THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF JUNE 09, 2008

For Immediate Release:

June 6, 2008

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FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2008

 
First Vote of the Week…
 
Last Vote Predicted…

Monday 6:30 p.m.

  Thursday p.m.
Legislative Program - 51600 | Floor Information - 57400 | Whip Information - 63210


MONDAY, JUNE 9, 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 (20 Bills): 

1)     H.R. 3022 - To designate the John Krebs Wilderness in the State of California, to add certain land to the Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park Wilderness (Rep. Costa – Natural Resources)

2)     H.R. 2632 - To establish the Sabinoso Wilderness Area in San Miguel County, New Mexico, (Rep. Udall (NM) - Natural Resources)

3)     H.R. 3682 -  To designate certain Federal lands in Riverside County, California, as wilderness, to designate certain river segments in Riverside County as a wild, scenic, or recreational river, to adjust the boundary of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument (Rep. Bono Mack - Natural Resources)

4)     H.Res. 1158 - Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Ozark National Forest in Arkansas (Rep. Boozman - Natural Resources)

5)     H.R. 5680 - To amend certain laws relating to Native Americans (Rep. Grijalva - Natural Resources)

6)     S. 2516 - Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act (Sen. Mikulski – Judiciary)

7)     H.R. 5569 - To extend for 5 years the EB-5 regional center pilot program (Rep. Lofgren – Judiciary)

8)     H.R. 5938 - To provide secret service protection to former Vice Presidents (Rep. Conyers – Judiciary)

9)     H.R. 5593 - Congressional Review Act Improvement Act (Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA) – Judiciary)

10)   S. 188 - A bill to revise the short title of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 (Sen. Salazar – Judiciary)

11)   H.Res. __ A resolution regarding the passing of Bo Diddley (Rep. Conyers – Judiciary)

12)   H.Res. 1229 - Recognizing the achievements of America's high school valedictorians of the graduating class of 2008, promoting the importance of encouraging intellectual growth, and rewarding academic excellence of all American high school students (Rep. Meeks – Education and Labor)

13)   H.Res. 1225 - Expressing support for designation of June 2008 as "National Safety Month". (Rep. Davis (IL) – Education and Labor)

14)   H.R. 5524 - Reconnecting Homeless Youth Act of 2008 (Rep. Yarmuth – Education and Labor)

15)   H.R. 4926 - Josh Miller HEARTS Act (Rep. Sutton – Education and Labor)

16)   H.Res. 1243 - Recognizing the immeasurable contributions of fathers in the healthy development of children, supporting responsible fatherhood, and encouraging greater involvement of fathers in the lives of their children, especially on Father's Day (Rep. Sullivan – Education and Labor)

17)   H.Res. 127 - Recognizing and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the entry of Alaska in the Union as the 49th State (Rep Young (AK) – Oversight and Government Reform)

18)   H.R. 5683 - Government Accountability Office Act of 2008 (Rep Davis (IL) – Oversight and Government Reform)

19)   H.R. 5778 - District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority Independence Preservation Act (Rep. Van Hollen - Oversight and Government Reform)

20)   S. 1245 - A bill to reform mutual aid agreements for the National Capital Region (Sen. Cardin – Oversight and Government Reform)

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2008 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour debate and 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. 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 (17 Bills): 

1)     H.Res. 1063 – Marking the 225th anniversary of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, which ended the Revolutionary War with the Kingdom of Great Britain and recognized the independence of the United States of America, and acknowledging the shared values and close friendship between the peoples and governments of the United States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Rep. Wu – Foreign Affairs)

2)     H.Res. 1127 – Condemning the endemic restrictions on freedom of the press and media and public expression in the Middle East and the concurrent and widespread presence of anti-Semitic material, Holocaust denial, and incitement to violence in the Arab media and press, as amended (Rep. Ackerman – Foreign Affairs)

3)     H.Con.Res. 318 – Supporting the goals and ideals of the International Year of Sanitation (Rep. Payne – Foreign Affairs)

4)     H.Con.Res. 332 – Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Rep. Fortenberry – Foreign Affairs)

5)     H.Con.Res. 337 – Honoring the Seeds of Peace for its 15th anniversary as an organization (Rep. Allen – Foreign Affairs)

6)     H.Con.Res. 336 - Honoring the sacrifices and contributions made by disabled American veterans (Rep. Altmire – Veteran’s Affairs)

7)     H.Res. 1235 - Expressing support for the designation of National D-Day Remembrance Day, and recognizing the spirit, courage, and sacrifice of the men and women who fought and won World War II (Rep. Scalise – Veteran’s Affairs)

8)     H.Res. 1010 - Recognizing the importance of manufactured housing in the United States (Rep. Donnelly – Financial Services)

9)     S. 682 - Edward William Brooke III Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sen. Kennedy – Financial Services)

10)   H.Res. 1145 - Recognizing the 100 year anniversary of the establishment of St. Mary's Cooperative Credit Association, the "Bank of the People", and the birth of the American credit union (Rep. Shea–Porter – Financial Services)

11)   S. 254 - To award posthumously a Congressional gold medal to Constantino Brumidi (Sen. Enzi – Financial Services) 

12)   H.R. 3229 - National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center Commemorative Coin Act (Rep. Westmoreland – Financial Services)

13)   H.R. 2268 - Mother's Day Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Rep. Capito – Financial Services)

14)   H.R. 1553 - Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2007 (Rep. Pryce - Energy and Commerce)

15)   H.Res. 977 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that rebate checks would better stimulate the economy if spent on American-made products and services from American-owned companies (Rep. Braley - Energy and Commerce)

16)   S. 2146 - To authorize EPA to accept, as part of a settlement, diesel emission reduction Supplemental Environmental Projects. (Sen. Carper - Energy and Commerce)

17)   H.Res. 1236 - Expressing the sympathy of the House of Representatives to the citizens of Black Hawk, Buchanan, Butler, and Delaware Counties, Iowa, who were victims of the devastating tornado that struck their communities on May 25, 2008 (Rep. Braley –Transportation and Infrastructure)

 

H.R. 6003 - Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 (Rep. Oberstar Transportation and Infrastructure) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 6063 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2008 (Rep. Udall (CO) Science) (Subject to a Rule)

 

Possible Consideration of H.R. 2642 - Iraq/Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations bill (Appropriations – Rep. Obey) (Subject to a Rule)

 

Possible Consideration of H.R. 5749 - Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008 (Rep. McDermott - Ways and Means) (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.