From the Web: House Democrats Set 2019 Floor Schedule

The schedule includes a one week recess at least once per month, increasing opportunities industry professionals could connect with their member of Congress if they are in their home districts.

11/30/2018 11:00 AM

From the Web: House Democrats Set 2019 Floor Schedule

House Democrats issued their floor schedule for next year, including 130 days in session, Roll Call reports.

“As we welcome a large class of new members, many with young families, next year’s schedule is focused on balancing time in Washington with time for members to conduct work in their districts and spend time with their families,” incoming House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., said in a statement accompanying the calendar’s release, according to the article.

Of note, the House will be in recess or “district work period” for at least a week per month, except in June. Its late summer hiatus is scheduled for July 29 to Sept. 6, 2019.

ACA International has many resources available on its Advocacy Action Center and you may visit to plan an agency tour or visit with your representative while they are in their home districts next year. Contact your policymakers’ district office now to improve your chance of scheduling an agency tour. And, be sure to visit your representative’s official website for background information and an updated list of their critical issues.

For additional information and resources for meetings with your member of Congress, ACA International’s Vice President for Congressional and Political Affairs Rae Ann Bevington may be reached at or (202) 810-8899.

The complete House 2019 legislative calendar and additional resources are also avaialble on ACA International’s Advocacy Resource Center.

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