Weekly Whip
FIRST VOTE PREDICTED:
Tuesday 6:30 p.m.
LAST VOTE PREDICTED:
Friday 3:00 p.m.
Legislative Program – 51600 | Floor Information – 57400 | Whip Information – 53130
 
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2018
On Monday, the House will meet at 10:30 a.m. in Pro Forma session.  No votes are expected.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018
On Tuesday, 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 (38 bills)
  1. H.R. 6735 – Public-Private Cybersecurity Cooperation Act, as amended (Rep. McCarthy – Homeland Security)
  2. H.R. 6740 – Border Tunnel Task Force Act (Rep. Sessions – Homeland Security)
  3. H.R. 6620 – Protecting Critical Infrastructure Against Drones and Emerging Threats Act (Rep. Richmond – Homeland Security)
  4. H.R. 6742 – Secure Border Communications Act (Rep. Mast – Homeland Security)
  5. S. 3479 – Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2018 (Sen. Isakson – Veterans’ Affairs)
  6. H.R. 6378 – Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Brooks (IN) – Energy and Commerce)
  7. H.R. 2278 – Responsible Disposal Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Tipton – Energy and Commerce)
  8. H.R. 2389 – To reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Reed – Energy and Commerce)
  9. H.R. 1320 – Nuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy Act, as amended (Rep. Kinzinger – Energy and Commerce)
  10. H.R. 6511 – Strategic Petroleum Reserve Reform Act, as amended (Rep. Barton – Energy and Commerce)
  11. S. 2554 – Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act (Sen. Collins (ME) – Energy and Commerce)
  12. S. 2553 – Know the Lowest Price Act of 2018 (Sen. Stabenow – Energy and Commerce)
  13. H.R. 1970 – Kerrie Orozco First Responders Family Support Act, as amended (Rep. Bacon – Judiciary)
  14. H.R. 1872 – Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. McGovern – Judiciary)
  15. H.R. 6758 – SUCCESS Act, as amended (Rep. Chabot – Judiciary)
  16. H.R. 6847 – Preventing Child Exploitation Act of 2018 (Rep. Roby – Judiciary)
  17. H.Con.Res. 72 – Expressing the sense of Congress that child safety is the first priority of custody and visitation adjudications, and that State courts should improve adjudications of custody where family violence is alleged, as amended (Rep. Sessions – Judiciary)
  18. H.R. 5075 – Ashanti Alert Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Taylor – Judiciary) 
  19. H.R. 6013 – Migratory Bird Framework and Hunting Opportunities for Veterans Act (Rep. Bishop (UT) – Natural Resources)
  20. H.R. 6299 – Nevada Lands Bill Technical Corrections Act of 2018 (Rep. Amodei – Natural Resources)
  21. H.R. 6687 – To direct the Secretary of the Interior to manage the Point Reyes National Seashore in the State of California consistently with Congress’ long-standing intent to continue to authorize working dairies and ranches on agricultural property as part of the seashore’s unique historic, cultural, scenic and natural values (Rep. Huffman – Natural Resources)
  22. H.R. 5420 – FDR Historic Preservation Act, amended (Rep. Faso –Natural Resources)
  23. H.R. 6599 – To modify the application of temporary limited appointment regulations to the National Park Service, and for other purposes (Rep. Knight – Natural Resources)
  24. H.R. 5585 – To extend the authorization for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission (Rep. Keating – Natural Resources)
  25. H.R. 6348 – Small Business ACE Act (Rep. Curtis – Small Business)
  26. H.R. 6347 – 7(a) Real Estate Appraisal Harmonization Act (Rep. Evans – Small Business)
  27. H.R. 6316 – Small Business Advocacy Improvements Act of 2018 (Rep. Comer – Small Business)
  28. H.R. 6330 – Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 (Rep. Knight – Small Business)
  29. H.R. 6367 – Incentivizing Fairness in Subcontracting Act, as amended (Rep. Lawson – Small Business)
  30. H.R. 6368 – Encouraging Small Business Innovators (Rep. Espaillat – Small Business)
  31. H.R. 6369 – Expanding Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Marshall – Small Business)
  32. H.R. 6382 – Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Adams – Small Business)
  33. S. 791 – Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017 (Sen. Peters – Small Business)
  34. H.R. 5509 – Innovation in Mentoring, Training, and Apprenticeships Act, as amended (Rep. McCarthy – Science, Space, and Technology)
  35. H.R. 6229 – National Institute of Standards and Technology Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Comstock – Science, Space, and Technology)
  36. H.R. 6398 – Department of Energy Veterans’ Health Initiative Act, as amended (Rep. Normal – Science, Space, and Technology)
  37. S. 1595 – Hizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2018, as amended (Sen. Rubio – Foreign Affairs)
  38. H.R. 5433 – Hack Your State Department Act, as amended (Rep. Lieu – Foreign Affairs)
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 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, with last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

Suspensions (16 bills)
  1. H.R. 302 – FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Shuster – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  2. H.R. 6332 – Improving Strategies to Counter Weapons Proliferation Act (Rep. Tipton – Financial Services)
  3. H.R. 4753 – Federal Reserve Supervision Testimony Clarification Act, as amended (Rep. Lucas – Financial Services)
  4. H.R. 5036 – Financial Technology Protection Act, as amended (Rep. Budd – Financial Services)
  5. H.R. 6729 – Empowering Financial Institutions to Fight Human Trafficking Act of 2018 (Rep. Wagner – Financial Services)
  6. H.R. 6737 – Protect Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2018 (Rep. Zeldin – Financial Services)
  7. H.R. 6751 – Banking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Love – Financial Services)
  8. H.R. 3834 – 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor Act of 2017 (Rep. Crowley – Financial Services)
  9. H.R. 754 – Anwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act (Rep. Stewart – Financial Services)
  10. H.R. 4809 – GOOD Act, as amended (Rep. Walker – Oversight and Government Reform)
  11. H.R. 3398 – REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act (Rep. Young (AK) – Oversight and Government Reform)
  12. H.R. 4887 – GREAT Act, as amended (Rep. Foxx – Oversight and Government Reform)
  13. H.R. 4431 – Correcting Miscalculations in Veterans’ Pensions Act, as amended (Rep. Carter (GA) – Oversight and Government Reform)
  14. H.R. 4917 – IG Subpoena Authority Act (Rep. Russell – Oversight and Government Reform)
  15. H.R. 5896 – Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Amendments Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hurd – Oversight and Government Reform)
  16. H.R. 6846 – To require the United States Postal Services to establish new ZIP codes, and for other purposes (Rep. Diaz-Balart – Oversight and Government Reform)
H.Res. 1071Recognizing that allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens (Rep. McCarthy – Judiciary) (Subject to a Rule)

Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 6157 – Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Rep. Granger – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 6757 – Family Savings Act of 2018 (Rep. Kelly (PA) – Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 6756 – American Innovation Act of 2018 (Rep. Buchanan – Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 6760 – Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018 (Rep. Davis (IL) – Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)

Additional Legislative Items are Possible
ADDITIONAL FLOOR INFORMATION
The Rules Committee is scheduled to meet on the following days:
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. to report a Rule for the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 6157 and H.Res. 1071.  We expect a Closed Rule for both bills.
     
  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. to report a Rule for H.R. 6756, H.R. 6757, H.R. 6760. We expect a Closed Rule for all three bills.
Announcements can be found on the Rules committee website at: http://democrats.rules.house.gov/