THE NIGHTLY LEADER: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2010

For Immediate Release:

February 24, 2010

Contact:Katie Grant
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HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR FEBRUARY 24, 2010

Considered and Passed:

H.R. 4626 - Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act (Reps. Perriello/Markey (CO) – Judiciary) (406 - 19)

-      Motion to Recommit – Failed:

·         Offered by Mr. Smith (TX) (170 - 249)

 

 

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (3):

 

1)      H.Res. 1074 - Honoring the life of Miep Gies, who aided Anne Frank's family while they were in hiding and preserved her diary for future generations (Rep. Kilroy - Foreign Affairs)

2)      H.Res. 944 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on religious minorities in Iraq (Rep. Peters - Foreign Affairs)  

3)      H.Res. 1085 - Honoring and celebrating the contributions of African-Americans to the transportation and infrastructure of the United States (Rep. Brown (FL) - Transportation and Infrastructure)      

 

Postponed Suspension Votes (2):

 

1)      H.Con.Res. 227 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Urban Crimes Awareness Week (Rep. Towns - Judiciary)

2)      H.Con.Res. 238 - Recognizing the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a people and a Nation (Rep. Kissell – Veterans’ Affairs)