THE NIGHTLY WHIP: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011

For Immediate Release:

March 2, 2011

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business.
 
Last votes are expected between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.
 
“One Minutes” (10 per side)

H.R. 4 - Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011 (Rep. Lungren - Ways and Means) (2 ½ hours of debate)

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR MARCH 2, 2011

Considered and Passed:

Ordering the Previous Question to deny the Crowley Amendment on H.Res. 129 – which would restrict the offset in the underlying legislation from taking effect if it raised taxes on individuals below 500 percent of the federal poverty line. (243 - 185)

H.Res. 129 - Rule providing for consideration of H.R. 4, the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011 (Rep. Scott (SC) - Rules) (252 - 175)

H.R. 662 - Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011 (Rep. Mica - Transportation and Infrastructure) (421 - 4)

-  Amendment – Passed (1):
·  Mica’s Manager’s Amendment
 
-  Motion to Recommit Amendment – Not Adopted:
·  Offered by Rep. Polis (CO) (181 - 246, 2 Present)