THE DAILY WHIP: MONDAY, MARCH 27, 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 5:00 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 (3 bills)

  1. H.R. 1117 – To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or disaster (Rep. Hartzler – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  2. H.R. 1214 – Disaster SAVE Act, as amended (Rep. Barletta – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  3. H.R. 654 – Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017 (Rep. DeFazio – Transportation and Infrastructure)

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Tuesday, March 28: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.  The House is expected to consider S.J.Res. 34 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services (Sen. Flake – Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule).

 
The Daily Quote

“House Republicans voted 60 times to repeal Obamacare when Barack Obama was president. They have voted zero times on it since Donald Trump took the White House — and now they say they’re moving on. Moving on to what, no one seems to know… ‘I don’t know that we could pass a Mother’s Day resolution right now,’ said Rep. Matt Gaetz, a freshman Republican from Florida… He spoke of the failure in apocalyptic terms, saying Republicans may have given away the 2018 midterm elections...”

          -      Politico, 3/25/2017