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The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018
The Week Ahead

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

TOP LINE:

  • PRUITT WAGING WAR ON THE RFS: Congressman Young called out EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for undermining the President's promise to uphold and grow the RFS. Young said the President must force Pruitt to uphold the RFS or find someone else who would. Read more HERE.
  • TRADE WARS HURT IOWA: Iowans shipped $12 billion worth of goods around the world and Congressman Young discussed what he is doing to open more markets for Iowa's goods. Learn more HERE.
  • RESCISSIONS PACKAGE PASSES HOUSE: The House rescinded $15 billion in unspent funds. See where the funds came from HERE
  • OPIOID ROUNDTABLE A SUCCESS: Today, Congressman Young held a roundtable discussion with key stakeholders in the fight against the opioid epidemic. More details to come. 
  • FY19 APPROPRIATIONS: The House Appropriations Committee, which decides how the federal government spends money, is continuing the FY19 appropriations process this week. As Iowa's only member on the Appropriations Committee, Congressman Young is scheduled to participate in the full committee markup of the FY19 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill and the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill. 
  • PRESS THIS WEEK: On Wednesday, Congressman Young is scheduled to join KCSI live at 7:18 a.m., and KMA live at 7:35 a.m. Additional outlets may be added. 

MONDAY, JUNE 11TH 
On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY, JUNE 12TH 
On Tuesday, 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. 449 – Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries / Energy and Commerce Committee)

2) H.R. 3331 – To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Jenkins / Energy and Commerce Committee)

3) H.R. 4284 – INFO Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Latta / Energy and Commerce Committee)

4) H.R. 4684 – Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Judy Chu / Energy and Commerce Committee)

5) H.R. 5002 – ACE Research Act (Sponsored by Rep. Debbie Dingell / Energy and Commerce Committee)

6) H.R. 5009 – Jessie’s Law, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Walberg / Energy and Commerce Committee)

7) H.R. 5041 – Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Walberg / Energy and Commerce Committee)

8) H.R. 5102 – Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Katherine Clark / Energy and Commerce Committee)

9) H.R. 5176 – Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. David McKinley / Energy and Commerce Committee)

10) H.R. 5197 – ALTO Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Pascrell / Energy and Commerce Committee)

11) H.R. 5202 – Ensuring Patient Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatments Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Ryan Costello / Energy and Commerce Committee)

12) H.R. 5228 – SCREEN Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Pallone / Energy and Commerce Committee)

13) H.R. 5261 – TEACH to Combat Addiction Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Johnson / Energy and Commerce Committee)

14) H.R. 5272 – To ensure that programs and activities that are funded by a grant, cooperative agreement, loan, or loan guarantee from the Department of Health and Human Services, and whose purpose is to prevent or treat a mental health or substance use disorder, are evidence-based, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Stivers / Energy and Commerce Committee)

15) H.R. 5327 – Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Brett Guthrie / Energy and Commerce Committee)

16) H.R. 5329 – Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Susan Brooks / Energy and Commerce Committee)

17) H.R. 5353 – Eliminating Opioid Related Infectious Diseases Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Leonard Lance / Energy and Commerce Committee)

18) H.R. 5473 – Better Pain Management Through Better Data Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Barbara Comstock / Energy and Commerce Committee)

19) H.R. 5483 – Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Buddy Carter / Energy and Commerce Committee)

20) H.R. 5582 – Abuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Buddy Carter / Energy and Commerce Committee)

21) H.R. 5583 – To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require States to annually report on certain adult health quality measures, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Yvette Clarke / Energy and Commerce Committee)

22) H.R. 5587 – Peer Support Communities of Recovery Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ben Ray Luján / Energy and Commerce Committee)

23) H.R. 5685 – Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. John Faso / Energy and Commerce Committee)

24) H.R. 5800 – Medicaid IMD ADDITIONAL INFO Act (Sponsored by Rep. Fred Upton / Energy and Commerce Committee)

25) H.R. 5812 – CONNECTIONS Act (Sponsored by Rep. Morgan Griffith / Energy and Commerce Committee)

26) H.R. 4275 – Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mark DeSaulnier / Energy and Commerce Committee)

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13TH 
On Wednesday, 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. 5294 – Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Lou Barletta / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

2) H.R. 5752 – Stop Illicit Drug Importation Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Marsha Blackburn / Energy and Commerce Committee)

3) H.R. 6902 – REGROUP Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Keith Rothfus / Judiciary Committee)

4) H.R. 5889 – Recognizing Early Childhood Trauma Related to Substance Abuse Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Dave Brat / Education and the Workforce Committee)

5) H.R. 5890 – Assisting States’ Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Garrett / Education and the Workforce Committee)

6) H.R. 5891 – Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act (Sponsored by Rep. Glenn Grothman / Education and the Workforce Committee)

7) H.R. 5892 – To establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Secretary of Labor on actions the Department of Labor can take to address the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace (Sponsored by Rep. Jason Lewis / Education and the Workforce Committee)

8) House Amendment to S. 1091 – Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (Sponsored by Sen. Susan Collins / Education and the Workforce Committee)

9) H.R. 2147 – Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Coffman / Veterans Affairs Committee)

10) H.R. 4635 – To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of peer-to-peer counselors providing counseling for women veterans, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Coffman / Veterans Affairs Committee)

THURSDAY, JUNE 14TH 
On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour and 11:00 a.m. for legislative business.

H.R. 5788 – Securing the International Mail Against Opioids Act of 2018 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Bishop / Ways and Means Committee)

H.R. 5735 – Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Andy Barr / Financial Services Committee)

FRIDAY, JUNE 15TH 
On Friday, the House will meet at 8:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 2:00 p.m.

H.R. 2851 – Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. John Katko / Energy and Commerce Committee)

Additional Legislative Items are Possible

Committee activity for the week of June 11 can be found here.

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