Wednesday, May 22nd

 WEDNESDAY, MAY 22ND
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 – 2:00 p.m.
Last votes expected: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Begin Consideration of H.R. 3 – Northern Route Approval Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Lee Terry / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee / Energy and Commerce Committee / Natural Resources Committee)

The rule provides for 90 minutes of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Rep. Randy Weber Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Henry Waxman Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Hank Johnson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gerry Connolly Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Rahall / DeFazio Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Elizabeth Esty Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Chu / Polis / Connolly Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Steven Cohen Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Rush Holt Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 271 – Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act of 2013 (Sponsored by Rep. Pete Olson / Energy and Commerce Committee)

2) H.R. 1949
– Improving Postsecondary Education Data for Students Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Luke Messer / Education and the Workforce Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVIY OF THE DAY
Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on “IRS Tax-Exempt Investigation
(Wednesday, May 22nd, at 9:30 a.m.)