Tuesday, March 10, 2020
House Meets at… Votes Predicted at…
10:00 a.m. Morning Hour
12:00 p.m. Legislative Business
Fifteen “One Minutes” Per Side
First/Last Votes: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 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. 6020 – To require an evaluation by the Government Accountability Office of the social, economic, and historic contributions that Minor League Baseball has made to American life and culture (Rep. Trahan – Oversight and Reform)

    This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the social, economic, and historic contributions Minor League Baseball has made to American life and culture.

  2. H.Res. 756 – Implementing recommendations adopted by the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress, as amended (Rep. Kilmer – House Administration)

This bill implements recommendations made by the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. These recommendations focus on increasing transparency, improving human resources practices on the Hill, improving the onboarding process for new Members, addressing needed IT improvements, and making the proceedings and functions of the House more accessible to all Americans.

  1. S. 760 – Support for Veterans in Effective Apprenticeships Act of 2019 (Sen. Peters – Education and Labor)

    This bill will increase veterans’ access to financial assistance to use in connection with a registered apprenticeship program by requiring the Department of Labor to provide information to the Department of Veterans Affairs on newly registered apprenticeship programs.  It will also ensure that employers grant advanced standing or credit—and increased wages for such standing—to veterans or other eligible individuals demonstrating competencies, experience, training, or skills acquired through military service.

  2. H.R. 3598 – FREED Vets Act, as amended (Rep. Lamb – Education and Labor)

    This bill requires the Secretary of Education to automatically discharge federal student loan obligation for veteran borrowers who are totally and permanently disabled as identified by the Secretary of Veteran Affairs.

 

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”

Helen Keller