Saturday, July 13, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Monday — July 15, 2019

Violations of the Hatch Act Under the Trump Administration, Part II: Kellyanne Conway
Committee on Oversight and Reform

• H.R. 3494 Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020;
• H.R. 582 Raise the Wage Act;
• H. Res. ___ (H. Rept. 116-125) Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives find William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States, and Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary of Commerce, in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with Subpoenas Duly Issued by the Committee on Oversight and Reform

Committee on Rules

Overcrowding and Prolonged Detention at CBP Facilities
Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship (Committee on the Judiciary)

Source: House.gov

House Floor Schedule

MONDAY, JULY 15TH
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. 2615 - United States-Northern Triangle Enhancement Engagement Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)

2) H.R. 2744 - USAID Branding Modernization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Michael McCaul / Foreign Affairs Committee)

3) H.Res. 441 - Condemning the attack on the AMA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in July 1994 and expressing the concern of the United States regarding the continuing, 25-year-long delay in the resolution of this case and encouraging accountability for the attack (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Deutch / Foreign Affairs Committee)

4) H.Res. 432 - Condemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan (Sponsored by Rep. Dan Kildee / Foreign Affairs Committee)

5) H.Res. 345 - Recognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in promoting democracy, human rights, and good governance on World Press Freedom Day (Sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Armed Services
Hearings to examine the expected nomination of Mark T. Esper, to be Secretary of Defense.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine Facebook's proposed digital currency and data privacy considerations.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Peter Joseph Phipps, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

The filing deadline for first-degree amendments to Protocol Amending the Tax Convention with Spain (Treaty Doc. 113-4), Protocol Amending Tax Convention with Swiss Confederation (Treaty Doc. 112-1), Protocol Amending the Tax Convention with Japan (Treaty Doc. 114-1), and Protocol Amending Tax Convention with Luxembourg (Treaty Doc. 111-8), is at 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, 7/11, Senate began consideration of the following:

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary

Mueller testimony to Congress pushed back


Floor Outlook

House to hold criminal contempt votes next week against Barr, Ross

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

Senate confirms Trump's 9th Circuit pick despite missing blue slips

House Democrats, 10 Republicans vote to override Trump's transgender troop ban

House sends Sept. 11 compensation measure to the Senate

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate
• Cutting sex education for the military would be a good start


Floor attempts to protect human life, prohibit infanticide

House: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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