FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2019                                                                                                           

House Meets At… Votes Predicted At…
9:00 a.m. Legislative Business

Five “One Minutes” Per Side

First Votes/ Last Votes: 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

 

 

ANY ANTICIPATED MEMBER ABSENCES FOR VOTES TODAY SHOULD BE REPORTED

IMMEDIATELY TO THE OFFICE OF THE MAJORITY WHIP AT 6-3210.

Floor Schedule and Procedure:

Under a Rule (1 bill):

H.R. 5Equality Act (Rep. Cicilline – Judiciary)

The Rule, which was adopted on Wednesday, provides for 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Judiciary.

This bill ensures LGBTQ Americans are guaranteed the full protections of federal civil rights laws. This historic legislation extends anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans with regard to employment, education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing and public accommodations. 

Click here for a fact sheet from the Speaker’s office. 

Click here for a fact sheet and FAQ from Rep. David Cicilline’s office. 

The Rule, which was adopted on Wednesday, provides for 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Judiciary.  

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.”

  • John F. Kennedy