Wednesday, May 7th

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7TH
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: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

H.Res.– Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives find Lois G. Lerner, Former Director, Exempt Organizations, Internal Revenue Service, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Darrell Issa / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 4438 – American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014
(Closed Rule, Ninety Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Brady / Ways and Means Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.Res. 565 – Calling on Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., to appoint a special counsel to investigate the targeting of conservative non-profit groups by the Internal Revenue Service
(Closed Rule, Forty Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Jim Jordan / Judiciary Committee)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 863 – To establish the Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women’s History Museum Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney / Natural Resources Committee / House Administration Committee)

2) H.Con.Res. 83 – Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha I (Sponsored by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard / House Administration Committee)

3) H.R. 2548 – The Electrify Africa Act of 2014, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Foreign Affairs Committee / Financial Services Committee)

4) H.Res. 418 – Urging the Government of Burma to end the persecution of the Rohingya people and respect internationally recognized human rights for all ethnic and religious minority groups within Burma, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jim McGovern / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations hearing on “Obamacare Enrollment Data and the Insurance Industry” (Wednesday, May 7th, at 10:15 a.m.)