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Priorities of the House Officers and Legislative Branch Entities for FY 2018 and Beyond (Panel Two) & Markup to Immediately Follow

Date: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 11:00am

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COMMITTEE HEARING
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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

11:00 a.m.

1310 Longworth House Office Building

Priorities of the House Officers and Legislative Branch Entities for FY 2018 and Beyond

 

Panel Two:

• Karen Haas, Clerk, House of Representatives

• Paul Irving, House Sergeant-at-Arms

• Philip Kiko, House Chief Administrative Officer

 

Additional information will be available via the Committee Repository.

 

Immediately following the hearing

Approximately 12:00 p.m. in 1310 Longworth House Office Building

Markup of the Committee’s Views and Estimates on the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution; Bills Eliminating Obsolete Election Commission and Unpopular Presidential Election Campaign Fund

 

Measures:

• H.R. 634 – Eliminating the Election Assistance Commission

• H.R. 133 – Eliminating the Presidential Election Campaign Fund

• Committee Resolution 115-4, the Committee’s Views and Estimates on the Fiscal Year 2018

 

Additional information will be available via the Committee Repository.

If you have any questions, please contact the Committee at (202) 225-2061.

Persons requiring special accommodations should contact C. Maggie Moore at (202) 225-8281, 48 hours prior to the scheduled hearing.

 

 

Amendments offered by the Democratic Members of the Committee on House Administration:

Summary of Markup Amendments to H.R. 634

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 634 offered by Ranking Member Brady

Amendment to H.R. 634 offered by Representative Lofgren

 

We have received the following letters of support for the Election Assistance Commission.

You can read them here:

 

American Association of People with Disabilities

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ)

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)

Campaign Legal Center

Center for American Progress

Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities

Common Cause National Organization and State Organizations

CREW

Demand Progress

Democracy 21

Democracy North Carolina

Democracy Reform Task

Demos

Every Voice

Fair Elections Legal Network

FairVote

Franciscan Action Network

Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda

Issue One

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

League of Women Voters

Maine Citizens for Clean Elections Action

MAYDAY America

NAACP – National Voter Fund

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

National Association of Latino Elected/Appointed Officials Educational Fund

National Council of Jewish Women

National Council on Independent Living

National Disability Rights Network

Nebraskans for Civic Reform

Norm Eisen, Former Ambassador, Former chief White House ethics lawyer, 2009-2011

Norm Orenstein

Ohio Association of Election Officials

Patriotic Millionaires

People For the American Way

Project Vote

Public Citizen

Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center

Represent.Us  

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Seth Waxman, Former United States Solicitor General

Sunlight Foundation

U.S. PIRG

United Steelworkers (USW)

Voter Participation Center

Voting Rights Institute

Wisconsin United to Amend

Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund