U.S. House Schedule for Wednesday, July 17, 2019

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH
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: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

S.J.Res. 36 – A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, and the Italian Republic of certain defense articles and services (Closed Rule, 20 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Sen. Bob Menendez / Foreign Affairs Committee)

S.J.Res. 37 – A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of France of certain defense articles and services (Closed Rule, 20 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Sen. Bob Menendez / Foreign Affairs  Committee)

S.J.Res. 38 – A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of certain defense articles and services (Closed Rule, 20 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Sen. Bob Menendez / Foreign Affairs Committee)

H.Res.          – 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 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings / Oversight and Reform Committee)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 1847 – Inspector General Protection Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Lieu / Oversight and Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 736 – Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Quigley / Oversight and Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 1250 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11158 Highway 146 North in Hardin, Texas, as the “Lucas Lowe Memorial Post Office,” as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Brian Babin / Oversight and Reform Committee)

4) H.R. 1526 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 Israel Road Southeast in Tumwater, Washington, as the “Eva G. Hewitt Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Denny Heck / Oversight and Reform Committee)

5) H.R. 1844 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Grove Court in Elgin, Illinois, as the “Corporal Alex Martinez Memorial Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi / Oversight and Reform Committee)

6) H.R. 3305 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2509 George Mason Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia, as the “Ryan Keith Cox Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Elaine Luria / Oversight and Reform Committee)

7) H.R. 2325 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Calle Alondra in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the “65th Infantry Regiment Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon / Oversight and Reform Committee)

8) H.R. 748 – Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Courtney / Ways and Means Committee)

Complete Consideration of H.R. 3494 – Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff / Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence)

Postponed Amendment Votes:

Rep. Chabot Amendment
Rep. Kennedy Amendment 

Special Order Speeches

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COMMITTEE ACTIVITY

Title Time Location
Oversight of the Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election: Former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III (Rescheduled)
Committee on the Judiciary
9:00 AM 2141 RHOB
H.R. 3375, H.R. 2211, H.R. 3172, H.R. 3170, H.R. 1618, H.R. 806, H.R. 2647, H.R. 1315, H.R. 2665, H.R. 2044, H.R. 359, H.R. 360, H.R. 362, H.R. 370, H.R. 2088, H.R. 2041, H.R. 2119, H.R. 2781, H.R. 728, H.R. 1058, H.R. 2507, H.R. 776, H.R. 2035, H.R. 2296, and H.R. 2328
Committee on Energy and Commerce
9:30 AM 2123 RHOB
Various Measures (Rescheduled)
Committee on Foreign Affairs
10:00 AM 2172 RHOB
Markup of: HR 1373, HR 2181, HR 3405
Committee on Natural Resources
10:00 AM 1324 LHOB
Examining Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency and Its Impact on Consumers, Investors, and the American Financial System
Committee on Financial Services
10:00 AM 2128 RHOB
H.R. 561, H.R. 716, H.R. 1615, H.R. 2227, H.R. 2618, H.R. 2924, A Discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize State approving agencies to carry out outreach activities”, A discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to require that educational institutions abide by Principles of Excellence as a condition of approval for purposes of the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes”, A discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to require proprietary for-profit educational institutions to comply with Federal revenue limits to participate in educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs”, A discussion draft “To amend title 38, United States Code, to require that certain educational institutions have letters of credit as a condition of approval for purposes of the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes”, A discussion draft “Forever GI Bill Class Evaluation Act”, a discussion draft “VA Economic Hardship Report Act”, a discussion draft “To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to collect overpayments of specially adapted housing assistance”, a discussion draft “Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Act”, a discussion draft “GI Bill Access to Career Credentials Act”, a discussion draft, “To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the time period under which an election must be made for entitlement to educational assistance under the All-Volunteer Educational Assistance Program of Department of Veterans Affairs”, a discussion draft, “Student Veteran Empowerment Act of 2019”, and a discussion draft, “To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the monthly housing stipend under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program for individuals who pursue programs of education solely through distance learning on more than a half-time basis.”
Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity (Committee on Veterans’ Affairs)
10:00 AM 210 CAPITOL
H.R. 3239, the “Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act”
Committee on the Judiciary
10:00 AM 2141 RHOB
Markup of H.R. 2203, (Ms. Escobar) The “Homeland Security Improvement Act”; H.R. 3106, (Mr. Thompson) The “Domestic Terrorism DATA Act”; H.R. 3246, (Mr. Taylor) The “Traveling Parents Screening Consistency Act of 2019”; H.R. 3318, (Mr. Joyce) The “Emerging Transportation Security Threats Act of 2019”; H.R. 3320, (Mr. King) The “Securing the Homeland Security Supply Chain Act of 2019”; H.R. 3356, (Mr. Gosar) The “Veterans Expedited TSA Screening Safe Travel Act”; H.R. 3413, (Mr. Crenshaw) The “DHS Acquisition Reform Act of 2019”; H.R. 3525, (Ms. Underwood) The “U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act”; H.R. 3526, (Ms. Underwood) The “Counter Terrorist Network Act”; H.R. 3669, (Ms. Slotkin) The “Weatherizing Infrastructure in the North and Terrorism Emergency Readiness Act of 2019”; H.R. 3670, (Ms. Slotkin) The “Short-term Detention Act”; H.R. 3675, (Mr. Katko) The “Trusted Traveler Reconsideration and Restoration Act of 2019”; H.R. 3691, (Ms. Titus) The “TRANSLATE Act”; H.R. 3694, (Mrs. Lesko) The “Helping Families Fly Act of 2019”; H.R. 3699 (Mr. Cleaver) The “Pipeline Security Act”; H.R. 3710, (Ms. Jackson Lee) The “Cybersecurity Vulnerability Remediation Act”; H.R. 3722, (Mr. Langevin) The “Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act of 2019’’. (Rescheduled)
Committee on Homeland Security
10:00 AM 310 CHOB
Scientific Integrity in Federal Agencies
Subcommittee on Research and Technology (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)
10:00 AM 2318 RHOB
“State of Aviation Safety.”
Subcommittee on Aviation (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)
10:00 AM 2167 RHOB
“Assessing the Effectiveness of the National Organic Program”
Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research (Committee on Agriculture)
10:00 AM 1300 LHOB
“Educating our Educators: How Federal Policy Can Better Support Teachers and School Leaders.”
Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education (Committee on Education and Labor)
10:15 AM 2175 RHOB
“To the Cloud! The Cloudy Role of FedRAMP in IT Modernization”
Subcommittee on Government Operations (Committee on Oversight and Reform)
11:00 AM 2154 RHOB
Markup
Committee on Small Business
11:30 AM 2360 RHOB
Former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
12:00 PM 2141 RHOB
The Future of Electricity Delivery: Modernizing and Securing our Nation’s Electricity Grid
Subcommittee on Energy (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)
2:00 PM 2318 RHOB