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Tuesday, June 26th

Jun 26, 2018
Legislative Digest

On Tuesday, 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: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1 Postponed Suspension 

1) H.R. 4294 - Prevention of Private Information Dissemination Act of 2017, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. David Kustoff (R-TN) | Financial Services Committee

Topline Summary: This bill establishes criminal penalties for the unauthorized disclosure by federal officials of living will and stress test determinations and other individually identifiable information, specifically with respect to an officer or employee of a federal financial regulatory agency who willfully makes an unauthorized disclosure of certain individually identifiable information or a person who willfully requests or obtains such information under false pretenses.

1
 Suspension 

1) H.R. 5841 - Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018, as amended (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) | Foreign Affairs Committee | Financial Services Committee

Topline Summary: This bill permits the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to review certain sensitive investments involving countries of special concern, as well as certain real estate transactions located at ports and in close proximity to U.S. military installations and government sites that are sensitive for reasons of national security.

2 Rule Bills

1) H.R. 2083 - Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act, Rules Committee Print (PDF)

Sponsor:
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) | Natural Resources Committee

Topline Summary: This bill amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to authorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to issue one-year permits allowing Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and several Native American tribes to kill sea lions in a portion of the Columbia River or certain tributaries in order to protect fish from sea lion predation.

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

Reps. Kilmer / Heck Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jared Huffman Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Juan Vargas Amendment (10 minutes of debate) 



2) Begin Consideration of H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print  (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) | Appropriations Committee

Topline Summary: This bill provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion for the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account to support the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT). This funding level is consistent with the National Defense Authorization Act as well as the recently enacted budget agreement.

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments. Further amendments will be considered pursuant to an additional Rule later this week.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Lowenthal / Welch Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Gallagher / Murphy Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Napolitano / McKinley Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. McGovern / Emmer Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Allen / Raskin Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. McSally / Hartzler / Austin Scott Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Darren Soto Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Langevin / Gallagher Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Dan Lipinski Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Larson / Lipinski Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Amendment #2 (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Duffy / DeLauro Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Darren Soto Amendment #2 (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Lamborn / Norcross / Biggs / O'Halleran Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Hastings / McGovern / Costello / King (NY) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. McKinley / Eshoo / King (NY) / Katko Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jackie Speier Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Huffman / Buck / Norman Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Ted Poe Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Polis / Lee / Grothman Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gwen Moore Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Khanna / Moore Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Brown / Ruppersberger Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

115th Congress