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Thursday, November 29th

Nov 29, 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 votes are expected: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 

7 Suspensions 

1) H.R. ____ - National Flood Insurance Program Further Extension Act of 2018 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) | Financial Services Committee

Topline Summary: This bill extends the authorization for the National Flood Insurance Program until December 7, 2018. Under current law, authorization for the program is set to expire on November 30, 2018.

2) H.R. 2846 - Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2018, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-TX) | Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Topline Summary: This bill would establish a narrowly drawn waiver of the Paperwork Reduction Act to streamline the process for federal agencies to gather customer service feedback. 

3) H.R. 3121 - All-American Flag Act, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) | Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Topline Summary: This bill would require all U.S. flags acquired by the federal government be manufactured in the United States from materials entirely produced in the United States.

 

4) H.R. 3154 - Inspector General Access Act of 2017 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) | Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Topline Summary: This bill grants the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Justice (OIG) the authority to investigate alleged workplace misconduct committed by Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys.

5) H.R. 5759 - 21st Century IDEA, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) | Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Topline Summary: This bill requires federal agencies to modernize certain public facing websites to improve customer service and to improve efficiencies. 

6) H.R. 6777 - Settlement Agreement Information Database Act of 2018 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) | Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Topline Summary: This bill requires federal agencies to publish information regarding settlement agreements (including consent decrees) in a searchable, publicly-available record. 

 

7) H.R. 6901 - Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) | Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Topline Summary: This bill 
reauthorizes and renames the Office of Electronic Government as the Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer. 

115th Congress