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Thursday, June 7th

Jun 7, 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 votes expected: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

1 Rule Bill

1) H.R. 3 - Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) | Appropriations Committee

Topline Summary: This bill rescinds nearly $15 billion of unobligated balances from previously appropriated funding. Specifically, the bill includes 34 rescissions totaling $14.835 billion and affects programs at the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Energy, Health and Human Services, Justice, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and the Railroad Retirement Board.

2) H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) | Appropriations Committee

Topline Summary: This bill provides funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy, the Legislative Branch, the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction and family housing for the Department of Defense, and other related agencies. This legislation provides a total of $145.4 billion in discretionary funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.

A list of the 78 amendments made in order can be found here and here.

115th Congress