Monday, January 27, 2020
House Meets at… Votes Predicted at…
2:00 p.m. Legislative Business
Unlimited “One Minutes” Per Side
First/Last Votes: 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.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:

Suspensions (4 bills):

  1. H.R. 943 – Never Again Education Act, as amended (Rep. Carolyn Maloney – Natural Resources/Education and Labor)

This bill authorizes support for the expansion of Holocaust education programs and the availability of Holocaust education resources for educators.

  1. H.R. 5671 – Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2020 (Rep. Garamendi – Financial Services)

This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their service during World War II. These civilian volunteers with the U.S. Merchant Marine were the supply line that provided Allied forces with food and other necessities. During World War II, the Merchant Marine suffered a higher casualty rate than any branch of the military, losing 9,300 men, with most of the losses occurring in 1942.

  1. H.R. 4704 – Advancing Research to Prevent Suicide Act, as amended (Rep. McAdams – Science, Space, and Technology)

The bill directs the National Science Foundation to provide for multidisciplinary research on the science of suicide, and to advance the knowledge and understanding of issues that may be associated with several aspects of suicide including intrinsic and extrinsic factors related to areas such as wellbeing, resilience, and vulnerability.

  1. S. 153 – Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (Sen. Rubio – Science, Space, and Technology)

This bill promotes veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research through better integration of veterans issues within existing National Science Foundation programs and improved program coordination across the Federal STEM agencies.

 

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice.”

Ernest Hemingway