THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF JUNE 23, 2008

For Immediate Release:

June 20, 2008

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FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2008

 
First Vote of the Week…
 
Last Vote Predicted…
Monday 6:30 p.m.

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

MONDAY, JUNE 23, 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 (13 Bills):

1)     H.R. 4044 - National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Act of 2008 (Rep. Schakowsky – Judiciary)

2)     H.R. 3546 - To authorize the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program at fiscal year 2006 levels through 2012. (Rep. Johnson (GA) – Judiciary)

3)     H.Res. 1293 - Commemorating the 44th Anniversary of the death of civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner in Philadelphia, Mississippi while working in the name of American democracy to register voters and secure civil rights during the summer of 1964, which would become known as AFreedom Summer.@ (Rep. Lewis (GA) – Judiciary)

4)     H.R. 6109 - Pre-Disaster Mitigation Act of 2008 (Rep. Oberstar – Transportation and Infrastructure)

5)     H.R. 5001 - Old Post Office Building Redevelopment Act of 2008 (Rep. Norton – Transportation and Infrastructure)

6)     H.R. 2452 - Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act (Rep. Bishop (NY) – Transportation and Infrastructure)

7)     H.R. 6040 - To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 to clarify the authority of the Secretary of the Army to provide reimbursement for travel expenses incurred by members of the Committee on Levee Safety (Rep. Mica - Transportation and Infrastructure)

8)     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)

9)     H.Res. 1242 - Honoring the life, musical accomplishments, and contributions of Louis Jordan on the 100th anniversary of his birth. (Rep. Snyder – Education and Labor)

10)   H.Res. 1050 - Recognizing Pittsfield, Massachusetts, as being home to the earliest known reference to the word "baseball" in the United States as well as being the birthplace of college baseball (Rep. Olver – Education and Labor)

11)   H.Con.Res. 372 - Supporting the goals and ideals of Black Music Month and to honor the outstanding contributions that African American singers and musicians have made to the United States. (Rep. Kilpatrick – Education and Labor)

12)   H.Res. 1051 - Congratulating James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, for 100 years of service and leadership to the United States – (Rep. Goodlatte – Education and Labor)

13)   H.Con.Res. 2 - Expressing the sense of the Congress that schools in the United States should honor the contributions of individuals from the territories of the United States by including such contributions in the teaching of United States history (Rep. Christensen – Education and Labor)

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2008 and the balance of the week

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for Morning Hour and at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business.  On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business.  On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.

 

Suspensions (22 Bills):

1)     H.R. 6331 - Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (Rep. Dingell/Rangel – Energy and Commerce/Ways and Means)

2)     H.R. 6327 - The Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2008 (Rep. Rangel – Ways and Means)

3)     H.R. 6307 – Fostering Connections to Success Act (Rep. McDermott – Ways and Means)

4)     H.Con.Res. 163 - Expressing the sense of Congress in support of further research and activities to increase public awareness, professional education, diagnosis, and treatment of Dandy-Walker syndrome and hydrocephalus (Rep. Wilson (NM) – Energy and Commerce)

5)     H.Res. 353 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that there should be an increased Federal commitment supporting the development of innovative advanced imaging technologies for prostate cancer detection and treatment (Rep. Cummings – Energy and Commerce)

6)     H.R. 2818 - Veterans' Epilepsy Treatment Act of 2008 (Rep. Perlmutter – Veterans’ Affairs)

7)     H.Res. 1098 - Supporting the goals and ideals of the Year of the American Veteran (Rep. Filner – Veterans’ Affairs)

8)     H.Res. 1231 - Supporting the goals and ideals of Vietnam Veterans Day and calling on the American people to recognize such a day (Rep. Shuler – Veterans’ Affairs)

9)     H.R. 2245 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Wenatchee, Washington, as the Elwood "Bud" Link Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic (Rep. Hastings (WA) – Veterans’ Affairs)

10)   H.R. 4264 - To name the Department of Veterans Affairs spinal cord injury center in Tampa, Florida, as the "Michael Bilirakis Department of Veterans Affairs Spinal Cord Injury Center" (Rep. Miller (FL) – Veterans’ Affairs)

11)   H.R. 4289 - To name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Ponce, Puerto Rico, as the “Euripides Rubio Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic” (Rep. Fortuno – Veterans’ Affairs)

12)   H.R. 4918 - To name the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Miami, Florida, as the “Bruce W. Carter Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center” (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen– Veterans’ Affairs)

13)   H.Res. 1291 - Expressing gratitude for the contributions of the American GI Forum on its 60th anniversary (Rep. Rodriguez – Veterans’ Affairs)

14)   H.Res. 1271 - Recognizing National Homeownership Month and the importance of homeownership in the United States (Rep. Gary Miller (CA) – Financial Services)

15)   H.R. 6312 - To advance credit union efforts to promote economic growth, modify credit union regulatory standards and reduce burdens, to provide regulatory relief and improve productivity for insured depository institutions, and for other purposes (Rep. Kanjorski/Rep. Moore (KS) – Financial Services)

16)   H.Con.Res. 370 - Expressing support for designation of September 2008 as "Gospel Music Heritage Month" and honoring gospel music for its valuable and longstanding contributions to the culture of the United States (Rep. Sheila Jackson–Lee – Oversight and Government Reform)

17)   H.Res. 1283 - Expressing heartfelt sympathy for the victims and their families following the tornado that hit Little Sioux, Iowa, on June 11, 2008 (Rep. Terry (NE) – Oversight and Government Reform)

18)   H.Con.Res. 195 - Expressing the sense of the Congress that a National Dysphagia Awareness Month should be established (Rep. Wamp – Oversight and Government Reform)

19)   H.R. 4010 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 West Percy Street in Indianola, Mississippi, as the "Minnie Cox Post Office Building" (Rep. Thompson (MS) – Oversight and Government Reform)

20)   H.Res. 970 - Expressing support for designation of June 30 as "National Corvette Day (Rep. Shimkus – Oversight and Government Reform)

21)   H.Con.Res. 365 – Honoring the life of Robert Mondavi (Rep. Thompson (CA) – Oversight and Government Reform)

22)   H.R. 5687 - The Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2008 (Rep. Clay – Oversight and Government Reform)

 

H.R. 5876 – Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens (Rep. George Miller - Education and Labor) (Complete Consideration)

 

Pending Amendments:

• George Miller/McKeon Amendment

• Shea-Porter Amendment

 

H.R. 6275 - The Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008 (Rep. Rangel – Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 3195 - ADA Restoration Act (Rep. Hoyer - Education and Labor/Judiciary/Transportation and Infrastructure/Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 4115 - To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (Rep. Dingell – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R.2176 - To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Bay Mills Indian Community (Rep. Stupak – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R.6052 – The Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act of 2008 (Rep. Oberstar – Transportation and Infrastructure)

 

* Conference Reports may be brought up at any time.

* Motions to go to Conference should they become available.      

* Possible Motions to Instruct Conferees.