U.S. House Schedule for Tuesday, April 9, 2019

TUESDAY, APRIL 9TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 1759 – BRIDGE for Workers Act (Sponsored by Rep. Stephanie Murphy / Ways and Means Committee)

2) H.R. 1957 – Taxpayer First Act of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Lewis / Way and Means Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 1644 – Save the Internet Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Doyle / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Rep. Michael Burgess Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Bob Latta Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Maxine Waters Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Antonio Delgado Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Katie Porter Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jennifer Wexton Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Sharice Davids Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Greg Stanton Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. David Trone Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Anthony Brindisi Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Abigail Spanberger Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Ben McAdams Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Special Order Speeches

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COMMITTEE ACTIVITY

Title Time Location
FY 2020 Foreign Assistance Budget and Policy Priorities
Committee on Foreign Affairs
9:30 AM 2172 RHOB
Department of Justice Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
9:30 AM 2359 RHOB
Securing America’s Transportation and Maritime Systems: A Review of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Requests for the Transportation Security Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard
Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security (Committee on Homeland Security)
10:00 AM 310 CHOB
The Need for Leadership to Combat Climate Change and Protect National Security
Committee on Oversight and Reform
10:00 AM 2154 RHOB
The Community Reinvestment Act: Assessing the Law’s Impact on Discrimination and Redlining
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions (Committee on Financial Services)
10:00 AM 2128 RHOB
U.S. Special Operations Command Budget Request for FY2020
Subcommittee on Defense (Committee on Appropriations)
10:00 AM H-140 CAPITOL
Member Day Hearing
Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
10:00 AM 2362-B RHOB
Department of the Treasury Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government (Committee on Appropriations)
10:00 AM 2362-A RHOB
“The Status of the ‘Rebuilding and Privatization of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’, (PREPA)”
Committee on Natural Resources
10:00 AM 1324 LHOB
Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism
Committee on the Judiciary
10:00 AM 2141 RHOB
HR 95, HR 444, HR 1718, a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements to the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to flight training programs and certain other programs of education, and for other purposes,”, a discussion draft” Justice for Servicemembers Act,” a discussion draft “To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 and title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the HUD-VASH program, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit annual reports to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives regarding homeless veterans, and for other purposes,” a discussion draft “Homes for Our Heroes Act of 2019,” a discussion draft “Veteran Employment and Child Care Access Act,” a discussion draft “BRAVE Act,” a discussion draft “To clarify seasoning requirements for certain refinanced mortgage loans, and for other purposes,” a discussion draft “Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William “Bill” Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act,” a discussion draft “VET OPP Act,” a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to adjust certain limits on the guaranteed amount of a home loan under the home loan program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes,” a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements to the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program of the Department of Veterans Affairs,” a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship to children and spouses of certain members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who die from service-connected disabilities, and for other purposes,” a discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of veterans to receive in-state tuition using educational assistance administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity (Committee on Veterans’ Affairs)
10:00 AM 1334 LHOB
A Review of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request
Subcommittee on Research and Technology (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)
10:00 AM 2318 RHOB
“Every Life Counts: Improving the Safety of our Nation’s Roadways”
Subcommittee on Highways and Transit (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)
10:00 AM HVC-210 CAPITOL
“Fiscal Year 2020 EPA Budget”
Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change (Committee on Energy and Commerce)
10:00 AM 2123 RHOB
House Officer Priorities for 2019 and Beyond
Committee on House Administration
10:00 AM 1310 LHOB
“Protecting Americans from Dangerous Products: Is the Consumer Product Safety Commission Fulfilling Its Mission?”
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce (Committee on Energy and Commerce)
10:15 AM 2322 RHOB
H.R. 1010, To provide that the rule entitled “Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance” shall have no force or effect.
Committee on Education and Labor
10:15 AM 2175 RHOB
Protecting Americans from Dangerous Products: Is the Consumer Product Safety Commission Fulfilling Its Mission?
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce (Committee on Energy and Commerce)
10:15 AM 2322 RHOB
Combatting Wage Theft: The Critical Role of Wage and Hour Enforcement
Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
10:15 AM 2358-C RHOB
H.R.___, “Prescription Drug Sunshine, Transparency, Accountability and Reporting Act” (STAR Act)
Committee on Ways and Means
10:30 AM 1100 LHOB
Department of Agriculture Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020 (Rescheduled)
Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
10:30 AM 2358-A RHOB
Indian Health Service Budget Request for FY2020 (Rescheduled)
Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
11:30 AM 2008 RHOB
Various Measures
Committee on Foreign Affairs
2:00 PM 2172 RHOB
“The Equality Act (H.R. 5): Ensuring the Right to Learn and Work Free from Discrimination.”
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services (Committee on Education and Labor)
2:00 PM 2175 RHOB
Assessing the Homeland Security Impacts of a Changing Climate
Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery (Committee on Homeland Security)
2:00 PM 310 CHOB
H.R. 1237, the “COAST Research Act of 2019,” H.R. 1716, the “Coastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2019” H.R. 1921, the “Ocean Acidification Innovation Act of 2019” H.R. 988, the “NEAR Act of 2019”
Subcommittee on Environment (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)
2:00 PM 2318 RHOB
“Health and Environmental Impacts of Mountaintop Removal Mining”
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (Committee on Natural Resources)
2:00 PM 1324 Select one
Evolution, Transformation, and Sustainment: A Review of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request for U.S. Special Operations Forces and Command
Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities (Committee on Armed Services)
2:00 PM 2212 RHOB
Public Witness Day
Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
2:00 PM 2358-C RHOB
Member Day Hearing
Subcommittee on the Department of Homeland Security (Committee on Appropriations)
2:00 PM 2008 RHOB
U.S. Army Budget Request for FY2020
Subcommittee on Defense (Committee on Appropriations)
2:00 PM H-140 CAPITOL
Internal Revenue Service Budget Request for FY2020
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government (Committee on Appropriations)
2:00 PM 2362-A RHOB
Climate Change, Part I: The History of a Consensus and the Causes of Inaction
Subcommittee on Environment (Committee on Oversight and Reform)
2:00 PM 2154 RHOB
The Annual Testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the International Financial System
Committee on Financial Services
2:00 PM 2128 RHOB
“Building Prosperity: EDA’s Role in Economic Development and Recovery”
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)
2:00 PM 2253 RHOB
Failure of Administration to Comply with Subpoenas on Child Separation Policy (Postponed)
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (Committee on Oversight and Reform)
2:00 PM 2154 RHOB
FY20 Priorities for Atomic Energy Defense, Nonproliferation, Safety, and Environmental Management
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces (Committee on Armed Services)
2:30 PM