THE NIGHTLY LEADER: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009

For Immediate Release:

September 15, 2009

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

Office of the Majority Leader - Steny Hoyer

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR SEPTEMBER 15, 2009

 

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules:                      

  1. H.R. 22  - To allow the United States Postal Service to pay its share of contributions for annuitants' health benefits out of the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund, as amended (Rep. McHugh - Oversight and Government Reform)
  2. H.R. 3137 - To provide clarification relating to the authority of the United States Postal Service to accept donations as an additional source of funding for commemorative plaques (Rep. Issa - Oversight and Government Reform)
  3. H.R. 3386 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1165 2nd Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa, as the "Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Memorial Post Office" (Rep. Boswell - Oversight and Government Reform)
  4. H.Res. 679 - Supporting the goals and ideals of American Legion Day (Rep. Halvorson - Oversight and Government Reform)
  5. H.Res. 317 - Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor (Rep. Moore (KS) - Agriculture)
  6. H.Con.Res. 95 - Recognizing the importance of the Department of Agriculture Forest Service Experimental Forests and Ranges (Rep. Childers - Agriculture)
  7. H.R. 511 - To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to terminate certain easements held by the Secretary on land owned by the Village of Caseyville, Illinois, and to terminate associated contractual arrangements with the Village (Rep. Costello - Agriculture)
  8. H.R. 3175 - To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey to Miami-Dade County certain federally owned land in Florida (Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart - Agriculture)
  9. H.R. 940 - To provide for the conveyance of National Forest System land in the State of Louisiana (Rep. Alexander - Agriculture)
  10. H.Res. 81 - Recognizing the importance and sustainability of the United States hardwoods industry and urging that United States hardwoods and the products derived from United States hardwoods be given full consideration in any program directed at constructing environmentally preferable commercial, public, or private buildings (Rep. Ellsworth - Agriculture)
  11. H.R. 1002 - Pisgah National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2009 (Rep. Shuler - Agriculture)
  12. H.R. 3146 - 21 Century FHA Housing Act of 2009 (Rep. Adler - Financial Services)
  13. H.R. 2947 - Securities Law Technical Corrections Act of 2009 (Rep. Jenkins - Financial Services)
  14. H.R. 3527 - FHA Multifamily Loan Limit Adjustment Act of 2009 (Rep. Weiner - Financial Services)
  15. H.Res. 215 - Congratulating the Minority Business Development Agency on its 40th anniversary and commending its achievements in fostering the establishment and growth of minority businesses in the United States (Rep. Honda - Financial Services)
  16. H.R. 3179 - SIG TARP Small Business Awareness Act of 2009 (Rep. Paulsen - Financial Services)

 

Privileged Resolution – Adopted

 

  1. H.Res. 744  – Raising a Question of the Privileges of the House (Reps. Hoyer/Clyburn)

 

Postponed Suspension Vote:

 

  1. H.Res. 260 - Supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality in the United States (Rep. Cohen - Energy and Commerce)