THE NIGHTLY LEADER: WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010

For Immediate Release:

July 28, 2010

Contact:Katie Grant
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HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR JULY 28, 2010

Considered and Passed:

H.R. 5822 - Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011 (Rep. Edwards (TX) – Appropriations) (411 - 6)

-      Amendments – Passed (11):

·         Holt Amendment
·         Buyer Amendment #2
·         Buyer Amendment #3
·         Buyer Amendment #4
·         Cuellar Amendment
·         Hill Amendment
·         Gingrey Amendment #8
·         Gingrey Amendment #9
·         Halvorson Amendment
·         Peters Amendment #12
·         Peters Amendment #13

-      Amendments – Failed (1):

·         Garrett/Adler/Lance Amendment

-      Amendments – Withdrawn (2):

·         Flake Amendment
·         Bilirakis Amendment

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (17):

1)      H.Res. 1543 - Honoring the educational significance of Dr. Jane Goodall's work on this the 50th anniversary of the beginning of her work in Tanzania, Africa (Rep. Polis - Education and Labor)

2)      H.R. 5827 - Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2010 (Rep. Boccieri - Judiciary)

3)      H.R. 4692 - National Manufacturing Strategy Act of 2010 (Rep. Lipinski - Energy and Commerce)

4)      H.R. 5156 - Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Act of 2010 (Rep. Matsui – Foreign Affairs)

5)      H.R. 1875 - To establish the Emergency Trade Deficit Commission (Rep. DeFazio - Ways and Means)

6)      H.Res. 1481 - Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Save for Retirement Week", including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles and increasing personal financial literacy (Rep. Schwartz - Ways and Means)

7)      H.R. 1796 - Residential Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act (Rep. Matheson - Energy and Commerce)

8)      H.Res. 1499 - Honoring the achievements of Dr. Robert M. Campbell, Jr., to provide children with lifesaving medical care (Rep. Wasserman Schultz - Energy and Commerce)

9)      H.R. 2480 - Truth in Fur Labeling Act (Rep. Moran (VA) - Energy and Commerce)

10)   S. 1789 - Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 (Sen. Durbin - Judiciary)

11)   H.R. 5751 - Fee on Lobbyists Act (Rep. Kilroy - Judiciary)

12)   H.R. 5872 - General and Special Risk Insurance Funds Availability Act of 2010 (Rep. Frank - Financial Services)

13)   Senate Amendments to H.R. 5610 - Independent Living Centers Technical Adjustment Act (Rep. George Miller - Education and Labor)

14)   H.R. 5874 - Making Supplemental Appropriations for the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2010 (Rep. Mollohan - Appropriations)

15)   H.R. 5875 - Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Border Security for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2010 (Reps. Price (NC)/Giffords - Appropriations)

16)   H.R. 4658 - Benton MacKaye Cherokee National Forest Land Consolidation Act (Rep. Duncan - Agriculture)

17)   H.R. 5669 - To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain Federally owned land located in Story County, Iowa (Rep. Latham - Agriculture)

 

 

 Postponed Suspension Votes (3):

  

1)      H.Con.Res. 266 - Expressing the sense of Congress that Taiwan should be accorded observer status in the International Civil Aviation Organization (Rep. Berkley - Foreign Affairs)

2)      H.R. 3040 - Senior Financial Empowerment Act (Rep. Baldwin - Judiciary)

3)      H.Res. 1558 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that fruit and vegetable and commodity producers are encouraged to display the American flag on labels of products grown in the United States, reminding us all to take pride in the healthy bounty produced by American farmers and workers (Rep. Cardoza - Agriculture)