Capitol Hill Updates

  • THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20TH On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Last votes expected: TBD  One Minute SpeechesPostponed Suspension Votes: 1) H.R. 2606 - Stigler Act Amendments of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Cole / Natural Resources Committee)2) H.R. 6602 - To reauthorize the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Frank LoBiondo / Natural Resources Committee) Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1)...
  • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19TH On Wednesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.  One Minute SpeechesLegislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1222 - Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Gus Bilirakis / Energy and Commerce Committee)2) Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6615 - Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Bill...
  • THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13TH  On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:30 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes are expected: 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  One Minute SpeechesPostponed 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) Special Order Speeches
  • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH 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 SpeechesPostponed 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...
  • TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11TH  On Tuesday, 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: 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  One Minute SpeechesPostponed Suspension Vote: 1) S. 825 - Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski / Natural Resources Committee) Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) S. 943 - Johnson-O'Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act (Sponsored by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp /...
  • WEEK OF DECEMBER 10TH  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10TH  On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 5513 - Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook / Natural Resources Committee)2) H.R. 6108 - Preserving America’s Battlefields Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jody Hice / Natural Resources Committee)3) H.R. 3008 - George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act (Sponsored...
  • WEEK OF DECEMBER 3RD   MONDAY, DECEMBER 3RD  On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4TH  On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:   1) H.R. 5513 - Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook / Natural Resources Committee)2) H.R. 3008 - George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Conaway / Natural Resources...
  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes are expected: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  One Minute SpeechesPostponed Suspension Vote: 1) H.R. 6901 - Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Will Hurd / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)a Special Order Speeches
  • WASHINGTON, DC – Senators James Lanford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE), co-chairs of the National Prayer Breakfast and the Senate Prayer Breakfast, sent a letter to the Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, expressing their concerns about the challenges faced by tax-exempt organizations, such as charitable nonprofits, houses of worship, and foundations, regarding compliance with new tax liabilities.    Enacted in December 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act applies the Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) of 21 percent to tax-exempt...
  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH  On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes are expected: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  One Minute SpeechesLegislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. ____ - National Flood Insurance Program Further Extension Act of 2018(Sponsored by Rep. Tom MacArthur / Financial Services Committee)2) H.R. 2846 - Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2018, as amended(Sponsored by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)3) H.R...