THE DAILY WHIP: MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012

For Immediate Release:

December 17, 2012

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

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

12:00 p.m.: Morning Hour
2:00 p.m.: Legislative Business

Unlimited “One Minutes”

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

***MEMBERS ARE ADVISED THAT ANY EXPECTED ABSENCES SHOULD BE REPORTED TO THE WHIP’S OFFICE AT x5-3130.

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

**Members are advised that following votes tonight, the House will debate a resolution condemning the horrific attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by this tragedy.   

Suspensions (2 bills)

  1. H.R. 4606 – To authorize the issuance of right–of–way permits for natural gas pipelines in Glacier National Park, and for other purposes (Rep. Rehberg – Natural Resources)
  2. S. 3193 – Barona Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Clarification Act of 2012 (Sen. Feinstein – Natural Resources)

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Tuesday, December 18: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to consider several bills under suspension of the Rules. 

 
The Daily Quote

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC): “We’re for extending the middle-class tax rates. We can debate the upper-end tax rates when we do tax reform.”

-     New York Times, 12/14/12