FLOOR SCHEDULE UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 13, 2019

Schedule for the Week of May 13, 2019
as announced by Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer
 
"On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business, with votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

The House will consider several bills under suspension of the Rules.  The complete list of suspension bills will be announced by the close of business today. 

The House will also consider H.R. 312, Mashpee Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act.

In addition, the House will consider H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act.  This legislation is composed of seven bills that would protect and expand access to affordable health care and lower prescription drug costs.  The legislation consists of separate bills from the Energy and Commerce Committee to ban junk health insurance plans, bring generic prescription drugs to market more quickly, provide funding for states to establish state-based marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act, require and provide funding for outreach and enrollment, and fund the navigator program that assists Americans during the open enrollment period.

Lastly, the House will consider H.R. 5, The Equality Act.  LGBT Americans and their families deserve to be protected against all forms of discrimination, no matter where they live.  This legislation would ban discrimination against LGBT people in housing, employment, education, jury service, credit and financing, and public accommodations."
If you have any questions please contact: Shuwanza Goff, Ray Salazar, or Deborah Rowe at 5-3130.