Monday, November 18, 2019

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 (6 bills):

  1. H.R. 3702 – Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Green (TX) – Financial Services)

This bill permanently authorizes the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) program and would strengthen administration and oversight of the program to ensure disaster relief is distributed efficiently and equitably.

  1. H.R. 4300 – Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Dean – Financial Services)

This bill 1) amends the Family Unification Program (FUP) to provide FUP vouchers “on demand” to foster youth who are at risk of homelessness as they transition to adulthood and 2) extends the voucher assistance for up to an additional two years if they participate in self-sufficiency activities.

  1. H.R. 4029 – Tribal Access to Homeless Assistance Act, as amended (Rep. Heck – Financial Services)

This bill makes tribes and tribally designated housing entities eligible to receive McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grant funding.

  1. H.R. 5084 – Improving Corporate Governance through Diversity Act of 2019 (Rep. Meeks – Financial Services)

    This bill requires public companies to annually disclose the voluntarily, self-identified gender, race, ethnicity, and veteran status of their board of directors, nominees, and senior executive officers. The bill also requires SEC’s Office of Minority Women and Inclusion to, among other things, solicit comment on and publish best practices for compliance with diversity disclosures. Finally, this bill creates an advisory council that includes issuers and investors to advise on strategies to increase diversity and must report annually to the House Financial Services Committee.

  2. H.R. 4344 – Investor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act, as amended (Rep. McAdams – Financial Services)

    This bipartisan bill strengthens the SEC’s enforcement authority against bad actors by allowing the SEC to obtain disgorgement in the amount of any unjust enrichment obtained by securities law violators for up to 14 years after the unlawful action took place.

  3. H.R. 4634 – Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Waters – Financial Services)

    This bill would provide for a 7-year reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program, require a GAO report on cyber terrorism risks, and require continued reporting from Treasury on a biennial basis that would include disaggregated data on places of worship.

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Truth is powerful and it prevails.”

Sojourner Truth