THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF MARCH 31, 2008

For Immediate Release:

March 28, 2008

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FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 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 MARCH 31, 2008

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

 

Suspensions (9 Bills):

1)     H.R. 1187 - To expand the boundaries of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary (Rep. Woolsey – Natural Resources)

2)     H.R. 2342 - To direct the President to establish a National Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System, and for other purposes (Rep. Allen – Natural Resources)

3)     H.R. 4933 - To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to protect captive wildlife and to make technical corrections, and for other purposes (Rep. Bordallo – Natural Resources)

4)     H.R. 3352 - To reauthorize and amend the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act, and for other purposes (Rep. Young (AK) – Natural Resources)

5)     H.R. 3891 - To amend the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act to increase the number of Directors on the Board of Directors of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (Rep. Brown (SC) – Natural Resources)

6)     H.R. 2675 - To provide for the conveyance of approximately 140 acres of land in the Ouachita National Forest in Oklahoma to the Indian Nations Council, Inc., of the Boy Scouts of America, and for other purposes (Rep. Boren – Natural Resources)

7)     H.R. 3651 - To require the conveyance of certain public land within the boundaries of Camp Williams, Utah, to support the training and readiness of the Utah National Guard (Rep. Bishop (UT) – Natural Resources)

8)     H.R. 2515 - To authorize appropriations for the Bureau of Reclamation to carry out the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program in the States of Arizona, California, and Nevada, and for other purposes (Rep. Heller – Natural Resources)

9)     H.Con.Res. 302 - Recognizing the Month of March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (Rep. Granger – Energy and Commerce)

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2008 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:30 a.m. for morning hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. 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 (15 Bills):

1)     H.Res. 185 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the creation of refugee populations in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Persian Gulf region as a result of human rights violations (Rep. Nadler - 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.Con.Res. 154 - Expressing the sense of Congress that the fatal radiation poisoning of Russian dissident and writer Alexander Litvinenko raises significant concerns about the potential involvement of elements of the Russian Government in Mr. Litvinenko's death and about the security and proliferation of radioactive materials (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen - Foreign Affairs)

4)     H.Res. 997 - Expressing the strong support of the House of Representatives for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to enter into a Membership Action Plan with Georgia and Ukraine (Rep. Wexler - Foreign Affairs)

5)     H.R. 2040 – The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Coin Act (Rep. Lewis (GA) – Financial Services)

6)     H.Con.Res. 310 - Expressing support for a national day of remembrance for Harriet Ross Tuban (Rep. Cummings - Oversight and Government Reform)

7)     H.Res. 1005 - Supporting the goals and ideals of Borderline Personality Awareness Month. (Rep. Davis (VA) - Oversight and Government Reform)

8)     H.Res. 1021 - Supporting the goals, ideals, and history of National Women's History Month (Rep. Woolsey - Oversight and Government Reform)

9)     H.R. 5168 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 19101 Cortez Boulevard in Brooksville, Florida, as the "Cody Grater Post Office Building".

(Rep. Brown-Waite - Oversight and Government Reform)

10)   H.R. 5551 - To amend title 11, District of Columbia Official Code, to implement the increase provided under the District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2008, in the amount of funds made available for the compensation of attorneys representing indigent defendants in the District of Columbia courts, and for other purposes (Rep. Davis (IL) - Oversight and Government Reform)

11)   S. 550 - A bill to preserve existing judgeships on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia (Sen. Akaka - Oversight and Government Reform)

12)   H.Res. 945 - Raising awareness and promoting education on the criminal justice system by establishing March 2008 as "National Criminal Justice Month." (Rep. Poe –Judiciary)

13)   H.R. 4056 - The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Congressional Badge of Bravery Act of 2008 (Rep. Ellsworth – Judiciary)

14)   H.R. 1312 - Arts Require Timely Service (ARTS) Act (Rep. Berman – Judiciary)

15)   H.Res. ___ - Observing the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and encouraging the people of the United States to pause and remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and for other purposes (Rep. Lewis (GA) – Judiciary)

 

H.R. 5501 - Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008 (Rep. Berman - Foreign Affairs) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 4847 – U.S. Fire Administration Reauthorization (Rep. Mitchell – Science and Technology) (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.