WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29TH

On Wednesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and recess immediately. The House will reconvene at approximately 10:45 a.m. for a Joint Meeting of Congress to receive His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29TH
On Wednesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and recess immediately. The House will reconvene at approximately 10:45 a.m. for a Joint Meeting of Congress to receive His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan.

First votes expected: 1:00-2:00 p.m. Last votes expected: TBD

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules

H.R. 2029 – Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 (Modified Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Charlie Dent / Appropriations Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order any amendment offered that complies with the House rules. Additionally, the Rule provides for 10 minutes of debate per amendment equally divided between the proponent and an opponent and up to 10 pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate offered by the Chair and Ranking Member or their designee.

H.R. 2028 – Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 (Modified Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Simpson / Appropriations Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order any amendment offered that complies with the House rules. Additionally, the Rule provides for 10 minutes of debate per amendment equally divided between the proponent and an opponent and up to 10 pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate offered by the Chair and Ranking Member or their designee.

Postponed Suspension Vote on H.R. 651 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 820 Elmwood Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island, as the “Sister Ann Keefe Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

Special Order Speeches

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