FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JANUARY 7 to JANUARY 11
U.S. House of Representatives
Members are advised that this week, the House will consider legislation related to remaining FY19 Appropriations. The House will consider four bills throughout the week beginning on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
Further information regarding the exact timing of the four bills will be announced as soon as it becomes available.
House Floor Activity
Legislation related to Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations is expected as four individual bills:
Financial Services and General Government; [Link to Legislative Text]
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; [Link to Legislative Text]
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; and [Link to Legislative Text]
Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies. [Link to Legislative Text]
H.Res. 6, House Rules of the 116th Congress. [PDF]
It’s expected that the House will complete consideration of H.Res. 6, establishing the rules for the 116th Congress in the House. The majority of this rules package has already been approved in the House as of last week, however a provision allowing Speaker Pelosi to intervene in legal matters involving Obamacare is up for consideration here. This relates to Texas v. United States, in which a judge ruled Obamacare unconstitutional.
Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
Energy and Commerce, Homeland Security, Small Business, Foreign Affairs, and Oversight and Reform Committee bills.
List of Suspensions:
H.R. __ , Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.R. __ , Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.R. 251, Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act [PDF]
H.R. 226, Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management [PDF]
H.R. 227, Incentivizing Fairness in Subcontracting Act [PDF]
H.R. 128, Small Business Advocacy Improvements Act [PDF]
H.R. 206, Encouraging Small Business Innovators Act [PDF]
H.R. 246, Stimulating Innovation through Procurement Act [PDF]
H.R. 190, Expanding Contract Opportunities for Small Businesses Act [PDF]
H.R. 31, Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.R. 115, Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act [PDF]
H.R. 133, United States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act [PDF]
H.R. 192, Trans-Sahara Counter-terrorism Partnership Act [PDF]
H.R. 221, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act [PDF]
H.R. 135, Federal Employee Anti-Discrimination Act [PDF]
H.R. 136, Federal Intern Protection Act [PDF]
H.R. 202, Inspector General Access Act [PDF]
H.R. 113, All-American Flag Act [PDF]
H.R. 247, Federal CIO Authorization Act [PDF]
H.R. 150, Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act [PDF]
Senate Floor Activity
The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1, to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, and to halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people, and for other purposes.
We expect Rick Scott to be sworn-in as the Senator from the State of Florida at 4:00pm.
At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1.
Tuesday at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote
- Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1: to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, and to halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people, and for other purposes.
Further legislation may include S. 21, A bill making continuing appropriations for Coast Guard pay in the event an appropriations act expires prior to the enactment of a new appropriations act and S. 24, A bill to provide for the compensation of Federal and other government employees affected by lapses in appropriations.