Wednesday, January 8, 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: 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 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:

H.Res. 779 – Rule Providing for Consideration of H.R. 535 – PFAS Action Act of 2019 (Rep. Dingell – Energy and Commerce)

Suspensions (8 bills):

  1. H.R. 3763 – Promoting United States International Leadership in 5G Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. McCaul – Foreign Affairs)

    This bill requires the development of a strategy to promote U.S. leadership at international standards-setting bodies for the 5th and future generations of mobile telecommunications systems and infrastructure.

  2. H.R. 5078 – Prison to Proprietorship, as amended (Rep. Velazquez – Small Business)

This bill amends the Small Business Act to direct the Small Business Administration’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) and Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) to provide entrepreneurship training to federal prisoners.

  1. H.R. 5065 – Prison to Proprietorship for Formerly Incarcerated Act (Rep. Jeffries – Small Business)

    This bill amends the Small Business Act to direct the Small Business Administration’s SCORE resource partner to assist formerly incarcerated individuals with entrepreneurship training and mentorship upon release from federal prison.

  2. H.R. 5130 – Capturing All Small Businesses Act of 2019 (Rep. Veasey – Small Business)

    This bill amends the Small Business Act to revise certain requirements for prescribing size standards for small businesses. Such standards regarding the employee-based size standard shall be calculated using the period preceding 24 months rather than the current 12 months.

  3. H.R. 5146 – Unlocking Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Hagedorn – Small Business)

    This bill amends the Small Business Act to require contracting officers to consider a small business concern’s past performance as a member of a joint venture for purposes of seeking to compete for federal prime contracts.

  4. H.Res. 575 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all stakeholders in the deployment of 5G communications infrastructure should carefully consider and adhere to the recommendations of “The Prague Proposals”, as amended (Rep. Flores – Energy and Commerce)

    This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that stakeholders involved in the deployment of 5G communications infrastructure should consider adherence to the international security recommendations adopted at the Prague 5G Security Conference in May 2019, known as “The Prague Proposals.”

  5. H.R. 2881 – Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020, as amended (Rep. Spanberger – Energy and Commerce)

    This bill directs the President to develop the “Secure Next Generation Mobile Communications Strategy” in consultation with the heads of the FCC, NTIA, and the Department of Homeland Security, as well as DNI and Secretary of Defense.

  6. H.R. 4500 – Promoting United States Wireless Leadership Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Walberg – Energy and Commerce)

This bill directs NTIA to encourage participation by trusted American companies and other stakeholders in standards-setting bodies, and to offer technical assistance to such stakeholders that elect to participate, in the course of developing standards for 5G networks and future generations of communications networks.

 

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.