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Friday. March 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017
Legislative Digest
On the Floor Today: 2 Suspensions and 1 Rule Bill

The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First votes expected 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Last votes expected 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1 Rule Bill

1) H.R. 1628 - American Health Care Act of 2017 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) | Budget Committee

Topline Summary: This bill repeals the Affordable Care Act and replaces it with a patient-centered approach that lowers premiums and increases access to quality, affordable care.

2 Postponed Suspension Votes 

1) H.R. 1302 - Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) | Homeland Security Committee

Topline Summary: This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop and conduct an exercise to evaluate the nation’s preparedness against the threat of foreign fighters and terrorists. 

2) H.R. 1365 - Department of Homeland Security Acquisition Innovation Act, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. J. Luis Correa (D-CA) | Homeland Security Committee

Topline Summary: This bill codifies activities executed by the Chief Procurement Officer of the Department of Homeland Security. 

115th Congress