THE DAILY LEADER: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2007

For Immediate Release:

September 4, 2007

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FLOOR SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2007

 
House Meets At…
 
Last Vote Predicted…

10:00 a.m.: Legislative Business

 

Fifteen “One Minutes” Per Side

  2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Suspensions (16 bills):

1)     H.Res. 629 - Extending the condolences and sympathy of the House of Representatives to the Government and the people of Greece for the grave loss of life and vast destruction caused by the devastating fires raging through Greece since June 2007 (Rep. Sarbanes – Foreign Affairs)

2)     H.R. 3062 - South Pacific Economic and Educational Development Act of 2007 (Rep. Faleomavaega – Foreign Affairs)

3)     S. 377 – United States-Poland Parliamentary Youth Exchange Program Act of 2007 (Sen. Lugar – Foreign Affairs)

4)     H.Res. 34 - Recognizing the 75th birthday of Desmond Mpilo Tutu, South African Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient (Rep. Jackson-Lee – Foreign Affairs)

5)     H.Res. 508 – Recognizing the strong security alliance between the Government of Japan and the United States and expressing appreciation to Japan for its role in enhancing stability in the Asia-Pacific region and its efforts in the global war against terrorism (Rep. Saxton – Foreign Affairs)

6)     H.Res. 575 – Commending the people and the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for their continued commitment to holding elections and broadening political participation, and for other purposes (Rep. Baird – Foreign Affairs)

7)     H.R. 954 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 365 West 125th Street in New York, New York, as the "Percy Sutton Post Office Building" (Rep. Rangel – Oversight and Government Reform)

8)     H.Res. 554 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Passport Month (Rep. Lee – Oversight and Government Reform)

9)     H.Res. 544 - Expressing the sympathy and pledging the support of the House of Representatives and the people of the United States for the victims of the devastating thunderstorms that caused severe flooding in 20 counties in eastern Kansas beginning on June 26, 2007 (Rep. Tiahrt – Oversight and Government Reform)

10)   H.Con.Res. 165 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Teen Driver Safety Week (Rep. Dent – Oversight and Government Reform)

11)   H.R. 3052 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 954 Wheeling Avenue in Cambridge, Ohio, as the “John Herschel Glenn, Jr. Post Office Building” (Rep. Space – Oversight and Government Reform)

12)   H.R. 3106 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 805 Main Street in Ferdinand, Indiana, as the "Staff Sergeant David L. Nord Post Office" (Rep. Hill – Oversight and Government Reform)

13)   H.R. 3218 - To designate a portion of Interstate Route 395 located in Baltimore, Maryland, as "Cal Ripken Way" (Rep. Sarbanes – Transportation and Infrastructure)

14)   H.Res. 606 - Honoring the city of Minneapolis, first responders, and the citizens of the State of Minnesota for their valiant efforts in responding to the horrific collapse of the Interstate Route 35W Mississippi River Bridge (Rep. Ellison – Transportation and Infrastructure)

15)   H.Con.Res. 181 - Recognizing and commending all volunteers and other persons who provide support to the families and children of members of the Armed Forces, including National Guard and Reserve personnel, who are deployed in service to the United States (Rep. Ortiz – Armed Services)

16)   H.Res.___ - Honoring the sacrifice and courage of the six missing miners and three rescuers who were killed in the Crandall Canyon mine disaster in Utah, and recognizing the rescue crews for their outstanding efforts in the aftermath of the tragedies (Rep. Matheson – Education and Labor)

 

Postponed Suspension Vote (1 bill):

1)     H.Res. 552 – Calling on the Government of the People's Republic of China to remove barriers to United States financial services firms doing business in China (Rep. Marshall – Financial Services)