THE NIGHTLY WHIP: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011

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. At approximately 4:00 p.m., the House will recess to allow for a security sweep of the House Chamber prior to the President’s address. The House will meet again at approximately 7:00 p.m. in a joint session with the Senate for the purpose of receiving an address from the President of the United States.
 
First/Last votes are expected between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.
 
“One Minutes” (15 per side)
 
Begin Consideration H.R. 2218 - Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act (Rep. Hunter - Education and Workforce) (Subject to a Rule)
 
The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
 
Reps. Kline/George Miller Manager’s Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Susan Davis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Paulsen/Polis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Luján Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Polis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Moore Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Holt Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Steve King Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
 
HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
 
          Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (2):
  1. H.Con.Res. 67 - Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run (Rep. Norton - Transportation and Infrastructure)
  2. H.R. 2832 - To extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes (Rep. Camp - Ways and Means)