THE DAILY WHIP: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017

House Meets At:First Vote Predicted:Last Vote Predicted:

12:00 p.m.: Morning Hour
2:00 p.m.: Legislative Business

Unlimited “One Minutes”
6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.

**Following one minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 4:45 p.m. At that time, the House will reconvene and consider the bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules. Any recorded votes requested will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (7 bills)

  1. H.R. 618 – Crags, Colorado Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Rep. Lamborn – Natural Resources)
  2. H.R. 698 – Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2017 (Rep. Tipton – Natural Resources)
  3. H.R. 688 – Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2017 (Rep. Polis – Natural Resources)
  4. H.R. 689 – Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act (Rep. Polis – Natural Resources)
  5. H.R. 337 – Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act (Rep. Noem – Natural Resources)
  6. H.R. 494 – Fort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act (Rep. Carter (GA) – Natural Resources)
  7. H.R. 387 – Email Privacy Act (Rep. Yoder – Judiciary)

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Tuesday, February 7: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.  The House is expected to consider H.J.Res. 44 – Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (Rep. Cheney – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule), H.J.Res. 58Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues (Rep. Guthrie – Education and Workforce) (Subject to a Rule), and H.J.Res. 57 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Rep. Rokita – Education and Workforce) (Subject to a Rule). 

 
The Daily Quote

“President Trump’s agenda is getting off to a slow start in Congress, as GOP lawmakers search for a path forward on an ObamaCare replacement bill and push other big-ticket items to the back burner… But intraparty divisions… are already slowing the pace of work on legislation…  Within the GOP, there are already signs of division that could prove troublesome, particularly when it comes to ObamaCare. Conservatives insist on scrapping as much of the healthcare law as possible as fast as possible, while other Republicans are now emphasizing a ‘repair’ of the law as it exists.  Add in the fact that Republicans have yet to flesh out the details of their replacement plan, and it’s clear that there are major roadblocks ahead.”

       -    The Hill, 2/3/2017