THE NIGHTLY WHIP: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011

For Immediate Release:

October 11, 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.
 
First votes are expected between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Last votes are expected between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
 
“One Minutes” (15 per side)
 
Postponed Suspension (1 Bill):
  1. H.R. 2433 - Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011, as amended (Rep. Jeff Miller (FL) -Veterans’ Affairs Committee)
Complete Consideration of H.R. 3078 - United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Eric Cantor - Ways and Means) (60 Minutes of Debate Remaining)
 
Complete Consideration of H.R. 3079 - United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Eric Cantor - Ways and Means Committee) (60 Minutes of Debate Remaining)
 
Complete Consideration of H.R. 3080 - United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Eric Cantor - Ways and Means Committee) (60 Minutes of Debate Remaining)
 
Complete Consideration of the Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2832 - To extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Dave Camp - Ways and Means Committee) (45 Minutes of Debate Remaining)
 
Continue Consideration of H.R. 2250 - EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 (Rep. Griffith - Energy and Commerce)
 
The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order only those amendments that have been pre-printed in the Congressional Record.
 
HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR OCTOBER 11, 2011
 
Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (5): 
  1. H.R. 2074 - Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention Act, as amended (Rep. Buerkle - Veterans’ Affairs)
  2. H.R. 2302 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to notify Congress of conferences sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (Rep. Stutzman - Veterans’ Affairs)
  3. H.R. 2349 - Veterans' Benefits Training Improvement Act of 2011(Rep. Runyan - Veterans’ Affairs)
  4. H.R. 1263 - To amend the Service members Civil Relief Act to provide surviving spouses with certain protections relating to mortgages and mortgage foreclosures (Rep. Filner - Veterans’ Affairs)
  5. H.R. 1025 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law (Rep. Walz - Veterans’ Affairs)
Unfinished Business:
 
H.R. 3078 - United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Cantor - Ways and Means)
 
H.R. 3079 - United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Cantor - Ways and Means)
 
H.R. 3080 - United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Cantor - Ways and Means)
 
Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2832 - To extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes (Rep. Camp - Ways and Means)
 
H.R. 2250 - EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 (Rep. Griffith – Energy and Commerce)
 
-   Amendments – Not Adopted (8):
·  Waxman (CA) Amendment (#11)
·  Connolly (VA) Amendment (#18)
·  Markey (MA) Amendment
·  Edwards (MD) Amendment
·  Schakowsky (IL) Amendment
·  Ellison (MN) Amendment (#12)
·  Welch (VT) Amendment
·  Jackson-Lee (TX) Amendment