Monday, March 2, 2020
House Meets at… Votes Predicted at…
12:00 p.m. Morning Hour
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. 5931 – Improving FHA Support for Small Dollar Mortgages Act of 2020, as amended (Rep. Clay – Financial Services)

    This bill requires FHA to conduct a review of its policies to identify any barriers to supporting small dollar mortgages under $70,000 and report to Congress within a year with a plan for removing such barriers.

  2. H.R. 5003 – Fair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act, as amended (Rep. Dean – Financial Services)

    This bill helps servicemembers and their families by addressing abusive debt collection practices specific to those in the military. The bill prohibits debt collectors from threatening a servicemember with reducing their rank, having their security clearance revoked, prosecuting them under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, or communicating with their commanding officer or any other senior officer in the chain of command to acquire a servicemember’s location for the purpose of collecting debts.

  3. H.R. 5932 – Ensuring Chinese Debt Transparency Act of 2020, as amended (Rep. Hill – Financial Services)

    This bill increases transparency into Chinese financing provided to IFI member countries by 1) creating a US policy of seeking transparency of the financing and using voice and vote to further the goal; and 2) requiring a report from the Chairman of the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Policies in its annual report on progress made towards that goal as well as the financing data.

  4. H.R. 4351 – Yes In My Backyard Act, as amended (Rep. Heck – Financial Services)

    This bill requires jurisdictions that receive CDBG funding to submit a plan to track and report on the implementation of certain land use policies that promote housing production.

  

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.”

Alexis de Tocqueville