Wednesday, May 21st
WEDNESDAY, MAY 21ST
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: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
One Minute Speeches
H.R. 4031 – The Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014 (Suspension, 40 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Miller / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)
Continue Consideration of H.R. 4435 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Buck McKeon / 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 full list of the 162 amendments made in order can be found HERE.
Postponed Amendment Votes:
Rep. Ed Blumenauer Amendment
Rep. Loretta Sanchez Amendment
Rep. John Garamendi Amendment
Rep. Steve Daines Amendment
Special Order Speeches
COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on “Boko Haram: The Growing Threat to Schoolgirls, Nigeria, and Beyond” (Wednesday, May 21st, at 10:00 a.m.)