Weekly Whip
FIRST VOTE PREDICTED:
Monday 6:30 p.m.
LAST VOTE PREDICTED:
Thursday 3:00 p.m.
Legislative Program – 51600 | Floor Information – 57400 | Whip Information – 53130
 
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MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018
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 (6 bills)
  1. H.R. 3607 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. McClintock – Natural Resources)
  2. H.R. 4609 – West Fork Fire Station Act of 2017 (Rep. Tipton – Natural Resources)
  3. H.R. 3961 – Kissimmee Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Soto – Natural Resources)
  4. H.R. 146 – Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act, as amended (Rep. Fleischmann – Natural Resources)
  5. H.R. 443 – James K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act (Rep. DesJarlais – Natural Resources)
  6. S. 167 – National Memorial to Fallen Educators Act (Sen. Moran – Natural Resources)
TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

Suspensions (10 bills)
  1. H.R. 2905 – Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Young (IA) – Judiciary)
  2. H.R. 4403 – Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act, as amended (Rep. Denham – Ways and Means)
  3. H.R. 5440 – To require notice from the Secretary of the Treasury in the case of any closure of Taxpayer Assistance Center (Rep. Handel – Ways and Means)
  4. H.R. 5446 – To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restrict the immediate sale of seized property by the Secretary to perishable goods, as amended (Rep. Ferguson – Ways and Means)
  5. H.R. 5438 – To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow officers and employees of the Department of the Treasury to provide to taxpayers information regarding low-income taxpayer clinics, as amended (Rep. Holding – Ways and Means)
  6. H.R. 5437 – To require the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a program for the issuance of identity protection personal identification numbers, as amended (Rep. Paulsen – Ways and Means)
  7. H.R. 5439 – To provide for a single point of contact at the Internal Revenue Service for the taxpayers who are victims of tax-related identity theft, as amended (Rep. Renacci – Ways and Means)
  8. H.R. 5443 – To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require electronic filing of the annual returns of exempt organizations and provide for making such returns available for public inspection, as amended (Rep. Kelly (PA) – Ways and Means)
  9. H.R. 2901 – To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent Volunteer Income Tax Assistance matching grant program (Rep. Curbelo – Ways and Means)
  10. H.R. 1512 – Social Security Child Protection Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Marchant – Ways and Means)
H.R. 5192 – Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act, as amended (Rep. Curbelo – Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
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, no votes are expected in the House.

H.R. 5444 – Taxpayer First Act (Rep. Jenkins – Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 5445 – 21st Century IRS Act (Rep. Bishop (MI) – Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)
ADDITIONAL FLOOR INFORMATION
The Rules Committee is scheduled to meet on the following day:
  • Monday, April 16, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. to report a Rule for H.R. 5192 and a separate Rule for H.R. 5444 and H.R. 5445.  We expect a Closed Rule for H.R. 5444 and H.R. 5445.  We expect a Structured Rule for H.R. 5192 and Amendments must be submitted to the Rules Committee by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018
Announcements can be found on the Rules committee website at: http://democrats.rules.house.gov/