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House Schedule for JULY 17, 2019
Pending Legislation

JULY 17, 2019 -- House Energy and Commerce Committee (Chairman Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J.) markup of H.R.3375, the "Stopping Bad Robocalls Act"; H.R.2211, the "Stop Tip-overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on Youth (STURDY) Act"; H.R.3172, the "Safe Sleep for Babies Act of 2019"; H.R.3170, the "Safe Cribs Act of 2019"; H.R.1618, the "Nicholas and Zachary Burt Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019"; H.R.806, the "Portable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019"; H.R.2647, the "Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act (SOFFA)"; H.R.1315, the "Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Development Act of 2019"; H.R.2665, the "Smart Energy and Water Efficiency Act of 2019"; H.R.2044, the "Smart Building Acceleration Act"; H.R.359, the "Enhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act"; H.R.360, the "Cyber Sense Act of 2019"; H.R.362, the "Energy Emergency Leadership Act"; H.R.370, the "Pipeline and LNG Facility Cybersecurity Preparedness Act"; H.R.2088, to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to reauthorize the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program; H.R.2041, the "Weatherization Enhancement and Local Energy Efficiency Investment and Accountability Act"; H.R.2119, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize grants for improving the energy efficiency of public buildings; H.R.2781, the "Educating Medical Professionals and Optimizing Workforce Efficiency and Readiness (EMPOWER) for Health Act of 2019"; H.R.728, the "Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019"; H.R.1058, the "Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support (CARES) Act of 2019"; H.R.2507, the "Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2019"; H.R.776, the "Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2019"; H.R.2035, the "Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019"; H.R.2296, the "More Efficient Tools to Realize Information for Consumers (METRIC) Act"; H.R.2328, the "Reauthorizing and Extending America's Community Health (REACH) Act"; and H.R.3432, the "Safer Pipelines Act of 2019."
Facebook's Proposed Cryptocurrency

JULY 17, 2019 -- House Financial Services Committee (Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif.) hearing on "Examining Facebook's Proposed Cryptocurrency and Its Impact on Consumers, Investors, and the American Financial System," including the "Keep Big Tech Out of Finance Act."
National Organic Program Assessment

JULY 17, 2019 -- Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research Subcommittee (Chairwoman Stacey Plaskett, D-V.I.) of House Agriculture Committee hearing on "Assessing the Effectiveness of the National Organic Program."
Pending Legislation

JULY 17, 2019 -- Economic Opportunity Subcommittee (Chairman Mike Levin, D-Calif.) of House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on H.R.561, the "Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019"; H.R.716, the "Homeless Veterans Legal Services Act"; H.R.1615, the "Verification Alignment and Service-disabled Business Adjustment (VA-SBA) Act" H.R.2227, the "Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019"; H.R.2618, to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide a guarantee of residency for registration of businesses of spouses of members of the uniformed services, to improve occupational license portability for military spouses through interstate compacts; H.R.2924, the "Housing for Women Veterans Act"; legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize State approving agencies to carry out outreach activities; legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to require that educational institutions abide by Principles of Excellence as a condition of approval for purposes of the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs; legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to require proprietary for-profit educational institutions to comply with Federal revenue limits to participate in educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs; legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to require that certain educational institutions have letters of credit as a condition of approval for purposes of the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs; the "Forever GI Bill Class Evaluation Act"; the "VA Economic Hardship Report Act" legislation to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to collect overpayments of specially adapted housing assistance; the "Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Act"; the "GI Bill Access to Career Credentials Act"; legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the time period under which an election must be made for entitlement to educational assistance under the All-Volunteer Educational Assistance Program of Department of Veterans Affairs; the "Student Veteran Empowerment Act of 2019"; legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the monthly housing stipend under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program for individuals who pursue programs of education solely through distance learning on more than a half-time basis.
Scientific Integrity in Federal Agencies

JULY 17, 2019 -- Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee (Chairwoman Haley Stevens, D-Mich.) of House Science, Space and Technology Committee and Research and Technology Subcommittee joint hearing on "Scientific Integrity in Federal Agencies."
State of Aviation Safety

JULY 17, 2019 -- Aviation Subcommittee (Chairman Rick Larsen, D-Wash.) of House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on "State of Aviation Safety."
Pending Legislation

JULY 17, 2019 -- House Foreign Affairs Committee (Chairman Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y.) markup of H.Res.326, Expressing the sense of the House regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution; H.Res.246, Opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel; H.R.1850, the "Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2019"; H.R.1837, the "United States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act"; H.Res.138, Expressing support for addressing the Arab-Israeli conflict in a concurrent track with the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and commending Arab and Muslim-majority states that have improved bilateral relations with Israel; H.Con.Res.32, Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the execution-style murders of United States citizens Ylli, Agron, and Mehmet Bytyqi in the Republic of Serbia in July 1999; H.Res.442, Observing 10 years since the war in Sri Lanka ended on May 18, 2009, commemorating the lives lost, and expressing support for transitional justice, reconciliation, reconstruction, reparation, and reform in Sri Lanka, which are necessary to ensure a lasting peace and a prosperous future for all Sri Lankans; H.R.3501, the "Safeguard our Elections and Combat Unlawful Interference in Our Democracy Act;"; H.R.2097, to recognize the Hmong, Khmer, Laotian, and other ethnic groups commonly referred to as Montagnards, who supported and defended the Armed Forces during the conflict in Southeast Asia, authorize assistance to support activities relating to clearance of unexploded ordnance and other explosive remnants of war; and H.Res.127, expressing the sense of the House on the importance and vitality of the United States alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea, and our trilateral cooperation in the pursuit of shared interests.
Pending Legislation

JULY 17, 2019 -- House Natural Resources Committee (Chairman Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz.) markup of H.R.1373, the "Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act"; H.R.2181, the "Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019"; and H.R.3405, the "Removing Uranium from the Critical Minerals List Act."
Pending Legislation

JULY 17, 2019 -- House Homeland Security Committee (Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.) markup of H.R.2203, the "Homeland Security Improvement Act"; H.R.3106, the "Domestic Terrorism DATA Act"; H.R.3246, the "Traveling Parents Screening Consistency Act of 2019"; H.R.3318, the "Emerging Transportation Security Threats Act of 2019"; H.R.3320, the "Securing the Homeland Security Supply Chain Act of 2019"; H.R.3356, the "Veterans Expedited TSA Screening Safe Travel Act"; H.R.3413, the "DHS Acquisition Reform Act of 2019"; H.R.3525, the "U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act"; H.R.3526, the "Counter Terrorist Network Act"; H.R.3669, the "Weatherizing Infrastructure in the North and Terrorism Emergency Readiness Act of 2019"; H.R.3670, the "Short-term Detention Act"; H.R.3675, the "Trusted Traveler Reconsideration and Restoration Act of 2019"; H.R.3691, the "TRANSLATE Act"; H.R.3694, the "Helping Families Fly Act of 2019"; H.R.3699, the "Pipeline Security Act"; H.R.3710, the "Cybersecurity Vulnerability Remediation Act"; H.R.3722, the "Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act of 2019"; the "Strategic and Humane Southern Border Migrant Response Act."
Humanitarian Standards for Detained Migrants

JULY 17, 2019 -- House Judiciary Committee (Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.) markup of H.R.3239, the "Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act."
Federal IT Modernization - Cloud Computing

JULY 17, 2019 -- Government Operations Subcommittee (Chairman Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va.) of House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on "To the Cloud! The Cloudy Role of FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) in IT Modernization."
Pending Business

JULY 17, 2019 -- House Small Business Committee (Chairwoman Nydia M. Velazquez, D-N.Y.) markup of H.R.3537, the "Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Act of 2019"; H.R.3734, the "Successful Entrepreneurship for Reservists and Veterans Act"; H.R.1615, the "Verification Alignment and Service-disabled Business Adjustment Act"; H.R.499, the "Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act"; and H.R.3661, the "Patriotic Employer Protection Act."
Electric Grid Modernization/Security

JULY 17, 2019 -- Energy Subcommittee (Chairman Conor Lamb, D-Pa.) of House Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing on "The Future of Electricity Delivery: Modernizing and Securing our Nation's Electricity Grid."
Mueller Report

JULY 17, 2019 -- House Select Intelligence Committee (Chairman Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif.) closed hearing on the Office of Special Counsel's investigation and the Mueller Report.
Supporting Teachers/School Leaders

JULY 17, 2019 -- Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee and Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee joint hearing on "Educating our Educators: How Federal Policy Can Better Support Teachers and School Leaders."
Supporting Teachers/School Leaders

JULY 17, 2019 -- Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee and Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee joint hearing on "Educating our Educators: How Federal Policy Can Better Support Teachers and School Leaders."
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