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TUESDAY, MAY 17TH

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On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. and recess immediately. At approximately 11:00 a.m., the House will reconvene for the purpose of receiving, in a Joint Meeting, His Excellency Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic.

Members are advised to be on the House Floor and seated no later than 10:30 a.m. for the Joint Meeting.

At the conclusion of the Joint Meeting, the House will recess subject to the call of the Chair in order to clear the Chamber.

H.R. 7309 – Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2022 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bobby Scott / Education and Labor Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of debate, makes in order the following amendments, and allows for amendments to be offered en bloc:

A full list of the 39 amendments made in order can be found HERE

Begin Consideration of H.R. 6531 – Targeting Resources to Communities in Need Act of 2022 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. James Clyburn / Oversight and Reform Committee)

Begin Consideration of S. 2938 – A bill to designate the United States Courthouse and Federal Building located at 111 North Adams Street in Tallahassee, Florida, as the “Joseph Woodrow Hatchett United States Courthouse and Federal Building”, and for other purposes (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

Postponed Suspension Votes:

1) S. 2520 – State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Sen. Gary Peters / Homeland Security Committee)

2) H.R. 6873 – Bombing Prevention Act of 2022, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Malinowski / Homeland Security Committee)

3) H.R. 6871 – DHS Acquisition Reform Act (Sponsored by Rep. Jake LaTurner / Homeland Security Committee)

4) H.R. 6868 – Cybersecurity Grants for Schools Act of 2022, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Andrew Garbarino / Homeland Security Committee)

5) S. 3527 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transfer the name of property of the Department of Veterans Affairs designated by law to other property of the Department (Sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

6) S. 1760 – To designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs planned to be built in Oahu, Hawaii, as the “Daniel Kahikina Akaka Department of Veterans Affairs Community-Based Outpatient Clinic” (Sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

7) S. 2514 – To rename the Provo Veterans Center in Orem, Utah, as the “Col. Gail S. Halvorsen ‘Candy Bomber’ Veterans Center” (Sponsored by Sen. Mike Lee / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

8) H.R. 7500 – Fiscal Year 2022 Veterans Affairs Major Medical Facility Authorization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Colin Allred / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

9) H.R. 5754 – Patient Advocate Tracker Act (Sponsored by Rep. Lisa McClain / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

10) H.R. 6604 – Veterans Eligibility to Transfer School (VETS) Credit Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Vern Buchanan / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

11) S. 2687 – Strengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

12) H.R. 7375 – To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to update the payment system of the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow for electronic fund transfer of educational assistance, administered by the Secretary, to a foreign institution of higher education (Sponsored by Rep. Mikie Sherrill / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

13) H.R. 6376 – Student Veteran Work Study Modernization Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

14) H.R. 7153 – Department of Veterans Affairs Principles of Benefits Automation Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Bost / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches

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On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. and recess immediately. At approximately 11:00 a.m., the House will reconvene for the purpose of receiving, in a Joint Meeting, His Excellency Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic.

Members are advised to be on the House Floor and seated no later than 10:30 a.m. for the Joint Meeting.

At the conclusion of the Joint Meeting, the House will recess subject to the call of the Chair in order to clear the Chamber.

H.R. 7309 – Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2022 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bobby Scott / Education and Labor Committee)

The Rule provides for one hour of debate, makes in order the following amendments, and allows for amendments to be offered en bloc:

A full list of the 39 amendments made in order can be found HERE

Begin Consideration of H.R. 6531 – Targeting Resources to Communities in Need Act of 2022 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. James Clyburn / Oversight and Reform Committee)

Begin Consideration of S. 2938 – A bill to designate the United States Courthouse and Federal Building located at 111 North Adams Street in Tallahassee, Florida, as the “Joseph Woodrow Hatchett United States Courthouse and Federal Building”, and for other purposes (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

Postponed Suspension Votes:

1) S. 2520 – State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Sen. Gary Peters / Homeland Security Committee)

2) H.R. 6873 – Bombing Prevention Act of 2022, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Malinowski / Homeland Security Committee)

3) H.R. 6871 – DHS Acquisition Reform Act (Sponsored by Rep. Jake LaTurner / Homeland Security Committee)

4) H.R. 6868 – Cybersecurity Grants for Schools Act of 2022, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Andrew Garbarino / Homeland Security Committee)

5) S. 3527 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transfer the name of property of the Department of Veterans Affairs designated by law to other property of the Department (Sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

6) S. 1760 – To designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs planned to be built in Oahu, Hawaii, as the “Daniel Kahikina Akaka Department of Veterans Affairs Community-Based Outpatient Clinic” (Sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

7) S. 2514 – To rename the Provo Veterans Center in Orem, Utah, as the “Col. Gail S. Halvorsen ‘Candy Bomber’ Veterans Center” (Sponsored by Sen. Mike Lee / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

8) H.R. 7500 – Fiscal Year 2022 Veterans Affairs Major Medical Facility Authorization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Colin Allred / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

9) H.R. 5754 – Patient Advocate Tracker Act (Sponsored by Rep. Lisa McClain / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

10) H.R. 6604 – Veterans Eligibility to Transfer School (VETS) Credit Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Vern Buchanan / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

11) S. 2687 – Strengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

12) H.R. 7375 – To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to update the payment system of the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow for electronic fund transfer of educational assistance, administered by the Secretary, to a foreign institution of higher education (Sponsored by Rep. Mikie Sherrill / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

13) H.R. 6376 – Student Veteran Work Study Modernization Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

14) H.R. 7153 – Department of Veterans Affairs Principles of Benefits Automation Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Bost / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches

Printable PDF