Full Committee Business Meeting

Date: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:00am
Location: 
2154 Rayburn HOB

H.R. 4887 (Foxx), Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act of 2018 
 
1) Ms. Foxx offered an amendment in the nature of a substitute (ANS). 2) Mr. Gomez offered and then withdrew an amendment to the ANS.   3) Mr. Connolly offered an amendment to the ANS that strikes “nonproprietary” from the ANS and inserts a new section that requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Secretary of the standard setting agency to make a determination on nonproprietary identifiers and report their decision and reasoning to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee within one year. 
 
The Connolly amendment was agreed to by voice vote.  The Foxx ANS, as amended, was agreed to by voice vote.  The bill, as amended, was ordered favorably reported to the House by voice vote. 
 
[Ms. Foxx U.C. for the record:  February 5, 2018 letter to Chairman Gowdy and Ranking Member Cummings in support of the bill.]

H.R. 3076 (Graves), Creating Advanced Streamlined Electronic Services (CASES) for Constituents Act of 2017 
 
1) Mr. Meadows offered an amendment in the nature of a substitute (ANS). 
 
The Meadows ANS was agreed to by voice vote.  The bill, as amended, was ordered favorably reported by voice vote. 
 

H.R. 4631 (Quigley), Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act 
 
1) Mr. Mitchell offered an amendment that replaces the term “website” throughout the bill, with “online portal,” and struck and replaced section 6, related to application of the Freedom of Information Act to covered reports. 
 
The amendment was agreed to by voice vote.  The bill, as amended, was ordered favorably reported to the House by voice vote. 

H.R. 3398 (Young-AK), REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act 
 
The bill was ordered favorably reported to the House by voice vote. 

H.R. 4917 (Russell), IG Subpoena Authority Act 
 
The bill was ordered favorably reported to the House by voice vote. 
 
[Mr. Russell U.C. for the record:  May 26, 2017 letter from Kathy Buller, Chair, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency.]

Postal Naming Bills 
 
The following postal naming bills were reported favorably to the House by unanimous consent: 
 

H.R. 3183 (Garrett), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13683 James Madison Highway in Palmyra, Virginia, as the “U.S. Navy Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby Post Office”; 

H.R. 4188 (Jenkins), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 621 Kansas Avenue in Atchison, Kansas, as the “Amelia Earhart Post Office Building”  

H.R. 4405 (Espaillat), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4558 Broadway in New York, New York, as the “Stanley Michaels Post Office Building” (as amended);  

H.R. 4406 (Espaillat), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 Macombs Place in New York, New York, as the “Tuskegee Airman Post Office Building”; 

H.R. 4463 (Velazquez), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6 Doyers Street in New York, New York, as the “Mabel Lee Memorial Post Office”; 

H.R. 4646 (Palmer), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1900 Corporate Drive in Birmingham, Alabama, as the “Lance Corporal Thomas E. Rivers, Jr. Post Office Building”; and 

H.R. 4685 (Cicilline), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 515 Hope Street in Bristol, Rhode Island, as the “First Sergeant P. Andrew McKenna Jr. Post Office.” 

115th Congress