THE NIGHTLY LEADER: MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009

For Immediate Release:

October 26, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

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HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR OCTOBER 26, 2009

 

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (6):

 

  1. H.R. 1471 - To expand the boundary of the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in the State of Georgia, to redesignate the unit as a National Historical Park (Rep. Bishop (GA) - Natural Resources)
  2. H.R. 2806 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to adjust the boundary of the Stephen Mather Wilderness and the North Cascades National Park in order to allow the rebuilding of a road outside of the floodplain while ensuring that there is no net loss of acreage to the Park or the Wilderness (Rep. Hastings (WA) - Natural Resources)
  3. H.R. 1641 - Cascadia Marine Trail Study Act (Rep. Inslee - Natural Resources)
  4. H.Res. 368 - Congratulating the University of Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling team on winning the 2009 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships (Rep. Loebsack - Education and Labor)
  5. H.Res. 562 - Congratulating Syracuse University for winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Men's Lacrosse Tournament (Rep. Maffei - Education and Labor)
  6. H.Res. 817 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should continue to raise awareness of domestic violence in the United States and its devastating effects on families and communities, and support programs designed to end domestic violence (Rep. Al Green – Education and Labor)

Unfinished Business:

 

    Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 2996 - Department of the Interior,

   Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 (Rep. Dicks –

   Appropriations)

 

Postponed Suspension Votes (3):

  1. H.R. 2489 - AmericaView Geospatial Imagery Mapping Program Act (Rep. Herseth Sandlin - Natural Resources)
  2. H.Res. 854 - Recognizing Weber State University for the 120th anniversary of its founding as an institution of higher education (Rep. Bishop (UT) - Education and Labor)
  3. H.Res. 824 - Congratulating the Northwestern University Wildcats on winning the 2009 NCAA women's lacrosse championship, and to commend Northwestern University for its pursuit of athletic and academic excellence (Rep. Schakowsky - Education and Labor)