Wednesday, July 18th

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH
On Wednesday, 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: 9:00 – 11:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

H.R. 5872 – Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012 (Suspension, 40 minutes of debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Jeb Hensarling / Budget Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 5856 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013 (Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Young / Appropriations Committee)

The rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order any amendment offered that complies with the House rules.

Special Orders

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
House Armed Services Committee Hearing on “Sequestration Implementation Options and the Effects on National Defense: Industry Perspectives” (Wednesday, July 18th, at 10:10 a.m.)