Thursday, January 18, 2018
On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2 Rule Bills
1) H.R. 2954 - Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act (PDF)
Sponsor: Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) | Financial Services Committee
Topline Summary: This bill amends the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975 to exempt from maintenance of mortgage loan records and disclosure requirements depository institutions that have originated in each of the two preceding calendar years, fewer than 500 closed-end mortgage loans, and fewer than 500 open-end lines of credit. Additionally, the bill lessens requirements for depository institutions to itemize and disclose specified mortgage loan data including the number and dollar amount of mortgage loans groups according to measurements of certain fees and costs, and the number and dollar amount of mortgage loans and completed applications grouped according to measurements related to a consumer credit profile.
2) House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 - Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 (PDF)
Sponsor: Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) | Appropriations Committee
Topline Summary: The House Amendment funds government operations at current funding levels through February 16, 2018, extends the National Flood Insurance Program to February 16, 2018, extends funding for the state Children's Health Insurance Program through Fiscal Year 2023, and provides relief from three taxes imposed by the Affordable Care Act.
1 Postponed Suspension Bill
3) H.R. 1660 - Global Health Innovation Act of 2017 (PDF)
Sponsor: Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) | Foreign Affairs Committee
Topline Summary: This bill directs the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to submit to Congress a report—with four annual updates—on the development and use of global health innovations in USAID programs.