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Wednesday July 11th

Jul 11, 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: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

1 Suspension

1) H.R. 2075 - Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) | Natural Resources Committee

Topline Summary: This bill requires the Department of the Interior to adjust the eastern boundary of the Deschutes Canyon-Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area and the Deschutes Canyon Wilderness Study Area in Oregon to exclude approximately 832 acres, as depicted on the map entitled " "Deschutes Canyon-Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area" dated April 6, 2017, to facilitate fire prevention and response activities on the excluded public lands and adjacent private property.

1 Rule Bill

1) H.R. 200 - Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Don Young (R-AK) | Natural Resources Committee

Topline Summary: This bill would amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, which addresses U.S. fisheries management and would authorize the annual appropriation of $397 million through 2022 for those purposes. 

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

Reps. Young (AK) / Graves (LA) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Courtney / Zeldin Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Langevin / Cicilline Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Huffman / Hastings Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Frankel / Webster Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Garrett Graves Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Bill Keating Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Bruce Poliquin Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Lee Zeldin Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Bill Keating Amendment # 2 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Matt Gaetz Amendment (10 minutes of debate

115th Congress