THE DAILY LEADER: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2009

For Immediate Release:

November 18, 2009

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FLOOR SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2009
 
House Meets At…
 
First Vote Predicted…
 
Last Vote Predicted…
10:00 a.m.: Legislative Business   10:30 – 11:30 a.m.    3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
 

“One Minutes” (10 per side)

 

H.R. 2781 - To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Molalla River in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (Rep. Schrader – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 3961 - Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009 (Rep. Dingell – Energy and Commerce/Ways and Means)

 

Postponed Suspension Votes (3 Bills):

  1. S. 1599 - A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to include in the Federal charter of the Reserve Officers Association leadership positions newly added in its constitution and bylaws (Sen. Leahy - Judiciary)
  2. H.R. 1834 - Native American Business Development Enhancement Act of 2009 (Rep. Kirkpatrick - Small Business)
  3. H.Con.Res. 212 - Expressing the sense of Congress on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of historic events in Central and Eastern Europe, particularly the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, and reaffirming the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the United States and the Slovak and Czech Republics (Rep. Mica - Foreign Affairs) 

* 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

"[The Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act] takes additional steps to reform Medicare physician payments. The Administration is pleased that the bill would eliminate the steep payment cut scheduled for 2010. A cut of this magnitude could reduce access to physicians for Medicare beneficiaries throughout the country…[It] is an important step forward in comprehensively reforming the way Medicare pays physicians to provide the very best care to the Nation’s Medicare beneficiaries.”

 

  - White House Office of Management and Budget, 11/18/2009