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Thursday, June 14th

Jun 14, 2018
Legislative Digest

On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last expected: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

2 Rule Bills

1) H.R. 5788 - Securing the International Mail Against Opioids Act of 2018 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Mike Bishop (R-MI) | Ways and Means Committee

Topline Summary: This bill would require the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to transmit advance electronic data (AED) to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on at least 70 percent of international packages by December 31, 2018, and 100 percent of international packages by December 31, 2020. 

2) H.R. 5735 - Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act, Rules Committee Print (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) | Financial Services Committee

Topline Summary: This bill establishes a demonstration program to set aside Section 8 housing vouchers for supportive and transitional housing for individuals recovering from substance use disorders. 

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Rep. Andy Barr Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Rohrabacher | Barr Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gwen Moore Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Andy Biggs Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

115th Congress