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The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017
Press Release

EDITORS NOTE: The week ahead overview will be sent each week Congress is in session. All times are in Central Time.

TOP LINE:

  • PRESERVING THE WIND ENERGY PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT: Last week, Congressman Young led a movement in the U.S. House of Representatives to protect the Wind Energy Production Tax Credit. Learn more HERE
  • KEEPING THE PROMISE TO OUR VETERANS: Last year, Congressman Young led the effort to fix the Veterans Crisis Line. Last week, he joined with members of the U.S. House of Representatives by cosponsoring legislation to study if the changes are working. Learn more HERE.
  • PROTECTING OUR FOOD SUPPLY: Congressman Young wrote to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke pressing the Department on the implementation of his agro-terrorism legislation. Read the letter HERE
  • YOUNG JOINED BY SECRETARY PERDUE IN DES MOINES: Congressman Young was joined by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Friday for a breakfast forum with veterans. Later in the day, Congressman Young and Secretary Perdue joined Governor Reynolds and Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey for a roundtable discussion on agriculture issues.  
  • WEEKLY RADIO: Wednesday morning, Congressman Young is scheduled to join KCSI 95.3 FM Radio at 7:18 AM CT and KMA Radio on 960 AM and 99.1 FM at 7:35 AM CT.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH
On Monday, the House will meet at 11:00 a.m. for morning hour and 1:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 5:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 3973 – Market Data Protection Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Warren Davidson / Financial Services Committee)

2) H.R. 2331 – Connected Government Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Robin Kelly / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 3071 – Federal Acquisition Savings Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Buddy Carter / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

4) H.R. 3739 – Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jody Hice / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

H.Res. 599 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen, and for other purposes. (One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Ro Khanna / Foreign Affairs Committee)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour and 11:00 a.m. for legislative business.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 1207 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the “Tilden Veterans Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Henry Cuellar / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 3109 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1114 North 2nd Street in Chillicothe, Illinois, as the “Sr. Chief Ryan Owens Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Darin LaHood / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 3893 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Mathe Avenue in Interlachen, Florida, as the “Robert H. Jenkins Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Yoho / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

Consideration of the Conference Report to AccompanyH.R. 2810 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Mac Thornberry / Armed Services Committee)

H.R. 2874 – 21st Century Flood Reform Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Sean Duffy / Financial Services Committee)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Wednesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour and 11:00 a.m. for legislative business.

On Thursday, the House will meet at 8:00 a.m. for legislative business.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 4174 – Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Ryan / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 2672 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 520 Carter Street in Fairview, Illinois, as the “Sgt. Douglas J. Riney Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Cheri Bustos / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 2873 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 207 Glenside Avenue in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, as the “Staff Sergeant Peter Taub Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Brendan Boyle / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

4) H.R. 3369 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 225 North Main Street in Spring Lake, North Carolina, as the “Howard B. Pate, Jr. Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Hudson / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

5) H.R. 3821 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 430 Main Street in Clermont, Georgia, as the “Zachary Addington Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Doug Collins / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

H.R. 1 – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Brady / Ways and Means Committee)

Additional Legislative Items are Possible

Committee activity for the week of November 13 can be found HERE.

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