TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2019                                                                                                           

House Meets At… Votes Predicted At…
2:00 p.m. Legislative Business

Unlimited “One Minutes”

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 (7 bills):

  1. H.R. 1988 – Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act, as amended (Rep. Scott (GA) – Financial Services)

This bill addresses unintended administrative complications that resulted from implementation of Section 309 of the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” (S. 2155) clarifying requirements for certain refinanced VA mortgage loans to allow them to be securitized by Ginnie Mae.

  1. H.R. 2515 – Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Green (TX) – Financial Services)

This bill extends anti-retaliation protections to all whistleblowers who report misconduct, whether internally or to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  1. H.R. 2162 – Housing Financial Literacy Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Beatty – Financial Services)

This bill requires the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide a 25-basis point discount in upfront FHA single-family mortgage insurance premiums for first-time homebuyers who complete a housing counseling program from a HUD-approved housing counseling agency.

  1. H.Res. 456 – Emphasizing the importance of grassroots investor protection and the investor education missions of State and Federal securities regulators, calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to collaborate with State securities regulators in the protection of investors, and for other purposes (Rep. Pressley – Financial Services)

This resolution emphasizes the investor protection and education missions of state and federal security regulators and calls on the Securities and Exchange Commission to collaborate with state security regulators.

  1. H.R. 2919 – Improving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act (Rep. Huizenga – Financial Services)

This bill requires the Securities and Exchange Commission to report on investment research regarding small issuers, including emerging growth companies and companies considering initial public offerings.

  1. H.R. 3050 – Expanding Investment in Small Business Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Steil – Financial Services)

This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to report on (1) the limitation on shares of an individual company that a diversified investment company may own, and (2) the limitation’s impact on capital formation.

  1. H.R. 2409 – Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators (Rep. Axne – Financial Services)

This bill requires the SEC’s Small Business Advocate to add rural-area small businesses and issues they have with getting access to capital to its focus areas, ensuring that they get specific attention when the SEC and federal policy makers are making decisions.

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston Churchill