|THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019
Floor Schedule and Procedure:
Under a Rule (1 bill)
H.J.Res. 31 – Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019 (Rep. Roybal-Allard – Appropriations)
The Rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations.
The bill will reopen Department of Homeland Security through February 28, allowing employees to be paid and giving time to enact a full year Homeland Security bill that incorporates Democratic values and priorities. The bill also contains a provision to expand the backpay for federal employees guaranteed by S. 24 to cover state or other federal grantees that are continuing to carry out federal programs.
Background from the Appropriations Committee – https://appropriations.house.gov/news/press-releases/house-democrats-release-legislation-to-reopen-department-of-homeland-security
|QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and
then seek to win.”
– Sun-tzu [The Art of War. Strategic Assessments, c. Fourth century B.C.]