Weekly Whip
FIRST VOTE PREDICTED:

Monday 6:30 p.m

LAST VOTE PREDICTED:

Friday ???

Legislative Program – 51600 | Floor Information – 57400 | Whip Information – 53130
 
***MEMBERS ARE ADVISED THAT CLOSE AND IMPORTANT VOTES ARE EXPECTED NEXT WEEK.  ANY EXPECTED ABSENCES SHOULD BE REPORTED TO THE WHIP’S OFFICE AT x5–3130.
 
MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017
On Monday, the House will meet at 6:00 p.m. for legislative business, with first votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

**Members are advised that an additional vote series is expected to occur on Monday at approximately 8:00 p.m.

Motion to go to Conference on H.R. 1 – GOP Tax bill, and Democratic Motion to Instruct Conferees

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2017
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

Suspensions (7 bills)
  1. H.R. 3731 – Secret Service Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Katko – Judiciary)
  2. H.R. 3317 – SAFE Act (Rep. Trott – Judiciary)
  3. S. 1266 – Enhancing Veteran Care Act (Sen. Inhofe – Veterans’ Affairs)
  4. H.Res. 259 – Expressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela (Rep. DeSantis – Foreign Affairs)
  5. H.R. 2658 – Venezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Engel – Foreign Affairs)
  6. H.Con.Res. 90 – Condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma (Rep. Crowley – Foreign Affairs)
  7. H.R. 1164 – Taylor Force Act (Rep. Lamborn – Foreign Affairs)
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.
 

H.R. 38 – Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (Rep. Hudson – Judiciary) (Subject to a Rule)
 
H.R. 3971 – Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act of 2017 (Rep. Tenney – Financial Services) (Subject to a Rule)
 
H.R. 477Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act of 2017 (Rep. Huizenga – Financial Services) (Subject to a Rule)
 
Consideration of Legislation Making Further Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018
 
Additional Legislative Items are Possible
ADDITIONAL FLOOR INFORMATION

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

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to report a Rule for H.R. 38.  We expect a Closed Rule.
     
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. to report a Rule for H.R. 3971 and H.R. 477.  We expect a Structured Rule for both bills and Amendments must be submitted to the Rules Committee by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Announcements can be found on the Rules committee website at: http://democrats.rules.house.gov/