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The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of November 27, 2017

November 28, 2017
The Week Ahead

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

TOP LINE:

  • VISITING TROOPS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: Last week, Congressman Young met with servicemembers in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait. Learn more HERE
  • SHARING MESSAGES FROM OVERSEAS: While visiting servicemembers overseas, Congressman Young recorded their Thanksgiving messages for the folks back home. Watch the messages HERE.
  • A THANK YOU TO IOWANS: Congressman Young wrote a thank you to the folks of Iowa's Third Congressional District. In it, he highlights how Iowans' cooperative and resilient spirit has inspired legislation in Congress. Read the letter HERE
  • 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.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH
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. 2768 – Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. 2615 – Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steven Palazzo / Natural Resources Committee)

3) H.R. 1491 – Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Doug LaMalfa / Natural Resources Committee)

4) H.R. 3115 – Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Rick Nolan / Natural Resources Committee)

5) H.R. 995 – 21st Century Respect Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries / Natural Resources Committee)

6) H.R. 2228 – Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Susan Brooks / Judiciary Committee)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH
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.Res. ____ – Requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Barbara Comstock / House Administration Committee)

H.R. 3905 – Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Emmer / Natural Resources Committee)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH
On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour and 11:00 a.m. for legislative business.

H.R. 3017 – Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. David McKinley / Energy and Commerce Committee)

H.R. 4182 – Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of 2017 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. James Comer / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1ST
On Friday, the House will meet at 8:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

H.R. 1699 – Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Andy Barr / Financial Services Committee)

Committee activity for the week of November 27 can be found HERE.

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