the hearing before it started

How a top Republican aims to resist the Democratic climate change agenda

Leader of New Climate Panel Talks of Need for ‘Bold Action’


Senate to vote on AG nominee William Barr this month

Democrat-Controlled House Makes Gun Safety Top Priority   

'Green New Deal' unveiled

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

Senate put the brakes on U.S. withdrawal from Syria (Article: The Hill)

U.S. Senate passes pro-Israel bill

President Trump's State of the Union Address

Floor attempts to protect human life, prohibit infanticide

Senate: Monday (Articles: Conservative ReviewBaptist Press)

House: Wednesday (Article), Thursday, Friday (daily attempts expected)

House leader floor discussion on bringing H.R. 962 to the floor

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