Wednesday, July 31st

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31ST
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: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Last votes expected: evening.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 2711 – Citizen Empowerment Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Jenkins / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 313 – Government Spending Accountability Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Blake Farenthold / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 2579 – Government Employee Accountability Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Kelly / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

4) H.R. 1541 – Common Sense in Compensation Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mark Meadows / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

5) H.R. 1660 – Government Customer Service Improvement Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Henry Cuellar / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

6) H.R. 2769 – Stop Playing on Citizen’s Cash Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Peter Roskam / Ways and Means Committee)

7) H.R. 2768 – Taxpayer Bill of Rights Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Peter Roskam / Ways and Means Committee)

8) H.R. 2565 – STOP IRS Act (Sponsored by Rep. James Renacci / Ways and Means Committee)

9) Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1911 – Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 (Sponsored by Rep. John Kline / Education and the Workforce Committee)

10) H.R. 850 – Nuclear Iran Prevention Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Foreign Affairs Committee)

11) H.R. 1897 – Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)

12) H.Res. 222 – Recognizing the long-term partnership and friendship between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, working together towards peace and security in the Middle East, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Gregory Meeks / Foreign Affairs Committee)

13) H.Con.Res 41 – Encouraging peace and reunification on the Korean Peninsula, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Charles Rangel / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Complete Consideration of H.R. 2610 – Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 (Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Latham / Appropriations Committee)

The rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order any amendment offered that complies with the House rules.

Postponed Amendment Votes:

Rep. Scott Garrett Amendment
Rep. Nydia Velazquez Amendment
Rep. Ron Barber Amendment
Rep. Paul Broun Amendment #2
Rep. Paul Broun Amendment #5

Begin Consideration of H.R. 1582 – Energy Consumers Relief Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Cassidy / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The rule provides for one hour of general debate. Amendments will not be considered until Thursday.

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Oversight & Government Reform Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care & Entitlements hearing on “Oversight of IRS’s Legal Basis for Expanding ObamaCare’s Taxes & Subsidies” (Wednesday, July 31st, at 10:15 a.m.)