|Thursday, January 16, 2020|
Floor Schedule and Procedure:
H.J.Res. 76 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to “Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability” (Rep. Lee (NV) – Education and Labor)
This joint resolution is House Democrats’ first use of the Congressional Review Act to reverse a Trump administration rule. The resolution protects defrauded students by immediately blocking the DeVos rule from going into effect.
Click here for a fact sheet from the House Committee on Education and Labor.
The Rule, which was adopted on Tuesday, provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and Labor.
QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“…public sentiment is everything.”