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WEDNESDAY, MAY 17TH
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 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 2266 – Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. John Conyers / Judiciary Committee)

2) S. 419 – Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. Chuck Grassley / Judiciary Committee)

3) H.R. 984 – Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Rob Wittman / Natural Resources Committee)

4) H.R. 2227 – MGT Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Will Hurd / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

5) H.R. 194 – Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Russell / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

6) H.R. 195 – Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Russell / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

7) H.R. 653 – Federal Intern Protection Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

8) H.R. 2169 – Improving Fusion Centers’ Access to Information Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Katko / Homeland Security Committee)

9) H.R. 2281 – Border Enforcement Security Task Force Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Filemon Vela / Homeland Security Committee)

10) H.R. 1177 – Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Poliquin / Agriculture Committee)

11) H.R. 2154 – To rename the Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center in Fargo, North Dakota, as the Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Cramer / Agriculture Committee)

12) H.R. 672 – Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Foreign Affairs Committee)

13) H.Res. 145 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the fight against corruption in Central America, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Norma Torres / Foreign Affairs Committee)

14) H.R. 1677 – Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Postponed Suspension Vote:

1) H.R. 1892 – Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sponsored by Rep. John Larson / Judiciary Committee)

Special Order Speeches

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 17TH
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 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 2266 – Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. John Conyers / Judiciary Committee)

2) S. 419 – Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. Chuck Grassley / Judiciary Committee)

3) H.R. 984 – Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Rob Wittman / Natural Resources Committee)

4) H.R. 2227 – MGT Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Will Hurd / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

5) H.R. 194 – Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Russell / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

6) H.R. 195 – Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Russell / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

7) H.R. 653 – Federal Intern Protection Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

8) H.R. 2169 – Improving Fusion Centers’ Access to Information Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Katko / Homeland Security Committee)

9) H.R. 2281 – Border Enforcement Security Task Force Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Filemon Vela / Homeland Security Committee)

10) H.R. 1177 – Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Poliquin / Agriculture Committee)

11) H.R. 2154 – To rename the Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center in Fargo, North Dakota, as the Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Cramer / Agriculture Committee)

12) H.R. 672 – Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey / Foreign Affairs Committee)

13) H.Res. 145 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the fight against corruption in Central America, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Norma Torres / Foreign Affairs Committee)

14) H.R. 1677 – Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Postponed Suspension Vote:

1) H.R. 1892 – Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sponsored by Rep. John Larson / Judiciary Committee)

Special Order Speeches

Printable PDF