THE NIGHTLY LEADER: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009

For Immediate Release:

October 21, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
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HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR OCTOBER 21, 2009

 

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (9):

 

  1. S. 1793 - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (Sen. Harkin - Energy and Commerce)
  2. H.Res. 811 - Expressing support for designation of October 2009 as "National Principals Month" (Rep. Davis (CA) - Education and Labor)
  3. H.Res. 837 - Recognizing Kentucky Wesleyan College for their service as an institution of higher education for over 150 years (Rep. Guthrie - Education and Labor)
  4. H.Res. 660 - Recognizing the distinguished history of the Laurinburg Normal Industrial Institute (Rep. Kissell - Education and Labor)
  5. S. 1818 - Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Amendments Act of 2009 (Sen. Bingaman – Education and Labor)
  6. S.Con.Res. 43 - Authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal to former Senator Edward Brooke (Sen. McConnell - House Administration)
  7. H.Res. 823 - Expressing deep condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of those killed and injured in the attack on the United Nations World Food Program office in Islamabad, Pakistan, on October 5, 2009, and support for the WFP's mission to bring emergency food aid to the most vulnerable people of Pakistan and around the world (Rep. DeLauro - Foreign Affairs)
  8. H.Res. 761 - Remembering and commemorating the lives and work of the Jesuit Fathers on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of their deaths at the University of Central America Jose Simeon Canas located in San Salvador, El Salvador on November 16, 1989 (Rep. McGovern - Foreign Affairs)
  9. H.Res. 672 - Calling on the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to release imprisoned bloggers and respect Internet freedom (Rep. Loretta Sanchez - Foreign Affairs)

 

Postponed Suspension Votes (3):

 

  1. H.Res. 797 - Expressing the sense of Congress with respect to raising awareness and enhancing the state of cyber security in the United States, and supporting the goals and ideals of the sixth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (Rep. Clarke - Science and Technology)
  2. H.Res. 836 - Expressing support for Teen Read Week (Rep. Roe - Education and Labor)
  3. H.Res. 175 - Condemning the Government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights (Rep. Kirk - Foreign Affairs)