TUESDAY, MAY 17TH
On Tuesday, 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: 8:00-9:00 p.m.
One Minute Speeches
Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 897 – Zika Vector Control Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Gibbs / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee / Agriculture Committee)
Postponed Vote on Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees on S. 524 – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016
Begin Consideration of H.R. 4909 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Mac Thornberry / Armed Services Committee)
The Rule provides for one hour of general debate, makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments en bloc. Further amendments will be considered pursuant to an additional Rule later this week.
A list of the 61 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found HERE.
Special Order Speeches