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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015

First Vote Of The Week:Last Vote Predicted:
Monday 6:30 p.m.Thursday 3:00 p.m.

Legislative Program – 51600 | Floor Information – 57400 | Whip Information – 53130

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MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015
On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. 

Suspensions (2 bills)

  1. H.R. 294 – Long-Term Care Veteran Choice Act, as amended (Rep. Miller (FL) – Veterans’ Affairs)
  2. H.R. 280 – To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recoup bonuses and awards paid to employees of the Department of Veterans Affair, as amended (Rep. Miller (FL) – Veterans’ Affairs)

TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:30 a.m. for legislative business and recess immediately.  The House will reconvene at approximately 10:45 a.m. for a Joint Meeting of Congress to receive His Excellency Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel.

On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.  On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business, with last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.  On Friday, the House may meet in pro forma session.

H.R. 749Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 (Rep. Shuster – Transportation and Infrastructure) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 1029 – EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015 (Rep. Lucas – Science, Space, and Technology) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 1030 – Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 (Rep. Smith (TX) – Science, Space, and Technology) (Subject to a Rule)

Possible Consideration of legislation related to Department of Homeland Security Appropriations 

Additional Floor Information

The Rules Committee is scheduled to meet on the following days:

  • Monday, March 2, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. to report a Rule for H.R. 749. We expect a Structured Rule for H.R. 749.
  • Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. to report one Rule for H.R. 1029 and H.R. 1030. We expect Structured Rules for H.R. 1029 and H.R. 1030 and Amendments must be submitted to the Rules Committee by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Announcements can be found on the Rules committee website at: http://democrats.rules.house.gov/