Saturday, May 18, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Monday — May 20, 2019

• H.R. 1500 — Consumers First Act;
• H.R. 1994 — Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019

Committee on Rules

Full Committee Business Meeting (Closed)
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Source: House.gov

House Floor Schedule

MONDAY, MAY 20TH
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. 2116 – Global Fragility Act (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)

2) H.R. 615 – The Refugee Sanitation Facility Safety Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Grace Meng / Foreign Affairs Committee)

3) H.R. 1359 – Digital Global Access Policy Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Ron Wright / Foreign Affairs Committee)

4) H.R. 1952 – Intercountry Adoption Information At of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Doug Collins / Foreign Affairs Committee)3

5) H.R. 753 – Global Electoral Exchange Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Joaquin Castro / Foreign Affairs Committee)

6) H.Res. 106 – Denouncing female genital mutilation/cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice (Sponsored by Rep. Lois Frankel / Foreign Affairs Committee)

7) H.R. 2480 – Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kim Schrier / Education and Labor Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Monday, May 20, 2019

Armed Services
Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Closed business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee's jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020.

Armed Services
Subcommittee on Airland
Closed business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee's jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020.

Foreign Relations
To receive a closed briefing on the prospects for Afghan peace.

Armed Services
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Closed business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee's jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate will be in a period of morning business. At 5:30 p.m., Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Daniel P. Collins, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

Thursday, May 16, Senate began consideration of five nominations:

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

2020 Foreign Operations bill passes committee

Lindsey Graham says he will 'back off' FISA abuse investigation

Donald Trump Jr. to comply with Senate subpoena in limited interview

Judiciary Committee Democrats: McGahn must testify May 21 or face contempt charge

Air Force secretary: send disaster money ASAP


Floor Outlook

House to vote on retirement bill next week

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

House passes tribal land bills after votes were canceled following Trump tweet

Senate confirms 9th Circuit pick

Senate confirms Rosen for No. 2 spot at DOJ

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare

Record: Rep. Chris Smith included H.R. 5 analysis from NRLC and USCCB

House passes H.R. 5, expansive LGBT bill — 236-173
• Amendment to protect conscience rights was blocked
House Votes to Quarantine Faith, Attack Parental Rights & the Family
H.R. 5/S. 788 amends the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include a redefinition of “sex” that includes a right to abortion. This would expand taxpayer funding of abortion, threaten pro-life law at the state and federal level, and endanger conscience protection for health care providers. This would enable women to ‘challenge denials of reproductive health care’
• This is A Most Uncivil Law

Dems Push Bill on Health Care, Drug Prices Through House


Floor attempts to protect human life, prohibit infanticide

House: Tuesday, WednesdayWednesdayThursday, Friday

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