THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013

For Immediate Release:

February 8, 2013

Contact:

Katie GrantStephanie Young, 202-225-3130

First Vote Of The Week:Last Vote Predicted:

Wednesday Afternoon

Friday 3:00 p.m.

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

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
On Monday, the House is not in session.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House will recess no later than 5:30 p.m. to allow a security sweep of the House Chamber prior to the President's State of the Union address. The House will meet again at approximately 8:35 p.m. for the purpose of receiving, in a joint session with the Senate, the President of the United States. No votes are expected.

Suspensions (3 bills)

  1. H.R. 267 – Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (Rep. McMorris Rodgers – Energy and Commerce)
  2. H.R. 316 – Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act (Rep. Esty – Energy and Commerce)
  3. H.R. 235 – Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013 (Rep. Kinzinger – Energy and Commerce)

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013 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 with last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

Suspension (1 bill)

  1. H.R. 592 – To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible for certain disaster relief and emergency assistance on terms equal to other eligible private nonprofit facilities, and for other purposes (Rep. Smith (NJ) – Transportation and Infrastructure)

H.R. 273 – To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees (Rep. DeSantis – Oversight and Government Reform) (Subject to a Rule)