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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 (3 bills)

  1. H.R. 2210 – To designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center (Rep. Kelly (PA) – Veterans’ Affairs)
  2. H.J.Res. 92 – Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact (Rep. Comstock – Judiciary)
  3. H.J.Res. 76 – Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission (Rep. Hoyer – Judiciary)

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Tuesday, July 18: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.  The House is expected to consider H.R. 806 – Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 (Rep. Olson – Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule).  The House is also expected to consider bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules. 

The Daily Quote

“We should not be making fundamental changes in a vital safety net program that’s been on the books for 50 years, the Medicaid program, without having a single hearing to evaluate what the consequences are going to be.”

     -     Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), CNN State of the Union, 7/16/2017