U.S. House Schedule for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH
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: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 182 – To extend the authorization for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Keating / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. 255 – Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook / Natural Resources Committee)

3) H.R. 263 – To rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Suozzi / Natural Resources Committee)

4) H.R. 737 – Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Gregorio Sablan / Natural Resources Committee)

5) H.R. 925 – North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Thompson / Natural Resources Committee)

6) H.R. 1088 – FIRST Act (Sponsored by Rep. Roger Marshall / Natural Resources Committee)

7) H.R. 1446 – Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. William Lacy Clay / Natural Resources Committee)

8) H.R. 1472 – To rename the Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, as the Homestead National Historical Park (Sponsored by Rep. Adrian Smith / Natural Resources Committee)

9) H.R. 1487 – Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Study Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Lieu / Natural Resources Committee)

Additional Legislative Items Are Possible

Special Order Speeches

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COMMITTEE ACTIVITY

Title Time Location
Impeachment Inquiry: Ambassador Sondland
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
9:00 AM 1100 LHOB
H.R. 5038, the “Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019”; H.R. 3884, the “Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019” or the “MORE Act of 2019”; H.R. 5140, the “Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act of 2019”; H.R. 3991, the “Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act of 2019”; and H.R. 5133, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019”.
Committee on the Judiciary
10:00 AM 2141 RHOB
An Examination of Regulators’ Efforts to Preserve and Promote Minority Depository Institutions
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions (Committee on Financial Services)
10:00 AM 2128 RHOB
Fighting Flu, Saving Lives: Vaccine Science and Innovation
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
10:00 AM 2318 RHOB
“Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: The Challenges Facing Frontline Communities”
Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change (Committee on Energy and Commerce)
10:00 AM 2123 RHOB
Legislative Hearing on HR 3495, and a Draft bill, to establish a pilot program for the issuance of grants to eligible entities
Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
10:00 AM 210 CAPITOL
A Resolution Offered by Chairman Bennie G. Thompson Authorizing Issuance of Subpoena on documents related to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Operations.
Committee on Homeland Security
10:00 AM 310 CHOB
Markup of H.R. 5047, the “GSA Lease Transparency Act of 2019”. H.R. 5119, the “Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act”. H.R. 5120, the “SAFER Pipelines Act of 2019”. H.R. 5139, the “Stop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act”.
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
10:00 AM 2167 RHOB
Markup of: • H.R. 1708 (Rep. Schiff), To adjust the boundary of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to include the Rim of the Valley Corridor, and for other purposes. “Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act.” • H.R. 2199 (Rep. Carbajal), To designate certain Federal land in the State of California as wilderness, and for other purposes. “Central Coast Heritage Protection Act.” • H.R. 2215 (Rep. Chu), To establish as a unit of the National Park System the San Gabriel National Recreation Area in the State of California, and for other purposes. “San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act.” • H.R. 2250 (Rep. Huffman), To provide for restoration, economic development, recreation, and conservation on Federal lands in Northern California, and for other purposes. “Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act.” • H.R. 2546 (Rep. DeGette), To designate certain lands in the State of Colorado as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes. “Colorado Wilderness Act of 2019.” • H.R. 2642 (Rep. Kilmer), To designate and expand wilderness areas in Olympic National Forest in the State of Washington, and to designate certain rivers in Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park as wild and scenic rivers, and for other purposes. “Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.” • H.R. 2854 (Rep. Velázquez), To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to prohibit the use of neonicotinoids in a National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes. “Protect Our Refuges Act of 2019.” • S. 216 (Sen. Cantwell), To provide for equitable compensation to the Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation for the use of tribal land for the production of hydropower by the Grand Coulee Dam, and for other purposes. “Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act.”
Committee on Natural Resources
10:00 AM
U.S.-Japan Trade Agreements
Subcommittee on Trade (Committee on Ways and Means)
10:00 AM 2020 RHOB
Reexamining the Economic Costs of Debt
Committee on the Budget
10:00 AM 210 CHOB
The Department of Energy’s Role in Addressing Climate Change
Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)
10:00 AM 2362-B RHOB
Markup
Committee on Small Business
11:30 AM 2360 RHOB
“Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Labor Department’s Apprenticeship Program.” (Rescheduled)
Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment (Committee on Education and Labor)
1:00 PM 2175 RHOB
Creating a Climate Resilient America: Reducing Risks and Costs (Rescheduled)
Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
1:30 PM 1334 LHOB
Go-Live March 2020: The Status of EHRM Readiness
Subcommittee on Technology Modernization (Committee on Veterans’ Affairs)
2:00 PM 210 CAPITOL
A Task of EPIC Proportions: Reclaiming U.S. Leadership in Weather Modeling and Prediction
Subcommittee on Environment (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)
2:00 PM 2318 RHOB
Climate Change in the Era of Strategic Competition
Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities (Committee on Armed Services)
2:00 PM 2118 RHOB
Safe and Decent? Examining the Current State of Residents’ Health and Safety in HUD Housing
Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance (Committee on Financial Services)
2:00 PM 2128 RHOB
Improper Payments: Time To Act (Postponed)
Subcommittee on Government Operations (Committee on Oversight and Reform)
2:00 PM 2154 RHOB
Impeachment Inquiry: Ms. Cooper & Mr. Hale
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
2:30 PM 1100 LHOB