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, MAY 21, 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 (14 bills)
  1. H.R. 1972 – VA Billing Accountability Act, as amended (Rep. Smucker – Veterans’ Affairs)
  2. H.R. 3642 – Military SAVE Act, as amended (Rep. Barr – Veterans’ Affairs)
  3. H.R. 3832 – Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act, as amended (Rep. Dunn – Veterans’ Affairs)
  4. H.R. 3946 – To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the “Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic” (Rep. Allen – Veterans’ Affairs)
  5. H.R. 4245 – Veterans’ Electronic Health Record Modernization Oversight Act of 2017 (Rep. Walz – Veterans’ Affairs)
  6. H.R. 4451 – Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Wenstrup – Veterans’ Affairs)
  7. H.R. 4830 – SIT-REP Act, as amended (Rep. Bilirakis – Veterans’ Affairs)
  8. H.R. 4958 – Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018 (Rep. Bost – Veterans’ Affairs)
  9. H.R. 5044 – Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act (Rep. Chabot – Veterans’ Affairs)
  10. H.R. 5215 – Veterans Affairs Purchase Card Misuse Mitigation Act (Rep. Bergman – Veterans’ Affairs)
  11. H.R. 5418 – Veterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act, as amended (Rep. Bergman – Veterans’ Affairs)
  12. S. 1282 – A bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana (Sen. Daines – Veterans’ Affairs)
  13. H.R. 4334 – Improving Oversight of Women Veterans’ Care Act of 2017 (Rep. Correa – Veterans’ Affairs)
  14. H.R. 3663 – To designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel ‘‘Woody’’ Williams VA Medical Center (Rep. Jenkins – Veterans’ Affairs)
TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Tuesday and 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.

Suspensions (3 bills)
  1. H.R. 5682 – FIRST STEP Act (Rep. Collins (GA) – Judiciary)
  2. H.Con.Res. 113 – Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby (Rep. Hoyer – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  3. S. 292 – Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2018 (Sen. Reed – Energy and Commerce)
S. 2155 – Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Sen. Crapo – Financial Services) (Subject to a Rule)

S. 204 – Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act (Sen. Johnson – Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 5515 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Rep. Thornberry – Armed Services) (Subject to a Rule)

Additional Legislative Items are Possible
ADDITIONAL FLOOR INFORMATION
The Rules Committee is scheduled to meet on the following days:
  • Monday, May 21, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. to report a Rule for S. 2155, S. 204, and H.R. 5515 (General Debate and some amendments).  We expect a Closed Rule for S. 2155 and S. 204. We expect a Structured Rule for H.R. 5515 and Amendments were due to the Rules Committee on Thursday, May 17, 2018
     
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. to report a second Rule for H.R. 5515 which would provide for additional amendments to be made in order.
Announcements can be found on the Rules committee website at: http://democrats.rules.house.gov/