WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019                                                                                                           

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: 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 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:

Under a Rule (1 bill):

  1. H.Res.558 – Rule providing for Consideration of H.R. 1423 – FAIR Act (Rep. Johnson (GA) – Judiciary)

Suspensions (1 vote):

  1. H.R. 4285 – Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2019 (Rep. Brindisi – Veterans’ Affairs)

This bill extends 4 expiring authorities: Sec. 2– one-year extension of VA’s authority relating to vendee loans. The VA Vendee Loan Program offers qualified borrowers the option of purchasing real estate owned by VA through foreclosures with little to no money down; Sec. 3– one-year extension of VA’s authority to operate a Regional Office in the Philippines; Sec. 4– two-year extension of authority to fund financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing (authorizes appropriations at $380 million); Sec. 5– one-year extension of VA’s authority to temporarily expand payments and allowances for beneficiary travel in connection with veterans receiving care from vet centers.

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.”

Ronald Reagan