Sunday, January 1, 2017

US Congress The Leader's Weekly Schedule - Week of 1/2/17

Leader's Weekly Schedule
WEEK OF JANUARY 2ND
MONDAY, JANUARY 2ND
On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 3RD
On Tuesday, the 114th Congress will meet at 11:00 a.m. for legislative business and adjourn sine die.

The House will convene for the start of the 115th Congress at 12:00 p.m. There will be a recorded quorum call at 12:00 p.m. following the Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.

Election of the Speaker of the House

Swearing-in of Members and Delegates

H.Res. ___ - Adopting Rules for the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin McCarthy)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. ___ - Ensuring VA Employee Accountability Act (Sponsored by Rep. Ryan Costello / Veterans Affairs Committee)

2) H.R. ___ - Biological Implant Tracking and Veteran Safety Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Veterans Affairs Committee)
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4TH AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

On Thursday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

Reading of the Constitution of the United States by Members of the House of Representatives (The reading will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m.) (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Goodlatte / Judiciary Committee)

On Friday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

At 1:00 p.m., the House will convene for the Joint Session of Congress to count the electoral ballots for the President and Vice-President of the United States. Members are advised that votes are possible during the Joint Session. Additional information regarding votes will be relayed as soon as possible.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.J. Res ___ - Approving the location of a memorial to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed Forces who served on active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm or Operation Desert Shield (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. ___  - Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Walberg / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) H.R.____ - Presidential Library Donation Reform Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. John Duncan / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

4) H.R. ___- Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. William Clay / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

5) H.R. ___ - GAO Access and Oversight Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Buddy Carter / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

6) H.R. ____ - Thoroughly Investigating Retaliation Against Whistleblowers Act (Sponsored by Rep. Rod Blum / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
H.R. ___ - Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (as to be introduced) (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Darrell Issa / Judiciary Committee)

H.R. ___ - Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 (as to be introduced) (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Doug Collins / Judiciary Committee)

Possible Consideration of a Resolution Relating to UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (Israel) 

Committee activity for the week of January 2 can be found here.

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