THE DAILY WHIP: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012

For Immediate Release:

December 5, 2012

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

House Meets At:First Vote Predicted:Last Vote Predicted:
9:00 a.m.: Legislative Business

Five “One Minutes” per side
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

**Members are advised that the House is only expecting one vote series today.

**MEMBERS ARE URGED TO SIGN THE WALZ DISCHARGE PETITION ON THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX CUT ACT TODAY** 

Suspensions (8 bills)

  1. H.Res. __ Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 2838, with an amendment (Rep. LoBiondo – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  2. S.Con.Res. 50 - A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding actions to preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has thrived (Sen. Rubio – Energy and Commerce)
  3. H.R. 6620To eliminate certain limitations on the length of Secret Service Protection for former Presidents and for the children of former Presidents (Rep. Gowdy – Judiciary)
  4. H.R. 6602 – To make revisions in title 36, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current and make technical corrections and improvements (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary)
  5. H.R. 6605 – To eliminate an unnecessary reporting requirement for an unfunded DNA Identification grant program (Rep. Conyers – Judiciary)
  6. H.R. 6223 – To amend section 1059(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 to clarify that a period of employment abroad by the Chief of Mission or United States Armed Forces as a translator, interpreter, or in an executive level security position is to be counted as a period of residence and physical presence in the United States for purposes of qualifying for naturalization if at least a portion of such period was spent in Iraq or Afghanistan, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Dent – Judiciary)
  7. S. 3486 – Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012 (Sen. Leahy – Judiciary)
  8. S. 2367 – 21st Century Language Act of 2012 (Sen. Conrad – Judiciary)
 
The Daily Quote

“Mr. President, the Republican majority in the House of Representatives stands ready to work with you to do what's best for our country.”

-     Rep. John A. Boehner, 11/7/12

“Right now, I would say we’re nowhere, period. We’re nowhere.”

-     Rep. John A. Boehner, 12/2/12