THE NIGHTLY WHIP: TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011

For Immediate Release:

May 24, 2011

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. 

Last votes are expected between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.

 “One Minutes” (15 per side)

Complete Consideration of H.R. 1216 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to convert funding for graduate medical education in qualified teaching health centers from direct appropriations to an authorization of appropriations (Rep. Guthrie - Energy and Commerce)

Postponed Amendment Vote:
· Foxx (NC) Amendment #7
 
Continue Consideration of H.R. 1540 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (Rep. McKeon - Armed Services)
 
The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order 152 amendments debatable for 10 minutes each and allows for the Chairman and Ranking Member to offer amendments en bloc.

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR MAY 24, 2011

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (1):

1) S. 990 - To provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes, as amended (Sen. Landrieu - Small Business)
 
Considered and Passed:

Ordering the Previous Question to deny the McGovern Amendment on H.Res. 269 - Which allows for Mr. Bishop of New York’s bill, H.R. 964 – The Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act of 2011 to be considered. H.R. 964 makes it unlawful, during a period proclaimed by the President as an energy emergency, to sell gasoline at a price that is unconscionably excessive or indicates the seller is taking unfair advantage of the circumstances of an emergency to increase prices unreasonably (233 - 179)

Unfinished Business:

H.R. 1216 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to convert funding for graduate medical education in qualified teaching health centers from direct appropriations to an authorization of appropriations (Rep. Guthrie - Energy and Commerce)

- Amendments – Not Adopted (2):
· Tonko (NY) Amendment
· Cardoza (CA) Amendment
 
- Amendments – Not Offered (5):
· Castor (FL) Amendment #3
· Towns (NY) Amendment # 4
· Cardoza (CA) Amendment #5
· Cardoza (CA) Amendment #6
· Foxx (NC) Amendment #8