THURSDAY, MAY 8TH
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
H.Res. 567 – Providing for the Establishment of the Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Pete Sessions / Rules Committee)
Begin Consideration of H.R. 4438 – American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014
(Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Brady / Ways and Means Committee)
H.R. 4366 – Strengthening Education through Research Act, as amended (Suspension, 40 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Todd Rokita / Education and the Workforce Committee)
Begin Consideration of H.R. 10 – Success and Opportunity through Quality Schools Act
(Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. John Kline / Education and the Workforce Committee)
The rule provides for ninety minutes of general debate. Amendments will not be considered until Friday.
Postponed Suspension Vote on H.R. 2548 – The Electrify Africa Act of 2014, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Foreign Affairs Committee / Financial Services Committee)
Special Order Speeches
COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on “Russia’s Destabilization of Ukraine”
(Thursday, May 8th, at 10:00 a.m.)