THE DAILY LEADER: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2009

For Immediate Release:

September 29, 2009

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FLOOR SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
 
House Meets At…
 
First Vote Predicted…
 
Last Vote Predicted…
10:00 a.m.: Legislative Business   12:00 – 1:00 p.m.   2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
 

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

 

Suspensions (17 Bills)

1.       H.Res. 731 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the employees of the Department of Homeland Security, their partners at all levels of government, and the millions of emergency response providers and law enforcement agents nationwide should be commended for their dedicated service on the Nation's front lines in the war against acts of terrorism (Rep. Clarke - Homeland Security)

2.       H.Res. 517 - Congratulating the University of Washington women's softball team for winning the 2009 Women's College World Series (Rep. McDermott - Education and Labor)

3.       H.Res. 769 - Recognizing the benefits of service-learning as a teaching strategy to effectively engage youth in the community and classroom, and expressing support for the goals of the National Learn and Serve Challenge (Rep. Platts - Education and Labor)

4.       H.Res. 487 - Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the State News at Michigan State University (Rep. Rogers (MI) - Education and Labor)

5.       H.Res. 90 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Campus Safety Awareness Month (Rep. Sestak - Education and Labor)

6.       S.Con.Res. 41 - A concurrent resolution providing for the acceptance of a statue of Helen Keller, presented by the people of Alabama (Sen. Sessions - House Administration)

7.       H.Res. 692 - Supporting the goals and ideals of Tay-Sachs Awareness Month (Rep. Arcuri - Energy and Commerce)

8.       H.Res. 314 - Honoring and saluting Hillerich & Bradsby Co. on the 125th anniversary of the Louisville Slugger (Rep. Yarmuth - Energy and Commerce)

9.       H.R. 3663 - Delays the date on which the accreditation requirement under the Medicare program applies to suppliers of durable medical equipment that are pharmacies (Rep. Space – Energy and Commerce)

10.    S. 1289 - Foreign Evidence Request Efficiency Act of 2009 (Sen. Whitehouse - Judiciary)

11.    H.R. 1727 - Managing Arson Through Criminal History Act of 2009 (Rep. Bono Mack - Judiciary)

12.    H.Res. 757 - Supporting the goals and ideals of a National Day of Remembrance for Homicide Victims (Rep. Edwards (MD) - Judiciary)

13.    H.R. 1333 - Exempts the transportation, shipment, receipt, or importation of explosive materials for delivery to a federally recognized Indian tribe or an agency of such a tribe from various Federal criminal prohibitions relating to explosives (Rep. Grijalva - Judiciary)

14.    H.Res. 739 - Honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug for his many contributions to alleviating world hunger (Rep. Boswell - Foreign Affairs)

15.    H.Con.Res. 151 - Expressing the sense of Congress that China release democratic activist Liu Xiaobo from imprisonment (Rep. Minnick - Foreign Affairs)

16.    H.Con.Res. 51 - Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty (Rep. Tiberi - Foreign Affairs)

17.    S. 1707 - Authorizing appropriations for fiscal years 2010 through 2014 to promote an enhanced strategic partnership with Pakistan and its people (Sen. Kerry/Rep. Berman – Foreign Affairs)

 

Postponed Suspension Votes (3 Bills):

1.       H.R. 2442 - Bay Area Regional Water Recycling Program Expansion Act of 2009 (Rep. George Miller - Natural Resources)

2.       H.R. 1771 - Chesapeake Bay Science, Education, and Ecosystem Enhancement Act of 2009 (Rep. Sarbanes - Natural Resources)

3.       H.R. 1053 - Chesapeake Bay Accountability and Recovery Act of 2009 (Rep. Wittman - Natural Resources)

 

* 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

"I believe in limited government and individual responsibility, cherish the freedom to choose, and generally oppose individual mandates—except where markets fail, individuals suffer, and society pays a hefty price. Let's face it, in a country as productive and advanced as ours, every American deserves affordable access to healthcare delivered at the right time. And they don't have it today. It is time for an individual health insurance mandate for a minimum level of health coverage.”

 

 - Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), U.S. News & World Report, 9/28/2009