THE WEEKLY LEADER: WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24, 2007 (UPDATED)

For Immediate Release:

September 21, 2007

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2007

 
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 24, 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 (19 bills):

1)     H.Res. 634 - Encouraging participation in hunting and fishing, and supporting the goals and ideals of National Hunting and Fishing Day and the efforts of hunters and fishermen toward the scientific management of wildlife and conservation of the natural environment (Rep. Gillibrand – Natural Resources)

2)    H.Con.Res. 186 - the 75th anniversary of Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina (Rep. Henry Brown – Natural Resources)

3)     H.Con.Res. 193 - Recognizing all hunters across the United States for their continued commitment to safety (Rep. Carney – Oversight and Government Reform)

4)    H.Res. 303 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a day ought to be established to bring awareness to the issue of missing persons (Rep. Gillibrand – Oversight and Government Reform)

5)    H.Res. 584 – Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Life Insurance Awareness Month" (Rep. Biggert – Oversight and Government Reform)

6)    H.Res. 605 – Supporting the goals and ideals of Gold Star Mothers Day (Rep. Roskam – Oversight and Government Reform)

7)    H.Con.Res. 210 – Supporting the goals and ideals of Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month (Rep. Davis (IL) – Oversight and Government Reform)

8)     H.Res. 663 – Supporting the goals and ideals of Veterans of Foreign Wars Day (Rep. Kline – Oversight and Government Reform)

9)    H.R. 1520 - Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial Commemoration Act of 2007 (Rep. Hinchey – Oversight and Government Reform)

10)   H.R. 1389 - Star-Spangled Banner and War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission Act (Rep. Sarbanes – Oversight and Government Reform) 

11)  H.R. 1664 - To authorize grants for contributions toward the establishment of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library (Rep. Goodlatte – Oversight and Government Reform)

12)  H.R. 3540 The Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2007 (Rep. Rangel – Ways and Means)

13)   H.Res. 79 - Recognizing the establishment of Hunters for the Hungry programs across the United States and the contributions of those programs efforts to decrease hunger and help feed those in need (Rep. Gingrey – Agriculture)

14)  S. 1983 - Pesticide Registration Improvement Renewal Act (Sen. Harkin – Agriculture)

15)  H.Res. ___ - Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the September 25, 1957, desegregation of Little Rock Central High School by the Little Rock Nine (Rep. Conyers – Judiciary)

16)  H.R. 1199 – Drug Endangered Children Act of 2007 (Rep. Cardoza – Judiciary)

17)  H.Res. 340 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives of the importance of providing a voice for the many victims (and families of victims) involved in missing persons cases and unidentified human remains cases (Rep. Chabot – Judiciary)

18)  H.Con.Res. 140 – Recognizing the low presence of minorities in the financial services industry and minorities and women in upper level positions of management, and expressing the sense of the Congress that active measures should be taken to increase the demographic diversity of the financial services industry (Rep. Meeks – Financial Services)

19)  H.Res. 658 - Supporting the goals and ideals of Federal Credit Union Month and recognizing the importance of Federal credit unions to the economy, and their critical mission in serving those of modest means (Rep. Maloney – Financial Services)

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 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, the House will meet at 9:00 am for legislative business.

Suspensions (12 bills):

1)     H.Res. 642 Expressing sympathy to and support for the people and governments of the countries of Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico which have suffered from Hurricanes Felix, Dean, and Henriette and whose complete economic and fatality toll are still unknown (Rep. Solis – Foreign Affairs)

2)    H.R. 1302 - Global Poverty Act of 2007 (Rep. Smith (WA) – Foreign Affairs)

3)    H.R. 2185 – To amend the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998 to provide debt relief to developing countries that take action to protect forests and coral reefs and associated coastal marine ecosystems, to reauthorize such Act through fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes (Rep. Kirk – Foreign Affairs)

4)     H.Res. 548 – Expressing the ongoing concern of the House of Representatives for Lebanon's democratic institutions and unwavering support for the administration of justice upon those responsible for the assassination of Lebanese public figures opposing Syrian control of Lebanon (Rep. Ackerman – Foreign Affairs)

5)    H.Res. 557 - Strongly condemning the United Nations Human Rights Council for ignoring severe human rights abuses in various countries, while choosing to unfairly target Israel by including it as the only country permanently placed on the Council's agenda (Rep. Campbell – Foreign Affairs)
 
6)    H.Res. 95 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives supporting the goals and ideals of Campus Fire Safety Month, and for other purposes (Rep. Jones (OH) – Education and Labor)
 
7)    H.Res. 25 - Calling on the Board of Directors of the National High School Mock Trial Championship to accommodate students of all religious faiths (Rep. Rothman – Education and Labor)
 
8)    H.R. 3625 - To make permanent the waiver authority of the Secretary of Education with respect to student financial assistance during a war or other military operation or national emergency (Rep. Sestak – Education and Labor)
 
9)    H.Res. 590 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should raise awareness of domestic violence in the United States and its devastating effects on families and communities (Rep. Poe – Education and Labor)
 
10)  H.R. 1943 – Stop AIDS in Prison Act of 2007 (Rep. Waters – Judiciary)
 
11)  H.Res. 470 - Supporting efforts to increase childhood cancer awareness, treatment, and research (Rep. Pryce (OH) – Energy and Commerce)
 
12)   H.R. 3375 - To extend the trade adjustment assistance program under the Trade Act of 1974 for 3 months (Rep. Herger – Ways and Means)
 
State Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (Subject to a Rule)
 
H.J.Res.___ - Making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008 (Rep. Obey – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)
 
H.R. 2693 – Popcorn Workers Lung Disease Prevention Act (Rep. Woolsey – Education and Labor) (Subject to a Rule)
 
H.R. 3567 - Small Business Investment Expansion Act of 2007 (Rep. Altmire – Small Business) (Subject to a Rule)
 
H.R. 3121 - Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007 (Rep. Waters – Financial Services) (Subject to a Rule)

 

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