THE DAILY WHIP: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013

For Immediate Release:

February 12, 2013

Contact:

Katie GrantStephanie Young, 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 No votes expected

**Members are advised that the House will recess no later than 5:30 p.m. to allow a security sweep of the House Chamber prior to the President's State of the Union address. The House will meet again at approximately 8:35 p.m. for the purpose of receiving, in a joint session with the Senate, the President of the United States. No votes are expected in the House today, any recorded votes requested will be postponed until tomorrow.

Suspensions (3 bills)

  1. H.R. 267 - Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (Rep. McMorris Rodgers - Energy and Commerce)
  2. H.R. 316 - Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act (Rep. Esty - Energy and Commerce)
  3. H.R. 235 - Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013 (Rep. Kinzinger - Energy and Commerce)

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Wednesday, February 13: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to consider H.R. 592 – To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible for certain disaster relief and emergency assistance on terms equal to other eligible private nonprofit facilities, and for other purposes (Rep. Smith (NJ)/Rep. Meng – Transportation and Infrastructure) – under suspension of the Rules.

 
The Daily Quote

“…But we’ve got to avoid [the sequester]. We’ve got to stop it. … Will I look at revenue closers? Maybe so..”

-    John McCain, FOX News Sunday, 2/10/13