THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012

For Immediate Release:

December 14, 2012

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

First Vote Of The Week: Last Vote Predicted:

Monday 6:30 p.m.

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Legislative Program - 51600 | Floor Information - 57400 | Whip Information - 53130

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
On Monday, 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (2 bills)

  1. H.R. 4606 – To authorize the issuance of right–of–way permits for natural gas pipelines in Glacier National Park, and for other purposes (Rep. Rehberg – Natural Resources)
  2. S. 3193 – Barona Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Clarification Act of 2012 (Sen. Feinstein – Natural Resources)

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

Suspensions (16 bills)

  1. H.R. 6612 – To redesignate the Dryden Flight Research Center as the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical (Rep. McCarthy (CA) – Science, Space and Technology)
  2. H.R. 6633 – To designate the United States courthouse located at 101 East Pecan Street in Sherman, Texas, as the "Paul Brown United States Courthouse" (Rep. Hall – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  3. H.R. 6166 – To designate the United States courthouse located at 333 West Broadway Street in San Diego, California, as the "James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep United States Courthouse" (Rep. Davis (CA) – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  4. S. 3311 – A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 2601 2nd Avenue North, Billings, Montana, as the "James F. Battin United States Courthouse" (Sen. Baucus – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  5. H.R. 3197 – To name the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Spokane, Washington, as the "Mann–Grandstaff Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center" (Rep. McMorris Rodgers – Veterans’ Affairs)
  6. H.R. 6443 – To designate the facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs located at 9800 West Commercial Boulevard in Sunrise, Florida, as the "William 'Bill' Kling VA Clinic" (Rep. Wasserman Schultz – Veterans’ Affairs)
  7. H.R. 3869 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 600 East Capitol Avenue in Little Rock, Arkansas, as the "Sidney 'Sid' Sanders McMath Post Office Building" (Rep. Griffin – Oversight and Government Reform)
  8. H.R. 3378 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Elm Avenue in Munising, Michigan, as the "Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building" (Rep. Benishek – Oversight and Government Reform)
  9. H.R. 4389 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 19 East Merced Street in Fowler, California, as the "Cecil E. Bolt Post Office" (Rep. Costa – Oversight and Government Reform)
  10. H.R. 6016 – Government Employee Accountability Act (Rep. Kelly – Oversight and Government Reform)
  11. S. 3564 – Public Interest Declassification Board Reauthorization Act of 2012 (Sen. Lieberman – Oversight and Government Reform)
  12. S. 2170 – Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012 (Sen. Akaka – Oversight and Government Reform)
  13. H.R. 6621 – To correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy–Smith America Invents Act and title 35, United States Code, as amended (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary)
  14. H.R. 2471 – To amend section 2710 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that a video tape service provider may obtain a consumer’s informed, written consent on an ongoing basis and that consent may be obtained through the Internet, as amended (Rep. Goodlatte – Judiciary)
  15. H.R. 6014 – Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2012, as amended (Rep. Schiff – Judiciary)
  16. S. 3642 – Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act of 2012 (Sen. Leahy – Judiciary)

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.

Suspensions (5 bills)

  1. H.R. 6504 – Small Business Investment Company Modernization Act (Rep. Chabot – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  2. H.R. 1509 – Medicare Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2011, as amended (Rep. Johnson (TX) – Ways and Means)
  3. H.R. 1845 – Medicare IVIG Access Act, as amended (Rep. Brady (TX) – Ways and Means)
  4. Senate Amendment to H.R. 3783 – Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012 (Rep. Duncan – Foreign Affairs)
  5. S. 3331 – Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012 (Sen. Kerry – Foreign Affairs)

Conference Report on H.R. 4310 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (Rep. McKeon – Armed Services)

Possible Legislation Related to Expiring Provisions of Law