U.S. House Schedule for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Postponed Suspension Vote:

1) H.Res. 1091 – Calling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma’s military and security forces, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2454 – Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Will Hurd / Homeland Security Committee)

2) House Amendment to S. 2736 – Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Sen. Cory Gardner / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

Special Order Speeches


“Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) Scorecard 7.0”
Subcommittee on Information Technology (Committee on Oversight and Government Reform)
10:00 AM 2247 RHOB
“Mandating a $15 Minimum Wage: Consequences for Workers and Small Businesses”
Subcommittee on Workforce Protections (Committee on Education and the Workforce)
10:00 AM 2175 RHOB
Markup of ? General Services Administration Capital Investment and Leasing Program Resolutions
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
10:00 AM 2253 RHOB
Development, Diplomacy, and Defense: Promoting U.S. Interests in Africa (Rescheduled)
Committee on Foreign Affairs
10:00 AM 2172 RHOB
“Evaluating the Effectiveness of the International Financial Institutions” (Rescheduled)
Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade (Committee on Financial Services)
10:00 AM 2128 RHOB
Is VA Ready for Full Implementation of Appeals Reform? (Rescheduled)
Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
10:00 AM 334 CHOB
Examining the Availability of SAFE Kits at Hospitals in the United States (Rescheduled)
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Energy and Commerce)
10:00 AM 2123 RHOB
Public Private Partnerships for Federal Energy Management
Subcommittee on Energy (Committee on Energy and Commerce)
10:15 AM 2322 RHOB
“Security Clearance Processing Status Report”
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Armed Services)
3:30 PM 2118 RHOB