Monday, October 28th

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28TH
On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 3304 – To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor to Bennie G. Adkins and Donald P. Sloat of the United States Army for acts of valor during the Vietnam Conflict and to authorize the award of the Medal of Honor to certain other veterans who were previously recommended for award of the Medal of Honor (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Deutch / Armed Services Committee)

2) H.R. 1742 – Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act of 2013 (Sponsored by Rep. Joseph Heck / Financial Services Committee)

3) H.R. 2189 – To establish a commission or task force to evaluate the backlog of disability claims of the Department of Veterans Affairs (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Miller / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

4) H.R. 2481 – Veterans Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Flores / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

5) H.R. 1405 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include an appeals form in any notice of decision issued for the denial of a benefit sought (Sponsored by Rep. Dina Titus / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

6) H.R. 2011 – Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education Improvement Act (Sponsored by Rep. John Delaney / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Rules Committee meeting on “H.R. 992, Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act and H.R. 2374, Retail Investor Protection Act” (Monday, October 28th, at 5:00 p.m.)