THE NIGHTLY WHIP: WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011

For Immediate Release:

May 26, 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: ???
 
 “One Minutes” (5 per side)
Complete 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 only the following remaining amendments:
 
Inslee (WA) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Jackson Lee (TX) Amendment #138 (10 minutes of debate)
Runyan (NJ) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Thompson (PA) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Turner (OH) Amendment #197 (10 minutes of debate)
Cravaack (MN)/Chaffetz (UT) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
McGovern (MA)/Amash (MI)/Cicilline (RI)/Jones (NC)/Lewis (GA)/Paul (TX)/Welch (VT) Amendment (20 minutes of debate)
En Bloc Amendment #3 (20 minutes of debate)
En Bloc Amendment #4 (20 minutes of debate)
En Bloc Amendment #5 (20 minutes of debate)
En Bloc Amendment #6 (20 minutes of debate)
 
Postponed Amendment Votes:
Mica (FL) Amendment #38
Flake (AZ) Amendment #40
Smith (WA) Amendment #42
Buchanan (FL) Amendment #43
Maloney (NY) Amendment #47
Mack (FL)/Bilirakis (FL) #48
Langevin (RI) Amendment #49
Amash (MI)/Lee (CA)/Conyers (MI)/Jones (NC)/Nadler (NY)/Paul (TX) Amendment #50
Campbell (CA) Amendment #53
Campbell (CA) Amendment #54
Chaffetz (UT)/Welch (VT) Amendment #56
Polis (CO) Amendment #60
Conyers (MI)/Clarke (NY)/Cohen (TN)/Duncan (SC) Amendment #61
Flake (AZ) Amendment #62
Ellison (MN) Amendment #63
Loretta Sanchez (CA) Amendment #102
 
Likely Consideration of the Senate Amendment to the House Amendment to S. 990 - PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011 (Judiciary/Intelligence Committee) (Subject to a Rule)
 
HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR MAY 25, 2011
 
Considered and Passed:
 
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) (234 – 185)
 
- Amendment – Adopted (1):
·Foxx (NC) Amendment #7
 
- Motion to Recommit Amendment – Not Adopted:
·Offered by Rep. Clyburn (184 – 236)
 
Ordering the Previous Question to deny the McGovern Amendment on H.Res. 276 - Which allows for Mr. Andrews of New Jersey’s bill, H.R. 1979 to be considered. H.R. 1979 would end the Disabled Veterans Tax to ensure all disabled military retirees receive their full pensions and disability benefits, end the Military Families Tax to secure full benefits for the more than 50,000 survivors of our fallen heroes and ensure reservists receive the retirement pay they have earned. (239 – 181)
 
Unfinished Business:
 
H.R. 1540 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (Rep. McKeon - Armed Services)
 
Amendments – Adopted (6):
·Wittman (VA) Amendment #1
·Carter (TX) Amendment #6
·Carson (IN) Amendment #19
·Cole (OK) Amendment #27
·Flake (AZ) Amendment #39
·Edwards (MD) Amendment #100
Amendments – Not Adopted (10):
·Woolsey (CA) Amendment #2
·Hunter (CA) Amendment #12
·Sarbanes (MD)/Hanabusa (HI)/Langevin (RI)/Loebsack (IA)/Reyes (TX) Amendment #24
·Murphy (CT) Amendment #25
·Garamendi (CA) Amendment #28
·Maloney (NY) Amendment #26
·Jackson – Lee (TX) Amendment #31
·Andrews (NJ) Amendment #32
·Richmond (LA) Amendment #37
·Schakowsky (IL) Amendment #41
Amendments – Withdrawn (2):
·Lee (CA) Amendment #33
·Rohrabacher (CA) Amendment #59
Amendments – Not Offered (6):
·Quigley Amendment #65
·Southerland (FL) Amendment #66
·Young (AK) Amendment #67
·Young (AK)/Bordallo (GU) Amendment #69
·Wilson (SC) Amendment #71
·Connolly (VA) Amendment #89