Daily Whipline

April 2, 2019

MAJORITY WHIPLINE: TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 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 Votes: 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

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 Procedures

Under a Rule (1 bill):

H.Res. 271Condemning the Trump Administration’s Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans’ Health Care (Rep. Allred – Energy and Commerce/Judiciary)

The resolution urges the reversal of the Trump Administration's decision to seek the invalidation of the Affordable Care Act in ongoing litigation, and calls on the Administration to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions, seniors struggling with high prescription drug costs, and millions of Americans who have gained coverage under the ACA.

The Rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee.  

Suspensions (3 bills):

  1. H.R. 540 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the “Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office” (Rep. Morelle – Oversight and Reform)
  2. H.R. 829 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1450 Montauk Highway in Mastic, New York, as the “Army Specialist Thomas J. Wilwerth Post Office Building” (Rep. Zeldin – Oversight and Reform)
  3. S. 725 – A bill to change the address of the postal facility designated in honor of Captain Humayun Khan (Sen. Kaine – Oversight and Reform)

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.”

        – Langston Hughes