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Wednesday, June 6th

Jun 6, 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: 9:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.

2 Rule Bills

1) Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3249 - Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) | Judiciary Committee

Topline Summary: This bill officially establishes the Project Safe Neighborhoods Block Grant Program within the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs to foster and improve existing partnerships to create safer neighborhoods through sustained reductions in violent crimes. The Program, first created in 2001, had previously been funded through other grants. The legislation authorizes $50 million a year for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2020.

2) H.R. 8 - Water Resources Development Act of 2018, Rules Committee Print  (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) | Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Topline Summary: This bill authorizes Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) civil works activities and builds on previous reform efforts to ensure improvements are made to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. 

A list of the 52 amendments made in order can be found here.

115th Congress