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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 3:30 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 (11 bills)

  1. H.R. 1029 – Pesticide Registration Enhancement Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Rodney Davis – Agriculture)
  2. H.R. 382 – 100 Years of Women in Congress Act (Rep. Meng – Agriculture)
  3. H.R. 1309 – TSA Administrator Modernization Act of 2017 (Rep. Katko – Homeland Security)
  4. H.R. 1353 – Transparency in Technological Acquisitions Act of 2017 (Rep. Rice (NY) – Homeland Security)
  5. H.R. 1294 – Reducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act (Rep. Rutherford – Homeland Security)
  6. H.R. 1297 – Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 2017 (Rep. Watson Coleman – Homeland Security)
  7. H.R. 1249 – DHS Multiyear Acquisition Strategy Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Fitzpatrick – Homeland Security)
  8. H.R. 1252 – DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Higgins (LA) – Homeland Security)
  9. H.R. 1365 – Department of Homeland Security Acquisition Innovation Act, as amended (Rep. Correa – Homeland Security)
  10. H.R. 1238 – Securing our Agriculture and Food Act (Rep. Young (IA) – Homeland Security)
  11. H.R. 1302 – Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2017 (Rep. McSally – Homeland Security)

The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Tuesday, March 21: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.  The House is expected to begin consideration of H.R. 372 – Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 (Rep. Gosar – Judiciary) (Subject to a Rule) and H.R. 1101 – Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017 (Rep. Sam Johnson – Education and the Workforce) (Subject to a Rule).  

The Daily Quote

“As Obamacare’s popularity has improved, those same senators are now among the most prominent critics of the Republican proposal to undo the law being pushed by Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump. A Congressional Budget Office estimate this week that the plan would leave 24 million more people uninsured and increase premiums in the short term has only heightened the anxiety…. Sens. Cory Gardner of Colorado and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia are balking at plans to reverse the Medicaid expansion. Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Steve Daines of Montana are worried about the CBO projections of fewer people covered and only marginally lower premiums over time. Those senators all supported a complete repeal of Obamacare in the past. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), a magnet for attention, has been taking the fight to Speaker Paul Ryan’s plan, warning that House Republicans could get steamrolled in the next election if they vote for it.”

     -    Politico, 3/18/2017