Daily Schedule

MONDAY APRIL 12, 2021
The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. in a Pro Forma session. No votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY APRIL 13, 2021
The House will meet at 7:00 p.m. for Legislative Business

Suspension of the Rules:
1) Senate Amendment to H.R. 1868 - An Act to prevent across-the-board direct spending cuts, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. John Yarmuth / Budget Committee)

No Special Orders

SUBMISSION INFORMATION:
During this public health crisis, the Floor Hopper is currently available only to Members. Staff will not be permitted to physically drop documents per prior practice.

Instead, Members and staff may submit the following documents electronically:
• Legislation and additional cosponsors to Clerk_Hopper@housemail.house.gov; and
• Extensions of Remarks and General Leave Statements for the Congressional Record to extensions@mail.house.gov.

Only those submissions emailed 15 minutes before convening, during the session, and 15 minutes after adjournment will be accepted and processed. Documents sent outside this time period will receive an autoreply email and must be resubmitted on another legislative day.

For more information, please refer to the Submit Legislative Documents Electronically page on HouseNet.

Amendments to H.R. 1620

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 1620 IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER (summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Burgess (R-TX) - Amendment No. 1 - Requires the DOJ and HHS to issue guidance and best practices on strategies to improve coordination of sexual assault forensic examination training and program sustainability. 

Bush, Cori (D-MO) - Amendment No. 2 - Ensures that survivors can access transitional housing and be protected from unfair evictions and denial of service

Bush, Cori (D-MO) - Amendment No. 3 - Requires the Attorney General shall make publicly available on the Department of Justice website reports involving police sexual misconduct 

Case (D-HI), Kahele (D-HI) - Amendment No. 4 - Ensures the inclusion of Native Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian groups. Requires a review and subsequent Department of Justice report of Native Hawaiian interactions with the criminal justice system and related crime prevention programs to add to preexisting data on Native Indians and Alaska Natives

Connolly (D-VA) - Amendment No. 5 - Adds the right to be informed of the status and location of a sexual assault evidence collection kit to the rights of sexual assault survivors (18 U.S.C. 3772)

Crist (FL) - Amendment No. 6 -  Clarifies that STOP grants can be used to cover the fees associated with replacing driver’s licenses and birth certificates for survivors and their children. This amendment will provide survivors and their families with life-saving assistance as they take steps to build a safe and independent life. (10 minutes) 

Davis, Rodney (IL), Spanberger (VA), Joyce, David (OH), Omar (MN), Stivers (OH) - Amendment No. 7 - Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to include in their Study and Report on Barriers to Survivors' Economic Security Access (Sec. 704), the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on such survivors as it relates to their ability to maintain economic security. (10 minutes) 

Delgado (NY) - Amendment No. 8 - Adds to the findings on Economic Security for Victims that individuals living in rural areas facing intimate partner violence often face barriers to accessing resources, ranging from health care to the criminal justice system. (10 minutes) 

Delgado (NY) - Amendment No. 9 -  Requires an analysis of the unique barriers faced by survivors in rural communities in the study on barriers to survivors’ economic security. (10 minutes) 

Dingell (MI), Fitzpatrick (PA) - Amendment No. 10 - Establishes pilot program grants (up to 10) through the Department of Justice to state and tribal courts, offering them the opportunity to explore the feasibility and effectiveness of serving protection orders electronically. (10 minutes) 

Kahele (HI), Case (HI) - Amendment No. 11 - Ensures appropriate consultation and inclusion with indigenous groups to support the tailored needs of indigenous women. (10 minutes) 

Lamb (PA) - Amendment No. 12 - Adds training for sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE nurses) to VAWA's Rural Programs, to expand access to and retention of quality SANE nurses in rural areas. (10 minutes) 

Lawrence (MI) - Amendment No. 13 - Amends Section 102 (Grants Encouraging Improvements and Alternatives to the Criminal Justice Response), to authorize grants to also be used for the purpose of better identifying and responding to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking against individuals who have been arrested or have contact with the juvenile or adult criminal justice system, and for developing or strengthening diversion programs and to ensure they receive comprehensive victim services. (10 minutes) 

Lawrence (MI), Speier (CA) - Amendment No. 14 - Incentivizes states to adopt laws prohibiting the prosecution of minors for prostitution. (10 minutes) 

Leger Fernandez (NM) - Amendment No. 15 - Directs the Office on Violence Against Women to report on actions taken to prevent suicide amongst survivors and to consult with SAMHSA to establish best practices to prevent suicide amongst survivors. (10 minutes) 

Leger Fernandez (NM) - Amendment No. 16 - Requires that services provided pursuant to grants to support families in the justice system are provided in a culturally relevant manner and requires DOL’s public outreach and education campaign to be conducted in a culturally relevant manner. (10 minutes)

Levin, Andy (MI) - Amendment No. 17 - Amends Sec. 101 (STOP Grants) to add "implementing a vertical prosecution system" to the list of permissible uses for STOP grants. "Vertical prosecution" refers to a plan for prosecuting cases in which one individual prosecuting attorney remains the primary individual responsible for the case, as well as the primary contact for victim witnesses from complaint through sentencing. (10 minutes) 

Meng (NY) - Amendment No. 18 - Ensure family-focused programming for prisoners – from intake through reentry – to support the prisoners’ familial needs, as well as provide appropriate training for correctional staff to engage with prisoners’ families. (10 minutes) 

Meng (NY) - Amendment No. 19 - Ensures clear distribution and accessibility of sanitary products to prisoners and provides that no visitor is prohibited from visiting due to the visitor’s use of sanitary products. (10 minutes) 

Moore (WI), Underwood (IL), Adams (NC) - Amendment No. 20 - Authorizes a study on the intersection between domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking, and maternal mortality or morbidity. (10 minutes) 

Moore (WI), Kuster (NH) - Amendment No. 21 - Authorizes and expands programs offering sexual assault medical forensic exams and sexual assault victim services in tribal communities. (10 minutes) 

Newman (IL) - Amendment No. 22 - Requires grant applicants of the National Resource Center on Workplace Responses to include microbusiness in their outreach to qualify. (10 minutes) 

Omar (MN) - Amendment No. 23 - Includes credit history in the GAO economic barrier study. (10 minutes) 

Omar (MN) - Amendment No. 24 - Includes barriers of legal costs and jurisdictional challenges in the GAO economic study. (10 minutes) 

Phillips (MN) - Amendment No. 25 - Establishes a pilot program to identify and make immigration relief available to immigrants who are dependent upon their abusers for immigration status and have been subject to battering or extreme cruelty and have already been authorized for employment. (10 minutes)

Plaskett (VI) - Amendment No. 26 - Establishes a civil cause of action against a person that discloses an intimate image of an individual without the depicted individual's consent, if the person disclosed the image with knowledge of or reckless disregard for such lack of consent. (10 minutes) 

Pressley (MA), Newman (IL) - Amendment No. 27 - Establishes LGBTQ+ specific grants and services to LGBTQ+ victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. (10 minutes) 

Ross, Deborah (NC) - Amendment No. 28 - Revises the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act to allow grants to be used to for the development of statewide databases with information on where sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE nurses) are located. (10 minutes) 

Ross, Deborah (NC) - Amendment No. 29 - Creates a statutory mandate that a victim’s safety should be central to the housing and housing-related decisions that covered housing providers make when implementing VAWA to not evict survivors, keep their information confidential, and do not deny assistance. (10 minutes) 

Scanlon (PA) - Amendment No. 30 - Provides legal representation to individuals for post conviction relief proceedings. (10 minutes) 

Scanlon (PA) - Amendment No. 31 - Creates a pathway for providing legal services through the Department of Veterans Affairs to address unmet needs such as elder law, child custody, and housing disputes. (10 minutes) 

Speier (CA), Katko (NY), Jeffries (NY), Lieu (CA), Scanlon (PA), Plaskett (VI), Escobar (TX)  - Amendment No. 32 - Adds the Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution Act (the “SHIELD Act”) to the bill, which addresses the malicious sharing of private, intimate images, known as “nonconsensual pornography” or “revenge porn.” (10 minutes) 

Speier (CA), Kuster (NH), Frankel (FL), Escobar (TX), Lawrence (MI), Moore (WI), Dingell (MI), Pressley (MA), Clark, Katherine (MA), McBath (GA), Hayes (CT) - Amendment No. 33 - Directs the Secretary of Education to make available a climate survey for institutions of higher education to administer to students on their experiences with sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic violence, stalking, and dating violence. (10 minutes) 

Speier (CA), Kuster (NH), Frankel (FL), Lawrence (MI), Moore (WI), Dingell (MI), Pressley (MA), Escobar (TX), Clark, Katherine (MA), Hayes (CT) - Amendment No. 34 - Establishes an InteragencyTask Force on Sexual Violence in Education to provide pertinent information to the government, public, and educational institutions on campus sexual violence prevention and response, as well as how to better assist survivors. (10 minutes) 

Speier (CA), Lofgren (CA) - Amendment No. 35 - Builds on the unanimous passage of the Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act (Pub.L. 114-236) establishing rights for survivors of federal sexual assault offenses by incentivizing states to ensure that survivors have, at a minimum, the rights guaranteed by the federal law. Includes the right to be informed if the government intends to destroy or dispose of a sexual assault evidence collection kit, the right to be informed of any result of a kit, and the right to have a sexual assault evidence collection kit or its probative contents preserved without charge for the maximum applicable statute of limitations or 20 years, whichever is shorter. (10 minutes)

Torres, Norma (CA) - Amendment No. 37 - Requires the Attorney General, in consultation with the Secretary of HHS, to conduct a study investigating whether abused victims who raise evidence of domestic violence are more likely to lose primary custody of their children to an abusive partner or to the State, including reviewing and providing recommendations on restructuring relevant state laws, regulations, and practices. (10 minutes) 

Torres, Norma (CA) - Amendment No. 38 - Requires the Attorney General, in coordination with the Secretary of HHS, to conduct a study on the direct and collateral economic costs and risks of divorce from an abusive partner to a victim of domestic violence, including payment of alimony, legal fees, spousal support, or the division of property. (10 minutes) 

Torres, Ritchie (NY) - Amendment No. 39 - Mandates state and local governments submit to the Attorney General a report on the number of sexual assault response teams at hospitals and their average victim response times to be eligible for certain federal funds. (10 minutes) 

Williams (GA) - Amendment No. 41 - Ensures any study conducted under this bill includes an assessment, to the extent practicable, of any disparate impacts of the matter studied, by race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. (10 minutes)

 Adopted Y   228 N   197


Stefanik (NY) - Amendment No. 36 - Strikes all and replaces the text with the Violence Against Women Extension Act of 2021. (10 minutes) 

Rejected Y   177 N   249


Wagner (MO) - Amendment No. 40 - Enhances VAWA’s transparency and accountability measures by making entities found by the Attorney General to have intentionally misused VAWA grant funds ineligible to apply for future grants for up to 5 years, after reasonable notice and opportunity for a hearing. (10 minutes)

Adopted Y   242 N   174

 

 

Vote Series I

Tuesday, March 17, 2021


Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 6  - American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 - 5 minutes per group

Y   201 N   216
 

Passage of H.R. 6 - American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 - 5 minute per group

Y   228  N   197
 

Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1603 - Farm Workforce Modernization Act - 5 minutes per group

Y   204 N   218

Passage of H.R. 1603 - Farm Workforce Modernization Act - 5 minutes per group

Y   247  N   174

 


Democrat Motion to Table on H.Res. 243 - Removing a certain Member from a certain committee of the House    

of Representatives.

Y   218 N   200

Friday: Complete consideration of H.R. 1868


Vote H.Res. 134 

Votes expected around 10:30am - These are the last votes of the week/month

 

Weekly Schedule

MONDAY APRIL 5, 2021
The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. in a Pro Forma session. No votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY APRIL 6, 2021
The House will not be in session.

WEDNESDAY APRIL 7, 2021
The House will not be in session.

THURSDAY APRIL 8, 2021
The House will meet at 3:00 p.m. in a Pro Forma session. No votes are expected in the House.

FRIDAY APRIL 9, 2021
The House will not be in session.

Floor Wrap Up

THURSDAY MARCH 11, 2021

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

Republican
Motion to Recommit on H.R. 8 - REJECTED 207 - 217, ROLL CALL 74
Republican YEA – 207; NAY – 0
Democrat YEA – 0; NAY – 217


Passage of H.R. 8 - Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021 - PASSED 227 - 203, ROLL CALL 75
Republican YEA – 8; NAY – 202
Democrat YEA – 219; NAY – 1


Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1446 - Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021 - REJECTED 206 - 212, ROLL CALL 76
Republican YEA – 206; NAY – 0
Democrat YEA – 0; NAY – 212


Passage of H.R. 1446 - Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021 - PASSED 219 - 210, ROLL CALL 77
Republican YEA – 2; NAY – 208
Democrat YEA – 217; NAY – 2