THE NIGHTLY LEADER: FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010

For Immediate Release:

March 19, 2010

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HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR MARCH 19, 2010

 

Considered and Passed:

 

H.R. 3644 - Ocean, Coastal, and Watershed Education Act (Rep. Capps – Natural Resources)

     

      Amendments – Passed (2):

 

  • Capps Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute
  • Flake Amendment

 

Motion to Recommit – Failed:

 

  • Offered by Mr. Chaffetz (UT) (200 - 215)

 

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (7):

 

  1. H.R. 3671 - Upper Mississippi River Basin Protection Act (Rep. Kind - Natural Resources)
  2. H.R. 4003 - Hudson River Valley Special Resource Study Act (Rep. Hinchey - Natural Resources)
  3. H.R. 2788 - Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act (Rep. Calvert - Natural Resources)
  4. H.R. 4395 - To revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station (Rep. Platts - Natural Resources)
  5. H.Res. 1133 - Recognizing the extraordinary number of African-Americans who have overcome significant obstacles to enhance innovation and competitiveness in the field of science in the United States (Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson - Science and Technology)
  6. H.Res. 1027 - Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the historic dive to the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, the deepest point in the world's oceans, on January 23, 1960, and its importance to marine research, ocean science, a better understanding of the planet, and the future of human exploration (Rep. Sablan - Science and Technology)
  7. H.Con.Res. 244 - Expressing support for the designation of March 20 as a National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians (Rep. Gingrey - Oversight and Government Reform)

 

Postponed Suspension Votes (3):

 

  1. H.Res. 1040 - Honoring the life and accomplishments of Donald Harington for his contributions to literature in the United States (Rep. Snyder - Oversight and Government Reform)
  2. H.R. 4840 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1979 Cleveland Avenue in Columbus, Ohio, as the "Clarence D. Lumpkin Post Office" (Rep. Tiberi - Oversight and Government Reform)
  3. H.Res. 1174 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month (Rep. Woolsey - Oversight and Government Reform)