THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 17, 2007

For Immediate Release:

September 14, 2007

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 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, September 17, 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 (12 bills):

1)       H.R. 3246 - Regional Economic and Infrastructure Development Act of 2007 (Rep. Oberstar – Transportation and Infrastructure)

2)       H.Res. 593 – Congratulating scientists F. Sherwood Rowland, Mario Molina, and Paul Crutzen for their work in atmospheric chemistry, particularly concerning the formation and decomposition of ozone that led to the development of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (Rep. Loretta Sanchez – Oversight and Government Reform)

3)       H.R. 1657 - To establish a Science and Technology Scholarship Program to award scholarships to recruit and prepare students for careers in the National Weather Service and in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration marine research, atmospheric research, and satellite programs (Rep. Rohrabacher – Science and Technology)

4)       H.R. 3527 - To extend for two months the authorities of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Rep. Sherman – Foreign Affairs)

5)       H.R. 3528 - To provide authority to the Peace Corps to provide separation pay for host country resident personal services contractors of the Peace Corps (Rep. Lantos – Foreign Affairs)

6)       H.Res. 639 - Commending the actions of the Government of Germany and its cooperation with United States intelligence agencies in preventing a large-scale terrorist attack against locations in Germany, including sites frequented by Americans (Rep. Gallegly – Foreign Affairs)

7)       H.R. 3096 - Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2007 (Rep. Chris Smith - Foreign Affairs)

8)       H.Res. 238 - Commending the first democratic elections in Aceh, a province in Sumatra, Indonesia, and expressing support for the further democratic development and implementation of the Helsinki Memorandum of Understanding (Rep. Crowley – Foreign Affairs)

9)       H.Res. 497 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of the People's Republic of China should immediately release from custody the children of Rebiya Kadeer and Canadian citizen Huseyin Celil and should refrain from further engaging in acts of cultural, linguistic, and religious suppression directed against the Uyghur people, and for other purposes (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen – Foreign Affairs)

10)    H.Res. 518 – Recognizing the 50th anniversary of Malaysia's independence (Rep. Meeks – Foreign Affairs)

11)    H.Res. 583 – Recognizing the remarkable example of Sir Nicholas Winton who organized the rescue of 669 Jewish Czechoslovakian children from Nazi death camps prior to the outbreak of World War II (Rep. Klein – Foreign Affairs)

12)    H.R. 1154 - To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D. (Rep. Al Green – Financial Services)

 

 

Tuesday, september  18, 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 (4 bills):

1)     H.Res. 326 Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Rep. Hooley – Armed Services)

2)     H.Con.Res. 207 - Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the United States Air Force as an independent military service (Rep. Spratt – Armed Services)

3)     H.Res. 443 - Recognizing the service of the 65th Infantry Borinqueneers during the Korean War, honoring the people of Puerto Rico who continue to serve and volunteer for service in the Armed Forces and make sacrifices for the country, and commending all efforts to promote and preserve the history of the 65th Infantry Borinqueneers (Rep. McGovern – Armed Services)

4)     H.Res. 604 - Expressing the nation's sincerest appreciation and thanks for the service of the members of the 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) upon the occasion of the final reunion of the 303rd Bomb Group (H) Association (Rep. McCotter – Armed Services)

 

 

H.R. 1852 - Expanding American Homeownership Act of 2007 (Rep. Waters – Financial Services) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 2761 Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act of 2007 (Rep. Capuano – Financial Services) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 811 - Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2007 (Rep. Holt – House Administration) (Subject to a Rule)

 

H.R. 2881 - FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007 (Rep. Oberstar – Transportation and Infrastructure) (Subject to a Rule)