THE DAILY LEADER: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010

For Immediate Release:

December 17, 2010

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

House Meets At: First Vote Predicted: Last Vote Predicted:

9:00 a.m.: Legislative Business

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Evening

“One Minutes” (5 per side)

Possible Further Action on Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2011 (Rep. Obey – Appropriations)
 
Suspensions (11 Bills)
  1. S. 3592 - A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Commerce Drive in Tyrone, Georgia, as the "First Lieutenant Robert Wilson Collins Post Office Building" (Sen. Chambliss - Oversight and Government Reform)
  2. H.Res. 1733 - Recognizing Mark Twain as one of America's most famous literary icons on the 175th anniversary of his birth and the 100th anniversary of his death (Rep. Snyder - Oversight and Government Reform)
  3. H.R. 2142 - Government Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Performance Improvement Act of 2009 (Rep. Cuellar - Oversight and Government Reform)
  4. H.Res. 1621 - Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the historic founding of Catholic Charities USA (Rep. Holt - Oversight and Government Reform)
  5. H.Res. 1767 - Commending the Wisconsin Badger football team for an outstanding season and 2011 Rose Bowl bid (Rep. Baldwin - Education and Labor)
  6. H.R. 5510 - Aiding Those Facing Foreclosure Act of 2010 (Rep. Kaptur - Financial Services)
  7. H.Res. __ - Honoring the exceptional achievements of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and recognizing the monumental contributions he has made to United States national security, humanitarian causes, and peaceful resolutions of international conflict (Rep. Lowey - Foreign Affairs)
  8. S. 3874 - Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act (Sen. Boxer - Energy and Commerce)
  9. H.R. 6533 - To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service (Rep. Doyle - Energy and Commerce)
  10. Senate Amendment to H.R. 5809 - Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (Rep. Inslee - Energy and Commerce)
  11. H.R. 6523 - Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 (Rep. Skelton - Armed Services)
Postponed Suspension Votes (3 Bills)
  1. H.Res. 1377 - Honoring the accomplishments of Norman Yoshio Mineta (Rep. Honda - House Administration)
  2. Senate Amendment to H.R. 1107 - To enact certain laws relating to public contracts as title 41, United States Code, "Public Contracts" (Rep. Conyers - Judiciary)
  3. Senate Amendment to H.R. 628 - To establish a pilot program in certain United States district courts to encourage enhancement of expertise in patent cases among district judges (Rep. Issa - Judiciary)
* Conference Reports may be brought up at any time.
* Motions to go to Conference should they become available.
* Possible Motions to Instruct Conferees.
 
The Daily Quote

 "After careful analysis of the comprehensive report compiled by the Department of Defense and thorough consideration of the testimony provided by the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the service chiefs, I support repeal of the 'don’t ask, don’t tell' law.”

   -   Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME), 12/15/2010