Members are advised that the House will now be in session during the week of July 18. This is a change from the original House calendar distributed in December of last year. Legislative business for the week of July 18 will begin on Tuesday, July 19, at 2:00 p.m., with first votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. Last votes for the week are expected to conclude no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 22.
Members are further advised that the House is expected to consider H.J.Res. 1, a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution, during the week of July 18 – one week earlier than originally scheduled. All Members are encouraged to support this important legislation to ensure that we begin to get our fiscal house in order.