THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF OCTOBER 01, 2007

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2007

 
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, OCTOBER 1, 2007

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

 

Suspensions (9 bills):

1)    H.Con.Res. 185 - Commending the 1st Brigade Combat Team/34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota National Guard upon its completion of the longest continuous deployment of any United States military unit during Operation Iraqi Freedom (Rep. Walz – Armed Services)

2)    H.R. 2779 - To recognize the Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Florida, as the official national museum of Navy SEALS and their predecessors (Rep. Mahoney – Armed Services)

3)     H.Res. 691 - Commending the Wings Over Houston Airshow for its great contribution to the appreciation, understanding, and future of the United States Armed Forces, the City of Houston, Texas, and Ellington Field (Rep. Lampson – Armed Services)

4)    H.Res. 640 Honoring the sacrifices and commitments of the men, women, and families of the United States Transportation Command, and for other purposes (Rep. Costello – Armed Services)

5)    H.R. 2276 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 203 North Main Street in Vassar, Michigan, as the "Corporal Christopher E. Esckelson Post Office Building" (Rep. Kildee – Oversight and Government Reform)

6)    H.R. 3325 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 235 Mountain Road in Suffield, Connecticut, as the "Corporal Stephen R. Bixler Post Office" (Rep. Courtney – Oversight and Government Reform)

7)    H.R. 3382 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 North William Street in Goldsboro, North Carolina, as the "Philip A. Baddour, Sr. Post Office" (Rep. Butterfield – Oversight and Government Reform)

8)    H.R. 3233 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at Highway 49 South in Piney Woods, Mississippi, as the "Laurence C. and Grace M. Jones Post Office Building" (Rep. Pickering – Oversight and Government Reform)

9)    H.R.  1124 - To extend the District of Columbia College Access Act of 1999 (Rep. Davis (VA) – Oversight and Government Reform)

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2007 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, no votes are expected in the House.

 

Suspensions (14 bills):

1)     S. 474 - A bill to award a congressional gold medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D. (Sen. Hutchison – Financial Services)

2)    H.Res. 657 - Expressing heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the devastating thunderstorms that caused severe flooding during August 2007 in the States of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin, and for other purposes (Rep. Walz – Transportation and Infrastructure)

3)    H.R. 3068 - Federal Protective Service Guard Contracting Reform Act of 2007 (Rep. Holmes Norton – Transportation and Infrastructure)

4)    S. 1612 – International Emergency Economic Powers Enhancement Act (Sen. Dodd – Foreign Affairs)

5)    H.R. 2003 - Ethiopia Democracy and Accountability Act of 2007 (Rep. Payne – Foreign Affairs)

6)    H.R. 2828 - To provide compensation to relatives of United States citizens who were killed as a result of the bombings of United States Embassies in East Africa on August 7, 1998 (Rep. Jackson – Foreign Affairs)

7)    H.R. 3432 - 200th Anniversary Commemoration Commission of the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Act of 2007 (Rep. Payne – Foreign Affairs)

8)    H.Res. 635 – Recognizing the commencement of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and spiritual renewal, and commending Muslims in the United States and throughout the world for their faith (Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson – Foreign Affairs)

9)    H.Res. 676 – Declaring that it shall continue to be the policy of the United States, consistent with the Taiwan Relations Act, to make available to Taiwan such defense articles and services as may be necessary for Taiwan to maintain a sufficient self-defense capability (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen – Foreign Affairs)

10)  H.Con.Res. 203 – Condemning the persecution of labor rights advocates in Iran (Rep. Kirk – Foreign Affairs)

11)   H.Res. 564 - Recognizing that violence poses an increasingly serious threat to peace and stability in Central America and supporting expanded cooperation between the United States and the countries of Central America to combat crime and violence (Rep. Engel – Foreign Affairs)

12)   H.Con.Res. 200 – Condemning the violent suppression of Buddhist Monks and other peaceful demonstrators in Burma and calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi”    (Rep. King (NY) – Foreign Affairs)

13)  H.R. 3571 – To amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to permit individuals who have served as employees of the Office of Compliance to serve as Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, or General Counsel of the Office, and to permit individuals appointed to such positions to serve one additional term (Rep. Brady – House Administration)

14)   H.R. 3087 - To require the President, in coordination with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other senior military leaders, to develop and transmit to Congress a comprehensive strategy for the redeployment of United States Armed Forces in Iraq (Rep. Tanner – Armed Services)

 

H.R. 3246 - Regional Economic and Infrastructure Development Act of 2007 (Rep. Oberstar – Transportation and Infrastructure) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 2740 – MEJA Expansion and Enforcement Act of 2007 (Rep. Price (NC) – Judiciary) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 928 – Improving Government Accountability Act (Rep. Cooper – Oversight and Government Reform) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 3648 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude discharges of indebtedness on principal residences from gross income (Rep. Rangel – 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.