THE NIGHTLY LEADER: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2009

For Immediate Release:

October 8, 2009

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

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR OCTOBER 8, 2009

 

Considered and Passed:

 

Conference Report on H.R. 2647 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (Rep. Skelton – Armed Services) (281-146)

  

Ø  Motion to Recommit - Failed

 Offered by Mr. McKeon (CA) (208 - 216, 2 Present)

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (4):

  1. H.Res. 650 - Recognizing that country music has made a tremendous contribution to American life and culture and declaring country music to be a uniquely American art form (Rep. Stearns - Education and Labor) 
  2. H.J.Res. 26 - Proclaiming Casimir Pulaski to be an honorary citizen of the United States posthumously (Rep. Kucinich - Judiciary)
  3. H.R. 3590 - Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009 (Rep. Rangel - Ways and Means)
  4. H.Res. 804 - Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendment to (H.R. 1016) Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009, with an amendment (Rep. Filner - Veterans' Affairs)