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Tuesday, May 22nd

May 23, 2018
Legislative Digest

On Wednesday, 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: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

1 Rule Bill

1) Continue Consideration of
H.R. 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, Rules Committee Print (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) | Armed Services Committee

Topline Summary: This bill authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) and military activities and construction, and prescribes military personnel strengths for Fiscal Year 2019.

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate, makes in order only those following amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments en bloc. Further amendments will be considered pursuant to an additional Rule later this week.
Postponed Amendment Votes:

Rep. Rick Nolan Amendment
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Amendment 
Rep. Pete Aguilar Amendment
Rep. John Garamendi Amendment

The Rule provides for no further general debate, makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments en bloc.

A list of the 168 amendments made in order can be found here.

115th Congress