Thursday, August 1st

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1ST
On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Complete Consideration of H.R. 1582 – Energy Consumers Relief Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Cassidy / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following remaining amendments:

Rep. Rob Woodall Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. John Culberson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Tim Murphy Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Postponed Amendment Votes:

Rep. Henry Waxman Amendment
Rep. Gerry Connolly Amendment

H.R. 2879 – Stop Government Abuse Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate)
(Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Jenkins / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 367 – Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Todd Young / Judiciary Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Rep. Steve Scalise Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Davis / Peterson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jason Smith Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Tom Latham Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Sessions / Davis / Barr / Wenstrup / Coffman Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jerry Nadler Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Hank Johnson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. David McKinley Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Tom Cole Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Daniel Webster Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gwen Moore Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Postponed Vote on H.R. 1897 – Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2013, as amended (Suspension) (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Science, Space and Technology Committee markup of “EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Study Improvement Act” (Thursday, August 1st, at 10:00 a.m.)