On the House Floor This Week - 1/8/18

Jan 8, 2018

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 2:00 p.m. for legislative business and recess immediately.  Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Quorum Call at 6:30 p.m. – Establishing a quorum in the House of Representatives for the Second Session of the 115th Congress.


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

Suspensions (15 bills)

  1. H.R. 4577 – Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Rogers (AL) – Homeland Security)
  2. H.R. 1486 – Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Thompson (MS) – Homeland Security)
  3. H.R. 4578 – Counter Terrorist Network Act (Rep. Vela – Homeland Security)
  4. H.R. 4567 – DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Katko – Homeland Security)
  5. H.R. 4561 – SAFE TECH Act, as amended (Rep. Bilirakis – Homeland Security)
  6. H.R. 4559 – Global Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Estes – Homeland Security)
  7. H.R. 3202 – Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure Reporting Act (Rep. Jackson-Lee – Homeland Security)
  8. H.R. 4569 – Counterterrorism Information Sharing Improvement Act of 2017 (Rep. Gallagher – Homeland Security)
  9. H.R. 4555 – DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Rutherford – Homeland Security)
  10. H.R. 4564 – Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017 (Rep. Higgins (LA) – Homeland Security)
  11. H.R. 4581 – Screening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act of 2017 (Rep. Fitzpatrick – Homeland Security)
  12. H.R. 4433 – Securing DHS Firearms Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Correa – Homeland Security)
  13. H.Res. 676 – Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes (Rep. Royce – Foreign Affairs)
  14. H.R. 535 – Taiwan Travel Act (Rep. Chabot – Foreign Affairs)
  15. H.R. 3320 – To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes (Rep. Yoho – Foreign Affairs)


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

S. 140 – To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund, Rules Committee Print (Sen. Flake – Natural Resources/Education and the Workforce) (Subject to a Rule)


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. 

S. 139 – FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Rep. Nunes – Intelligence/Judiciary) (Subject to a Rule)