THE NIGHTLY LEADER: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2009

For Immediate Release:

November 2, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130
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HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR NOVEMBER 2, 2009

 

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (11):

 

  1. S. 475 - A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to guarantee the equity of spouses of military personnel with regard to matters of residency (Sen. Burr - Veterans' Affairs)
  2. H.Res. 773 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the United States Submarine Force (Rep. Boozman - Veterans' Affairs)
  3. H.R. 1168 - Veterans Retraining Act of 2009 (Rep. Boozman - Veterans' Affairs)
  4. H.Res. 828 - To recognize October 24, 2009, the 20th chartered flight of World War II veterans through Louisiana HonorAir, as "Louisiana HonorAir Day," and to honor the invaluable service and dedication of the World War II veterans to our Nation (Rep. Cao - Veterans' Affairs)
  5. H.Res. 291 - Recognizing the crucial role of assistance dogs in helping wounded veterans live more independent lives, expressing gratitude to The Tower of Hope, and supporting the goals and ideals of creating a Tower of Hope Day (Rep. Hastings (FL) - Veterans' Affairs)
  6. H.Res. 461 - Honoring Sentinels of Freedom and commending the dedication, commitment, and extraordinary work of the organization (Rep. McNerney - Veterans' Affairs)
  7. S. 509 - A bill to authorize a major medical facility project at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Walla Walla, Washington (Sen. Murray - Veterans' Affairs)
  8. H.R. 174 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a national cemetery for veterans in the southern Colorado region (Rep. Salazar - Veterans' Affairs)
  9. H.Res. 89 - Supporting and encouraging greater support for Veterans Day each year (Rep. Baca - Veterans' Affairs)
  10. H.Res. 780 - Recognizing the celebration of Filipino American History Month in October (Rep. Filner - Oversight and Government Reform)
  11. H.Res. 159 - Honoring the New Hampshire State Senate for becoming the 1st statewide legislative body with a majority of women in the United States (Rep. Hodes - Oversight and Government Reform) 

  

Postponed Suspension Votes (5):

  1. H.R. 3949 - Veterans' Small Business Assistance and Servicemembers Protection Act of 2009 (Rep. Filner - Veterans' Affairs)
  2. H.Res. 398 - Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift's success (Rep. Fortenberry - Veterans' Affairs)
  3. H.Res. 866 - Expressing support for designation of a National Veterans History Project Week to encourage public participation in a nationwide project that collects and preserves the stories of the men and women who served our nation in times of war and conflict (Rep. Kind - Veterans' Affairs)
  4. H.R. 3157 - To name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Alexandria, Minnesota, as the "Max J. Beilke Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic" (Rep. Peterson - Veterans' Affairs)
  5. H.Res. 736 - Honoring President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on "Dedication Day", November 19, 2009 (Rep. Platts - Oversight and Government Reform)