WEDNESDAY, MAY 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: 2:00-3:00 p.m. Last votes expected: TBD.
One Minute Speeches
Complete Consideration of H.R. 4909 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Mac Thornberry / Armed Services Committee)
The Rule provides for no further general debate, makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments en bloc.
A list of the 120 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found HERE.
Postponed Amendment Votes:
Rep. David McKinley Amendment
Rep. Jerry Nadler Amendment
Rep. Ted Poe Amendment
H.R. 5243 – Zika Response Appropriations Act, 2016 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Hal Rogers / Appropriations Committee)
Begin Consideration of H.R. 4974 – Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 (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 no pro forma amendments shall be in order except by the Chair and Ranking Member or their designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.
Special Order Speeches