THE NIGHTLY WHIP: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011

For Immediate Release:

September 21, 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. ***Members are advised that the GOP leadership has announced that a weekend session is now possible. This is a change from the previously announced schedule and further scheduling information will be announced as soon as it becomes available. 
 
First votes are expected between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.
 
Last votes are expected ???
 
 “One Minutes” (15 per side)
 
H.R. 2401 - The Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation (TRAIN) Act of 2011 (Rep. Sullivan - Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule)
 
The Rule provides for two hours of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
 
Rep. Rush Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. McNerney Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Moore Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Capps Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Kinzinger/Gonzalez Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Dent Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Hastings (FL) Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Connolly Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jackson-Lee Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Whitfield Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep.  Latta Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Richardson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
 
H.Res.  409 - Martial Law Authority Rule - Waiving clause 6(a) of Rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee)
 
Possible Further Consideration of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 (H.R. 2608 - Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011)

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR SEPTEMBER 21, 2011

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (4):

  1. S.Con.Res. 28 - A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to award the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the Military Intelligence Service, United States Army, in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II (Sen. Inouye - House Administration)
  2. S. 846 - To designate the United States courthouse located at 80 Lafayette Street in Jefferson City, Missouri, as the Christopher S. Bond United States Courthouse (Sponsored by Sen. Roy Blunt - Transportation and Infrastructure)
  3. H.R. 2943 - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Extension (Rep. Davis (KY) - Ways and Means)
  4. H.R. 2883 - Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act (Rep. Davis (KY) - Ways and Means)
Considered and Failed:
 
Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment to H.R. 2608 - Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 (Rep. Rogers (KY) – Appropriations) (195 – 230)