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Committee Meetings

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURE
Committee on Appropriations: Full Committee held a markup on the 
Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and 
Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, FY 2018. The Subcommittee on 
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Bill, FY 2018 was ordered reported, as amended.

OZONE STANDARDS IMPLEMENTATION ACT OF 2017
Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 806, the 
“Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017”. The Committee granted, 
by record vote of 6-3, a structured rule for H.R. 806. The rule 
provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by 
the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and 
Commerce. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of 
the bill. The rule makes in order as original text for purpose of 
amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the 
text of Rules Committee Print 115-26 and provides that it shall be 
considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against that 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. The rule makes in order only 
those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each 
such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, 
may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be 
considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the 
report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, 
shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand 
for division of the question. The rule waives all points of order 
against the amendments printed in the report. The rule provides one 
motion to recommit with or without instructions. Testimony was heard 
from Representatives Shimkus, Tonko, Olson, Cooper and Polis.

LEGISLATIVE MEASURE
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 
3218, the “Harry W. Colmery Veteran Educational Assistance Act of 
2017”. Testimony was heard from Leader McCarthy, Representatives 
Takano, Bilirakis, Peters, Coffman, Wenstrup, Rutherford, Banks of 
Indiana, Messer, and Cook; Curtis L. Coy, Deputy Under Secretary for 
Economic Opportunity, Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of 
Veterans Affairs; and public witnesses.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



    


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