THE DAILY WHIP: MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011

For Immediate Release:

December 5, 2011

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”

No votes expected in the House No Votes

Following the prayer and pledge, the House is expected to recess until approximately 3:30 p.m. At that time, the House will reconvene and debate the bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules.

***Members are advised that votes are not expected today to accommodate the White House Holiday Ball. Votes requested will be postponed until tomorrow.

Suspensions (8 Bills)
  1. H.R. 2351 - North Cascades National Park Service Complex Fish Stocking Act (Rep. Hastings (WA) - Natural Resources)
  2. H.R. 944 - To eliminate an unused lighthouse reservation, provide management consistency by incorporating the rocks and small islands along the coast of Orange County, California, into the California Coastal National Monument managed by the Bureau of Land Management, and meet the original Congressional intent of preserving Orange County's rocks and small islands, and for other purpose (Rep. Campbell - Natural Resources)
  3. H.R. 2360 - POWER Act (Rep. Landry - Natural Resources)
  4. H.R. 643 - Sugar Loaf Fire Protection District Land Exchange Act (Rep. Polis - Natural Resources)
  5. H.R. 1560 - To amend the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama and Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to allow the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe to determine blood quantum requirement for membership in that tribe (Rep. Reyes - Natural Resources)
  6. S.683 - Box Elder Utah Land Conveyance Act (Sen. Lee - Natural Resources)
  7. S. 535 - Fort Pulaski National Monument Lease Authorization Act (Sen. Isakson - Natural Resources)
  8. S.Con.Res. 32 - A concurrent resolution to authorize the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make technical corrections in the enrollment of H.R. 470, an Act to further allocate and expand the availability of hydroelectric power generated at Hoover Dam, and for other purpose (Sen. Bingaman - Natural Resources)
TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Tuesday, December 6: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to consider bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules. Votes are not expected before 2:00 p.m.
 
The Daily Quote

“Earlier this week, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stood with his leadership team and predicted that a “majority” of Republicans would support extending the payroll tax cut. He was wrong. Not only did 26 out of the 47 Republicans in the Senate vote “no” Thursday night on a GOP version of the bill, McConnell’s top lieutenants bailed on him, including Senate Republican Whip Jon Kyl of Arizona, along with Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), John Cornyn (R-Texas) and John Thune (R-S.D.) — all members of leadership. The lopsided 20-78 vote on McConnell’s version of the payroll tax dealt a rare but embarrassing blow to the Kentucky Republican…”

-  Politico, 12/2/11