THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF OCTOBER 22, 2007

For Immediate Release:

October 19, 2007

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 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 22, 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 (23 bills):

1)     H.R. 189 – To establish the Paterson Great Falls National Park in the State of New Jersey (Rep. Pascrell – Natural Resources)

2)    H.R. 830 - To authorize the exchange of certain lands in Denali National Park in the State of Alaska (Rep. Young – Natural Resources)

3)    H.R. 2197 - To modify the boundary of the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park in the State of Ohio, and for other purposes (Rep. Space – Natural Resources)

4)    H.R. 783 - To modify the boundary of Mesa Verde National Park, and for other purposes (Rep. Salazar – Natural Resources)

5)    H.R. 2094 - To provide for certain administrative and support services for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission, and for other purposes (Rep. Dennis Moore – Natural Resources)

6)    H.R. 523 - To require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain public land located wholly or partially within the boundaries of the Wells Hydroelectric Project of Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County, Washington, to the utility district (Rep. Hastings (WA) – Natural Resources)

7)    H.R. 53 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into a long-term lease with the Government of the United States Virgin Islands to provide land on the island of Saint John, Virgin Islands, for the establishment of a school, and for other purposes (Rep. Christensen – Natural Resources)

8)    H.R. 767 - To protect, conserve, and restore native fish, wildlife, and their natural habitats at national wildlife refuges through cooperative, incentive-based grants to control, mitigate, and eradicate harmful nonnative species, and for other purposes (Rep. Kind – Natural Resources)

9)    H.R. 1205 - To reauthorize the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, and for other purposes (Rep. Faleomavaega – Natural Resources)

10)  H.R. 1462 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the implementation of the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program for Endangered Species in the Central and Lower Platte River Basin and to modify the Pathfinder Dam and Reservoir (Rep. Mark Udall – Natural Resources)

11)  H.R. 1337 - To provide for a feasibility study of alternatives to augment the water supplies of the Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District and cities served by the District (Rep. Cole – Natural Resources)

12)  H.R. 813 - To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the Prado Basin Natural Treatment System Project, to authorize the Secretary to carry out a program to assist agencies in projects to construct regional brine lines in California, to authorize the Secretary to participate in the Lower Chino Dairy Area desalination demonstration and reclamation project, and for other purposes (Rep. Gary Miller – Natural Resources)

13)  H.R. 1803 - To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a feasibility study to design and construct a four reservoir intertie system for the purposes of improving the water storage opportunities, water supply reliability, and water yield of San Vicente, El Capitan, Murray, and Loveland Reservoirs in San Diego County, California in consultation and cooperation with the City of San Diego and the Sweetwater Authority, and for other purposes (Rep. Hunter – Natural Resources)

14)  H.R. 1855 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Madera Irrigation District for purposes of supporting the Madera Water Supply Enhancement Project (Rep. Radanovich – Natural Resources)

15)  H.Res. ___ - Supporting the goals of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week (Rep. McCarthy – Education and Labor)

16)  H.R. ___ - Third Higher Education Extension Act of 2007 (Rep. George Miller – Education and Labor)

17)  H.Res. 472 - Congratulating and commending the Wichita State University women's bowling team for winning the 2007 United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Bowling National Championship (Rep. Tiahrt – Education and Labor)

18)  H.R. 3564 - Regulatory Improvement Act of 2007 (Rep. Cannon – Judiciary)

19)  S.Con.Res. 45 - Commending the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation (Sen. Cardin - Judiciary)

20)  H.Res. 721 - Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Mendez v Westminster, a 1947 school desegregation case (Rep. Gonzalez - Judiciary)

21)  H.R. 3776 Energy Storage Technology Advancement Act of 2007 (Rep. Gordon – Science and Technology)

22)  H.Res. 751 – Supporting the Goals and Ideals of National Science Week (Rep. Reyes – Science and Technology)

23)  H.R. 3775 - Industrial Energy Efficiency Research and Development Act of 2007 (Rep. Lampson – Science and Technology)

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 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 (8 bills):

1)    H.R. 1955 - Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007 (Rep. Harman – Homeland Security / Judiciary)

2)   H.R. 1680 Secure Handling of Ammonium Nitrate Act of 2007 (Rep. Thompson (MS) – Homeland Security)

3)   H.R. 2868 - To eliminate the exemption from State regulation for certain securities designated by national securities exchanges (Rep. Meeks – Financial Services) 

4)   H.R. 327 - Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act (Rep. Boswell – Veterans’ Affairs)

5)    H.R. 1808 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, as the "Charlie Norwood Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center" (Rep. Kingston - Veterans’ Affairs)

6)   H.R. 2408 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Green Bay, Wisconsin, as the "Milo C. Huempfner Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic" (Rep. Kagen – Veterans’ Affairs)

7)   H.Res. 680 - Condemning the actions of September 7, 2007, resulting in damage to the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial (Rep. Carter – Veterans’ Affairs)

8)   H.Res. 237 - Supporting and encouraging greater support for Veterans Day each year (Rep. Baca – Veterans’ Affairs)

 

H.R. 1011 Virginia Ridge and Valley Act of 2007 (Rep. Boucher – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 1483 To amend the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to extend the authorization for certain national heritage areas, and for other purposes (Rep. Regula – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule) 

 

H.R. 3685 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007 (Rep. Frank – Education and Labor) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 505 Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007 (Rep. Abercrombie - Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 3867 - Small Business Contracting Program Improvements Act (Rep. Velazquez – Small Business) (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.