THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF APRIL 07, 2008


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FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2008

 
First Vote of the Week…
 
Last Vote Predicted…
Tuesday 6:30 p.m.
  Thursday p.m. 
Legislative Program - 51600 | Floor Information - 57400 | Whip Information - 63210


MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2008

The House is not in Session.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2008

The House will meet at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

 

Suspensions (11 Bills):

1)     H.Res. 265 - Honoring military children during "National Month of the Military Child". (Rep. Moran (VA) – Armed Services)

2)     H.J.Res. 70 - Congratulating the Army Reserve on its centennial, which will be formally celebrated on April 23, 2008, and commemorating the historic contributions of its veterans and continuing contributions of its soldiers to the vital national security interests and homeland defense missions of the United States (Rep. Bishop (GA) – Armed Services)

3)     H.Res. 1020 - Recognizing the tremendous service that members of the Armed Forces have given to the Nation, especially those who have been wounded in combat (Rep. Welch – Armed Services)  

4)     H.R. 1198 - The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2008 (Rep. Capps - Energy and Commerce)

5)     H.R. 2464 - The Wakefield Act (Rep. Matheson - Energy and Commerce)

6)     H.R. 1237 - The Cytology Proficiency Improvement Act of 2007 (Rep. Gordon - Energy and Commerce)

7)     S. 845 - The Safety of Seniors Act of 2008 (Sen. Enzi/Rep. Pallone- Energy and Commerce)

8)     H.R. 2063 - The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2008 (Rep. Lowey - Energy and Commerce)

9)     S. 1858 - The Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2008 (Sen. Dodd/Rep. Roybal-Allard - Energy and Commerce)

10)   S. 793 - The Traumatic Brain Injury Act of 2008 (Sen. Hatch/Rep. Pascrell - Energy and Commerce)

11)   H.Res. 1077 - Calling on the Government of the People's Republic of China to end its crackdown in Tibet and enter into a substantive dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama to find a negotiated solution that respects the distinctive language, culture, religious identity, and fundamental freedoms of all Tibetans, and for other on Tibet (Rep. Pelosi – Foreign Affairs)

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2008 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK

On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. On Friday, no votes are expected in the House.

 

Suspensions (7 Bills):

1)   H.Res. 838 - Welcoming His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on his first apostolic visit to the United States as Amended (Rep. McCotter – Foreign Affairs)

2)   H.Res. 865 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the March 2007 report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development makes an important contribution to the understanding of the high levels of crime and violence in the Caribbean, and that the United States should work with Caribbean countries to address crime and violence in the region (Rep. Clarke - Foreign Affairs)

3)   H.R. 5489 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6892 Main Street in Gloucester, Virginia, as the "Congresswoman Jo Ann S. Davis Post Office". (Rep. Wittman - Oversight and Government Reform)

4)   H.R. 5472 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2650 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Julia M. Carson Post Office Building". (Rep. Visclosky - Oversight and Government Reform)

5)   H.R. 5395 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11001 Dunklin Drive in St. Louis, Missouri, as the "William 'Bill" Clay Post Office Building'. (Rep. Carnahan - Oversight and Government Reform)

6)   H.Res. 1038 - Recognizing the fifth anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security and honoring the Department's employees for their extraordinary efforts and contributions to protect and secure our Nation (Rep. Thompson (MS) – Homeland)

7)   H. Res. ___ - Recognizing the plumbing industry and supporting the goals and ideas of “National Plumbing Industry Week” (Rep. Velazquez – Small Business)

 

H.R. 2016 - The National Landscape Conservation System Act (Rep. Grijalva – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 2537 - Beach Protection Act of 2007 (Rep. Pallone – Transportation and Infrastructure) (Subject to a Rule)

 

* Conference Reports may be brought up at any time.

* Motions to go to Conference should they become available.      

* Possible Motions to Instruct Conferees.