NOTES: Information source: (U. S. House of Representatives Website)
- (If you don’t know who represents you, go to this site).
- 9,285 bills have been introduced as of this post. See them here.
- This week, our representatives are scheduled to vote on 12 bills.
- No votes are scheduled for Friday.
- Majority Leader’s view of the schedule.
- Here is another way to communicate with your representatives about legislation. (Issue Voter)
- Committee Schedule
LEGISLATION LIKELY TO PASS BY RECORDED VOTE:
H.R. 1941 – Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act (Rep. Cunningham – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule). This bill prohibits the Department of the Interior from offering any tract for oil and gas leasing or pre-leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf planning area (North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and the Straits of Florida) or the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf planning area (Washington/Oregon, Northern California, Central California, and Southern California). (51 Cosponsors)
H.R. 205 – Protecting and Securing Florida’s Coastline Act of 2019 (Rep. Rooney – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule). This bill permanently extends the moratorium on oil and gas leasing, pre-leasing, and related activities in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico. (18 Cosponsors)
H.R. 1146 – Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act (Rep. Huffman – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule). This bill prohibits the Bureau of Land Management from administering an oil and gas leasing, development, production, and transportation program in and from the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. (182 Cosponsors including Representative Craig)
LEGISLATION LIKELY TO PASS BY VOICE VOTE OR WITHOUT OBJECTION:
Energy and Commerce
H.R. 2114 – Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2019 (Rep. Rush – Energy and Commerce). To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to provide Federal financial assistance to States to implement, review, and revise State energy security plans, and for other purposes. (1 Cosponsor)
H.R. 1760 – Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act (Rep. Flores – Energy and Commerce). This bill directs the Office of Nuclear Energy in the Department of Energy to develop and deploy high-assay low-enriched uranium for domestic commercial use and to develop a schedule for recovering costs associated with such development. (1 Cosponsor)
H.R. 1768 – Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2019 (Rep. Matsui – Energy and Commerce). To reauthorize subtitle G of title VII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, relating to diesel emissions reduction, and for other purposes. (11 Cosponsors)
H.R. 1420 – Energy Efficient Government Technology Act (Rep. Eshoo – Energy and Commerce). To amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to promote energy efficiency via information and computing technologies, and for other purposes. (5 Cosponsors)
H.R. 2852 – Homebuyer Assistance Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Sherman – Financial Services). To amend the National Housing Act to authorize State-licensed appraisers to conduct appraisals in connection with mortgages insured by the FHA and to require compliance with the existing appraiser education requirement, and for other purposes. (1 Cosponsors)
H.R. 3620 – Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Clay – Financial Services). To provide rental assistance to low-income tenants in certain multifamily rural housing projects financed by the Rural Housing Service of the Department of Agriculture, and to develop and implement a plan for preserving the affordability of rural rental housing, and for other purposes. (4 Cosponsors)
H.R. 1690 – Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Garcia (IL) – Financial Services). To require carbon monoxide detectors in certain federally assisted housing, and for other purposes. (29 Cosponsors)
H.R. 281 – Ensuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Beatty – Financial Services).This bill requires that in making the appointment of a president, a Federal Reserve Bank must interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one reflective of racial or ethnic diversity. The bill amends numerous banking-, finance-, and trade-related Acts to make references to officials (including those to the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) gender-neutral. (38 Cosponsors)
H.R. 241 – Bank Service Company Examination Act (Rep. Williams (TX) – Financial Services). This bill requires the coordination of state banking agencies with federal banking agencies in regulating and examining the activities of bank service companies. It also allows for the sharing of information related to examinations and regulations between federal and state agencies. (0 Cosponsors)