THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF OCTOBER 15, 2007

For Immediate Release:

October 12, 2007

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 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 15, 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 (15 bills):

1)     H.Res. 624 – Congratulating the State of Israel on chairing a United Nations committee for the first time in history (Rep. Hastings (FL) – Foreign Affairs)

2)    H.Res. ___ - Condemning the campaign of murder, terror and intimidation aimed at overthrowing the democratically elected government of Lebanon and condemning efforts by some Lebanese political figures to obstruct, delay and impede the legal and established processes of their country for the selection of a new president according to the rule of law (Rep. Ackerman – Foreign Affairs)

3)    H.Con.Res. 25 - Expressing the sense of Congress that it is the goal of the United States that, not later than January 1, 2025, the agricultural, forestry, and working land of the United States should provide from renewable resources not less than 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States and continue to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed, and fiber (Rep. Peterson (MN) – Agriculture)

4)    H.R. 2089 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 701 Loyola Avenue in New Orleans, Louisiana, as the "Louisiana Armed Services Veterans Post Office" (Rep. Jefferson – Oversight and Government Reform)

5)    H.R. 3297 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 950 West Trenton Avenue in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, as the "Nate DeTample Post Office Building" (Rep. Patrick Murphy – Oversight and Government Reform)

6)    H.R. 3572 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4320 Blue Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri, as the "Wallace S. Hartsfield Post Office Building" (Rep. Cleaver – Oversight and Government Reform)

7)    H.R. 20 – Melanie Blocker-Stokes Postpartum Depression Research and Care Act (Rep. Rush – Energy and Commerce)

8)    H.R. 2295 – ALS Registry Act (Rep. Engel – Energy and Commerce)

9)    H.R. 1727 – Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act (Rep. Baldwin – Energy and Commerce)

10)  H.Con.Res.133 - Supporting the goals and ideals of a Long-Term Care Awareness Week (Rep. Herseth Sandlin – Energy and Commerce)

11)  H.Res.448 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that there should be established a National Cancer Research Month, and for other purposes (Rep. Matheson – Energy and Commerce)

12)  H.Con.Res. 182 – Recognizing the need to pursue research into the causes, a treatment, and an eventual cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, supporting the goals and ideals of National Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week, and for other purposes (Rep. Deal – Energy and Commerce)

13)  H.Res. 524 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to Diamond-Blackfan Anemia (Rep. McCarthy – Energy and Commerce)

14)  H.R. 970 – Dextromethorphan Distribution Act of 2007 (Rep. Upton – Energy and Commerce)

15)  H.R. 507 – Vision Care for Kids Act of 2007 (Rep. Gene Green – Energy and Commerce)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2007 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour and 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 (7 bills):

1)     H.R. 3678 - Internet Tax Freedom Act Amendments Act of 2007 (Rep. Conyers – Judiciary)

2)     H.Res. 725 - Recognizing the 35th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, and for other purposes (Rep. Blumenauer – Transportation and Infrastructure)

3)    H.Res. 549 - Recognizing the importance of America's Waterway Watch program, and for other purposes (Rep. Bilirakis – Transportation and Infrastructure)

4)    H.Res. 716 - Expressing the sense of Congress with respect to raising awareness and enhancing the state of computer security in the United States, and supporting the goals and ideals of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (Rep. Langevin - Science and Technology)

5)    H.Con.Res. 225 - Honoring the 50th anniversary of the dawn of the Space Age, and the ensuing 50 years of productive and peaceful space activities (Rep. Gordon - Science and Technology)

6)    H.Res. 736 - Honoring the 60th anniversary of the aeronautics research accomplishments embodied in the breaking of the sound barrier (Rep. Rohrabacher – Science and Technology)

7)    H.Con.Res. 222 - Commending NASA Langley Research Center in Virginia on the celebration of its 90th anniversary on October 26 and 27, 2007 – (Rep. Jo Ann Davis / Rep. Drake - Science and Technology)

 

H.R. 2102 Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 (Rep. Boucher – Judiciary) (Subject to a Rule)