Nightly Whip

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK

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

First votes expected: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Last votes expected: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

Suspensions (4 bills)

  1. H.R. 2430 – FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Walden – Energy and Commerce)
  2. H.R. 2664 – Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act (Rep. Walberg – Education and the Workforce)
  3. H.R. 2480 – Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act (Rep. Hartzler – Judiciary)
  4. H.R. 2200 – Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) – Foreign Affairs)

H.R. 23 – Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017 (Rep. Valadao – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

The Rule provides for one hour general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

LaMalfa Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Costa Amendment #2 (10 minutes of debate)
Costa Amendment #3 (10 minutes of debate)
Denham Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
DeSaulnier Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Pearce/Torres Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 2810 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (Rep. Thornberry – Armed Services) (Subject to a Rule)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order 88 amendments, and allows for amendments to be offered en bloc.  A full list of amendments can be found HERE.

**Members are advised that the House will complete general debate and begin consideration of amendments to H.R. 2810 tomorrow.  Any recorded votes requested will be postponed.

Postponed Suspension (1 bill)

  1. H.R. 1492 – Medical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2017 (Rep. Sessions – Energy and Commerce)