THE NIGHTLY WHIP: WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2011

For Immediate Release:

May 11, 2011

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
On Thursday, 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 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.
 
 “One Minutes” (15 per side)
 
Complete Consideration of H.R. 1231 - Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act (Rep. Hastings (WA) - Natural Resources)
 
Postponed Amendment Votes:
 
Tsongas (MA) Amendment
Brown (FL) Amendment
Thompson (CA) Amendment
Inslee (WA) Amendment
 
H.R. 754 - Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 (Rep. Rogers (MI) – Intelligence)(Subject to a Rule)
 
The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
 
Rogers (MI) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Barrow (GA) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Dent (PA) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Welch (VT) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Gibson (NY) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Waters (CA) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Hinchey (NY) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Carney (DE) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Grimm (NY)/Reed (NY) Amendment (30 minutes of debate)
 
HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR MAY 11, 2011
 
Unfinished Business:
 
H.R. 1231 - Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act(Rep. Hastings (WA) - Natural Resources)
 
- Amendment – Adopted (1):
·  Hastings (WA) Amendment
 
- Amendments – Not Adopted (3):
·  Connolly (VA)/Scott (VA)/Moran (VA) Amendment
·  Markey (MA) Amendment
·  Keating (MA) Amendment
 
Considered and Passed:
 
H.R. 1229 – Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act (Rep. Hastings (WA) – Natural Resources) (263 – 163)
 
- Amendments – Not Adopted (6):
·  Hanabusa (HI) Amendment
·  Holt (NJ) Amendment
·  Polis (CO) Amendment #7
·  Hastings (FL) Amendment #8
·  Deutch (FL) Amendment
·  Hastings (FL) Amendment #11
 
-Motion to Recommit Amendment – Not Adopted:
·  Offered by Rep. Connolly (186-239)
 
Ordering the Previous Question to deny the McGovern Amendment on H.Res. 257 -Which allows for Mr. Peters of Michigan’s bill, H.R. 1367 – Advanced Vehicle Technology Act of 2011, to be considered.  H.R. 1367 would provide for a research, development, demonstration, and commercial application program in vehicle technologies at the Department of Energy. H.R. 1367 advances the goals of “Make it in America” by ensuring our country remains a leader in producing the cars and trucks of the future and supporting high-tech research and engineering jobs here at home (241 – 179)