Tuesday, March 3, 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: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 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.Res. 387 – Condemning continued violence against civilians by armed groups in the Central African Republic and supporting efforts to achieve a lasting political solution to the conflict, as amended (Rep. Cicilline – Foreign Affairs)

    This resolution condemns continued violence against civilians by armed groups in the Central African Republic and supports efforts to achieve a lasting political solution to the conflict. It also recognizes that strong U.S. leadership and support for the stability of the Central African Republic is necessary for the security and future stability of the region and calls on the international community to support constructive efforts toward peace.

  2. H.R. 4508 – Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act, as amended (Rep. Jeffries – Foreign Affairs)

This bill is a reauthorization of H.R. 3583, from the 113th Congress, that expands the number of scholarships available to Pakistani women under USAID’s Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Program for each of the calendar years 2020 through 2022.

  1. S. 1678 – Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019, as amended (Sen. Gardner – Foreign Affairs)

This bill expresses sense of Congress that the United States should support Taiwan in strengthening its relationships with countries around the world, and that the U.S. Trade Representative should consult with Congress on opportunities to strengthen U.S.-Taiwan trade and economic relations.

  1. H.Res. 230 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States condemns all forms of violence against children globally and recognizes the harmful impacts of violence against children, as amended (Rep. McGovern – Foreign Affairs)

This resolution expresses the sense of Congress that the United States condemns all forms of violence – including physical, mental, and sexual – against children. In addition, it urges the U.S. to adopt evidence-based strategies to combat violence against children around the world, and to develop indicators and evaluation tools to monitor progress in addressing and ending such violence.

  

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.”

Maya Angelou