THE NIGHTLY LEADER: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009

For Immediate Release:

October 7, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130
Office of the Majority Leader - Steny Hoyer

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR OCTOBER 7, 2009

 

Considered and Passed:

 

Conference Report on H.R. 2997 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 (Rep. DeLauro – Appropriations) (263-162)

 

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (7):

 

  1. H.Res. 701 - To recognize the Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve as a unique and precious ecosystem (Rep. Moran (VA) - Natural Resources)
  2. H.Res. 795 - Honoring the people of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the Flight 93 Ambassadors for their efforts in creating the Flight 93 temporary memorial and encouraging the completion of the National Park Service Flight 93 National Memorial by the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001 (Rep. Shuster - Natural Resources) 
  3. S. 1717 - To authorize major medical facility leases for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2010 (Sen. Akaka - Veterans' Affairs)
  4. H.R. 3547 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 936 South 250 East in Provo, Utah, as the "Rex E. Lee Post Office Building" (Rep. Chaffetz - Oversight and Government Reform)
  5. H.R. 2174 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 18 Main Street in Howland, Maine, as the "Clyde Hichborn Post Office" (Rep. Michaud - Oversight and Government Reform)
  6. H.R. 2092 - Kingman and Heritage Islands Act of 2009 (Rep. Norton - Oversight and Government Reform)
  7. H.Res. 806 - Providing for passage of the bills (H.R. 1035 ) Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Amendments Act of 2009 as amended – and (S.1023 ) The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (Rep. Grijalva/Sen. Dorgan – Education and Labor/Energy and Commerce)

 

 

Privileged Resolution – Referred to Committee on Standards of Official Conduct

 

Ø  H.Res. 805 - Raising a question of the privileges of the House offered by Mr. Carter (TX) (246-153, 19 PRES)

 

Postponed Suspension Votes (4): 

 

  1. H.Res. 650 - Recognizing that country music has made a tremendous contribution to American life and culture and declaring country music to be a uniquely American art form (Rep. Stearns - Education and Labor) 
  2. H.J.Res. 26 - Proclaiming Casimir Pulaski to be an honorary citizen of the United States posthumously (Rep. Kucinich - Judiciary)
  3. H.R. 3590 - Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009 (Rep. Rangel - Ways and Means)
  4. H.R. 1016 - Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 (Rep. Filner - Veterans' Affairs)