THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 15, 2008

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 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, SEPTEMBER 15, 2008

On Monday, the House will meet at 12:30 p.m. for Morning Hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. 

 

Suspensions (22 Bills):

1)     H.R. 5350 - To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to sell or exchange certain National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration property located in Norfolk, Virginia, and for other purposes (Rep. Scott (VA) – Natural Resources)

2)     H.R. 3437 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the Jackson Gulch rehabilitation project in the State of Colorado (Rep. Salazar – Natural Resources)

3)     H.R. 2535 -  To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility and suitability of constructing a storage reservoir, outlet works, and a delivery system for the Tule River Indian Tribe of California to provide a water supply for domestic, municipal, industrial, and agricultural purposes, and for other purposes (Rep. Nunes – Natural Resources)

4)     H.R. 5293 - To approve the settlement of the water rights claims of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation in Nevada, to require the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the settlement, and for other purposes (Rep. Heller – Natural Resources)

5)     H.Res. 1200 - Honoring the dedication and outstanding work of military support groups across the country for their steadfast support of the members of our Armed Forces and their families (Rep. Sutton – Armed Services)

6)     H.Res. 1255 - Honoring Toby Keith's commitment to members of the Armed Forces (Rep. Cole – Armed Services)

7)    H.Con.Res. 390 - Honoring the 28th Infantry Division for serving and protecting the United States (Rep. Carney – Armed Services)

8)     H.Res. 1335 – Celebrating the 120-year partnership between Government and State veterans homes (Rep. Hodes – Veterans’ Affairs)

9)     S. 2339 - Lt. Col. Clement C. Van Wagoner VA Clinic (Sen. Stabenow – Veterans’ Affairs)

10)  H.R. 5376 - To extend the temporary suspension of duty on Thymol (Rep. Brown (SC) – Veterans’ Affairs)

11)   H.R. 1594 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, as the Michael A. Marzano Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic (Rep. English – Veterans’ Affairs)

12)   H.R. 5938 - Former Vice President Protection Act/Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act (Rep. Conyers - Judiciary)

13)   H.R. 6064 - National Silver Alert Act (Rep. Doggett – Judiciary)

14)   H.R. 6503 - Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization of 2008 (Rep. Waters – Judiciary)

15)   H.R. 2352 - School Safety Enhancements Act of 2007 (Rep. Rothman - Judiciary)

16)   H.R. 6855 - To extend the authority for the United States Supreme Court Police to protect court officials off the Supreme Court grounds, and for other purposes (Rep. Lamar Smith (TX) - Judiciary)

17)   H.Con.Res. 410 - Recognizing the FBI’s 100th Anniversary (Rep. Gohmert - Judiciary) 

18)   H.Res. 1425 - Honoring the life and music of the late Isaac Hayes (Rep. Blackburn – Judiciary)

19)   H.R. 5167 - Justice for Victims of Torture and Terrorism Act (Rep. Braley – Judiciary)

20)   H.R. ___ – To extend the authority of the Secretary of Education to ensure continued access to federal student loans, for one-year (Rep. George Miller – Education and Labor)  

21)   H.R. ___ – To extend the waiver authority for the Secretary of Education under section 105 of subtitle A of title IV of division B of Public Law 109–148, relating to elementary and secondary education hurricane recovery relief (Rep. Melancon – Education and Labor)

22)   H.Res. 1372 – Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and recognizing the partnership between the City of Omaha, its citizens, and the University to build a vibrant and dynamic community (Rep. Terry – Education and Labor) 

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 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 am for legislative business.

 

Suspensions (21 Bills):

1)     H.R. 2608 – The SSI Extension for Elderly and Disabled Refugees Act (Rep. McDermott – Ways and Means)

2)     H.R. ___ – The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (Rep. McDermott – Ways and Means)

3)     H. Res. ___ - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children in foster care awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, recognizing current programs and efforts designed to promote adoption, and encouraging people in the United States to seek improved safety, permanency, and well-being for all children. (Rep. Porter – Ways and Means)

4)     S. 996 - To amend title 49, United States Code, to expand passenger facility fee eligibility for certain noise compatibility projects (Sen. Feinstein – Transportation and Infrastructure)

5)     H.Con.Res. 408 - Recognizing North Platte, Nebraska, as “Rail Town USA” (Rep. Smith (NE) - Transportation and Infrastructure)

6)     H.R. 3986 - The John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2007 (Rep. Oberstar - Transportation and Infrastructure)

7)     H.R. 6460 - The Great Lakes Legacy Reauthorization Act of 2008 (Rep. Ehlers – Transportation and Infrastructure)

8)     S.J.Res. 35 - To amend Public Law 108-331 to provide for the construction and related activities in support of the Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System (VERITAS) project in Arizona (Sen. Leahy – Transportation and Infrastructure)

9)     H.R. 6627 - The Smithsonian Institution Facilities Authorization Act of 2008 (Rep. Oberstar – Transportation and Infrastructure)

10)  H.R. 6681 - Designates a postal facility in New Lenox, Illinois, after Jacob M. Lowell (Rep. Weller – Oversight and Government Reform)

11)   H.R. 6229 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2523 7th Avenue East in North Saint Paul, Minnesota, as the "Mayor William 'Bill' Sandberg Post Office Building" (Rep. McCollum – Oversight and Government Reform)

12)   H.R. 6338 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4233 West Hillsboro Boulevard in Coconut Creek, Florida, as the "Army SPC Daniel Agami Post Office Building" (Rep. Klein – Oversight and Government Reform)

13)   S. 171 - A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 301 Commerce Street in Commerce, Oklahoma, as the "Mickey Mantle Post Office Building" (Sen. Inhofe – Oversight and Government Reform)

14)   H.R. 6772 - Designates a postal facility after CeeCee Ross Lyles (Rep. Mahoney – Oversight and Government Reform)

15)   H.R. 5840 - Insurance Information Act of 2008 (Rep. Kanjorski – Financial Services)

16)   H.R. 5611 - National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers Reform Act of 2008 (Rep Scott (GA) – Financial Services)

17)  H.R. 3019 – Expand and Preserve Home Ownership Through Counseling Act (Rep. Biggert – Financial Services)

18)  H.R. 998 - Civil Rights History Project of 2007 (Rep. McCarthy (NY) – House Administration)

19)   H.Con.Res. 388 - Sense of Congress that Department of Defense and the Federal Voting Assistance Program should take certain additional and timely measures to ensure that members of the Armed Forces and their dependents are provided with reasonable information on how to register to vote and vote in the 2008 general election (Rep. Blunt – House Administration)

20)   H.R. 6625 - Veteran Voting Support Act (Rep. Brady (PA) – House Administration)

21)   S. 3406 - ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (Rep. Hoyer/Rep. Sensenbrenner/Sen. Harkin/Sen. Hatch - Education and Labor/Judiciary/Transportation and Infrastructure/Energy and Commerce)

 

     H.R. 6842 - National Capital Security and Safety Act (Rep. Norton – Oversight and Government Reform) (Subject to a Rule)

 

     H.R. 3036 – No Child Left Inside Act of 2008 (Rep. Sarbanes – Education and Labor) (Subject to Rule)



H.R. ___ - Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act (Rep. Rahall/Rep. Gene Green (TX)/Rep. George Miller (CA) – Natural Resources/Energy and Commerce) (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.