Appropriations- This week, the House is likely to consider FY2019 spending bills, H.R. 648, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, and H.J. Res. 28, the Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act.
Funding for the departments and agencies within the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies; Financial Services and General Government; Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies spending bills lapsed on Dec. 21, when the continuing resolution (P.L. 115-298) expired.
H.R. 648 also contains a provision to extend through 2020 the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
Human Trafficking- On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 502, the Fight Illicit Networks and Detect (FIND) Trafficking Act.