THE NIGHTLY LEADER: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2010

For Immediate Release:

April 21, 2010

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HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR APRIL 21, 2010

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (12):

1.    S. 1963 - Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act (Sen. Akaka - Veterans' Affairs)

2.    H.Res. 1104 - Supporting the mission and goals of 2010 National Crime Victims' Rights Week to increase public awareness of the rights, needs, and concerns of victims and survivors of crime in the United States (Rep. Costa - Judiciary)

3.    H.Res. 1216 - Congratulating Reverend Daniel P. Coughlin on his tenth year of service as Chaplain of the House of Representatives (Rep. Lipinski - House Administration)

4.    H.Res. 1116 - Supporting the goals and ideals of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week (Rep. Lee (CA) - Energy and Commerce)

5.    H.Res. 1281 - Celebrating the life of Dr. Dorothy Irene Height and recognizing her life-long dedication and leadership in the struggle for human rights and equality for all people until her death at age 98 on April 20, 2010 (Rep. Fudge - Judiciary)

6.    H.Res. 855 - Expressing support for designation of May 1 as "Silver Star Service Banner Day" (Rep. Blunt - Oversight and Government Reform)

7.    H.Res. 1262 - Expressing condolences to the families, friends, and loved ones of the victims of the fire at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, Washington (Rep. Larsen - Oversight and Government Reform)

8.    H.Con.Res. 255 - Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and honoring the founder of Earth Day, the late Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin (Rep. Obey - Oversight and Government Reform)

9.    H.Res. 1182 - Congratulating Radford University on the 100th anniversary of the university (Rep. Boucher - Education and Labor)

10.   H.Res. 1239 - Commending the University of Connecticut Huskies for their historic win in the 2010 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament (Rep. Courtney - Education and Labor)

11.   H.R. 1585 - FIT Kids Act (Rep. Kind - Education and Labor)

12.   H.Res. 1276 - Recognizing the continued importance of volunteerism and national service and commemorating the anniversary of the signing of the landmark service legislation, the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act (Rep. George Miller - Education and Labor)

 

Postponed Suspension Vote (1):

1. H.Res. 1270 - Expressing support for Mathematics Awareness Month (Rep. McMorris Rodgers - Education and Labor)