Saturday, March 2, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Tuesday — March 5, 2019

• H.R. 1 — For the People Act of 2019
Committee on Rules 


Wednesday — March 6, 2019

Public Witness Hearing Tribal Programs: Day 1, Morning Session
Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations) 

DHS Office of Inspector General
Subcommittee on the Department of Homeland Security (Committee on Appropriations) 

Electronic Health Record Modernization and Information Technology Oversight
Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations) 

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. 762 – Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Matt Cartwright / Energy and Commerce Committee)

2) H.R. 347 – Responsible Disposal Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton / Energy and Commerce Committee)

3) H.R. 1138 – To reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Reed / Energy and Commerce Committee)

4) H.R. 1381 – Burn Pit Registry Enhancement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Raul Ruiz / Veterans Affairs Committee)

5) H.R. 1271 – Vet HP Act (Sponsored by Rep. Marcy Kaptur / Veterans Affairs Committee)

6) S. 49 – To designate the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, Utah, as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation (Sponsored by Sen. Mike Lee / Veterans Affairs Committee)

7) H.Con.Res. 14 – Designating the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library (Sponsored by Rep. Ben Cline / Education and the Labor 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.

H.R. 1For the People Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. John Sarbanes / House Administration Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Monday, March 4, 2019

Foreign Relations
To receive a closed briefing on the status of the global Magnitsky investigation related to the Khashoggi murder.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Allison Jones Rushing, of North Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, and votes on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Senate began consideration of other nominations Thursday:

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Chad A. Readler, of Ohio, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Eric E. Murphy, of Ohio, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of John Fleming, of Louisiana, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

House Targets Family Separations in 1st Trump Subpoena

Michael Cohen apologizes for lying to Congress

House panel had 'productive' interview with Trump ex-lawyer Cohen

Neomi Rao Judicial Nomination Advances To Senate Floor Despite Judiciary Committee Bruising

House committee to call Trump Organization CFO to testify: Report

Justices to make rare appearance before appropriators

Floor Outlook

McConnell After Abortion Bill Vote: ‘No Longer Dealing With the Normal, Traditional Democratic Party’

Democrats are just getting started on their gun control wish list

McConnell vows vote on Green New Deal by August

Pelosi Subtly Knocks Green New Deal Without Committing​ to Vote: Must Operate in ‘Evidence-Based’ Way

Earmarks won’t be back this year, at least in the House

Senate Commerce chairman eyes data privacy bill this year

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

Abortion survivor protections fail in the Senate

House disapproves of Trump’s emergency declaration on border

House sends Trump major public lands bill that saves key conservation program

Senate confirms Trump's nominee for key IRS role

House passes gun legislation with GOP add-on

House votes to extend wait time for gun background checks

Andrew Wheeler, who's been leading Trump deregulatory charge, confirmed by Senate as EPA chief

Floor attempts to protect human life, prohibit infanticide

House: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Update: Tuesday an attempt to amend a rule and force H.R. 962 on to the floor was voted down. This puts Representatives on the Record.

Senate: Monday, Tuesday follow-up

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