THE DAILY WHIP: MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014

For Immediate Release:

April 28, 2014

Contact:

Stephanie Young, Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

2:00 p.m.: Legislative Business

Unlimited “One Minutes”

6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

**Following one minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 4:00 p.m. At that time, the House will reconvene and consider the nine bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules. Any recorded votes requested will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (9 bills)

  1. S. 994 – The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (Sen. Warner – Oversight and Government Reform)
  2. H.R. 4192 – To amend the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the height of buildings in the District of Columbia" to clarify the rules of the District of Columbia regarding human occupancy of penthouses above the top story of the building upon which the penthouse is placed, as amended (Rep. Issa – Oversight and Government Reform)
  3. H.R. 4194 – The Government Reports Elimination Act, as amended (Rep. Issa – Oversight and Government Reform)
  4. H.R. 298 – To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to evaluate the significance of the Mill Springs Battlefield located in Pulaski and Wayne Counties, Kentucky, and the feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System (Rep. Rogers (KY) –  Natural Resources)
  5. H.R. 4032 – North Texas Invasive Species Barrier Act of 2014, as amended (Rep. Hall – Natural Resources)
  6. H.R. 3110 – Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act (Rep. Young (AK) – Natural Resources)
  7. H.R. 930 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site and surrounding land of the New Philadelphia town site in the State of Illinois (Rep. Schock – Natural Resources)
  8. H.R. 4120 – To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date (Rep. Hoyer – Natural Resources)
  9. H.R. 1501 – Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Preservation Act (Rep. Jeffries – Natural Resources)

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Tuesday, April 29: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to consider H.R. 4414 – Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 (Rep. Carney – Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule).  The House is also expected to consider bills under suspension of the Rules.

 
The Daily Quote

"[Rep. Raul] Labrador (R-Idaho) said in a statement Friday that he was ‘disappointed’ in Boehner’s remarks conveyed back home in Ohio, in which he appeared to theatrically mimic House Republicans and their refusal to take up an immigration overhaul... Labrador said. 'The vast majority of House Republicans are pro-immigration reform, and we have been working hard to achieve it.' In an appearance before the Middletown Rotary Club Thursday, Boehner stressed that he was committed to rewriting immigration laws and that he’s had 'every brick and bat and arrow shot at me' because of his push to do so. 'Here’s the attitude. “Ohhhh. Don’t make me do this. Ohhhh. This is too hard,”’ Boehner said of his fellow House Republicans... House Republican leadership has no plans to take up immigration reform in the immediate future. A memo released Friday by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) outlining the House’s spring agenda did not mention immigration."

-    Politico, 4/25/2014