Thursday, July 24th

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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: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

H.R. 4984 – Empowering Students Through Enhanced Counseling Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Brett Guthrie / Education and the Workforce Committee)

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

Reps. Kline / Miller (CA) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Derek Kilmer et al Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Patrick Murphy Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Loretta Sanchez Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Steve Cohen Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Janice Hahn Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gary Peters Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

H.R. 3393 – Student and Family Tax Simplification Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Diane Black / Ways & Means Committee)

Postponed Suspension Votes:

1) H.R. 5081 – Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014 (Sponsored by Rep. Karen Bass / Education & the Workforce Committee)

2) H.R. 5111 – To improve the response to victims of child sex trafficking, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Joyce Beatty / Education & the Workforce Committee)

Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees on  H.R. 3230 – Veterans’ Access to Care through Choices, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 (Offered by Rep. Julia Brownley)

Special Order Speeches

Judiciary Committee Hearing on “Constitutional Solution to Our Escalating National Debt: Examining Balanced Budget Amendments” (Thursday, July 24th, at 10:00 a.m.)