THE NIGHTLY WHIP: FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011

For Immediate Release:

July 8, 2011

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

Considered and Passed:
 
H.R. 2219 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 (Rep. Young (FL) - Appropriations) (336 - 87)
 
- Amendment – Adopted (1):
·  Huelskamp (KS) Amendment (#77)
 
- Amendments – Not Adopted (5):
·  Flake (AZ) Amendment (#1)
·  Flake (AZ) Amendment (#2)
·  Flake (AZ) Amendment (#3)
·  Polis (CO) Amendment
·  Kucinich (OH) Amendment
 
- Motion to Recommit Amendment – Not Adopted:
·  Offered by Rep. Barrow (GA) (188 - 234)
 
 
Unfinished Business:
 
H.R. 1309 – Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2011 (Rep. Biggert – Financial Services)
 
H.R. 2354 – Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, 2012 (Rep. Frelinghuysen – Appropriations)
 
The GOP Leadership has announced that the House will be in session the week of July 18, 2011. 
 
**Members are advised that they should plan to be here for legislative business Tuesday, July 19, 2011 through Friday, July 22, 2011. 
 
**Members are advised that the House is expected to consider H.J.Res. 1 – Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States during the week of July 18, 2011. This is a change from the Republicans' previously announced schedule. 
 
Further scheduling information will be announced as soon as it becomes available.