Wednesday, March 5th

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5TH
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: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

H.R. 4118 – Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Jenkins / Ways and Means Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 3826 – Electricity Security and Affordability Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Whitfield / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Reps. Smith (TX) / Schweikert Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Capps / McNerney Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. David McKinley Amendment #4 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. David McKinley Amendment #5 (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Schakowsky / Lowenthal Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Bob Latta Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Henry Waxman Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Postponed Suspension Votes:

1) H.R. 2126 – Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. David McKinley / Energy and Commerce Committee)

2) H.R. 938 – United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee / Judiciary Committee / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on “The IRS: Targeting Americans for Their Political Beliefs” (Wednesday, March 5th, at 10:00 a.m.)