Daily Leader

12:00 p.m.: Morning Hour
2:00 p.m.: Legislative Business

Unlimited “One Minutes”
6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

**Following one minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 4:30 p.m.  At that time, the House will reconvene and consider the bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules. Any recorded votes requested will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (6 bills)

  1. H.R. 2768 – Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation (Rep. Tipton – Natural Resources)
  2. H.R. 2615 – Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Rep. Palazzo – Natural Resources) 
  3. H.R. 1491 – Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. LaMalfa – Natural Resources)
  4. H.R. 3115 – Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Nolan – Natural Resources)
  5. H.R. 995 – 21st Century Respect Act, as amended (Rep. Jeffries – Natural Resources)
  6. H.R. 2228 – Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Brooks (IN) – Judiciary)


The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Wednesday, November 29: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.  The House is expected to consider H.R. 3905 – Minnesota's Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act (Rep. Emmer – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule).  The House is also expected to begin consideration of H.R. 3017Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Rep. McKinley – Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule).  Lastly, the House will consider H.Res. __ – Requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes (Rep. Comstock – House Administration) – under suspension of the Rules.

“The Republican tax bill hurtling through Congress is increasingly tilting the United States tax code to benefit wealthy Americans.... With pressure increasing on Republicans to produce a legislative victory, lawmakers are contemplating changes that would exacerbate the tax bill’s divide between the rich and the middle class.”

    -     New York Times, 11/27/2017