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U.S. House Schedule for Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.Res. 206 [1] – Acknowledging that the lack of sunlight and transparency in financial transactions and corporate formation poses a threat to our national security and our economy’s security and supporting efforts to close related loopholes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Maxine Waters / Financial Services Committee)

Special Order Speeches

Printable PDF [2]


Title Time Location
FOIA: Examining Transparency Under the Trump Administration [3]
Committee on Oversight and Reform
9:30 AM 2154 RHOB
H.R. 1585, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019” [4]
Committee on the Judiciary
10:00 AM 2141 Select one
Preparing for the Storm: Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program [5]
Committee on Financial Services
10:00 AM 2128 RHOB
America in Space: Future Visions, Current Issues [6]
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
10:00 AM 2318 RHOB
National Security Challenges and U.S. Military Activities in Europe [7]
Committee on Armed Services
10:00 AM 2118 RHOB
Markup of H.R. 1232, (Miss. Rice) “Rescinding DHS’ Waiver Authority for Border Wall Act”; H.R.1433, (Mr. Thompson) “Department of Homeland Security Morale, Recognition, Learning, and Engagement Act of 2019” or the “DHS MORALE Act”; H.R. 1589, (Mr. Walker) “CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2019”; H.R. 1590, (Mr. Guest) “Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2019”; H.R. 1593, (Mr. Payne) “Coordinating and Leveraging Activities for School Security Act” or the “CLASS Act of 2019”; H.R. 1598, (Ms. Torres Small) “U.S. Customs and Border Protection Rural and Remote Hiring and Retention Strategy Act of 2019”; H.R. 1639, (Mr. Higgins) “CBP Workload Staffing Model Act”. [8]
Committee on Homeland Security
10:00 AM 310 CHOB
“Lowering the Cost of Prescription Drugs: Reducing Barriers to Market Competition” [9]
Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)
10:00 AM 2123 RHOB
GSA Oversight Hearing [10]
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government (Committee on Appropriations)
10:00 AM 2362-A RHOB
“Aligning Federal Surface Transportation Policy to Meet 21st Century Needs” [11]
Subcommittee on Highways and Transit (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)
10:00 AM HVC-210 CAPITOL
“Forgotten Voices: The Inadequate Review and Improper Alteration of Our National Monuments.” [12]
Committee on Natural Resources
10:00 AM 1324 LHOB
NATO at 70: An Indispensable Alliance [13]
Committee on Foreign Affairs
10:00 AM 2172 RHOB
Stakeholder Perspectives: Building Resilient Communities [14] (Rescheduled)
Subcommittee on the Departments of Transportation, and House and Urban Development, and Related Agen (Committee on Appropriations)
10:00 AM 2358-A RHOB
The Cost of College: Student Centered Reforms to Bring Higher Education Within Reach [15]
Committee on Education and Labor
10:15 AM 2175 RHOB
Gun Violence Prevention and Enforcement [16]
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
10:30 AM H-309 CAPITOL
Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General Hearing [17] (Rescheduled)
Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
“Flipping the Switch on Rural Digital Entrepreneurship.” [18]
Committee on Small Business
11:30 AM 2360 RHOB
Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request for U.S. Cyber Command and Operations in Cyberspace [19]
Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities (Committee on Armed Services)
2:00 PM 2212 RHOB
Department of Health and Human Services Budget Request for FY 2020 [20]
Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
2:00 PM 2358-C RHOB
Securing Federal Networks and State Election Systems [21]
Subcommittee on the Department of Homeland Security (Committee on Appropriations)
2:00 PM 2008 RHOB
Promoting Corporate Transparency: Examining Legislative Proposals to Detect and Deter Financial Crime [22] (Rescheduled)
Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy (Committee on Financial Services)
2:00 PM 2128 RHOB
Ensuring Resiliency of Military Installations and Operations in Response to Climate Changes [23]
Subcommittee on Readiness (Committee on Armed Services)
2:00 PM 2118 RHOB
Improving the Federal Response: Perspectives on the State of Emergency Management [24]
Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery (Committee on Homeland Security)
2:00 PM 310 CHOB
Protecting and Improving Social Security: Benefit Enhancements [25]
Subcommittee on Social Security (Committee on Ways and Means)
2:00 PM 2020 RHOB
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and the Subcommittee on Government Operations on “The Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act (H.R. 1076)” [26]
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (Committee on Oversight and Reform)
2:00 PM 2154 RHOB
“Hearing on H.R. 1004, Prohibiting Unauthorized Military Action in Venezuela Act [27]
Committee on Foreign Affairs
4:00 PM 2172 RHOB