THE NIGHTLY LEADER: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009

For Immediate Release:

October 29, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130
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Office of the Majority Leader - Steny Hoyer

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR OCTOBER 29, 2009

Considered and Passed:

H.R. 3854 - Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009 (Rep. Schrader – Small Business) (389-32)

 

Amendments – Passed (15):

  • Velázquez Manager’s Amendment
  • Schock Amendment #1
  • Schock Amendment #2
  • Bright Amendment
  • Flake Amendment
  • Kosmas Amendment
  • Gingrey Amendment
  • Kratovil Amendment
  • Paulsen Amendment
  • Massa Amendment
  • Kissell Amendment
  • Peters Amendment
  • Brown-Waite Amendment #1
  • Brown-Waite Amendment #2
  • Nye/Buchanan Amendment 

Amendments – Withdrawn (1):

  • Foxx Amendment

Motion to Recommit - Passed:

  • Offered by Mr. Cantor (VA) (272-149)

Conference Report on H.R. 2996 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 and Continuing Resolution (Rep. Dicks – Appropriations) (247-178)

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (3):

  1. S.Con.Res. 45 - A concurrent resolution encouraging the Government of Iran to allow Joshua Fattal, Shane Bauer, and Sarah Shourd to reunite with their families in the United States as soon as possible (Sen. Specter - Foreign Affairs)
  2. H.Res. 783 - Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the vast contributions of Hispanic Americans to the strength and culture of the United States (Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart - Oversight and Government Reform)
  3. H.Res. 729 - Expressing support for designation of a "National Firefighters Memorial Day" to honor and celebrate the firefighters of the United States (Rep. Poe - Oversight and Government Reform)