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CHPP Daily Brief: Legislative Snapshot Saturday, October 12, 2019

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Legislative Snapshot
Saturday, October 12, 2019

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(Proverbs 1:33)

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National Prayer Leaders Call for a Day of Corporate Repentance.
See below.

"Standing United Together . . . Under the Cross of Christ"

An Urgent Call to Repentance


November 3, 2019A

An Introduction by John Robb, Founder, National Prayer Assembly (USA)
Chairman, International Prayer Council
International Coordinator, World Prayer Assembly (2012)

Dear Prayer Friends,

The situation in the USA has now become very critical with the serious division happening within our government, which is also a mark of the evil one's influence. His main strategy is to separate and divide. However, history belongs to the intercessors, especially if we identify in confession and repentance for our national sins as Nehemiah, Daniel and others did in Biblical history, moving the Lord to intervene and bring His deliverance and transformation. He will do the same for our embattled nation if we do our part and confess corporately "we have sinned". Some close friends in the prayer movement have recently put out this call to repentance for us. If you agree, please sign and forward it to others in your own church, organization or network so that it goes out far and wide. Let us observe Sunday, November 3, as a solemn day of repentance and practice a repentant lifestyle, going forward, not only for our own sins but also for our church, communities and the nation until we see His breakthrough.

May the Lord have mercy on the USA!

November 3, 2019

"When I shut up heaven and there is no rain, or command the locusts to devour the land, or send pestilence among My people, if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land." (2 Chronicles 7:13-14)
God is calling us, the Body of Christ, to come together, fall on our knees and confess the sin of our nation, repenting corporately, with ONE VOICE before Him. Once that is done, God says He will hear us, forgive us and heal our land! In order to do that, we must be convicted of our sin, and be willing to repent, not just give lip service. "These people draw near to Me with their mouth, and honor Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me." (Matthew 15:8) God is asking us if we are willing to receive the burden of "conviction of the sin of this nation" in our hearts. As we agree, we will be empowered to pray effectively in repentance for our nation!

We are engaged in a spiritual battle . . . a warfare of love! Many in the Body of Christ are deeply concerned about the extreme danger being posed by the anti-Christ spirit, which is operating against not only our President but the United States of America at this very hour, trying to undermine and destroy our very foundations. Americans are distracted by a never-ending stream of "urgent" matters, while the media floods the airwaves 24/7 with "fake news" in an attempt to control our minds and instill fear in our hearts! What is taking place is a battle, against not only our Government but against individuals, families, churches and communities. It is an all-out war against the American way of life . . . and it has already been launched! "We, The People" are under attack! Unless the Body of Christ repents and then rises up in prayer, the United States will have no future.

"Even now," declares the Lord, "return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning." Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious and compassionate. (Joel 2:12-13)
Nothing is too far out of reach that God cannot revive it. Repentance does not happen spontaneously. It first takes place in individual hearts, is nurtured by prayer and fasting, and is then birthed into the larger arena, often through solemn assemblies. In Scripture, these solemn assemblies were often called by priests, prophets or kings, for the entire nation. Prior to every national awakening in the United States, there was an emphasis on repentance, with fasting and prayer. Throughout our history, 788 solemn assemblies for national repentance took place!

The blessing of national repentance is not only that God heals and blesses the nation, but also that a passion for His Presence is stirred up in the Body of Christ.

During the Civil War, as President Abraham Lincoln struggled to mend a divided and war-torn nation and recenter Americans around God and prayer, he issued a proclamation on March 30, 1863, calling for a "Day of National Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer." The text of Lincoln's proclamation has pointed lessons for today, as our nation is once again deeply divided. It repeatedly references God, calls on Americans to turn back to prayer and acknowledges the importance that God plays in human affairs. It was indeed a "call to repent before God" which is appropriate for us today.

"Whereas, the Senate of the United States, devoutly recognizing the Supreme Authority and just Government of Almighty God, in all the affairs of men and of nations, has, by a resolution, requested the President to designate and set apart a day for National prayer and humiliation.

And whereas it is the duty of nations as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God, to confess their sins and transgressions, in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord.

And, insomuch as we know that, by His divine law, nations like individuals are subjected to punishments and chastisements in this world, may we not justly fear that the awful calamity of civil war, which now desolates the land, maybe but a punishment, inflicted upon us, for our presumptuous sins, to the needful end of our national reformation as a whole People?

We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved, these many years, in peace and prosperity. We have grown in numbers, wealth and power, as no other nation has ever grown. But we have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us in peace, and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us; and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us! It behooves us then, to humble ourselves before the offended Power, to confess our national sins, and to pray for clemency and forgiveness.
Now, therefore, in compliance with the request, and fully concurring in the views of the Senate, I do, by this my proclamation, designate and set apart Thursday, the 30th day of April, 1863, as a day of national humiliation, fasting and prayer. And I do hereby request all the People to abstain, on that day, from their ordinary secular pursuits, and to unite, at their several places of public worship and their respective homes, in keeping the day holy to the Lord, and devoted to the humble discharge of the religious duties proper to that solemn occasion.

All this being done, in sincerity and truth, let us then rest humbly in the hope authorized by the Divine teachings, that the united cry of the Nation will be heard on high, and answered with blessings, no less than the pardon of our national sins, and the restoration of our now divided and suffering Country, to its former happy condition of unity and peace. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed."
By the President: Abraham Lincoln
Today, October 3, 2019, we, the undersigned, call the Body of Christ to a DAY OF CORPORATE REPENTANCE for the United States of America, to take place on Sunday, November 3, 2019, as a step toward a NATIONAL DAY OF REPENTANCE!
(First 8 cosigners)

John Robb, Founder, National Prayer Assembly (USA), Chairman, International Prayer Council, International Coordinator, World Prayer Assembly (2012)
Dave Kubal, President / CEO Intercessors for America Kris Kubal, Director of Strategic Resources and Engagement, Intercessors for America
Maureen Bravo, Founder and Administrator of 24/7 National Strategic Prayer Call, Liberty Prayer Network
Ioan Peia, Founder and Administrator of 24/7 National Strategic Prayer Call, International Prayer Council
Jill Gates, Veritas Partners
Sara Ballenger, Capitol Hill Prayer Partners
Cindy Williams, Founder / Leader, Pray Michigan


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Turkey: Trump Takes Action

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Office of Public Affairs

Treasury Developing New Authorities to Target Turkey for Any Potential Human Rights Abuses or Destabilizing Actions in Syria

Impending Presidential E.O. Will Authorize Treasury to Sanction Turkish Government Agencies and Officials

Washington - Given Turkey's ongoing military offensive in northeastern Syria, President Donald J. Trump intends to sign an Executive Order to dissuade Turkey from any further offensive military action in northeast Syria, including but not limited to indiscriminate targeting of civilians, targeting of civilian infrastructure, targeting of ethnic or religious minorities, or targeting or other actions that undermine the continued counterterrorism activities of the Syrian Democratic Forces. It is imperative that Turkey not allow even a single ISIS fighter to escape. The Order will delegate to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the President and the Secretary of State, authority to designate individuals and entities of the Government of Turkey involved in human rights abuses or actions leading to the further deterioration of peace, security, and stability in northeastern Syria. The Order also will give the Secretary of the Treasury the authority to impose secondary sanctions on those engaging in knowing and significant transactions with designated individuals and entities of the Government of Turkey.

"At the direction of President Trump we will be targeting specific Turkish individuals or departments as needed," said Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin. "This is a notice to banks and other parties to be on notice of potential actions."

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The Daily Jot (Part One)

Friday, October 11, 2019

More impeachment chicanery

Two Ukrainian men are being tied to nefarious and illegal activity with the president and his attorney Rudi Giuliani. Ukrainians Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman have been indicted by the US attorney in Manhattan on four counts, including conspiracy, falsification of records and lying to the Federal Election Commission about a $325,000 donation to a super PAC to support Trump. The Wall Street Journal's (WSJ) story insinuates that the two men helped Giuliani investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, were part of the president's inner circle, and made illegal donations. It's another "reason to impeach" headline, but the truth is buried deep in the story and it takes a discerning eye to spot it.

WSJ establishes that these Ukrainians attended functions at the White House, shows pictures of them with Trump as well as with his son, Donald Trump, Jr., while reporting that the president said he didn't know the men. Of course, there are countless people who get their pictures taken with presidents, that the president would never recall their names or their faces. But a picture connotates familiarity. It is not until late in the story that it is revealed that those campaign donations, which allegedly have a circuitous route with "Russian" connections, were not made during the 2016 cycle, but rather for the current cycle to support the president and other Republicans running for office. But wait, there is more.

The $325,000 was thought to be suspicious when it came in to the America First Action super PAC. This key information is buried late in the story after all the narrative that raises suspicions is laid out. WSJ reports, "In May 2018, the men separately gave $325,000 to the primary pro-Trump super PAC, America First Action, through the LLC Global Energy Producers, according to the indictment and FEC records. The way they structured that donation was meant "to evade the reporting requirements" in federal law, prosecutors alleged. The indictment also alleges that Mr. Fruman intentionally misspelled his name to further evade FEC scrutiny."

Here's the kicker as reported by WSJ, "A spokeswoman for America First Action said the super PAC had placed the contribution in a segregated bank account after a complaint was filed in July 2018 with the FEC. The donation "has not been used for any purpose, and the funds will remain in this segregated account until these matters are resolved," the spokeswoman said. "We take our legal obligations seriously and scrupulously comply with the law and any suggestion otherwise is false."" This appears to be another narrative to cast sinister suspicions on Giuliani and the president regarding Ukraine and Russia. The attempts to confuse and deceive Americans continue. Christ said in Luke 12:2, "For there is nothing covered that shall not be revealed." May it be so in all of this. Don't be deceived by the headlines.

The Daily Jot (Part Two)

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Why your opinion on impeachment is important

There are a myriad of polls gauging whether the public wants the president impeached. It appears, however, that many do not know what impeachment is, how it is done, or even if what the president has done is an impeachable offense. The Democratic Party leadership could very well be using this non-official "impeachment inquiry" for political purposes to buy time to bombard the public with a propaganda narrative to sway voter opinion against the president and his party. The news media is doing little, if nothing, to get to the specifics of what the Democrats think is an impeachable offense and whether the charges, which formally have not been made, are credible. Let's start with the Constitution.

Article I Section II of the Constitution states: "The House of Representatives shall choose their speaker and other officers; and shall have the sole power of impeachment." Article I Section 3 says, "The Senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, they shall be on oath or affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two thirds of the members present." Article II Section 4 states: "The President, Vice President and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors."

Impeachment is a political, not a necessarily a criminal action. Treason and bribery are particularly definable. According to the Constitution, treason can occur only in a wartime situation. Bribery is taking something of value for an act. High crimes and misdemeanors give Congress a large berth to impeach-and that could be anything Congress determines is impeachable. The House of Representatives can impeach a president with a simple majority vote. Once impeached, the president would be tried in the Senate, where it takes two-thirds of the members present to remove him from office. The House would appoint members to prosecute the case against the president before the Senate.

The Democratic Leadership is making the case before the people that seeking assistance from a foreign country to investigate a political opponent is an impeachable offense. A law doesn't need to be broken for impeachment. The bar is whether this act deserves removal from office. Other charges are/will be added-obstruction of justice, obstruction of Congress, conspiring with a foreign government, etc. The Democratic Party is gambling that the citizens of America will support impeachment-This is why it is so important for the media to sway public opinion against the president and his party. This brings into clearer focus the reports about an ongoing coup attempt. As 2 Timothy 3:13 says, "But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived." Your opinion matters. Make it known.

Recent Floor Activity

Weekly Digests of the Congressional Record
October 5, 2019
October 12, 2019

Congress During Recess


'It doesn't matter': Pelosi dismisses worries about losing House in 2020 over impeachment

Commerce Policy

Banking for lawful marijuana has become a bipartisan issue


Rep. Rashida Tlaib facing review by Ethics Committee over campaign salary complaint

Pending Activity

Committee Activity

What's Next as House Committees Launch Impeachment Probes

House subpoenas Giuliani over Biden and 2016 election claims in whistleblower complaint

End impeachment secrecy

Lindsey Graham invites Rudy Giuliani to testify to Congress about Ukraine

Trump's ambassador to the European Union will testify in impeachment inquiry

Floor Outlook

House may vote on prescription drug bill this month

McConnell: Senate would have 'no choice' but to take up impeachment

Senate Floor
Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Tuesday: Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Barbara McConnell Barrett, of Arizona, to be Secretary of the Air Force, Department of Defense, and votes on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, 9/26, Senate began consideration of the following:

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Barbara McConnell Barrett, of Arizona, to be Secretary of the Air Force, Department of Defense.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Frank William Volk, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Charles R. Eskridge III, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of David John Novak, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Rachel P. Kovner, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Senate Committees
Senate Committee Meetings Schedule

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Hearings to examine fall prevention, focusing on national, state, and local solutions to better support seniors.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Hearings to examine feeding America, focusing on making sustainable offshore aquaculture a reality.

Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine the impacts of diseases on wildlife conservation and management.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine United States-Iran policy.

Hearings to examine pending nominations.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Carmen G. Cantor, of Puerto Rico, to be Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia,
Michael George DeSombre, of Illinois, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand,
Sung Y. Kim, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia,
Morse H. Tan, of Illinois, to be Ambassador at Large for Global Criminal Justice, and
Kelley Eckels Currie, of Georgia, to be Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, all of the Department of State, and other pending nominations;
to be immediately followed by aSubcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy hearing to examine the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act in action, focusing on implementation and the Indo-Pacific strategy.

Joint Economic Committee
Hearings to examine measuring economic inequality in the United States.

Indian Affairs
An oversight hearing to examine lending opportunities, focusing on homeownership in Indian country.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Armed Services
Closed hearings to examine the situation in Syria and the wider region.

Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Hearings to examine implementing the 2018 Farm Bill.

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
An oversight hearing to examine the Federal Communications Commission, focusing on the spectrum auctions program.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's semi-annual report to Congress.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Subcommittee on Security
Hearings to examine improving security at Americas airports, focusing on stakeholder perspectives.

Environment and Public Works
Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
Hearings to examine reducing emissions while driving economic growth, focusing on industry-led initiatives.

Business meeting to consider
• S. 2132, to promote security and provide justice for United States victims of international terrorism,
• S. 2511, to amend title 40, United States Code, to provide the Marshal of the Supreme Court of the United States and Supreme Court Police with the authority to protect the Chief Justice of the United States, any Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and other individuals in any location,
and the nominations of
Halil Suleyman Ozerden, of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit,
David B. Barlow, to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah,
John Fitzgerald Kness, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois,
R. Austin Huffaker, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama,
Lee Philip Rudofsky, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas,
Justin Reed Walker, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky,
Eleni Maria Roumel, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims,
Steven J. Menashi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit,
Karen Spencer Marston, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania,
Richard Earnest Myers II, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina,
Anuraag Singhal, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, and
David M. DeVillers, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Department of Justice.

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine the status of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and related energy security issues.

To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

House Floor
House Floor Schedule

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 3289 - Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)

2) H.R. 4270 - PROTECT Hong Kong Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jim McGovern / Foreign Affairs Committee)

3) H.Res. 543 - Recognizing Hong Kong's bilateral relationship with the United States, condemning the interference of the Peoples Republic of China in Hong Kongs affairs, and supporting the people of Hong Kongs right to protest, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Brad Sherman / Foreign Affairs Committee)

4) H.Res. 521 - Commending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the Peoples Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government of Canada for the extradition of a Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., executive (Sponsored by Rep. Michael McCaul / Foreign Affairs Committee)

5) H.R. 95 - Homeless Veteran Families Act (Sponsored by Rep. Julia Brownley / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

6) H.R. 2385 - To permit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program (Sponsored by Rep. Conor Lamb / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

7) H.R. 1199 - VA Website Accessibility Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Elaine Luria / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

8) H.R. 2334 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Conaway / Veterans' Affairs Committee)

On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 3889 - ONDCP Technical Corrections Act of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Harley Rouda / Oversight and Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 1496 - Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jody Hice / Oversight and Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 1252 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6531 Van Nuys Boulevard in Van Nuys, California, as the "Marilyn Monroe Post Office" (Sponsored by Rep. Tony Crdenas / Oversight and Reform Committee)

4) H.R. 1253 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13507 Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima, California, as the "Ritchie Valens Post Office Building" (Sponsored by Rep. Tony Crdenas / Oversight and Reform Committee)

5) H.R. 1833 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 35 Tulip Avenue in Floral Park, New York, as the "Lieutenant Michael R. Davidson Post Office Building" (Sponsored by Rep. Kathleen Rice / Oversight and Reform Committee)

6) H.R. 2151 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7722 South Main Street in Pine Plains, New York, as the "Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent Post Office" (Sponsored by Rep. Antonio Delgado / Oversight and Reform Committee)

7) H.R. 2451 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 575 Dexter Street in Central Falls, Rhode Island, as the "Elizabeth Buffum Chace Post Office" (Sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline / Oversight and Reform Committee)

8) H.R. 3144 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8520 Michigan Avenue in Whittier, California, as the "Jose Ramos Post Office Building" (Sponsored by Rep. Linda Snchez / Oversight and Reform Committee)

9) H.R. 3152 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 456 North Meridian Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Richard G. Lugar Post Office" (Sponsored by Rep. Andr Carson / Oversight and Reform Committee)

10) H.R. 3207 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 Mill Street in Hookstown, Pennslvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Dylan Elchin Post Office Building", as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Conor Lamb / Oversight and Reform Committee)

11) H.R. 3314 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1750 McCulloch Boulevard North in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, as the "Lake Havasu City Combat Veterans Memorial Post Office Building" (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Gosar / Oversight and Reform Committee)

12) H.R. 3329 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street in Montclair, California, as the "Paul Eaton Post Office Building" (Sponsored by Rep. Norma Torres / Oversight and Reform Committee)

13) H.R. 1972 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 West Kent Avenue in Missoula, Montana, as the "Jeannette Rankin Post Office Building" (Sponsored by Rep. Greg Gianforte / Oversight and Reform Committee)

14) H.R. 887 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 877 East 1200 South in Orem, Utah, as the "Jerry C. Washburn Post Office Building" (Sponsored by Rep. John Curtis / Oversight and Reform Committee)

H.R. 1815SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Sean Casten / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 3624 - Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne / Financial Services Committee)

Additional Legislative Items Are Possible

Text of Bills for the Week of October 14, 2019

House Committees
House Committee Meetings Schedule

Tuesday - October 15, 2019

"Preparing for 2020: How Illinois is Securing Elections"
Committee on Homeland Security

Addressing the Lead Crisis through Innovation & Technology
Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)

• H.R. 1815 - SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act;
• H.R. 3624 - Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019

Committee on Rules


Wednesday - October 16, 2019

NASAs Proposal to Advance the Next Moon Landing by Four Years
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)

• H.R. 3942, the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act;
• H.R. 886, the Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019;
• H.R. 835, the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019;
• H.R. 4258, the Reauthorizing Security for Supreme Court Justices Act of 2019;
• H.R. 3713, To amend title 28, United States Code, provide an additional place for holding court for the Western District of Washington, and for other purposes, and H.R. 1123, the Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019.

Committee on the Judiciary

Food and Nutrition Service: Policy and Program Overview
Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)

"Public-Private Initiatives to Secure the Supply Chain"
Committee on Homeland Security

The House Calendar and Schedule: Evaluating Practices and Challenges
Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

Legislative Hearing: H.R. 3160 and S. 46
Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States (Committee on Natural Resources)

"Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumers"
Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Strengthening Our Fiscal Toolkit: Policy Options to Improve Economic Resiliency
Committee on the Budget

E-cigarettes: An Emerging Threat to Public Health
Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)

Pending Legislation
Committee on Veterans' Affairs

"Examining the Future of Transportation Network Companies: Challenges and Opportunities."
Subcommittee on Highways and Transit (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)

Who Is Standing Up for Consumers? A Semi-Annual Review of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Committee on Financial Services

"Legislation to Reverse the Youth Tobacco Epidemic"
Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

SBA Management Review: SBA IG Report on the Most Serious Management and Performance Challenges Facing the SBA
Committee on Small Business

Syria Study Group: Recommendations for U.S. Policy
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism (Committee on Foreign Affairs)

Broken Promises: Assessing VAs Systems for Protecting Veterans from Clinical Harm
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

Markup of H.R. 4617, Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act
Committee on House Administration

Resiliency of Military Installations to Emerging Threats
Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities (Committee on Armed Services)

Examining the USDAs Proposed Cuts to Free School Meals.
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services (Committee on Education and Labor)

Protecting America: The Reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program
Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance (Committee on Financial Services)


Thursday - October 17, 2019

Solving the Climate Crisis: Cleaner, Stronger Buildings
Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

To Review Implementation of USDA Farm Bill Research Programs
Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research (Committee on Agriculture)

The Case for Climate Optimism: Realistic Pathways to Achieving Net Zero Emissions.
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (Committee on Natural Resources)

The Administration's Decision to Deport Critically Ill Children and Their Families
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (Committee on Oversight and Reform)

Examining Corporate Priorities: The Impact of Stock Buybacks on Workers, Communities, and Investors
Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets (Committee on Financial Services)

Defending the Homeland from Bioterrorism: Are We Prepared?
Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery (Committee on Homeland Security)

Oversight Hearing: Chronic Wasting Disease
Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)

Voting Rights and Election Administration in America
Subcommittee on Elections (Committee on House Administration)

Legislative Proposals to Strengthen the Voting Rights Act
Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties (Committee on the Judiciary)

Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2420
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands (Committee on Natural Resources)

Can Opportunity Zones Address Concerns in the Small Business Economy?
Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access (Committee on Small Business)

Promoting Inclusion: Examining the Need for Diversity Practices for Americas Changing Workforce
Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion (Committee on Financial Services)

Chinas Maritime Silk Road Initiative: Implications for the Global Maritime Supply Chain.
Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)

Oversight Hearing on the Federal Bureau of Prisons and Implementation of the First Step Act
Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security (Committee on the Judiciary)

Oversight Hearing: The Department of Housing and Urban Developments Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery program
Subcommittee on the Departments of Transportation, and House and Urban Development, and Related Agen (Committee on Appropriations)

The Publics Right to Know: FOIA at the Department of Homeland Security"
Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability (Committee on Homeland Security)

Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2795: Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019; and H.R. 3742: Recovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019 (RAWA)
Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife (Committee on Natural Resources)


Friday - October 18, 2019

Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 3: The Role of Data and Privacy in Competition
Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law (Committee on the Judiciary)

Task Force on Artificial Intelligence: AI and the Evolution of Cloud Computing: Evaluating How Financial Data is Stored, Protected, and Maintained by Cloud Providers
Committee on Financial Services


Honoring Tennessee's Governor

Honoring Tennessee's Governor:

Decreeing that Thursday, October 10th, be a Day of Prayer, Fasting and Humiliation for all the Citizens of the State of Tennessee

To view the actual document of this historic decree, please go here.

Thank you, Governor Lee!

Operation Restoration

Operation Restoration



Once each week, on Sunday mornings and for 24 hours, join with others in OPERATION RESTORATION . . .

"Operation Restoration"

This initiative is based upon the Move of the Spirit that was launched last month during Operation Refiner's Fire. The LORD has shown us that He has used those fires to ignite the FIRE of the HOLY SPIRIT to visit our people, which He now yearns to keep burning among our people until the day of His return!

"Operation Restoration" is based on the promise of Scripture, recorded in
2 Chronicles 7:14,15.

It is written:

. . . "and if My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

"Now My eyes will be open and My ears attentive to the prayer offered in this place."

This is a weekly Solemn Assembly, where saints can feel free to gather each Sunday, to offer prayers of repentance before our Lord, for the many sins our nation has committed before Him.

Abba so desires to hear our prayers . . . He is just waiting to heal us!

You can join us, any Sunday, beginning at 9:00 a.m. EST by calling:
Access Code: 150411#
Each week, our conference line for Operation Restoration will remain open until Monday morning at 9:00 a.m.EST -- allowing for 24 hours of nonstop prayer before our King of Kings, that He might, indeed, "heal our land." Amen.

About Capitol Hill Prayer Partners

About Capitol Hill Prayer Partners

To learn more about our ministry, and to sign up to begin receiving our daily alerts, please go here.

Subscribe for our Alerts!

Subscribe for our Alerts!

Capitol Hill Prayer Partners welcomes all who wish to pray for our leaders to join us in prayer for our nation. You may sign up to receive our alerts by sending an email to us at:

requesting that your name be added to our list of subscribers.


God bless you!