Congressman John Delaney

Representing the 6th District of Maryland
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On the House Floor This Week - 12/5/16

Dec 5, 2016

The House of Representatives will be in session this week. The legislative schedule, including which bills are brought to the floor for a vote, is set by the Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and the Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

To contact my office about the legislation we’re considering this week, please contact my office at 202-225-2721 or by clicking here.



On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (6 bills)

  1. H.R. 2726 – Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Posey – Financial Services)
  2. H.R. 6427 – Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act (Rep. Garrett – Financial Services)
  3. S. 795 – To enhance whistleblower protection for contractor and grantee employees (Sen. McCaskill – Oversight and Government Reform)
  4. H.R. 5015 – Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016, as amended (Rep. Rouzer – Ways and Means)
  5. S. 3395 – Prescribed Burn Approval Act of 2016 (Sen. Thune – Agriculture)
  6. House Amendment to S. 1635 – Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, as amendment (Sen. Corker – Foreign Affairs)


On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

Suspensions (21 bills)

  1. H.R. 756 – Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2015 (Rep. Cartwright – Energy and Commerce)
  2. H.R. 6375 – Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act (Rep. Pompeo – Energy and Commerce)
  3. H.R. 3381 – Childhood Cancer STAR Act, as amended (Rep. McCaul – Energy and Commerce)
  4. H.Res. ___ – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all students should have access to the digital tools necessary to further their education and compete in the 21st century economy (Rep. Welch – Energy and Commerce)
  5. H.R. 6394 – Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2016 (Rep. McNerney – Energy and Commerce)
  6. H.Res. 932 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to third-party charges on consumer telephone bills (Rep. Schakowsky – Energy and Commerce)
  7. S. 2873 – Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act (Sen. Hatch – Energy and Commerce)
  8. H.R. 4680 – National Park Service Centennial Act, as amended (Rep. Bishop (UT) – Natural Resources)
  9. H.R. 1219 – Arbuckle Project Maintenance Complex and District Office Conveyance Act of 2016 (Rep. Cole – Natural Resources)
  10. H.R. 6401 – Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act (Rep. Sablan – Natural Resources)
  11. S. 817 – To provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon (Sen. Wyden – Natural Resources)
  12. S. 818 – To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes (Sen. Wyden – Natural Resources)
  13. S. 3028 – Daniel J. Evans Olympic National Park Wilderness Act (Sen. Cantwell – Natural Resources)
  14. H.R. 6416 – Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016 (Rep. Roe – Veterans’ Affairs)
  15. H.R. 5399 – Ethical Patient Care for Veterans Act of 2016 (Rep. Roe – Veterans’ Affairs)
  16. H.R. 4150 – Department of Veterans Affairs Emergency Medical Staffing Recruitment and Retention Act, as amended (Rep. Ruiz – Veterans’ Affairs)
  17. H.R. 4352 – Faster Care for Veterans Act of 2016 (Rep. Moulton – Veterans’ Affairs)
  18. H.R. 5428 – Military Residency Choice Act (Rep. Forbes – Veterans’ Affairs)
  19. S. 3492 – To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Traverse City, Michigan, as the "Colonel Demas T. Craw VA Clinic" (Sen. Peters – Veterans’ Affairs)
  20. S. 3076 – Charles Duncan Buried with Honor Act of 2016 (Sen. Cotton – Veterans’ Affairs)
  21. H.R. 875 – Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016, as amended (Rep. Cuellar – Ways and Means)


On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business, with last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.  On Friday, no votes are expected in the House.

H.R. 5143 – Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016 (Rep. Luetkemeyer – Financial Services) (Subject to a Rule)

Consideration of Water Resources Development Act of 2016

Consideration of a Continuing Resolution for FY 2017 Appropriations