Tuesday, May 20th

TUESDAY, MAY 20TH
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: 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) Conference Report to H.R. 3080 – Water Resources Reform and Development Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee / Budget Committee / Ways and Means Committee / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. 3530 – Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Poe / Judiciary Committee)

3) H.R. 3610 – Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act (Sponsored by Rep. Erik Paulsen / Judiciary Committee / Education and the Workforce Committee)

4) H.R. 4225 – Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation (SAVE) Act (Sponsored by Rep. Ann Wagner / Judiciary Committee)

5) H.R. 4058 – Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Dave Reichert / Ways and Means Committee)

6) H.R. 4573 – International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee / Judiciary Committee)

7) H.Res. 573 – Condemning the abduction of female students by armed militants from the terrorist group known as Boko Haram in northeastern provinces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Frederica Wilson / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 4435 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
(Structured Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Buck McKeon / Armed Services Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments. Further amendments will be considered pursuant to an additional Rule from the Rules Committee later this week.

Rep. Ed Blumenauer Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Louie Gohmert Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Loretta Sanchez Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Doug Lamborn Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. John Garamendi Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Daines / Cramer / Lamborn / Lummis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Doug Lamborn Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources hearing on “American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for American Manufacturing” (Tuesday, May 20th, at 10:30 a.m.)